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Tomstown Dolomite (MDCAt;2) - USGS

Geologic unit mapped in Maryland: Interbedded light gray to yellowish-gray, thin- to thick-bedded dolomite and limestone; some shale layers; gradational contact with

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Tomstown Dolomite (Lower Cambrian), central

Measured sections in the Tomstown Dolomite, Washington County, Maryland, indicate a considerably thinner section of carbonate rocks than in Virginia. Salterella conulata Clark, found at three previously undescribed localities, is confined to a narrow stratigraphic interval and may have biostratigraphic value.

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Geolex — Tomstown publications

2020-8-7 · Geographically extended to WV. In WV, Tomstown dolomite crops out only in Jefferson Co. Outcrop is extended belt slightly more than 1 mi in width that enters county in vicinity of Antietam, Washington Co., MD, and strikes southwestward along meander belt of Shenandoah River into Clark Co. Estimated thickness between 1,200 and 1,500 feet.

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FAULT IN PALEOZOIC ROCKS NEAR FREDERICK,

The lower 40 feet of Tomstown is dolomite with sericite partings. The remaining 140 feet is impure, thin-bedded dolomitic limestone. The Grove is a light-gray slightly dolomitic limestone with red staining in the matrix of breccias and along fractures. The Antietam and Tomstown dip easterly 25°–30°.

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RI 55 - Maryland

Above the Antietam Formation is the lowest carbonate unit of the Maryland Great Valley, the Tomstown Formation. Four new members are identified and named within Tomstown Formation. The lowest member, named Bolivar Heights, consists of basal, tan, sandy dolomite, and laminated marble, informally called the Keedysville marble, with the remainder ...

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Crystal Grottoes Caverns in Boonsboro, Maryland – M.A.

2021-6-23 · This small demonstration cave is Maryland’s largest cavern open to the public. It contains more formations per square foot than any other explored cave, and it’s among the most naturally preserved caverns in the world, with a constant temperature of 54 degrees. Crystal Grottoes formed in Tomstown Dolomite over millions of years.

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Geologic Maps of Maryland: Rocks of the South Mountain ...

2000-6-1 · The information contained on this page was adapted from Maryland Geological Survey's Geologic Map of Maryland (1968).This information reflects geologic interpretations from over 20 years ago and do not necessarily represent an accurate interpretation of currently accepted geologic theory.

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June 2021 – M.A. Kleen

2021-6-30 · This small demonstration cave is Maryland’s largest cavern open to the public. It contains more formations per square foot than any other explored cave, and it’s among the most naturally preserved caverns in the world, with a constant temperature of 54 degrees. Crystal Grottoes formed in Tomstown Dolomite over millions of years. The cellar ...

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Tomstown Dolomite (MDCAt;2) - USGS

Geologic unit mapped in Maryland: Interbedded light gray to yellowish-gray, thin- to thick-bedded dolomite and limestone; some shale layers; gradational contact with

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Snivelys Caves, Washington County - Maryland

The Tomstown Dolomite, in which the cave is developed, is a massive blue-black dolomite about 1000 feet thick that becomes light gray on weathering. The cave lies in beds 100 feet above the base of the formation. It is located on the east limb of a minor anticline dipping 20º E. The strike is due north.

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Geologic units in Frederick county, Maryland

Tomstown Dolomite (Cambrian) at surface, covers 0.2 % of this area. Interbedded light gray to yellowish-gray, thin- to thick-bedded dolomite and limestone; some shale layers; gradational contact with Antietam; thickness 200 to 1,000 feet.

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Groundhog Cave, Washington County - Maryland

The cave is in the Tomstown Dolomite. Description: In the ridge east of Bowman Cave there is a small cave, the entrance of which was formerly a groundhog hole. Steam issuing from the opening on a cold winter morning disclosed the presence of the cave. The entrance was enlarged exposing a steeply sloping shaft which drops four feet into a ...

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RI 55 - Maryland

Above the Antietam Formation is the lowest carbonate unit of the Maryland Great Valley, the Tomstown Formation. Four new members are identified and named within Tomstown Formation. The lowest member, named Bolivar Heights, consists of basal, tan, sandy dolomite, and laminated marble, informally called the Keedysville marble, with the remainder ...

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Crystal Grottoes Caverns in Boonsboro, Maryland – M.A.

