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Livingston Quarry (Livingston Rock and Gravel Co. Quarry), Portuguese Bend area, Palos Verdes Hills (Palos Verdes Cliffs), Palos Verdes peninsula, Los Angeles Co., California, USAi
Regional Level Types
Livingston Quarry (Livingston Rock and Gravel Co. Quarry)Quarry
Portuguese Bend areaArea
Palos Verdes Hills (Palos Verdes Cliffs)Group of Hills
Palos Verdes peninsulaPeninsula
Los Angeles Co.County
CaliforniaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
33° 44' 31'' North , 118° 21' 5'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Rolling Hills1,893 (2017)1.8km
Rancho Palos Verdes42,732 (2017)3.3km
Rolling Hills Estates8,258 (2017)5.1km
San Pedro78,405 (2018)5.5km
Lomita20,785 (2017)6.5km


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.

Regions containing this locality

Pacific PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Description: Occurs as crystals along contact between basalt and shale.
Reference: Sharp, W.E. (1959) Minerals from Los Angeles County, California. Printed privately, Los Angeles, California: 3-4; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 215.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Sharp, W.E. (1959) Minerals from Los Angeles County, California. Printed privately, Los Angeles, California: 3-4; Carnahan, V. (1967), Minerals of Los Angeles County, part 1, Catalina Island, Palos Verdes and Soledad Basin: Los Angeles County Natural History Museum Alliance Quarterly: 6(2): 28; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 292.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Sharp, W.E. (1959) Minerals from Los Angeles County, California. Printed privately, Los Angeles, California: 3-4; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 215.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Sharp, W.E. (1959) Minerals from Los Angeles County, California. Printed privately, Los Angeles, California: 3-4; Carnahan, V. (1967), Minerals of Los Angeles County, part 1, Catalina Island, Palos Verdes and Soledad Basin: Los Angeles County Natural History Museum Alliance Quarterly: 6(2): 28-29; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 219.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Sharp, W.E. (1959) Minerals from Los Angeles County, California. Printed privately, Los Angeles, California: 3-4; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 277.
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Description: Occurs in cavities in basalt.
Reference: Sharp, W.E. (1959) Minerals from Los Angeles County, California. Printed privately, Los Angeles, California: 3-4; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 371.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Sharp, W.E. (1959) Minerals from Los Angeles County, California. Printed privately, Los Angeles, California: 3-4; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 215.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Description: Occurs as crystals.
Reference: Sharp, W.E. (1959) Minerals from Los Angeles County, California. Printed privately, Los Angeles, California: 3-4; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 346.
Spadaite
Formula: MgSiO2(OH)2 · H2O (?)
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Spadaite9.EC.45MgSiO2(OH)2 · H2O (?)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Group 78 - Unclassified Silicates
Spadaite78.7.14.1MgSiO2(OH)2 · H2O (?)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H SpadaiteMgSiO2(OH)2 · H2O (?)
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O AragoniteCaCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O BaryteBaSO4
O QuartzSiO2
O SpadaiteMgSiO2(OH)2 · H2O (?)
NaSodium
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg SpadaiteMgSiO2(OH)2 · H2O (?)
AlAluminium
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
SiSilicon
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SpadaiteMgSiO2(OH)2 · H2O (?)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S BaryteBaSO4
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

References

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Gay, Thomas E. Jr. and Samuel R. Hoffman (1954) Mines and Mineral Deposits of Los Angeles County, California, California Journal of Mines and Geology (Report 50): 50(3-4): 679.
Sharp, W.E. (1959) Minerals from Los Angeles County, California. Printed privately, Los Angeles, California: 3-4.
Carnahan, V. (1967), Minerals of Los Angeles County, part 1, Catalina Island, Palos Verdes and Soledad Basin: Los Angeles County Natural History Museum Alliance Quarterly: 6(2): 28-29.
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 215, 219, 277, 292, 346, 371.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10163506.
U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0060370293.

USGS MRDS Record:10163506
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