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North Smithfield, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 58' 0'' North , 71° 32' 58'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.96667,-71.54944
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Originally a part of Smithfield, North Smithfield was incorporated as a town in 1871.

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6 valid minerals.

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Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 2882118
Harmony Group - Absalona Formation

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Absalona Formation

Description: Gray, medium- to coarse-grained biotite granite gneiss characterized by alkali feldspar porphyroblasts. Consists of biotite, hornblende, quartz, microcline, microperthite, albite, epidote, garnet, and chlorite. Subordinate amounts of quartz-biotite schist, amphibolite, and quartzite occur as layers and isolated bodies.

Comments: Part of Esmond-Dedham Subterrane (West Bay Area)

Lithology: Major:{gneiss}, Minor:{biotite schist,amphibolite,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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