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Union Limestone Quarries (Knox Lime Company Quarries), Union, Knox Co., Maine, USA

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° North , 69° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


The so-called "limestone" here is actually metamorphic calc-silicate rock/ marble. Some coarse-grained granite and pegmatite is also present.


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24 valid minerals.

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References

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Barker, Daniel (1955). The Union Limestone Quarry, Union, Maine. Rocks and Minerals 30:365-366.
King, V.T. and Foord, E.E (1994). Mineralogy of Maine - Volume 1: Descriptive Mineralogy. Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine.

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