Cheshire Quartzite

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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.1130/SPE236-p89
... Slope movements in the Lower Cambrian Cheshire Quartzite of the western Green Mountains in Vermont are characterized by block slides, rock falls, and more rarely, by toppling failures. Slides and falls occur on steep hillslopes underlain by massive quartzite, whereas topples are unique to thin...
Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 01 January 1976
DOI: 10.1130/MEM148-p373
... and plutonism, and isotopically determined age the “Grenville” metasedimentary sequence of the Adirondack Mountains described by Buddington and Leonard (1962) and de Waard and Walton (1967). Upper Precambrian (?) and Lower Cambrian quartzofeldspathic metasedimentary rocks of the Dalton Formation and Cheshire...
Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 11 September 2017
DOI: 10.1130/2017.1213(05)
EISBN: 9780813782133
... and unconformably overlying cover rocks of the Neoproterozoic (?) Dalton Formation and Cambrian Cheshire Quartzite over the Cambrian to Ordovician Stockbridge Formation. The basal unit of the Dalton Formation is a distinctive deformed quartz-pebble conglomerate. We made 27 strain estimates at 18 locations using...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2006.263.01.15
EISBN: 9781862395114
... Transmissivities in the Sherwood Sandstone vary greatly and depend on the number, size and interconnectivity of fractures that are intersected. The recorded range of pumping-test determined transmissivities is from 0.9 to 4900 m 2 day −1 in the Sherwood Sandstone of the Cheshire region ( Allen...
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.... These localities have commonly been assigned to the Cheshire Formation (e.g., Theokritoff, 1968 ). In addition, fragmentary Olenellus specimens occur in the Cheshire Formation (traditionally called “Poughquag Quartzite”; abandoned designation, see Figure 2 caption), where it rests on the Grenville...
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Book Chapter

S. G. Lewis
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Reports
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1144/SR23.2
EISBN: 9781786202864
.../quartzite sands and gravels overlying Jurassic bedrock ( Lewis 1993 ). Also present at Witham-on-the-Hill [TF 030177]. The gravels are generally 3-4 m thick and dominated by limestone and ironstone with significant quantities of Triassic quartzite and quartz and Carboniferous chert. (SGL) (1) Bytham...
Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2011
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2011) 48 (2): 389-417.
... — and migmatitic gneiss of intrusive igneous origin (Betsiboka Suite, BGS et al. 2008 ). The supracrustal rocks consist of a variety of metasedimentary rocks (quartzite, metawacke, calc-silicate gneiss), as well as metaluminous quartzo-feldspathic gneiss and schist of andesite–dacite composition. The age...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 1984
Journal of the Geological Society (1984) 141 (6): 1001-1014.
...N. H. Woodcock Abstract The NE-trending Pontesford Lineament centres on the Pontesford-Linley and adjacent faults in the Shelve/Longmynd inlier. To the NE it is usually drawn along the SE edge of the Cheshire Basin and to the SW along a variety of lines parallel to or converging with the Church...
Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2001
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2001) 71 (2): 305-317.
... geological map of southern New York State showing sample locations. Adapted from Bock et al. (1998) . Poughquag Quartzite (Lower Cambrian; Sample PQ), a possible correlative of the more extensive Cheshire Quartzite and Dalton Formation to the north ( Zen 1967 ; Rankin et al. 1989...
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Journal Article
Published: 14 March 2018
Journal of Paleontology (2018) 92 (3): 323-335.
...) are reported from the Ediacara Member, Rawnsley Quartzite of South Australia, and allow for a detailed reinterpretation of its functional morphology and taxonomy. New specimens cast in three dimensions within sandy event beds showcase detailed branching morphology that highlights possible internal features...
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Journal Article
Published: 13 June 2016
Geological Magazine (2017) 154 (4): 859-874.
...AARON D. SAPPENFIELD; LIDYA G. TARHAN; MARY L. DROSER Abstract Discoidal macrofossils reported herein from the lower Cambrian Zabriskie Quartzite (Great Basin, western United States) record the oldest Phanerozoic medusozoan body fossils, as well as the oldest medusozoan stranding event on record...
Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2017
South African Journal of Geology (2017) 120 (1): 101-132.
... Formation quartzites as detrital accumulations in conglomerate channels, but more abundantly as epithermal veins in the dolomite of the overlying Malmani Subgroup and shale of the Pretoria Group as vertical cross-cutting veins and sub-horizontal reefs emplaced along parting planes. The quartz-carbonate...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2003
Journal of the Geological Society (2003) 160 (1): 83-97.
... termed tectonic ironstone. Tectonic ironstone encompasses siliceous and ferruginous rock types that are characterized by the presence of chert or cherty quartzite, iron sulphides and their alteration products. The mineralogy and chemistry of such ironstones have not yet been subjected to detailed study...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2006
Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society (2006) 56 (1): 41-53.
... to predict and model fluid migration in the near surface. Fractures filled with unconsolidated sediment have been observed in Permo-Triassic sandstones of north-west England, in hand-dug tunnels under Runcorn Hill, Cheshire ( Wealthall et al. 2001 ), and from the Liverpool and Manchester areas ( Crook...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Geology of Series
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1144/GOEWP.13
EISBN: 9781862393882
... & Ivimey-Cook (1992) . Plate 23. Aeolian dune-bedded Kinnerton Sandstone Formation overlain by the fluvial Chester Pebble Beds Formation, Burton Point, the Wirral, Cheshire. Photograph:R. Porter. (Ch. 13). Fig. 13.9. Log correlation of the Lower Triassic succession from...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1988
Journal of the Geological Society (1988) 145 (6): 1019-1032.
... of the Geochemical group of the Mineralogical Society. Shiva Geological Series, Cheshire, UK, 94-109. Moore D. G. Bearing strength and other physical properties of shallow and deep-sea sediments from the north Pacific Bulletin of the Geological Society of America 1962 73 1163 6 Norrish K...
Journal Article
Published: 13 April 2007
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2007) 44 (2): 155-169.
... that brings up from the east, the Early Cambrian Cheshire Quartzite and other more deformed rocks of the Oak Hill Group (e.g., Dennis 1964 ; Osberg 1965 ), part of the internal domain of St.-Julien and Hubert ( 1975 ). The slice has been the subject of numerous studies with conflicting results...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 August 1948
AAPG Bulletin (1948) 32 (8): 1493-1595.
... of Trenton and sub-Trenton in New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. New York Flanks of Adirondack Mountains Hudson River Valley Pennsylvania and Maryland Limestone valleys and quartzite hills southeast of Triassic Lowland, and possibly in Glenarm region South Mountains, Reading...
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Journal Article
Published: 24 February 2003
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2003) 40 (2): 177-205.
... Zone (Fig.  2 ), shallow-marine clastics and carbonates of the Oak Hill Group ( Clark 1936 ; Charbonneau 1980 ; Pinet and Tremblay 1995 ) overlie rift volcanics of the Late Proterozoic Tibbit Hill Formation. In the Oak Hill Group, the Cheshire (quartzite) and Dunham (dolostone) formations have...
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Journal Article
Published: 25 February 2003
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2003) 40 (2): 269-284.
... contacts as faults. The map units were portrayed as an upwards topping sequence that became successively younger from the Camels Hump Group up into Ottauquechee, Stowe, and Moretown formations on the east and into Cheshire Quartzite and shelf carbonate rocks on the west. In a major departure from this view...
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