|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||46° 38' 50'' North , 88° 26' 45'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||46.64722,-88.44583|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
Commodities (Major) - Graphite
Development Status: Producer
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
1 valid mineral.
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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1600 - 2500 Ma
|Paleoproterozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks|
Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Marquette Range Supergroup
Comments: Penokean Orogen
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. 
2500 - 2800 Ma
|Gneiss and amphibolite|
Age: Neoarchean (2500 - 2800 Ma)
Description: Interlayered quartzofeldspathic gneiss and amphibolite in Marenisco, Mich., area and northwestern Wisconsin. Protoliths are bimodal intermediate and mafic volcanic rocks (Sims and others, 1984).
Comments: Continental margin assemblage (north of Niagara Fault). Sims and others, 1984, Geology, geochemistry, and age of Archean and Early Proterozoic rocks in the Marenisco-Watersmeet area, northern Michigan: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1292-A,. p. A1-A41.
Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052.