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Cass Co., Michigan, USAi
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Cass Co.County
MichiganState
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Locality type:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Dowagiac5,851 (2017)
Cassopolis1,729 (2017)
Edwardsburg1,227 (2017)
Marcellus1,157 (2017)
Vandalia296 (2017)
Other Languages:
French:
comté de Cass, Michigan, États-Unis
German:
Cass County, Michigan, Vereinigte Staaten
Italian:
contea di Cass, Michigan, Stati Uniti d'America
Russian:
Касс, Мичиган, Соединённые Штаты Америки
Simplified Chinese:
卡斯縣, 密歇根州, 美国
Spanish:
Condado de Cass, Míchigan, Estados Unidos
Albanian:
Cass County, Michigan, Shtetet e Bashkuara të Amerikës
Arabic:
مقاطعة كاس, ميشيغان, الولايات المتحدة
Armenian:
Քես շրջան, Միչիգան, Ամերիկայի Միացյալ Նահանգներ
Basque:
Cass konderria , Michigan
Bavarian:
Cass County, Michigan, Vaoanigte Stootn
Bishnupriya Manipuri:
কাস কাউন্টি, মিশিগান, তিলপারাষ্ট্র
Bulgarian:
Кас, Мичиган, Съединени американски щати
Cebuano:
Cass County , Michigan
Czech:
Cass County, Michigan, Spojené státy americké
Dutch:
Cass County, Michigan, Verenigde Staten
Farsi/Persian:
شهرستان کاس، میشیگان, میشیگان, ایالات متحده آمریکا
Georgian:
კასის ოლქი, მიჩიგანის შტატი, ამერიკის შეერთებული შტატები
Hebrew:
מחוז קאס, מישיגן, ארצות הברית
Hungarian:
Cass megye, Michigan, Amerikai Egyesült Államok
Japanese:
カス郡, ミシガン州, アメリカ合衆国
Latin:
Cass Comitatus, Michigania, Civitates Foederatae Americae
Low Saxon/Low German:
Cass County, Michigan, USA
Min Dong Chinese:
Cass Gông, Michigan
Minnan / Hokkien-Taiwanese:
Cass Kūn
Norwegian:
Cass County, Michigan, USA
Polish:
Hrabstwo Cass, Michigan, Stany Zjednoczone
Portuguese:
Condado de Cass, Michigan, Estados Unidos
Romanian:
Comitatul Cass, Michigan, Statele Unite ale Americii
Sardinian:
contea de Cass, Michigan, Istados Unidos de Amèrica
Scottish Gaelic:
Cass County, Michigan, Na Stàitean Aonaichte
Serbian:
Округ Кас, Мичиген, Сједињене Америчке Државе
Serbo-Croatian:
Cass County, Michigan, Sjedinjene Američke Države
Slovenian:
okrožje Cass, Michigan, Združene države Amerike
Swedish:
Cass County, Michigan, USA
Traditional Chinese:
卡斯縣, 密芝根州, 美國
Turkish:
Cass County, Michigan, Amerika Birleşik Devletleri
Ukrainian:
Кесс, Мічиган, Сполучені Штати Америки
Urdu:
کاس کاؤنٹی، مشی گن, مشی گن, ریاستہائے متحدہ امریکا
Vietnamese:
Quận Cass, Michigan, Chủng Quốc Hoa Kỳ
Waray:
Condado han Cass, Michigan, Estados Unidos
Western Punjabi:
کاس کاؤنٹی, مشیگن, امریکہ


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7 valid minerals.

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Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Description: found in geodes and in concretions
Reference: Everett Harrington
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Description: Cerussite (replacing galena)
Reference: Alan Plante
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Description: micros found in geodes
Reference: Alan Plante
Diamond
Formula: C
Description: 10.875 carats found in 1894 in glacial till.
Reference: Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
Galena
Formula: PbS
Description: found in geodes
Reference: Alan Plante
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Description: found in geodes
Quartz var: Milky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Habit: druzy
Description: found in geodes
Reference: Alan Plante
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Colour: dark
Fluorescence: no
Description: found in geodes
Reference: Alan Plante

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Milky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Milky Quartz-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C DiamondC
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
O CerussitePbCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
NaSodium
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cass_County,_Michigan
Wikidata ID:Q167583
GeoNames ID:4988216

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