Moretown Formation - Whetstone Hill Member - metasiltstone facies

Pale-greenish-gray, finely laminated, magnetite-chlorite-biotite feldspathic metasiltstone and pale-greenish-yellow-weathering muscovite-chlorite-quartz phyllite. 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 - Whetstone Hill Member - metasiltstone facies
Geologic age Lower Ordovician to Cambrian?
Lithologic constituents
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > MetasiltstonePale-greenish-gray, finely laminated, magnetite-chlorite-biotite feldspathic metasiltstone.
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > PhyllitePale-greenish-yellow-weathering muscovite-chlorite-quartz phyllite.
NGMDB product
Counties Orange - Windsor