Help|Log In|Register|
Home PageMindat NewsThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusManagement TeamContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatSponsor a PageSponsored PagesTop Available PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on MindatThe Mindat Store
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryRandom MineralSearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
StatisticsThe ElementsMember ListBooks & MagazinesMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryHow to Link to MindatDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

St. Croix Co., Wisconsin, USA

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
St. Croix County is underlain by Cambrian and Ordovician sedimentary rocks. The Cambrian sediments are largely sandstones, often glauconitic. The Ordovician section tends to be carbonate dominated, with the notable exception of the super-mature St. Peter Sandstone. The carbonates are quarried for crushed stone. Calcite and drusy quartz can be found in these rocks.

Several faults originally of Keweenawan age, but reactived in post-Ordovician time, shift Cambrian and Ordovician strata. The most notable is the Hastings - Hudson Fault, traceable near Hudson and through Willow River State Park.

The Wisconsinan St. Croix moraine cuts through the county near the Interstate 94 corridor. The landscape south of there is bedrock dominated with only thin older glacial drift. North of the interstate the terrain is dominated by glacial landforms. Interesting materials can be found in the glacial drift including iron formation, float copper, jasper and "Lake Superior" agates.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

12 entries listed. 9 valid minerals.

Localities in this Region

The above list contains all mineral locality references listed on This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.


Dott, R. & J. Attig (2004) Roadside Geology of Wisconsin: Mountain Press, 346 p.

Mineral and/or Locality is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Copyright © and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2015, except where stated. relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: November 29, 2015 10:44:00 Page generated: November 24, 2015 01:22:36