Frost Quarry, Davis, Howard Co., Maryland, USA
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||39° North , 76° West (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~9km|
|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.
18 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.
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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.