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Henryton, Carroll Co., Maryland, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 21' 4'' North , 76° 54' 48'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.35111,-76.91333
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


A populated place. The area contains a large pegmatite body that was mined for feldspar and other minerals. Quarry sites and outcrops are currently (2016)within Patapsco State Park.


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Proterozoic
541 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3009292
Wissahickon Formation; Lower Pelitic Schist

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Wissahickon Formation

Description: (Formerly mapped as oligoclase facies of Wissahickon Formation.) Medium- to coarse-grained biotite-oligoclase-muscovite-quartz schist with garnet, staurolite, and kyanite; fine- to medium-grained semipelitic schist; and fine-grained granular to weakly schistose psammitic granulite; psammitic beds increase upward; apparent thickness 5,500 feet or more.

Lithology: Major:{biotite schist}, Minor:{granulite}

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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Kearns, C.A. & J.A. Nord (2016) Garnets in the Henryton pegmatite, Carroll County, Maryland: Rocks and Minerals: 91 (4): 369.

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