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Detailed Mineral List:
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Localities: Lake Erie beach, Saybrook township, Ashtabula Co., Ohio, USA
Enon meteorite, Springfield, Clark Co., Ohio, USA
Alum-(K)
Formula: KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Localities: King's Creek Cave, Cuyahoga Gorge Park, Cuyahoga Falls, Summit Co., Ohio, USA
Aurora Pond, Twinsburg township, Summit Co., Ohio, USA
McDermott, Scioto Co., Ohio, USA
Alunogen
Formula: Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Localities: Bill Moose Run, Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio, USA
Old strip mine, Langsville, Meigs Co., Ohio, USA
Blue Bridge (Lameraux Bridge), West Branch Huron River, Monroeville, Huron Co., Ohio, USA
Glen Echo Ravine, Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio, USA ? (more information)
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Localities: AKZO Salt Inc. mine (International Salt Co. mine), Whiskey Island, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA
Morton Salt Mine, Fairport Harbor, Lake Co., Ohio, USA
U. S. Gypsum Mine, Portage township, Ottawa Co., Ohio, USA
Celotex Corp. quarry, Portage township, Ottawa Co., Ohio, USA
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Locality: Huron River occurrence, Milan, Erie Co., Ohio, USA
Anorthite var: Labradorite
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Locality: Lake Erie beach, Saybrook township, Ashtabula Co., Ohio, USA
Photo: © . Labradorite from Lake Erie beach, Saybrook township, Ashtabula Co., Ohio, USA
'Apatite'
Localities: Huron River occurrence, Milan, Erie Co., Ohio, USA
Blue Bridge (Lameraux Bridge), West Branch Huron River, Monroeville, Huron Co., Ohio, USA
Photo: Apatite from Adena Brook Ravine, Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio, USA
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Photo: © . Aragonite from Newark, Licking Co., Ohio, USA
'Asphaltum'
Localities: Bloomlock quarry (Suever Stone Co. quarry; Landeck quarry), Delphos, Allen Co., Ohio, USA
Serpent Mound disturbance, Adams Co., Ohio, USA
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 51 localities in this region.
Photo: © Alan Goldstein. Baryte from Pugh Quarry, Weston, Wood Co., Ohio, USA
'Biotite'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Bitumen'
Localities: National Lime and Stone Co. Quarry, Lima, Bath Township, Allen Co., Ohio, USA
Suever Stone Co. quarry (Delphos Quarries Co. quarry), Delphos, Van Wert Co., Ohio, USA
Botryogen
Formula: MgFe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
Localities: Bill Moose Run, Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio, USA
Old strip mine, Langsville, Meigs Co., Ohio, USA
Blue Bridge (Lameraux Bridge), West Branch Huron River, Monroeville, Huron Co., Ohio, USA
Glen Echo Ravine, Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio, USA
Photo: Botryogen from Glen Echo Ravine, Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio, USA
Brianite (TL)
Formula: Na2CaMg(PO4)2
Type Locality: Dayton meteorite, Montgomery Co., Ohio, USA
Reference: Am Min 60:717-718
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 182 localities in this region.
Photo: © 2002 John H. Betts. Calcite from Pugh Quarry, Weston, Wood Co., Ohio, USA
'Catlinite'
Locality: Portsmouth, Scioto Co., Ohio, USA
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 48 localities in this region.
Photo: © 2008 Peter Cristofono. Celestine from Stoneco quarry, Lime City, Wood Co., Ohio, USA
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
'Chert'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Photo: Chert from Washington Township, Licking Co., Ohio, USA
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Locality: Enon meteorite, Springfield, Clark Co., Ohio, USA
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Locality: Enon meteorite, Springfield, Clark Co., Ohio, USA
'Coal'
Locality: Pea-Sunnyhill Mine, Perry Co., Ohio, USA
'Coal var: Bituminous Coal'
Reference: Field Book of Common Rocks and Minerals- Fredrick Brewster Loomis-1948
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Photo: Bituminous Coal from Washington Township, Licking Co., Ohio, USA
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Diadochite
Formula: Fe3+2(PO4)(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Localities: Old strip mine, Jackson township, Coshocton Co., Ohio, USA
Monday Creek Township, Perry Co., Ohio, USA
Photo: © 2007 Peter Cristofono. Diadochite from Monday Creek Township, Perry Co., Ohio, USA
Diamond
Formula: C
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 54 localities in this region.
Photo: © WS-2008. Dolomite from Blue Bridge, West Branch Huron River, Monroeville, Huron Co., Ohio, USA
