Unnamed Clay - Sand and Gravel Quarry (MRDS - 10081399), Baldwin Co., Alabama, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||30° 39' 5'' North , 87° 53' 20'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||30.65139,-87.88889|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfa : Humid subtropical climate|
REF:Deposit:: BEG, M.A., 1980, ACTIVE MINES AND QUARRIES OF ALABAMA: ALABAMA GEOL. SURVEY SPEC. MAP 176.
Deposit:: STATE OF ALABAMA, 1980, DIVISION OF SAFETY AND INSPECTION-STATISTICAL ANNUAL REPORT, FISCAL YEAR 1980: DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, 53P
Commodities (Major) - Clay, Sand and Gravel
Development Status: Producer
Host Rock Unit: Alluvium
Host Rock: Sand And Gravel, Clay, Mud
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1 valid mineral.
Rock Types Recorded
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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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|Pliocene - Miocene|
2.588 - 23.03 Ma
|Miocene Series undifferentiated|
Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 Ma)
Description: Moderate-yellowish-orange thin-bedded to massive fine to coarse sand, gravelly sand, thin-bedded to massive clay and sandy clay. Clays are plastic in part. Limonite pellets occur in places along clay-sand contacts. Gravel is composed of quartz and chert granules and pebbles. Locally the upper part of the unit is Pliocene in age.
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.