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Boothwyn, Upper Chichester Township, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 49' 53'' North , 75° 26' 55'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.83139,-75.44861
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


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3 valid minerals.

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
252.17 - 541 Ma



ID: 2796233
Anorthosite

Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 541 Ma)

Description: Medium to coarse grained, light to dark bluish gray, predominantly plagioclase; local alteration minerals.

Lithology: Major:{anorthosite}

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
485.4 - 541 Ma



ID: 3191144
Paleozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Cambrian (485.4 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Volcanic 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]

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References

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Gordon, Samuel S. (1922), The Minerology of Pennsyvania: 133, 197-198.
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: 695.
Mitchell, J. R., Delaware County Institute of Science.

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