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New Point Stone Company Quarry (New Point plant), New Point, Decatur Co., Indiana, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 19' 0'' North , 85° 19' 45'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.31667,-85.32917
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


An aggregate quarry in Brassfield Limestone (Silurian) located 1.5 miles North of New Point and 6 miles West of Batesville. Started over 100 years ago by Theo. Wanstrath of Batesville. Later owned by the New Point Stone Company. Workings are 1,600 feet long, 400 feet wide and 25 feet deep.


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9 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

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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: 2722551
Louisville Limestone through Brassfield Limestone

Age: Silurian (419.2 - 443.8 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Louisville Limestone; Brassfield Limestone; Sexton Creek Limestone

Description: Sexton Creek Limestone at base in Kentland area and on cross-section

Lithology: Major:{limestone}

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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Grossman, R.H. (1942) Two interesting localities in Indiana: Rocks and Minerals: 17 (6) p. 210-213.
Huizing, T. & R. Russell (1986) Indiana Minerals: A locality index: Rocks and Minerals: 61 (3): 136- 151.

 
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