Castleton Conglomerate

Pods, lenses, or zones of thinly bedded limestone (ls), dolostone (d), and limestone conglomerate in the Mettawee slate facies in the Bull Formation, West Castleton Formation, and Hatch Hill Formation. These rocks locally contain Lower Cambrian fossils, but may range in age from Neoproterozoic to Late Cambrian. Includes named units shown locally as the North Brittain Conglomerate member of the West Castleton Formation (Cwcnb), the Bebe Limestone Member of the West Castleton Formation (Cwcbb), and the Castleton Conglomerate (of Shumaker and Thompson, 1967) (Cco). Rocks of the Giddings Brook, Sunset Lake, and Bird Mountain slices. Part of the Taconic Allochthon.
State Vermont
Name Castleton Conglomerate
Geologic age Cambrian and Neoproterozoic?
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)Limestone conglomerate.
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)Limestone conglomerate.
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Counties Bennington - Rutland