Poultney Formation (""B"" and ""C"" Members)

North of Troy; shale, slate, siltstone.
State New York
Name Poultney Formation (""B"" and ""C"" Members)
Geologic age Ordovician
Lithologic constituents
Major
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Slate
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone
Comments part of Eugeosynclinal (Allochthonous) Sequence up to 6000 ft.? (2000 m).
References

Fisher, D.W., Isachsen, Y.W., and Rickard, L.V., 1970, Geologic Map of New York State, consisting of 5 sheets: Niagara, Finger Lakes, Hudson-Mohawk, Adirondack, and Lower Hudson, New York State Museum and Science Service, Map and Chart Series No. 15, scale 1:250,000.

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