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Burke Estate, Calhoun Co., Alabama, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 33° 48' 0'' North , 85° 40' 59'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 33.80008,-85.68326
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Southwest end of Dugger Mountain, 14.5 km SW of Piedmont.


Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

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: 3187973
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 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]

Cambrian
485.4 - 541 Ma



ID: 2720534
Weisner and Wilson Ridge Formations undifferentiated

Age: Cambrian (485.4 - 541 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Weisner Formation; Ridge Formation

Description: Interbedded quartzose to slightly feldspathic sandstone and laterally continous conglomerate in ledge-forming units seperated by greenish-gray silty mudstone.

Lithology: Major:{sandstone,conglomerate}, Minor:{mudstone}

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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