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Outcrop Be21-e: Hanby Park Quarry

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Rock Outcrop Be21-e: Hanby Park Quarry

On the south side of Chestnut Hill is an outcrop of very large boulders in the woods of Hanby Park near Arden, DE. This area of the park seems to be the site of an old quarry. The rocks here are very similar to the rocks found down the South Branch of Naaman Creek (Ardentown and Ardencroft) as they both share the same fine-grained, mafic properties with traces of coarse-grained charnockite.

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Rock Outcrop Be21-e: Hanby Park Quarry
Rock Outcrop Be21-e: Hanby Park Quarry
Rock Outcrop Be21-e: Hanby Park Quarry
Rock Outcrop Be21-e: Hanby Park Quarry