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Chittenden, Rutland Co., Vermont, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 43° 43' 58'' North , 72° 56' 15'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 43.73278,-72.93750
GeoHash:G#: dru0u329c
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Chittenden is a town.


Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

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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Paleozoic
252.17 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187973
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

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. [154]

Early Cambrian - Neoproterozoic
511 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3009012
Dalton Formation - dark phyllite member

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (511 - 1000 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Dalton Formation

Description: Dark-gray to gray, rusty-weathering, well-laminated tourmaline-biotite-muscovite-quartz phyllite containing thin beds of laminated quartzite. Resembles dark phyllite of the Moosalamoo Formation (CZmp), with which it is in part correlative. Unit interfingers to the north with rocks of the Tyson Formation and to the east with rocks of the Hoosac Formation. Cover rocks of the Southern Green Mountains.

Lithology: Major:{phyllite}, Minor:{quartzite}

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. [133]

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References

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Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 911.

 
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