Northfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||42° 41' 45'' North , 72° 27' 12'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||42.69583,-72.45333|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
The town of Northfield was officially incorporated in 1723.
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26 valid minerals.
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This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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174.1 - 201.3 Ma
|Turner Falls Sandstone|
Age: Early Jurassic (174.1 - 201.3 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Turner Falls Sandstone
Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. 
|Devonian - Silurian|
358.9 - 443.8 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks|
Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 443.8 Ma)
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529.