Danby Formation

Thin, light-gray beds of vitreous quartzite and crossbedded sandy dolostone. Unit discontinuous in southern Vermont. Vermont Valley sequence and Middlebury synclinorium (above the Orwell and Champlain thrusts).
State Vermont
Name Danby Formation
Geologic age Upper Cambrian
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostone (Bed)Crossbedded sandy dolostone.
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > QuartziteThin, light-gray beds of vitreous quartzite.
NGMDB product
Counties Addison - Bennington - Chittenden - Rutland