Gates Mines, Gates, Fayette Co., Pennsylvania, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||39° 53' 23'' North , 79° 54' 38'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||39.88970,-79.91060|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
Gates is an old former company coal mine town in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. It was the site of two tragic cola mine explosions in 1901 and again in 1922. See references. Coordinates come from Google Earth. Current status of collecting is not known.
1 valid mineral.
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252.17 - 298.9 Ma
Age: Permian (252.17 - 298.9 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Washington Formation
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.