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Loring Cove, Perry, Washington Co., Maine, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 0' 58'' North , 67° 4' 38'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.01611,-67.07722
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Amygdaloidal basalt. (This site is usually referred to as the "Perry Agate locality" or "Loring Cove Agate locality," however, the quality of agate and related materials is generally poor. There are a few interesting micromount zeolite and related minerals which are uncommonly found.) The calcite fillings of amygdules are sometimes fluorescent red.

Mineral List


11 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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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Devonian
358.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3028584
Devonian Perry Formation, basalt member

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Perry Formation

Description: Devonian Perry Formation basalt member - Matagamon Sandstone, Perry Formation, Basalt Member

Comments: U - Unmetamorphosed; Protolith H - Lithic sandstone and conglomerate

Lithology: Major:{basalt}

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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