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Manassas Quarry, Fairfax Co., Virginia, USAi
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Manassas QuarryQuarry
Fairfax Co.County
VirginiaState
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 50' 17'' North , 77° 25' 51'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.83805,-77.43083
GeoHash:G#: dqbuyn284
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Centreville71,135 (2011)0.3km
Greenbriar8,166 (2011)4.7km
Yorkshire7,541 (2011)5.2km
Chantilly23,039 (2011)6.2km
Manassas Park15,726 (2017)6.9km


REF:Deposit:: MESA INSP.
Deposit:: TRAPROCK QUARRY IS OPERATED BY FAIRFAX QUARRIES, INCORPORATED.
Deposit:: MARCH 6, 1974.
Deposit:: PROPERTY IS OWNED BY BEN E. GLASGOW AND IS OPERATED BY FISCHER
Commodities (Major) - Stone - Crushed/Broken
Development Status: Producer

Regions containing this locality

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: ID'd by Tony Kampf, except the no-brainers: calcite and pyrite
Chabazite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Reference: ID'd by Tony Kampf, except the no-brainers: calcite and pyrite
Gyrolite
Formula: NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Reference: ID by Tony Kampf
Heulandite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Reference: ID'd by Tony Kampf, except the no-brainers: calcite and pyrite
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: ID'd by Tony Kampf, except the no-brainers: calcite and pyrite
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: ID'd by Tony Kampf, except the no-brainers: calcite and pyrite
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: ID'd by Tony Kampf, except the no-brainers: calcite and pyrite
Stilbite-Ca
Formula: NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Reference: ID'd by Tony Kampf, except the no-brainers: calcite and pyrite

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Chabazite-Ca9.GD.10(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Gyrolite9.EE.30NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Heulandite-Ca9.GE.05(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Stilbite-Ca9.GE.10NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Group 73 - PHYLLOSILICATES Condensed Tetrahedral Sheets
Condensed Tetrahedral Sheets with double and single layers
Gyrolite73.2.2c.1NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Chabazite-Ca77.1.2.1(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Heulandite-Ca77.1.4.1(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Stilbite-Ca77.1.4.3NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
H GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
O GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
NaSodium
Na Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Na Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Na GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
AlAluminium
Al Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Al GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
SiSilicon
Si Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Si GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Ca GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2

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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Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 2998380
Newark Supergroup; Sandstone, undifferentiated

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Newark Supergroup

Description: Fine- to coarse-grained, reddish-brown to gray, primary bedding features such as cross-beds, channel lags, and ripple marks , minor conglomerate, siltstone, and shale beds.

Comments: Mesozoic Basins; paper map and digital map have differernt labels: paper map does not have TR prefix, but the digital source has TR as part of the label. Original map source: Virginia Division of Mineral Resources, 2003, Digital Representation of the 1993 Geologic Map of Virginia, Publication 174, CD ROM (ISO-9660) contains image file, expanded explanation in pdf, and ESRI shapefiles, scale 1:500,000.

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}

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]

Late Triassic
201.3 - 237 Ma



ID: 2456248
Poolesville Member

Age: Late Triassic (201.3 - 237 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Poolesville Member

Description: Poolesville member of the Manassas Sandstone or Upper unnamed member of the Manassas Sandstone. Sandstone, pebbly sandstone, siltstone, and minor shale. Thickness is 200-300 m (656-984 ft)

Comments: red; medium,thick bedded; Dominant bedding folation; crocodile and bird footprints; fluvial

Lithology: Siltstone

Reference: Davis, A.M., C.S. Southworth, J.E. Reddy, J.S. Schindler. Geologic Map Database of the Washington DC Area Featuring Data from Three 30 x 60 Minute Quadrangles: Frederick, Washington West, and Fredericksburg. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-227. [69]

Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3186382
Mesozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 Ma)

Comments: Culpeper Subbasin

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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