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Dolomite from
Blue Ball Stone Co. Quarry (Showalter Quarry), Blue Ball, Earl Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Dolomite
Formula:CaMg(CO3)2
Comments:ocassional association with pyrite micro-crystals
Habit:saddle-back crystals, massive
Colour:white to pale pink
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Mineralogy of Pennsylvania 1966-1976; Smith, Robert C. II, pgs 242-47
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Chalcopyrite1 photo of Dolomite associated with Chalcopyrite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Dolomite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Blue Ball Stone Co. Quarry (Showalter Quarry), Blue Ball, Earl Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Dolomite
1.9km (1.2 miles) Weaverland Quarry, Weaverland, East Earl Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
12.9km (8.0 miles) Martin Limestone Quarry (Kurtz Quarry), Denver, East Cocalico Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
23.1km (14.3 miles) Sinking Spring, Berks Co., Pennsylvania, USA
26.6km (16.6 miles) Binkley-Ober Quarry, Manheim Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
26.9km (16.7 miles) Quarryville Lime and Stone Company Quarry (Orchard Quarry), Quarryville Borough (Quarryville), Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
29.3km (18.2 miles) Bamford, East Hempfield Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
29.9km (18.6 miles) H.R. Miller Quarry, Lancaster Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
34.7km (21.6 miles) Chester County Poorhouse Quarry (Poor House Quarry), West Bradford Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA
42.4km (26.4 miles) County Line Quarry (Kline's Quarry), Wrightsville, York Co., Pennsylvania, USA
43.7km (27.1 miles) Wood's Chrome Mine (Wood's Mine), Texas, Little Britain Township, State Line Chromite Mining District, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
 
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