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  PA Meckley quarry
  USA

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Added in: 10-2015
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Location description:

Meckley quarry is a limestone quarry (along with other minerals) near Mandata, Pennsylvania. The limestone here is some 400 million years old (Devonian). In the quarry one can find different kinds of minerals.




Added by: almach on 23-10-2015



Added by: almach on 23-10-2015

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Directions:

From Pillow in Northumberland county, Pennsylvania, go north on Route 225. Just short of the town of Mandata is the quarry. The coordinates are GPS 40 40' 27" N and 76 50' 02" W. 

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Finds:

Celestine, fluorite, calcite and Strontianite. Other minerals are also present. 

Other locations in the area
Fossil location: Mount Pleasant Mills
Fossil location: PA Danville (Montour Fossil Pit)
Society: Central Pennsylvania Rock and Mineral Club: St. Thomas United Church

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Thanks to Phil Schmitz for sending in this description

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