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Calcite from
National Limestone Quarry No. 1, Paxtonville, Middleburg Township, Snyder Co., Pennsylvania, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Calcite
Formula:CaCO3
Comments:Calcite can be found in voids and vugs throughout the limestone in the quarry. Fresh blasts often expose new crystals. Exquisite formations of crystals can be found at various locations in the quarry.
Colour:White, colorless
Luminescent properties:Non-Fluorescent at this location.
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Collection of Jeff Wilson (Field Trips, The North Jersey Mineralogical Society)
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view National Limestone Quarry No. 1, Paxtonville, Middleburg Township, Snyder Co., Pennsylvania, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Calcite
8.6km (5.3 miles) A National Limestone Quarry #2, Lime Ridge, Mount Pleasant Mills, Perry Township, Snyder Co., Pennsylvania, USA
18.8km (11.7 miles) B Susquehanna Quarry, East Salem, Juniata Co., Pennsylvania, USA
25.5km (15.9 miles) C Doughty Mine, Sunbury, Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania, USA
25.6km (15.9 miles) D Meckley's Quarry, Mandata, Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania, USA
26.2km (16.3 miles) E Faylor-Middle Creek Quarry, Winfield, Union Co., Pennsylvania, USA
26.9km (16.7 miles) F Winfield, Union Co., Pennsylvania, USA
46.4km (28.8 miles) G Salona Quarry (Hanson Aggregates quarry; Milestone Materials), Salona, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania, USA
49.5km (30.7 miles) H Avis, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania, USA
54.0km (33.6 miles) I Keystone Paint and Filler Co. Quarry, Muncy, Lycoming Co., Pennsylvania, USA
57.8km (35.9 miles) J Oak Hall Quarry, College Township, Centre Co., Pennsylvania, USA
59.6km (37.0 miles) K Lime Bluff Quarry (Lycoming Silica Sand Company Quarry), Lime Bluff, Muncy, Lycoming Co., Pennsylvania, USA
67.1km (41.7 miles) L Pennsy Supply Quarry (Millard Quarry), North Londonderry Township, Lebanon Co., Pennsylvania, USA
67.2km (41.8 miles) M Almedia Mine, Columbia Co., Pennsylvania, USA
68.9km (42.8 miles) N Tivoli adit, Shrewsbury Township, Lycoming Co., Pennsylvania, USA
70.9km (44.1 miles) O McCauley prospect 22, Penn Township, Lycoming Co., Pennsylvania, USA
72.2km (44.9 miles) P Interstate 99 Skytop roadcut, Skytop, State College, Centre Co., Pennsylvania, USA
73.0km (45.4 miles) Q Zeolite locality, Dillsburg, York Co., Pennsylvania, USA
77.2km (48.0 miles) R Smith Quarry, South Annville Township, Lebanon Co., Pennsylvania, USA
82.0km (51.0 miles) S Cornwall Mines (Cornwall Iron Mine), Cornwall Borough (Cornwall), Lebanon Co., Pennsylvania, USA
86.7km (53.9 miles) T Billmeyer Quarry, Bainbridge, Conoy Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
88.2km (54.8 miles) U Thompson Lead Mine, McConnellstown, Huntingdon Co., Pennsylvania, USA
89.1km (55.4 miles) V New Enterprise Stone & Lime Company Quarry, McConnellstown, Huntingdon Co., Pennsylvania, USA
89.4km (55.5 miles) W Codorus Stone & Supply Co. Quarry, Emigsville, East Manchester Township, York Co., Pennsylvania, USA
94.6km (58.8 miles) X Millview Quarry, Forks Township, Sullivan Co., Pennsylvania, USA
95.9km (59.6 miles) Y Medusa Cement Company Quarry, West York, York Co., Pennsylvania, USA
96.1km (59.7 miles) Z County Line Quarry (Kline's Quarry), Wrightsville, York Co., Pennsylvania, USA
96.3km (59.9 miles) 0 White Pigment Quarry (White Pigment Corp. Quarry; White Pigment Limestone Quarry), West York, York Co., Pennsylvania, USA
96.5km (59.9 miles) 1 Thomasville Crushed Stone Quarry (Lincoln Stone Company Quarry; Lincoln Stone and Lime Quarry), Thomasville, Jackson Township, York Co., Pennsylvania, USA
96.8km (60.1 miles) 2 Binkley-Ober Quarry, Manheim Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
103.3km (64.2 miles) 3 Martin Limestone Quarry (Kurtz Quarry), Denver, East Cocalico Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
103.8km (64.5 miles) 4 Lansford, Carbon Co., Pennsylvania, USA
104.2km (64.7 miles) 5 Rheem’s Quarry, Aberdeen, Mount Joy Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
108.0km (67.1 miles) 6 Hanover Quarry, Hanover, York Co., Pennsylvania, USA
108.5km (67.4 miles) 7 H.R. Miller Quarry, Lancaster Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
109.1km (67.8 miles) 8 Burkholder Quarry, Martindale, Earl Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
109.8km (68.2 miles) 9 Fairfield Quarry, Fairfield, Adams Co., Pennsylvania, USA
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