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Flamboro Quarry ("Flamborough Quarry"), West Flamborough Township, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 43° 18' 47'' North , 80° 1' 15'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 43.31306,-80.02083
GeoHash:G#: dpxn7hfsg
Locality type:Quarry
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".

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Celestine'7.AD.35SrSO4
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bitumen'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bitumen'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O CelestineSrSO4
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
SSulfur
S CelestineSrSO4
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Paleozoic
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]

Late Silurian
419.2 - 427.4 Ma



ID: 616180
Guelph Formation

Age: Silurian (419.2 - 427.4 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Guelph Formation

Lithology: Sandstone, shale, dolostone, siltstone

Reference: Ontario Geological Survey. 1:250 000 scale bedrock geology of Ontario. ISBN 978-1-4435-5705-4. Miscellaneous Release–Data 126 - Revision 1. [1]

Silurian
419.2 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 3294934
Guelph

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. [180]

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