New Point Stone Company Quarry (New Point plant), New Point, Decatur Co., Indiana, USA
|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.
9 valid minerals.
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252.17 - 541 Ma
|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. 
419.2 - 443.8 Ma
|Louisville Limestone through Brassfield Limestone|
Age: Silurian (419.2 - 443.8 Ma)
Description: Sexton Creek Limestone at base in Kentland area and on cross-section
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.