Field trip to quarry near Calhoun CZO

Fractured protolith with intensive weathering in and near fractures at the Hansen Aggregates Quarry, Clinton, SC. Photo: Dan Richter

09 Jun 2016

Image: Fractured protolith with intensive weathering in and near fractures at the Hansen Aggregates Quarry, Clinton, SC. Photo: Dan Richter [Click image to enlarge]

On Thursday 9 June 2016, Paul Schroeder led a several hour tour of the Hanson Aggregates Quarry (AKA Mary Lou Rock Quarry) in Clinton SC, about 15 km from the Calhoun CZO. We talked hydrology, geohydrology, biogeochemistry, weathering profiles, mineralogy, critical zone science!

Location: Hanson Aggregates Quarry (34.511901,-81.802535)

Vertical quartz dike at the Hansen Aggregates Quarry, Clinton, SC. Photo: Dan Richter

Vertical quartz dike at the Hansen Aggregates Quarry, Clinton, SC. Photo: Dan Richter


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