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Anne Arundel Co., Maryland, USA

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Anne Arundel County is on Maryland's Coastal Plain Province, underlain primarily by undeformed, generally loosely consolidated Cretaceous, Tertiary and Quaternary sediments. Bedrock is rarely exposed, but when it is, it can yield interesting sedimentary materials (such as amber, lignitic coal and vivianite) and fossils. A number of small pits in Cretaceous iron ores (hematite, limonite) and clays were dug in the western part of the County, some dating from Revolutionary War time. Few signs of them can be found at present.

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References

Singewald, J. T. (1911) Report on the iron ores of Maryland: Maryland Geological Survey Vol. 9 Part 3: 183.

Little, H. P. et. al. (1917) Anne Arundel County: Maryland Geological Survey: County Report, 232 p.

Ostrander, C. W. & W. E. Price (1940) Minerals of Maryland: Natural History Society of Maryland , 92 p.

Glasser, J. D. (1971) Geology and mineral resources of southern Maryland: Maryland Geological Survey: Report of Investigations RI 15, 85 p.

Kuff, K. R. (1976) Mineral resources and mine land inventory of Anne Arundel County, Maryland: Maryland Geological Survey: County Atlas #1, map 1:62,500.

Schmidt, M.F. & M. F. Schmidt Jr. (2010) Maryland's Geology: Schiffer Publications, 164 p.

Means, J. (2010) Roadside geology of Maryland, Delaware and Washington, D.C.: Wild Horizons Publishers, 346 p.

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