Woodstock, Howard Co., Maryland, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||39° 19' 41'' North , 76° 52' 22'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||39.32806,-76.87280|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfa : Humid subtropical climate|
Minerals reported from abandoned granite quarries in the area.
4 valid minerals.
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541 - 4000 Ma
Age: Precambrian (541 - 4000 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Baltimore Gneiss
Description: Biotite-quartz-feldspar gneiss and biotite-hornblende gneiss; amphibolite widespread but subordinate; texturally varied; granitic gneiss, veined gneiss, augen gneiss, banded gneiss, and migmatite, in places complexly intermingled; age 1,1000 m.y. * by radiogenic dating. Layered paragneiss in Baltimore City southeast of Relay Quartz Diorite.
Comments: Radiogenic date from Wetherill et al., 1966 (ref. MD003)
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. 
1000 - 1600 Ma
|Mesoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)
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.