Flamboro Quarry ("Flamborough Quarry"), West Flamborough Township, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||43° 18' 47'' North , 80° 1' 15'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||43.31306,-80.02083|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
Smaller pit on the west side of Brock Road.
Note: the quarry is sometimes erroneously called "Flamborough Quarry".
8 valid minerals.
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252.17 - 541 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 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. 
419.2 - 443.8 Ma
Age: Silurian (419.2 - 443.8 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Guelph Formation
Description: massive, light brown dolostone
Comments: tan to brown, fine- to medium-crystalline, sucrosic dolostone; fossiliferous, locally biohermal; Bruce Peninsula area: lower part includes bituminous, locally laminated, grey-brown to black dolostone (Eramosa Mb)
Reference: Armstrong, D.K, and J.E.P. Dodge. Paleozoic geology of southern Ontario. Ontario Geological Survey Miscellaneous Release-Data 219. 
419.2 - 427.4 Ma