Aziscohos Formation, Lower unnamed member

Rusty, dark metapelite containing thin coticule laminations, feldspathic metatuff, and vein quartz lenses.
State New Hampshire
Name Aziscohos Formation, Lower unnamed member
Geologic age Upper Cambrian? - Lower Ordovician?
Lithologic constituents
Major
Metamorphic > Schist > Pelitic-schistRusty, dark metapelite containing thin coticule laminations, feldspathic metatuff, and vein quartz lenses.
Minor
Metamorphic > Metaigneous > Metavolcanicfeldspathic metatuff, and vein quartz lenses.
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.
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Counties Coos