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Bargers Quarry (Charlie Barger's Quarry), Lexington, Rockbridge Co., Virginia, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 47' 2'' North , 79° 26' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.7838888889, -79.4333333333
An aggregate quarry lying just East of the Lexington city limits. Rock is limestone (carbonate rocks within Liberty Hall member, Edinburg Formation). Started 1922, still active. Owner is Charles W. Barger & Son.

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7 entries listed. 5 valid minerals.

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Rocks & Min.: 15:117; 60:168

Penick, D. (1987) Pyrite and other minerals from Barger's Quarry, Lexington, Virginia: Rocks and Minerals: 62(2) 108-113.

Rock & Gem Vol. 30 No. 8

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