Mount Pawtuckaway, Nottingham, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||43° 7' 14'' North , 71° 11' 49'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||43.1205555556, -71.1969444444|
A mountain summit. The mountain is located mostly in Nottingham, partially in Deerfield.
10 valid minerals.
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66 - 145 Ma
|Augite-hornblende diorite and gabbro|
Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)
Description: Gray to black, coarse-grained, porphyritic. Found in Mt. Pawtuckaway quadrangle.
Comments: Part of the New England-Quebec 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).
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. 
Freedman, J. (1950). The Geology of the Mount Pawtuckaway Quadrangle
Eby, G. N. (1984) Mount Pawtuckaway ring-dike complex. In Hanson, L.
S. (ed.) Geology of the Coastal Lowlands, Boston, MA to Kennebunk,
ME. New England Intercollegiate Geologic Conference, Salem, Ma, pp.