Dell Rapids quarries, Dell Rapids, Minnehaha Co., South Dakota, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||43° 49' 0'' North , 96° 43' 42'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||43.81667,-96.72833|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfa : Hot-summer humid continental climate|
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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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1600 - 2500 Ma
Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Sioux Quartzite
Description: Pink and reddish to tan, siliceous, fine- to coarse-grained, iron-stained orthoquartzite with minor metamorphosed conglomerate and mudstone layers. Estimated thickness greater than 1,000 ft (305 m).
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.