Teeter Quarry (Teeters Quarry; Valley Quarry; John S. Teeter and Sons Co. Quarry; Gettysburg Quarry; H.T. Campbell's Teeter's Quarry), Gettysburg, Adams Co., Pennsylvania, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||39° 45' North , 77° 15' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||39.75000,-77.25000|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfa : Humid subtropical climate|
Mesozoic hornfels quarry adjacent to York Haven Diabase. Originally H.T. Campbell's Teeter's Quarry, now owned and operated by Valley Quarries Inc. as the Gettysburg Quarry. Located along Rt. 97, about 0.5 mile west of Rt. 15. Aprox. 92.5 acre permit.
The correct name for this quarry, as found in many state records, was the John S. Teeter and Sons Co. Quarry. Often this was shortened to just the Teeter Quarry. An article in the Friends of Mineralogy Pennsylvania Chapter Newsletter v31, n3, fall of 2003. On page 6 an article written by John D Teeter, son of John S Teeter calls it the Teeter Quarry.
37 valid minerals.
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201.3 - 252.17 Ma
Age: Triassic (201.3 - 252.17 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Gettysburg 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.