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Improving Mindat.orgBlue Ball Stone Quarry

9th Apr 2007 18:14 BSTSophia Shultz

This quarry is, alas, now under water, and the tailings are under a thick growth of that Arch Enemy of Geologists Everywhere, crown vetch (developed by Penn State University). You can get a good view of the structure from the rim of the old quarry, but that is all.

11th Apr 2007 18:24 BSTUwe Kolitsch Manager

Thanks, locality file updated.

http://www.mindat.org/loc-4554.html

13th Apr 2007 18:40 BSTJustin Zzyzx Expert

It's now a private pond!


With it's own dock and everything.


I found some pyrite along the tailings...then I saw the no tresspassing sign on my way back up the slope...

13th Apr 2007 19:02 BSTDebbie Sprouse

I was across the street at a development that was going in about a year ago - its was just a flattened piece of dirt then, I guess it's gone now but only found some icky calcite.

7th May 2013 00:52 BSTjonny

Which geological layers are visible above the water?

How old are they?
 
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