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Bristol Ferry, Bristol, Bristol Co., Rhode Island, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 38' 14'' North , 71° 15' 15'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.63722,-71.25417
GeoHash:G#: drmkfef63
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Late Proterozoic lineated microcline granite once mapped as the Metacom Granite Gneiss. Formerly a locality for superb amethyst crystals and blue quartz. Orthoclase and phlogopite do not occur here even though they are listed in Miller.


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14 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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ID: 2726961
water

Age: Anthropocene ( Ma)

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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References

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Miller, C. E. (1971) "Rhode Island Minerals and Their Locations."

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