Dolomite var: Ferroan Dolomite
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Photo: © Scott Sadlocha. Ferroan Dolomite from Blue Bridge, West Branch Huron River, Monroeville, Huron Co., Ohio, USA
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Localities: Cuyahoga River, North Akron, Summit Co., Ohio, USA
Blue Bridge (Lameraux Bridge), West Branch Huron River, Monroeville, Huron Co., Ohio, USA
Bill Moose Run, Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio, USA
Glen Echo Ravine, Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio, USA ? (more information)
'Flint'
Localities: Reported from at least 31 localities in this region.
Photo: Flint from Flint Ridge, Licking Co., Ohio, USA
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Reported from at least 57 localities in this region.
Photo: © Rob Lavinsky . Fluorite from Clay Center, Ottawa Co., Ohio, USA
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Photo: © C. Stefano '08. Galena from Edward Kraemer & Sons Inc. Quarry, Clay Center, Ottawa Co., Ohio, USA
Glauconite
Formula: (K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2
Localities: Armco Inc. quarry (Piqua Stone Products Co. quarry), Piqua, Miami Co., Ohio, USA
Pugh Quarry (France Stone Co. Custar quarry), Weston, Wood Co., Ohio, USA
Adams Co., Ohio, USA
Belmont Co., Ohio, USA
Photo: © . Glauconite from Adams Co., Ohio, USA
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Localities: Route 125 roadcuts, Georgetown, Brown Co., Ohio, USA
Bill Moose Run, Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio, USA
Washington Township, Licking Co., Ohio, USA
Bellevue, Erie Co., Ohio, USA
Photo: Goethite from Washington Township, Licking Co., Ohio, USA
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Photo: Gold from Ross Co., Ohio, USA
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 47 localities in this region.
Photo: © C. Stefano '09. Gypsum from Ellsworth, Mahoning Co., Ohio, USA
Gypsum var: Selenite
Locality: Ellsworth, Mahoning Co., Ohio, USA
Photo: © 2003 John H. Betts. Selenite from Ellsworth, Mahoning Co., Ohio, USA
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Localities: Copperas Mountain, Paxton Township, Ross Co., Ohio, USA
Blue Bridge (Lameraux Bridge), West Branch Huron River, Monroeville, Huron Co., Ohio, USA
Abandoned coal strip mines, Sandy Run, Brown township, Vinton Co., Ohio, USA
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 47 localities in this region.
Photo: Hematite from Dover township, Athens Co., Ohio, USA
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Locality: Serpent Mound disturbance, Franklin township, Adams Co., Ohio, USA
Hexahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 6H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Localities: Kossuth meteorite, Kossuth, Auglaize Co., Ohio, USA
Enon meteorite, Springfield, Clark Co., Ohio, USA
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Limonite'
Formula: FeO(OH) · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
Photo: Limonite from Jefferson Township, Richland Co., Ohio, USA
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Locality: Cemex Quarry, Fairborn, Greene Co., Ohio, USA
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 29 localities in this region.
Photo: © SMS 2007. Marcasite from Edward Kraemer & Sons Inc. Quarry, Clay Center, Ottawa Co., Ohio, USA
Melanterite
Formula: FeSO4 · 7H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
Photo: © 2008 Jesse Crawford. Melanterite from Copperas Mountain, Paxton Township, Ross Co., Ohio, USA
Merrillite
Formula: Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Locality: Enon meteorite, Springfield, Clark Co., Ohio, USA
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Locality: Bill Moose Run, Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio, USA
Photo: Millerite from Bill Moose Run, Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio, USA
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Delaware Co., Ohio, USA
Fayette Co., Ohio, USA
'Olivine'
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Locality: Enon meteorite, Springfield, Clark Co., Ohio, USA
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Localities: American Aggregates Corp. Marble Cliff Quarry (Marble Cliff Quarries Co. Scioto quarry), Franklin Co., Ohio, USA
Bill Moose Run, Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio, USA
Photo: Opal from Bill Moose Run, Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio, USA
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Locality: Enon meteorite, Springfield, Clark Co., Ohio, USA
Panethite (TL)
Formula: (Na,Ca)2(Mg,Fe2+)2(PO4)2
Type Locality: Dayton meteorite, Montgomery Co., Ohio, USA
Reference: AM 53 (1968), 509; Geoch. Cosmoch. Acta 31 (1967), 1711; HB4 (2000)
