Dead River Formation, Graded-bedded metapelite

Found in Percy quadrangle of northern New Hampshire.
State New Hampshire
Name Dead River Formation, Graded-bedded metapelite
Geologic age Upper Cambrian? - Lower Ordovician?
Lithologic constituents
Metamorphic > Schist > Pelitic-schistgraded-bedded metapelite
Comments Part of the Central Maine Composite Terrane (Central Maine Trough) - Variably metamorphosed sedimentary and volcanic rocks of greenschist to granulite facies, locally migmatized. Area includes structural belts between the Monroe fault on the west and the Campbell Hill fault on the east; that is, the Bronson Hill anticlinorium, Piedmont allochthon, Kearsarge-central Maine synclinorium, central New Hampshire anticlinorium, and Rochester-Lebanon (Maine) antiformal synclinorium.
NGMDB product
Counties Coos