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Calcite from
York Building Supply quarry (Roosevelt Avenue Quarry; Roosevelt quarry; York Stone Quarry; Delta Carbonate quarry), York, York Co., Pennsylvania, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Calcite
Formula:CaCO3
Habit:Scalenohedtal and twins
Colour:Pale Yellow to orange
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Lapham & Geyer, 1965. Mineral Collecting in Pennsylvania
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view York Building Supply quarry (Roosevelt Avenue Quarry; Roosevelt quarry; York Stone Quarry; Delta Carbonate quarry), York, York Co., Pennsylvania, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Calcite
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1.4km (0.8 miles) B Maryland Green Marble Corporation Quarry (Cardiff Serpentine Quarry), Harford Co., Maryland, USA
12.0km (7.5 miles) C Wiant's Quarry (Weiant Quarry), Pilot, State Line District, Cecil Co., Maryland, USA
18.9km (11.8 miles) D Wood's Chrome Mine (Wood's Mine), Texas, Little Britain Township, State Line Chromite District, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
23.1km (14.4 miles) E Churchville Quarry (Davis Quarry Company Inc.), Harford Co., Maryland, USA
23.4km (14.6 miles) F Quarryville Lime and Stone Company Quarry (Orchard Quarry), Quarryville Borough (Quarryville), Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
28.5km (17.7 miles) G H.R. Miller Quarry, Lancaster Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
33.0km (20.5 miles) H Gap Mine (Gap Nickel Mine), Gap, Bart Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
37.0km (23.0 miles) I Gilmor Quarry, Baltimore Co., Maryland, USA
37.3km (23.2 miles) J County Line Quarry (Kline's Quarry), Wrightsville, York Co., Pennsylvania, USA
39.1km (24.3 miles) K Beaver Dam Quarry (Baker and Connelly Quarry), Cockeysville, Baltimore Co., Maryland, USA
40.1km (24.9 miles) L H.T. Campbell Quarry (Campbell Quarry), Texas, Baltimore Co., Maryland, USA
42.7km (26.5 miles) M Binkley-Ober Quarry, Manheim Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
43.7km (27.2 miles) N Medusa Cement Company Quarry, West York, York Co., Pennsylvania, USA
45.3km (28.2 miles) O White Pigment Quarry (White Pigment Corp. Quarry; White Pigment Limestone Quarry), West York, York Co., Pennsylvania, USA
47.0km (29.2 miles) P Billmeyer Quarry, Bainbridge, Conoy Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
47.2km (29.3 miles) Q Codorus Stone & Supply Co. Quarry, Emigsville, East Manchester Township, York Co., Pennsylvania, USA
48.5km (30.1 miles) R Bare Hills Copper Mine (Smith Avenue Copper Mine), Bare Hills, Baltimore Co., Maryland, USA
49.4km (30.7 miles) S McMahon Quarry (Greenspring Quarry), Bare Hills, Baltimore Co., Maryland, USA
49.9km (31.0 miles) T Blue Ball Stone Co. Quarry (Showalter Quarry), Blue Ball, Earl Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
50.3km (31.3 miles) U Thomasville Crushed Stone Quarry (Lincoln Stone Company Quarry; Lincoln Stone and Lime Quarry), Thomasville, Jackson Township, York Co., Pennsylvania, USA
51.1km (31.7 miles) V Weaverland Quarry, Weaverland, East Earl Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
51.2km (31.8 miles) W Burkholder Quarry, Martindale, Earl Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
52.9km (32.8 miles) X Jones Falls Quarries, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
55.3km (34.4 miles) Y Woodberry Quarry, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
55.8km (34.7 miles) Z Delight Quarry (Soldier's Delight Quarry; Dyer Quarry), Soldiers' Delight ridge, Delight, Baltimore Co., Maryland, USA
56.2km (35.0 miles) 0 Harris Mine, Baltimore Co., Maryland, USA
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