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Ionia Pottery Company Clay pit, Ionia Co., Michigan, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
42° 57' 44'' North , 85° 5' 30'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ionia11,372 (2017)3.2km
Saranac1,333 (2017)10.5km
Lyons793 (2017)12.0km
Muir605 (2017)12.7km
Clarksville399 (2017)18.1km


Commodities (Major) - Clay - Fire (Refractory)
Development Status: Past Producer

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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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Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 2805610
Red beds

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)

Comments: Original map source: Cannon, W.F., Kress, T.H., Sutphin, D.M., Morey, G.B., Meints, Joyce, and Barber-Delach, Robert, 1997, Digital Geologic Map and mineral deposits of the Lake Superior Region, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan: USGS Open-File Report 97-455 (version 3, Nov. 19

Lithology: Major:{shale}

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. [133]

Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187973
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

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. [154]

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Brown, George G. (1924) Clays and Shales of Michigan and Their Uses, Michigan Geological Survey Publication 36, p. 286-287.


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