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Martin Marietta Quarry (Martin Marietta Aggregates Quarry), Lapel, Madison Co., Indiana, USA

Calcite
Martin Marietta Quarry, Lapel, Madison Co., Indiana, USA

Photo: SMS 2011
Latitude: 40°4'23"N
Longitude: 85°51'9"W
An aggregate quarry in the Wabash formation (Louisville Limestone, Jeffersonville Limestone & Geneva Dolomite). Started over 100 years ago for gravel. Restarted 1972. Located on the NW edge of Lapel.
Commodities (Major) - Stone - Crushed/Broken
Development Status: Past Producer. Operation includes a mill at the quarry site.

Mineral List

Calcite
Pyrite
Sphalerite


3 entries listed. 3 valid minerals.

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References

Hess, D. F. & S. Rose (1966) The geology and mineralization of a locality in north-central Indiana with reference to other Indiana localities: Rocks and Minerals: 41 (12): 885-890.

MESA Health and Safety Inspection Reports October 27, 1971 and January 9-10, 1973.

Ault, C. and D. Carr (compilers) (1980) Directory of crushed stone, ground limestone, cement and lime producers in Indiana: Indiana Geological Survey: 34 p.

Huizing, T. & R. Russell (1986) Indiana Minerals: A locality index: Rocks and Minerals: 61 (3): 136- 151.

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