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Bethlehem, Lehigh Co., Pennsylvania, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 37' 33'' North , 75° 22' 15'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.62583,-75.37083
GeoHash:G#: dr4rhgsws
Köppen climate type:Dfa : Hot-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bethlehem74,892 (2017)0.0km
Freemansburg2,616 (2017)2.1km
Fountain Hill4,629 (2017)3.4km
Middletown7,441 (2017)3.8km
Hellertown5,824 (2017)5.7km


Ref.: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 242.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Lanthanite-(La)
Formula: (La,Ce)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 242.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Lanthanite-(La)5.CC.25(La,Ce)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
AmBn(XO3)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p < 1:1
Lanthanite-(La)15.4.2.1(La,Ce)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Lanthanite-(La)(La,Ce)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O
CCarbon
C Lanthanite-(La)(La,Ce)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O
OOxygen
O Lanthanite-(La)(La,Ce)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O
LaLanthanum
La Lanthanite-(La)(La,Ce)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O

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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Cambrian
485.4 - 541 Ma



ID: 2875542
Allentown Formation

Age: Cambrian (485.4 - 541 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Allentown Formation

Description: Medium- to medium-dark-gray, thick-bedded dolomite and impure limestone; dark-gray chert stringers and nodules; laminated; oolitic and stromatolitic; some orange-brown-weathering calcareous siltstone at base.

Comments: 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:{dolostone,limestone}, Minor:{siltstone}, Incidental:{chert}

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]

Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3188605
Mesoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Lithology: Paragneiss; paragneiss

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]

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