Little Ascutney stock - paisanite dike

Fine-grained syenitic dike similar to spherulitic dikes found within the plutons and in the adjacent country rocks. One paisanite dike occurs well outside the Ascutney Mountain stocks in the saddle between the Chester and Athens domes. Part of the White Mountain Igneous Suite; Little Ascutney stock: A composite gabbro-diorite stock having two (eastern and western) intrusive centers defined by weakly developed igneous foliation. Gabbro is intruded by abundant, poorly defined areas of diorite. Includes two areas of syenite (Kas).
State Vermont
Name Little Ascutney stock - paisanite dike
Geologic age Early Cretaceous
Lithologic constituents
Major
Igneous > Hypabyssal > Felsic-hypabyssal > Hypabyssal-rhyolite (Dike or sill)Fine-grained syenitic dike similar to spherulitic dikes found within the plutons and in the adjacent country rocks. One paisanite dike occurs well outside the Ascutney Mountain stocks in the saddle between the Chester and Athens domes. Paisanite = rhyolitic.
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Counties Windsor