'Petrified Wood'
Localities: Reported from at least 26 localities in this region.
Pickeringite
Formula: MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 215 localities in this region.
Photo: © 2005 S. Campbell. Pyrite from Worthington area, Franklin Co., Ohio, USA
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 44 localities in this region.
Photo: © WS-2007. Quartz from Blue Bridge, West Branch Huron River, Monroeville, Huron Co., Ohio, USA
Quartz var: Agate
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Licking Co., Ohio, USA
Muskingum Co., Ohio, USA
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Licking Co., Ohio, USA
Muskingum Co., Ohio, USA
Quartz var: Carnelian
Localities: Muskingum Co., Ohio, USA
Licking Co., Ohio, USA
Photo: Carnelian from Bill Moose Run, Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio, USA
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Photo: Chalcedony from Bill Moose Run, Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio, USA
Quartz var: Jasper
Localities: Muskingum Co., Ohio, USA
Licking Co., Ohio, USA
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Localities: Muskingum Co., Ohio, USA
Licking Co., Ohio, USA
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Muskingum Co., Ohio, USA
Licking Co., Ohio, USA
Photo: © WS-09. Smoky Quartz from Blue Bridge, West Branch Huron River, Monroeville, Huron Co., Ohio, USA
Rozenite
Formula: FeSO4 · 4H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Salammoniac
Formula: NH4Cl
Localities: Huron River occurrence, Milan, Erie Co., Ohio, USA
Blue Bridge (Lameraux Bridge), West Branch Huron River, Monroeville, Huron Co., Ohio, USA
Photo: © C. Stefano '11. Salammoniac from Blue Bridge, West Branch Huron River, Monroeville, Huron Co., Ohio, USA
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
Locality: Enon meteorite, Springfield, Clark Co., Ohio, USA
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Localities: Margaret Creek, Alexander township, Athens Co., Ohio, USA
Belmont Co., Ohio, USA
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 109 localities in this region.
Photo: © C. Stefano '08. Sphalerite from Stoneco quarry, Lime City, Wood Co., Ohio, USA
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Photo: © 2002 John H. Betts. Strontianite from Stoneco quarry, Lime City, Wood Co., Ohio, USA
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Photo: Sulphur from Tenmile Creek, Sylvania township, Lucas Co., Ohio, USA
Szomolnokite
Formula: FeSO4 · H2O
Localities: James Bros. Coal Co. strip mine, Mineral City, Carroll Co., Ohio, USA
Powhatan No. 1 mine, Washington township, Belmont Co., Ohio, USA
Taenite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Localities: Kossuth meteorite, Kossuth, Auglaize Co., Ohio, USA
Enon meteorite, Springfield, Clark Co., Ohio, USA
Thenardite
Formula: Na2SO4
Locality: King's Creek Cave, Cuyahoga Gorge Park, Cuyahoga Falls, Summit Co., Ohio, USA
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Locality: Enon meteorite, Springfield, Clark Co., Ohio, USA
Vivianite
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Photo: © C. Stefano '11. Vivianite from Miranda Run, Hamersville, Brown Co., Ohio, USA
'Wad'
Localities: Locust Grove, Adams Co., Ohio, USA
Jefferson township, Coshocton Co., Ohio, USA
J. R. Smith farm, Auburn township, Geauga Co., Ohio, USA
Green township, Hamilton Co., Ohio, USA
Flint Ridge State Memorial, Licking Co., Ohio, USA
Whewellite
Formula: Ca(C2O4) · H2O
Localities: Huron River occurrence, Milan, Erie Co., Ohio, USA
Worthington, Franklin Co., Ohio, USA
Bill Moose Run, Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio, USA
Photo: © . Whewellite from Huron River occurrence, Milan, Erie Co., Ohio, USA
Wurtzite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Photo: © T. Kennedy 2002. Wurtzite from Metrel Inc. Negley strip mine, Negley, Columbiana Co., Ohio, USA


83 entries listed. 56 valid minerals. 2 type localities (valid minerals).

References

Carlson, E. (1990): Ohio Mineral Locality Index: Findlay Arch and Serpent Mound Districts. Rocks & Minerals 65 (11/12), 512-540.

Carlson, E. (1991): Minerals of Ohio. Ohio Geological Survey, Department of Natural Resources, Bulletin 69, 155 pp.

Carlson, E. (2002): Ohio Mineral Locality Index, part 2: Concretions and Miscellaneous Occurrences. Rocks and Minerals 77 (9/10), 306-319.


External Links

http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/geosurvey/tabid/7882/Default.aspx (Ohio Geology Geofacts; downloadable PDFs, some mineral information)
http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/tabid/7921/Default.aspx (Ohio Geology Educational Resources)
http://www.vasichkominerals.com/main.html

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