Shelburne Limestone Co. Quarry

Producer in Chittenden county in Vermont, United States with commodity Stone, Crushed/Broken

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10081749
MRDS ID W044076
Record type Site
Current site name Shelburne Limestone Co. Quarry

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -73.18513, 44.37999 (WGS84)
Elevation 104
Relative position 2.0 MILES EAST OF SHELBURNE, VT
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Vermont Chittenden

Comments on the location information

  • LOCATED BETWEEN SPEAR AND DORSET STREETS.
  • ; Record Includes Several Other Quarries, Dating To 1800s, Within .75mi N and Ne

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Stone, Crushed/Broken Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Marble Ore
Limestone Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Limestone
    Rock unit name Shelburne Formation
    Rock description Shelburne Formation
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Early Ordovician
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Early Ordovician

Nearby scientific data

(1) -73.18513, 44.37999

Ore body information

  • General form TABULAR
    Strike NSE
    Dip 60-80 E

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Producer
Commodity type Non-metallic
Deposit size Large
Significant No
Discovery method Ore-Mineral In Place

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Operator
    Owner Shelburne Limestone Co.
  • Type Owner
    Owner Dennis Demers
    Home office Swanton, Vt

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface
    Area 2.628HA
    Overall length 182.88M
    Overall width 152.4M

Comments on the workings information

  • QUARRY HAS 60 TO 80 FOOT HIGHWALLS

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W044076
Vermont Agency of Natural Resources VTANR VTANR AM85ND224

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    MORRILL, P. AND CHAFFEE, R.,1964, VERMONT MINES AND MINERAL LOCALITIIES: (MONTSHIRE MUSEUM; HANOVER, NH), P 41

  • Deposit

    Morrill, P. And Chaffee, R., 1964, Vermont Mines And Mineral Locations: Montshire Museum, Hanover, New Hampshire, 50 P.Morrill, P. And Chaffee, R., 1964, Vermont Mines And Mineral Locations: Montshire Museum, Hanover, New Hampshire, 50 P.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Editor 01-JAN-2003 L. G. Woodruff U.S. Geological Survey checked references; location; commodities; ore materials
Reporter 01-MAY-1985 McBean, Alan J. (Ratte, Charles A.) Vermont Agency of Environmental Conservation