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Edenboro Flagstone Quarry, Southeast Albemarle, Montgomery Co., North Carolina, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 13' 20'' North , 80° 24' 7'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.22232,-80.40201
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


REF:Deposit:: MCDANIEL, RON, AND MCKENZIE, BEN, 1976, DIRECTORY OF NORTH CAROLINA MINERAL PRODUCERS, NORTH CAROLINA DEPT. OF NAT. AND ECON. RES., DIV. OF EARTH RES., MIN. RES. SECT., 64P., MAP AT 1:1,000,000 LOCATES QUARRY SITE, TEXT P. 4
Deposit:: 1976 COM
Commodities (Major) - Stone
Development Status: Producer
Host Rock Unit: Biotite Gneiss, Muscovite Schist
Tectonic Structure: Carolina Slate Belt


No minerals currently recorded for this locality.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Cambrian - Neoproterozoic
485.4 - 1000 Ma



ID: 2965298
Floyd Church Formation; Metamudstone and Meta-Argillite

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (485.4 - 1000 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Floyd Church Formation

Description: (Southwest of Asheboro) Thin to thick bedded; bedding plane and axial-planar cleavage common; interbedded with metasandstone, metaconglomerate, and metavolcanic rock.

Comments: Unit descriptions are the same for CAZmd and CAZmd1 thru 3; differentiated only by formation names.

Lithology: Major:{slate,argillite}, Minor:{metasandstone,metaconglomerate,metavolcanic}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

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