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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
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".


Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

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
252.17 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187973
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. [154]

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]

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]

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