2021-6-23 · This small demonstration cave is Maryland’s largest cavern open to the public. It contains more formations per square foot than any other explored cave, and it’s among the most naturally preserved caverns in the world, with a constant temperature of 54 degrees. Crystal Grottoes formed in Tomstown Dolomite over millions of years.

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June 2021 – M.A. Kleen

2021-6-30 · This small demonstration cave is Maryland’s largest cavern open to the public. It contains more formations per square foot than any other explored cave, and it’s among the most naturally preserved caverns in the world, with a constant temperature of 54 degrees. Crystal Grottoes formed in Tomstown Dolomite over millions of years. The cellar ...

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List of caves of Maryland - WikiMili, The Best Wikipedia ...

2020-8-25 · There are a number of sources about the topic area, including a reference book titled Caves of Maryland which was first released by the Maryland Geological Survey (MGS) in 1950. But information about Maryland caves was first gathered into a series of reports by Martin Muma in the mid-1940s, working under the MGS.

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Crystal Grottoes - Maryland

Maryland's only public showcave is a one hour drive from Baltimore and Washington, DC, through Maryland's scenic Frederick Valley and South Mountain countryside. Crystal Grottoes is located 1.5 miles outside of Boonsboro, MD, on State Rt 34 in Washington County, just 6 miles from Antietam Battlefield and 18 miles from Harper's Ferry.

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Groundhog Cave, Washington County - Maryland

The cave is in the Tomstown Dolomite. Description: In the ridge east of Bowman Cave there is a small cave, the entrance of which was formerly a groundhog hole. Steam issuing from the opening on a cold winter morning disclosed the presence of the cave. The entrance was enlarged exposing a steeply sloping shaft which drops four feet into a ...

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June 2021 – M.A. Kleen

2021-6-30 · This small demonstration cave is Maryland’s largest cavern open to the public. It contains more formations per square foot than any other explored cave, and it’s among the most naturally preserved caverns in the world, with a constant temperature of 54 degrees. Crystal Grottoes formed in Tomstown Dolomite over millions of years. The cellar ...

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RI 55 - Maryland

Above the Antietam Formation is the lowest carbonate unit of the Maryland Great Valley, the Tomstown Formation. Four new members are identified and named within Tomstown Formation. The lowest member, named Bolivar Heights, consists of basal, tan, sandy dolomite, and laminated marble, informally called the Keedysville marble, with the remainder ...

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Tomstown Dolomite Quarry Topo Map in Cumberland

Tomstown Dolomite Quarry is covered by the Dickinson, PA US Topo Map quadrant. The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of topographic maps of the U.S. commonly known as US Topo Maps. These maps are seperated into rectangular quadrants that

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Crystal Grottoes - Maryland

Maryland's only public showcave is a one hour drive from Baltimore and Washington, DC, through Maryland's scenic Frederick Valley and South Mountain countryside. Crystal Grottoes is located 1.5 miles outside of Boonsboro, MD, on State Rt 34 in Washington County, just 6 miles from Antietam Battlefield and 18 miles from Harper's Ferry.

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Show Caves of the United States of America: Crystal ...

2021-10-5 · 2 km outside Boonsboro, Maryland, on State Route 34 in Washington County. 10 km from Antietam Battlefield and 30 km from Harper's Ferry. Open: APR to OCT daily 9-18. NOV to MAR Sat, Sun 11-16. [2010] Fee: Adults USD 10. [2010] Classification: Karst cave Tomstown Dolomite Light:

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M.A. Kleen – Page 9

2021-6-28 · This small demonstration cave is Maryland’s largest cavern open to the public. It contains more formations per square foot than any other explored cave, and it’s among the most naturally preserved caverns in the world, with a constant temperature of 54 degrees. Crystal Grottoes formed in Tomstown Dolomite over millions of years. The cellar ...

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A Railroad Geologist Looks at Limestone and Dolomite

2019-9-10 · Dolomite production in the Shenandoah Valley region is confined to a small area near Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. From this area, both high-grade dolo-mite and dolomiltic lime have been shipped for many years, primarily for use by the steel industry. This premium dolomite is part of the Tomstown Formation,

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Ar/ Ar Data for White Mica, Biotite, and K-Feldspar ...

2008-9-29 · Point of Rocks Md.-Va. Tomstown Dolomite . Methods . Sample Preparation . All of the samples were crushed, ground, and sized using 250-, 180-, and 150-microgram (µm) sieves. Mineral separates were produced using magnetic separation, heavy liquid separation, paper

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