Guelph Dolime Quarry, Guelph Township, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada
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|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||43° 31' 16'' North , 80° 15' 31'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||43.5211111111, -80.2586111111|
|Other regions containing this locality:||North America|
Other names for this quarry in the past have been: GUELPH LIME LTD-GUELPH QUARRY , CARMEUSE LIME (BEACHVILLE) LTD-GUELPH QUARRY , CANDIAN GYPSUM1, BEACHVILLE LIME , CHRISTIE HENDERSON , DOFASCO , FATHER DOYLE , GEORGE KENNEDY , JOHN HOWITT - , STANDARD WHITE LIME , WINGFIELD
The quarry exposes 16 m of Middle Silurian Guelph Fm underlain by 3 m of Amabel Fm. The Amabel Fm (Eramosa Member) consists thin-bedded, coarse crystalline dark brown bituminous dolostone.Overlying this is 5.5 m of transitiona Eramosa-Gulph Fm dolostone which are grey-green, med-crystalline,massive, fossiliferous dolostones. Ovelying this is 2.5 m of pure white to buff coloured fine to med. crystalline, massive dolostone of Guelph Fm. Overburden is composed of 8-12 m coarse sand.
4 valid minerals.
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MDI Number: MDI40P09SW00002