Livingston Quarry (Livingston Rock and Gravel Co. Quarry), Portuguese Bend area, Palos Verdes Hills (Palos Verdes Cliffs), Palos Verdes peninsula, Los Angeles Co., California, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||33° 44' 31'' North , 118° 21' 5'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||33.74194,-118.35139|
|Köppen climate type:||BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate|
A crushed stone (sand & gravel per MRDS [?]) quarry located in secs. 9 & 16, T5S, R14W, SBM, N of and overlooking Portuguese Bend. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 1,000 meters.
Local rocks include Miocene marine rocks.
Much of the quarry floor is part of a park.
9 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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|Tortonian - Chattian|
7.246 - 28.1 Ma
|Tertiary intrusive rocks (hypabyssal), unit 5 (Southern California Basin)|
Age: Cenozoic (7.246 - 28.1 Ma)
Description: Tertiary intrusive rocks; mostly shallow (hypabyssal) plugs and dikes. Includes some Mesozoic rocks.
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. 
11.62 - 15.97 Ma
|Volcanic rocks within the Monterey Formation|
Age: Miocene (11.62 - 15.97 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Monterey Formation
Reference: Saucedo, G.J., H.G. Greene, M.P. Kennedy, S.P. Bezore. Geologic Map of the Long Beach 30’ x 60’ Quadrangle, California. Department of Conservation, California Geological Survey.