Manville Quarry (Riverview Quarry; CQC Quarry; Forte Brothers Quarry; Todesca Quarry), Cumberland, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||41° 58' 50'' North , 71° 28' 49'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||41.98056,-71.48028|
Crushed stone quarry, currently operated by Cumberland Quarry Corporation (CQC).
13 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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541 - 1000 Ma
|Blackstone Group - quartzite|
Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Blackstone Group
Description: Gray, medium-grained, massive to thinly bedded quartzite; commonly tectonically interleaved with other units of the Blackstone Group. Interpreted as olistostromal deposits. Includes rock mapped formerly as Quinnville Quartzite.
Comments: Part of Esmond-Dedham Subterrane (West Bay Area)
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.