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Sunday, January 3, 2010

Quartz Geode Location, near Elmville Highland County, Ohio

Colorless quartz crystals in cavities and geodes found in Lilley Dolomite formation along with calcite and sphalerite. Location in an abandoned quarry along the northside of Highway 54 approximately 1 mile west of Elmville. Locale is a short distance southwest of Dunkard Ridge Church along the Brusg Creek and Jackson Township boundary.
References:
  1. OGS Section no. 1296
  2. General Geology Bowman,R.S., 1956, Stratigraphic and paleotology of the Niagaran Series in Highland county, Ohio:Ohio State University PhD dissertation (unpublished) p133.
  3. Carlson, E, H, 1991, Minerals of Ohio: Bulletin 69: Ohio Dept of Natural Resources, Columbus Ohio, p.132

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