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Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 14' 34'' North , 73° 12' 4'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.24278,-73.20111
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


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Middle Ordovician - Early Ordovician
458.4 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 2730348
Carringtons Pond Member [of Trap Falls Formation]

Age: Ordovician (458.4 - 485.4 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Carringtons Pond Member

Description: Interlayered medium- to dark-gray, rusty-weathering, medium-grained schist and light-gray, fine- to medium-grained gneiss, composed of quartz, sodic plagioclase, biotite, muscovite, and garnet; schist locally contains sillimanite or kyanite; gneiss locally contains K-feldspar; amphibolite layers common.

Comments: Part of Central Lowlands; Iapetus (Oceanic) Terrane - Connecticut Valley Synclinorium; Hartland Belt. Part of Hawley Formation and equivalent formations (includes Trap Falls and Cobble Mountain Formations) (Middle Ordovician).

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

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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Manchester, J.G. (1931): The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull.: 3(1): 95.

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