Moretown Formation - “pinstriped” granofels member

Light-gray to pale-green, whitish-gray-weathering, chlorite-biotite-plagioclase-quartz granofels and tectonically “pinstriped” granofels and feldspathic biotite quartzite. Part of the metasedimentary host rocks of the North River Igneous Suite. Rocks of the Early to Late Taconic Accreted Terrane of the Rowe-Hawley Zone. Eastern allochthonous sequence, oceanic and accretionary realm, ultramafic inclusions, volcanic-arc intrusives, and volcanic rocks.
State Vermont
Name Moretown Formation - “pinstriped” granofels member
Geologic age Lower Ordovician to Cambrian?
Lithologic constituents
Major
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > QuartziteLight-gray to pale-green, whitish-gray-weathering, chlorite-biotite-plagioclase-quartz granofels and tectonically “pinstriped” granofels and feldspathic biotite quartzite.
Metamorphic > Granoblastic > GranofelsLight-gray to pale-green, whitish-gray-weathering, chlorite-biotite-plagioclase-quartz granofels and tectonically “pinstriped” granofels and feldspathic biotite quartzite.
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Counties Caledonia - Lamoille - Orange - Orleans - Rutland - Washington - Windham - Windsor