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Livingston Quarry (Livingston Rock and Gravel Co. Quarry), Portuguese Bend area, Palos Verdes Hills (Palos Verdes Cliffs), Palos Verdes peninsula, Los Angeles Co., California, USA
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Latitude: 33°44'31"N
Longitude: 118°21'5"W
 
 
A crushed stone (sand & gravel per MRDS [?]) quarry located in secs. 9 & 16, T5S, R14W, SBM, N of and overlooking Portuguese Bend. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 1,000 meters.

Local rocks include Miocene marine rocks.

Much of the quarry floor is part of a park.

Mineral List

Aragonite
Baryte
Calcite
Dolomite
Jarosite
Natrolite
Pyrite
Quartz
'Spadaite'


9 entries listed. 8 valid minerals.

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References

Gay, Thomas E. Jr. and Samuel R. Hoffman (1954) Mines and Mineral Deposits of Los Angeles County, California, California Journal of Mines and Geology (Report 50): 50(3-4): 679.

Sharp, W.E. (1959) Minerals from Los Angeles County, California. Printed privately, Los Angeles, California: 3-4.

Carnahan, V. (1967), Minerals of Los Angeles County, part 1, Catalina Island, Palos Verdes and Soledad Basin: Los Angeles County Natural History Museum Alliance Quarterly: 6(2): 28-29.

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 215, 219, 277, 292, 346, 371.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10163506.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0060370293.

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