William Wise Mine, Westmoreland, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||42° 57' 1'' North , 72° 29' 11'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||42.95031,-72.48643|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
Fluorite mine started ca. 1890's and closed about 1919. Worked intermittently since for specimens until present. Formerly owned by the American Tube and Stamping Co., Bridgeport, CT (1918-1919). Mineralized area is termed the William Wise vein.
16 valid minerals.
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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|Devonian - Silurian|
358.9 - 443.8 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks|
Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 443.8 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. 
443.8 - 458.4 Ma
|Oliverian Plutonic Suite - granodioritic to quartz dioritic gneissic|
Age: Late Ordovician (443.8 - 458.4 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Oliverian Plutonic Suite
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.