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Peach Bottom, Fulton Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 45' 27'' North , 76° 14' 7'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.7575, -76.2352777778
Localities along railroad tracks, north of where Peach Bottom Road meets the Susquehanna River, 'Stop 2C' in the reference.

In slate and silty slate, locally refered to as "schist", containing chloritoid, pyrite cubes, and cavities which may be dissolved iron carbonate, and Cardiff Quartzite. 'Schist' contains quartz veins, some of which have lazulite

Mineral List

4 entries listed. 4 valid minerals.

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R. T. Faill and R. C. Smith II, "The Peach Bottom area in the PA-MD Piedmont,", p. 1, in The Mid-Atlantic Shore to the Appalachian Highlands: Field Trip Guidebook...", G. M. Fleeger and S. J. Whitmeyer, eds., Field Guide 16, Geological Society of America, 2010.

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