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Mineral Springs Quarry, Chestnut Hill (College Hill; Lafayette Hill; Mount Lafayette; Paxinosa Ridge), Easton, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania, USAi
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Mineral Springs QuarryQuarry
Chestnut Hill (College Hill; Lafayette Hill; Mount Lafayette; Paxinosa Ridge)Hill
Easton- not defined -
Northampton Co.County
PennsylvaniaState
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 43' 2'' North , 75° 11' 50'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.71722,-75.19722
GeoHash:G#: dr4x8u751
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Dfa : Hot-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Phillipsburg14,515 (2017)2.7km
Easton26,915 (2017)3.8km
Lopatcong Overlook734 (2017)4.9km
Wilson7,781 (2017)5.3km
West Easton1,251 (2017)5.4km


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Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Marialite
Formula: Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Reference: Reed, Juliet C. (1976), Annotated Biblio. of Minerals New to the PA List 1965-1974, The Min. Soc. of PA, Inc.: 53; Gordon, Samuel G. (1922), Mineralogy of PA:89.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Marialite9.FB.15Na4Al3Si9O24Cl

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with other Be/Al/Si frameworks
Marialite76.3.1.1Na4Al3Si9O24Cl

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
NaSodium
Na MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
AlAluminium
Al MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
SiSilicon
Si MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
ClChlorine
Cl MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187973
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Precambrian
541 - 4000 Ma



ID: 2743073
Felsic to mafic gneiss

Age: Precambrian (541 - 4000 Ma)

Description: Light, medium grained; predominantly quartz and feldspar of igneous origin.

Comments: Digital map differences from 1980 printed map: name changed from (Granitic gneiss). Original map source: Pennsylvania Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Miles, C.E., and Whitfield, T.G., compilers, 2001, Bedrock Geology of Pennsylvania, edition: 1.0, digital map, scale 1:250,000.

Lithology: Major:{gneiss}

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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Gordon, Samuel G. (1922), Mineralogy of Pennsylvania: 89.
Reed, Juliet C. (1976), Annotated Bibliography of Minerals New to the Pennsylvania List 1965-1974, The Mineralogical Society of Pennsylvania, Inc.: 53.


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