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Bradbury Mountain, Pownal
Most of the mountain is underlain by igneous rock, namely white granite or its coarse-grained variant, pegmatite. In some places, smaller amounts of gray, layered metamorphic rock are interleaved with the granite and pegmatite.
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Bradbury Mountain State Park (Maine Department of Conservation) - Official web site with trail maps, fee and reservation information.
Bradbury Mountain State Park - Events, information, and volunteer opportunities at the park.
On the Origin of Graphic Granite (pdf format) - Technical mineralogical journal article by Philip M. Fenn.
Web text, design, and photos by Henry N. Berry IV, Maine Geological Survey
Originally published on the web as the August 2008 Site of the Month.
Last updated on April 12, 2012
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