Jamestown Quarry, Jamestown, Guilford Co., North Carolina, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||35° 57' 37'' North , 79° 55' 3'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||35.96040,-79.91750|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfa : Humid subtropical climate|
A quarry in hornblende gneiss and metagranite. Located off County Route 1147, 1.5 miles East of Interstate route 85. Run by Martin Mariettia company.
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4 valid minerals.
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|Middle Cambrian - Cryogenian|
501 - 720 Ma
|Metamorphosed Granitic Rock|
Description: Megacrystic, well foliated; locally contains hornblende. Chapel Hill, Chatham, Farrington, Meadow Flats, Mt. Moriah, Parks Crossroads plutons, and Roxboro and Vance County suites.
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.