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Farmers Cooperative Limestone Quarry, New London, Frederick Co., Maryland, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 24' 52'' North , 77° 14' 32'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.41444,-77.24222
GeoHash:G#: dr104r1vv
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


2 pits in the Wakefield Marble, producing crushed stone and agricultural lime. The pits operated until 1973.


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14 valid minerals.

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Cambrian
485.4 - 541 Ma



ID: 3192822
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cambrian (485.4 - 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]

Early Cambrian - Neoproterozoic
511 - 1000 Ma



ID: 2458693
marble

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (511 - 1000 Ma)

Comments: pink, white, tan; medium bedded; Dominant schistosity folation; blocks of crystalline limestone in mud; used for calcium carbonate

Lithology: Marble

Reference: Davis, A.M., C.S. Southworth, J.E. Reddy, J.S. Schindler. Geologic Map Database of the Washington DC Area Featuring Data from Three 30 x 60 Minute Quadrangles: Frederick, Washington West, and Fredericksburg. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-227. [69]

Proterozoic
541 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3005698
Sams Creek Metabasalt

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Sams Creek Metabasalt

Description: Grayish-green, massive to schistose, amygdaloidal metabasalt.

Lithology: Major:{metabasalt}

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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Bernstein, Lawrence (1980) Minerals of the Washington D. C. area: Maryland Geological Survey Educational Series 5, 148 p.

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