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Calcite from
Shelton Quarry (Solite Quarry), Caswell Co., North Carolina, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Ackermann, Rolf V., Schlische, Roy W., Patino, Lina C., and Johnson, Lois A., 2003, "A Lagerstatte of Rift-Related Tectonic Structures from the Solite Quarry, Dan River - Danville Rift Basin", in Peter M. Letourneau and Paul E. Olsen (editors), The Great Rift Valleys of Pangea in Eastern North America, volume 1, p. 118-133.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Shelton Quarry (Solite Quarry), Caswell Co., North Carolina, USA
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