GSW Spring Field Trip!

The field trip was a great success! Special thanks to Rebecca Kavage Adams (Maryland Geological Survey) for leading the trip.

The GSW spring field trip will be held Saturday, March 30, 2024 in Patapsco Valley State Park: The Potomac terrane, Baltimore terrane, and Baltimore Mafic Complex, led by Rebecca Adams, Maryland Geological Survey

Meet at 9am in the Woodstock parking area of Patapsco Valley State Park, Maryland

Tentative itinerary:

  • Baltimore Gneiss w/pegmatite 9:00-10:00am
  • Patapsco Valley State Park, McKeldin Area:
    •  Setters Quartzite 10:15-11:00am
    •  Baltimore Gneiss at McKeldin Rapids 11-12:00pm
    •  Lunch (bring your own): at shelter (Setters Quartzite)
    •  Cockeysville Marble & Loch Raven Schist 12:15-1:15pm
    •  Marriottsville Rd #2 Talc mines 1:30-2:15pm
  • Soldiers Delight Natural Area, Serpentinite, Choate chromite mine & overlook 2:30-3:30pm
  • Last stop: Howard County Western Regional Park, Sykesville Formation, near field #10 4:00-5:00pm

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