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Granville Co., North Carolina, USA

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Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° 5' 58'' North , 78° 46' 32'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 36.09967,-78.77568
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NOTE: The geographic coordinates presented are taken from the NE Durham topo map. The USGS GNIS database presents 17 sets of coordinates for this county.


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Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 2793579
Newark Supergroup, Chatham Group; Diabase

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Chatham Group

Description: Diabase - dikes and sills, gray to black.

Lithology: Major:{plutonic}

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. [133]

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References

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Genth, F.A. and Kerr, W.C (1881), Minerals and Mineral Localities of North Carolina.
Genth, F.A. (1891), The Minerals of North Carolina, USGS Bulletin 74.
Pratt, Joseph Hyde (1933), Gems and Gem Minerals of North Carolina: American Mineralogist: 18(4)(April).
Hadley, Jarvis B (1973), Igneous Rocks of the Oxford Area, Granville County, North Carolina, American Journal of Science, Cooper Volume 273-A, 1973: 217-233.
Ransom, Jay Ellis (1974), Gems and Minerals of America.
Wilson, W.F and McKenzie, B.J. (1980), Mineral Collecting Sites In North Carolina.
Butler, J. Robert (1984), Map showing Paleozoic Metamorphic Facies, North Carolina Geological Survey.
Horton, Jr., J. Wright and Victor A. Zullo (1991), The Geology of the Carolinas: 334.

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