Moose Pocket, Blue Mountain, SSW of Blackberry Crossing, Albany, Carroll Co., New Hampshire, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||44° 0' 30'' North , 71° 15' 20'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||44.00833,-71.25556|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
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|Middle Jurassic - Early Jurassic|
163.5 - 201.3 Ma
|Mount Osceola Granite, Granite containing hornblende and, locally, hastingsite, ferrohedenbergite, or fayalite|
Age: Jurassic (163.5 - 201.3 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Mount Osceola Granite
Comments: Part of the White Mountain igneous province of McHone and Butler (1984) - Overall part of the White Mountain Plutonic-Volcanic Suite - Includes Cretaceous alkalic syenite to granitic to gabbroic plutons, minor volcanic rocks, and lamprophyre dikes of the New England-Quebec igneous province of McHone and Butler (1984); also includes Jurassic granite and syenite and less abundant quartz syenite, diorite, gabbro, nepheline syenite, and volcanic rocks of the White Mountain igneous province of McHone and Butler (1984). White Mountain Plutonic-Volcanic Suite, Mount Osceola Granite = 187+/-1 Rb/Sr per NH023.
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.