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Beaver Dam Quarry (Baker and Connelly Quarry), Cockeysville, Baltimore Co., Maryland, USA

Tremolite
Beaver Dam Quarry, Cockeysville, Baltimore Co., Maryland, USA

Photo: 2007 Peter Cristofono
Latitude: 39°28'N
Longitude: 76°38'W
A marble quarry owned by the Beaver Dam Marble Co. Started 1879 and reportedly abandoned and water-filled by 1940. Exposed Cockeysville Marble. The bottom portion of the Washington Monument is made with marble from this quarry.

Mineral List

Calcite
Dolomite
Phlogopite
Quartz
Schorl
Tremolite
Wollastonite


7 entries listed. 7 valid minerals.

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References

Clark, W. B. et. al. (1898) Building and decorative stones of Maryland: Maryland Geological Survey Volume 2, Part 2 pages 176.

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

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