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Cox Mines (Mountain View Mine), Frederick Co., Maryland, USA

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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.

Mineral List


17 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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Proterozoic
541 - 2500 Ma



ID: 2800041
Wakefield Marble

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Wakefield Marble

Description: White, fine-grained marble; subordinate white, green, and pink variegated marble; and blue marble.

Lithology: Major:{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. [133]

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References

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Dana, E.S. (1892) System of Mineralogy, 6th. Edition, New York: 930, 1030, 1071.
Ostrander, C. W. & W. E. Price (1940) Minerals of Maryland: Natural History Society of Maryland , 92 p.
Miller, V. (1947) A visit to 2 Maryland Mines: Rocks and Minerals: 22 (11): 1023.
Pearre, Nancy (1961) Mineral deposits of Maryland excluding fuel, sand and gravel: U.S. Geological Survey Mineral Investigations Resources Map MR-12.
Heyl, A. & Pearre, N (1965) Copper, zinc, lead, iron cobalt and barite deposits of the Piedmont Upland in Maryland: Maryland Geological Survey: Bulletin 28, 72 p.

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