Maxon Sand

Maxon Sand (HM2LHY)

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N 37° 52.76', W 80° 34.174'

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The resistant Droop Sandstone
in this quarry is the "Maxon Sand"
of the driller, and shows southerly
dipping cross laminations. This
Sand yields oil and natural gas
at depths of over 1000 feet in
southern and central West Virginia.
Year Placed1963
Placed ByThe W. Va. Centennial Committee of the Oil and Natural Gas Industry and the West Virginia Historic Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 5th, 2019 at 11:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 537852 N 4192514
Decimal Degrees37.87933333, -80.56956667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 52.76', W 80° 34.174'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 52' 45.6" N, 80° 34' 10.44" W
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