Deforest Quarry, Caledon Township, Peel Region, Ontario, Canada
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|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||43° 47' 42'' North , 79° 57' 30'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||43.795038, -79.95845|
A quarry in limestone & sandstone located west of Inglewood. The quarry produces grey & red Whirlpool sandstone of Silurian age for use as flagstone. The limestone, also Silurian, caps the sandstone. Orange to white celestite occurs as bladed & tabular aggregates at the contact of limestone and the sandstone as well as a thin vuggy unit of limestone just above the sandstone. Copper minerals occur in the vuggy limestone and at the limestone-sandstone interface extending a few centimeters into the sandstone.
14 valid minerals.
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Ann P.Sabina (1986), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Bancroft-Parry Sound Area and Southern Ontario. GSC Misc. Report 39 p.135