Waits River Formation - felsic volcanic member

Light-gray to grayish-green, chlorite-biotite-muscovite-plagioclase-quartz schist and fragmental quartz-plagioclase granofels or metatuff. In Springfield, contains a dated metafelsite layer interpreted as a dike cutting the Standing Pond Volcanics, that yielded a U-Pb zircon TIMS age of 423±4 Ma, no. 32 (Aleinikoff and Karabinos, 1990; Hueber and others, 1990). Part of the Connecticut Valley Trough.
State Vermont
Name Waits River Formation - felsic volcanic member
Geologic age Lower Devonian and Upper Silurian
Lithologic constituents
Metamorphic > Schist > Quartz-feldspar-schistLight-gray to grayish-green, chlorite-biotite-muscovite-plagioclase-quartz schist.
Metamorphic > Granoblastic > GranofelsFragmental quartz-plagioclase granofels or metatuff.
Metamorphic > Metaigneous > MetavolcanicFragmental quartz-plagioclase granofels or metatuff.
NGMDB product
Counties Windham - Windsor