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York Building Supply quarry (Roosevelt Avenue Quarry; Roosevelt quarry; York Stone Quarry; Delta Carbonate quarry), York, York Co., Pennsylvania, USAi
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York Building Supply quarry (Roosevelt Avenue Quarry; Roosevelt quarry; York Stone Quarry; Delta Carbonate quarry)Quarry
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 43' 40'' North , 76° 19' 40'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.72778,-76.32778
GeoHash:G#: dr1dp05z1
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Delta724 (2017)0.1km
Susquehanna Trails2,264 (2017)4.9km
Pylesville693 (2011)5.7km
Fawn Grove456 (2017)10.6km
Wakefield609 (2017)13.7km


Formerly operated by the Delta Carbonate company.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Habit: Scalenohedtal and twins
Colour: Pale Yellow to orange
Reference: Lapham & Geyer, 1965. Mineral Collecting in Pennsylvania
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Colflesh, S. (2010) Mineral News, 26, #5, 2. Analytical confirmation by Lance Kearns.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O CelestineSrSO4
SSulfur
S CelestineSrSO4
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4

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: 2951737
Peters Creek Schist

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Peters Creek Schist

Description: Chlorite-sericite schist containing interbedded quartzite.

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:{mica schist,quartzite}

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]

Cambrian - Neoproterozoic
485.4 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3190533
Precambrian-Phanerozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (485.4 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Metasedimentary/metavolcanic schist

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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