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Nello Teer Crabtree Creek Quarry (Superior Stone Quarry; Crabtree Quarry; Nello Teer Quarry), Raleigh, Wake Co., North Carolina, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 50' 57'' North , 78° 42' 40'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.8491633, -78.7110142

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Regional Geology

Cambrian-Ordovician443.8 - 541 MaCambrian-Ordovician mixed volcanic, volcaniclastic and sedimentary rocks

Mixed volcanic, volcaniclastic and sedimentary rocks

This designation includes Precambrian iron-formation-bearing sedimentary and volcanic sequences, as well as mixed sedimentary and volcanic or volcaniclastic sequences.

Cambrian - Neoproterozoic485.4 - 1000 MaNeoproterozoic-Cambrian metamorphic and undivided crystalline: undivided gneissic rocks

Metamorphic and undivided crystalline: undivided gneissic rocks

Cambrian - Neoproterozoic485.4 - 1000 MaFelsic Mica Gneiss

Major:: {felsic gneiss},Minor:: {mafic gneiss},Incidental:: {biotite gneiss, mica schist}

Felsic Mica Gneiss - interlayered with biotite and hornblende gneiss and schist.

References for regional geology:

Data provided by

Garrity, C.P., and Soller, D.R.,. Database of the Geologic Map of North America: adapted from the map by J.C. Reed, Jr. and others (2005). U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 424 .

USGS compilers. State geologic map data. State Maps.

Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.

24 valid minerals.

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Harris D C, Jambor J L, Lachance G R, Thorpe R I (1968) Tintinaite, the antimony analogue of kobellite, The Canadian Mineralogist: 9: 371-382.

Rocks & Minerals (1985): 60: 283.

Mineralogical Record (2001): 32: 246.

RRUFF database: Specimen I.D 110088 (nuffieldite).

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