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Security Cement and Lime Company Quarry (Hagerstown Quarry; Marquette Cement Manufacturing Company), Hagerstown, Washington Co., Maryland, USAi
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Security Cement and Lime Company Quarry (Hagerstown Quarry; Marquette Cement Manufacturing Company)Quarry
Hagerstown- not defined -
Washington Co.County

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 39' 16'' North , 77° 40' 27'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.65444,-77.67417
GeoHash:G#: dr0c86z7u
USGS MRDS Record:10266863
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Nearest Settlements:
Robinwood6,918 (2017)2.4km
Paramount-Long Meadow2,571 (2011)3.3km
Chewsville238 (2011)3.6km
Hagerstown40,432 (2017)4.2km
Fountainhead-Orchard Hills5,666 (2011)5.2km

Commodities (Major) - Stone - Crushed/Broken
Development Status: Plant

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: CaCO3
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: Edith Trybalski

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification


List of minerals for each chemical element

C StrontianiteSrCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3

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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251.902 - 541 Ma

ID: 3187973
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

Early Ordovician - Furongian
470 - 497 Ma

ID: 2912407
Conococheague Limestone

Age: Paleozoic (470 - 497 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Conococheague Limestone

Description: Dark blue, laminated, oolitic, argillaceaous, and siliceous limestone, algal limestone, and flat-pebble conglomerate; siliceous shale partings; some sandstone and dolomite; thickness 1,600 to 1,900 feet.

Comments: Original map source: In 1995 the Water Resources Division of the U.S. Geological Survey digitized the geologic map of Maryland from the 1968 paper map (Reference MD001). Information about products from the Maryland Geological Survey can be found at

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor:{conglomerate,sandstone,dolostone}, Incidental:{shale}

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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Edwards, J. (1971) Directory of mineral producers in Maryland: Maryland Geological Survey Information Circular 11: 16.
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