Nephton Quarry (Craig Pit; American Nepheline Co. Mine), Methuen Township, Peterborough Co., Ontario, Canada
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||44° 37' 34'' North , 78° 0' 8'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||44.62611,-78.00222|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
The Nephton Quarry is listed by the Ontario government(2016) as abandoned. It was last operated by Industrial Minerals of Canada Ltd.(1987).
This quarry was opened in the same Blue Mountain nepheline syenite gneiss as the separately listed Blue Mountain quarry (which see).
12 valid minerals.
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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|Neoproterozoic - Mesoproterozoic|
541 - 1600 Ma
|Grenville Supergroup and Flinton Group|
Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1600 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Grenville Supergroup and Flinton Group
Comments: Grenville Province Central Metasedimentary Belt
Reference: Ontario Geological Survey. 1:250 000 scale bedrock geology of Ontario. ISBN 978-1-4435-5705-4. Miscellaneous Release–Data 126 - Revision 1.