Central Rock Products Quarry, Guilford Co., North Carolina, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||36° 0' 30'' North , 79° 44' 54'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||36.00842,-79.74839|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfa : Humid subtropical climate|
A quarry located on E US highway 421, central Guilford Co.
Rock is metagranite and granodiorite.
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
1 valid mineral.
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|Middle Cambrian - Cryogenian|
501 - 720 Ma
|Metamorphosed Granitic Rock|
Description: Megacrystic, well foliated; locally contains hornblende. Chapel Hill, Chatham, Farrington, Meadow Flats, Mt. Moriah, Parks Crossroads plutons, and Roxboro and Vance County suites.
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.