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Crystal Mine, Cave-in-Rock, Cave-in-Rock Mining Sub-District, Hardin Co., Illinois, USAi
Regional Level Types
Crystal MineMine (Abandoned)
Cave-in-Rock- not defined -
Cave-in-Rock Mining Sub-DistrictSubdistrict
Hardin Co.County
IllinoisState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° 30' 55'' North , 88° 11' 33'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Mine (Abandoned) - last checked 2018
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Cave-in-Rock318 (2011)5.7km
Elizabethtown287 (2017)12.6km
Rosiclare1,082 (2017)17.0km
Sturgis1,912 (2017)18.7km
Old Shawneetown178 (2017)20.8km


A fluorite mine located near Cave-in-Rock. As of 1952 this mine included No.'s 3, 4, and 6 shafts.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Illinois-Kentucky Fluorspar District, Illinois/Kentucky, USAMining District

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 24:248-249.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 24:248-249; 63:223.; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; Econ Geol (1994) 89:288-306
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 24:248-249; 64:18.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks & Min.:64:18.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 24:248-249.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Weller, J.M., Grogan, R.M., and Tippie, F.E. (1952) Geology of the fluorspar deposits of Illinois. Illinois State Geological Survey, Bulletin 76: 147 pages
Rocks & Min.: 24:248-249; 63:223; 64:18

USGS MRDS Record:10082967

External Links

USGS MRDS Database, Deposit Id 10082967
https://mrdata.usgs.gov/mrds/show-mrds.php?dep_id=10082967

USGS MRDS Database, Deposit Id 10120834
https://mrdata.usgs.gov/mrds/show-mrds.php?dep_id=10120834


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