The Sioux Quartzite
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358
N 43° 33.376 W 096° 43.453
14T E 683815 N 4825106
Quick Description: Huge deposits of quartzite abound in this region.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 4/14/2006 8:18:47 AM
Waymark Code: WMAD6
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Milbank
Views: 29

Long Description:
The Sioux Quartzite deposits are the oldest exposed rocks in South Dakota. The Big Sioux River has been flowing over these rocks for over 10,000 years with little erosion. The quartzite was used as building and paving material during the Pioneer Days.
Marker Name: The Sioux Quartzite

Marker Type: City

Marker Text: Not listed

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