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Hoosier Stone and Concrete Corp. (Hanson Aggegrates) Quarry, Salem, Washington Co., Indiana, USAi
Regional Level Types
Hoosier Stone and Concrete Corp. (Hanson Aggegrates) QuarryQuarry
Salem- not defined -
Washington Co.County
IndianaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 36' North , 86° 15' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Livonia126 (2017)5.3km
Campbellsburg578 (2017)5.8km
Salem6,217 (2017)12.9km
Mount Carmel104 (2017)13.0km
Hardinsburg245 (2017)15.7km


An aggregate quarry in Middle Mississippian-age Harrodsburg Limestone (geode-bearing), Salem Limestone (vugs) and lower St. Louis Limestone (barren). Permission is required (and difficult to obtain) to collect at this locality which produces world-class celestine crystals.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Description: Occurs in Harrodsburg & Salem Limestones (Mississippian).
Reference: Rocks & Min.:61:150; Wells(1983).
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Description: Occurs in Harrodsburg & Salem Limestones (Mississippian).
Reference: Rocks & Min.:61:150; Wells(1983).
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Description: Occurs in Harrodsburg & Salem Limestones (Mississippian).
Reference: Rocks & Min.:61:150; Wells(1983).
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Description: Occurs in Harrodsburg & Salem Limestones (Mississippian).
Reference: Rocks & Min.:61:150; Wells(1983).
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Description: Occurs in Harrodsburg & Salem Limestones (Mississippian).
Reference: Rocks & Min.:61:150; Wells(1983).
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Description: Occurs in Harrodsburg & Salem Limestones (Mississippian).
Reference: Rocks & Min.:61:150; Wells(1983).
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Description: Occurs in Harrodsburg & Salem Limestones (Mississippian).
Reference: Rocks & Min.:61:150; Wells(1983).; Erd, R. C. and S.S. Greenburg (1960) Minerals of Indiana. Indiana Geological Survey Bulletin 18 73pp
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Gems and Minerals of America- Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Description: Occurs in Harrodsburg & Salem Limestones (Mississippian).
Reference: Rocks & Min.:61:150; Wells(1983).
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Description: Occurs in Harrodsburg & Salem Limestones (Mississippian).
Reference: Rocks & Min.:61:150; Wells(1983).
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Description: Occurs in Harrodsburg & Salem Limestones (Mississippian).
Reference: Rocks & Min.:61:150; Wells(1983).
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Description: Occurs in Harrodsburg & Salem Limestones (Mississippian).
Reference: Rocks & Min.:61:150; Wells(1983).
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Description: Occurs in Harrodsburg & Salem Limestones (Mississippian).
Reference: Rocks & Min.:61:150; Wells(1983).; Erd, R. C. and S.S. Greenburg (1960) Minerals of Indiana. Indiana Geological Survey Bulletin 18 73pp
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Description: Occurs in Harrodsburg & Salem Limestones (Mississippian).
Reference: Rocks & Min.:61:150; Wells(1983).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Gypsum
var: Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C StrontianiteSrCO3
OOxygen
O CelestineSrSO4
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
SSulfur
S CelestineSrSO4
S MarcasiteFeS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S BaryteBaSO4
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Wells, L.D., D.K. Jones & W.J. Schaub (1983) Celestite from Salem, Indiana: The Mineralogical Record: 14: 7-12.
Huizing, T. & R. Russell (1986) Indiana Minerals: A locality index: Rocks and Minerals: 61 (3): 136- 151.


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