Taconic Melange

Chaotic mixture of Early Cambrian thru Middle Ordovician pebble to block-size angular to rounded clasts in a pelitic matrix of Middle Ordovician (Barneveld) age. Rims and floors earlier submarine gravity slides of Taconian Orogeny.
State New York
Name Taconic Melange
Geologic age Middle Ordovician
Lithologic constituents
Major
Tectonite > Melange (Melange)chaotic mixture of Early Cambrian thru Middle Ordovician pebble to block-size angular to rounded clasts in a pelitic matrix of Middle Ordovician (Barneveld) age.
Comments part of Lorraine, Trenton, and Black River Groups up to 4500 ft. (1400 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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