Cox Mines (Mountain View Mine), Frederick Co., Maryland, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||39° 34' 10'' North , 77° 10' 40'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||39.56944,-77.17778|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfa : Humid subtropical climate|
Part of a group of small openings, some of which were worked for lead and zinc back to pre-Civil War times, located about 3 miles SE of Union Bridge at Beaver Dam Churches. The deposits are in manganiferous marble.
17 valid minerals.
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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541 - 2500 Ma
Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Wakefield Marble
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.