Pineville Quarry, Pineville, Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||35° 7' 17'' North , 80° 53' 45'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||35.12140,-80.89590|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfa : Humid subtropical climate|
Ref.: Rocks & Min.: 60:96. A quarry located in southern Mecklenburg Co., near the South Carolina line. Rock is gabbro,Metagabbro,and Metadiorite-Age-900 million years old.
3 valid minerals.
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|Devonian - Ordovician|
358.9 - 485.4 Ma
Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 485.4 Ma)
Description: Locally pinkish gray, massive to weakly foliated; contains hornblende.
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.