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Frost Quarry, Davis, Howard Co., Maryland, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° North , 76° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~9km
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


The quarry was about 150 meters long, 30 meters wide, and 10 meters deep and was operated in the early part of the twentieth century for feldspar. The opening is on the western flank of the Woodstock gneiss dome, where the pegmatite has intruded the Cockeysville Marble.


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Ostrander, C. W. & W. E. Price (1940) Minerals of Maryland: Natural History Society of Maryland , 92 p.
Bernstein, Lawrence (1980) Minerals of the Washington D. C. area: Maryland Geological Survey Educational Series 5, 148 p.

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