Gantz Sand

Gantz Sand (HM2LM)

Location: Aurora, WV 26705 Preston County
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N 39° 19.418', W 79° 33.392'

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The upper Devonian or lower Mississippian strata and the "Gantz" or "Berea Sand" of the driller, is a clean pebbly sandstone. It produces oil and natural gas at depths greater than 1700 feet in north central West Virginia.
HM NumberHM2LM
Year Placed1963
Placed ByThe W. Va. Centennial Committee of the Oil and Natural Gas Industry, and the West Virginia Historic Commission
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 11:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 624423 N 4353684
Decimal Degrees39.32363333, -79.55653333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 19.418', W 79° 33.392'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 19' 25.08" N, 79° 33' 23.52" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 24010 George Washington Hwy, Aurora WV 26705, US
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