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Unnamed quarries, Grindstone City, Huron Co., Michigan, USAi
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Unnamed quarries- not defined -
Grindstone CityCity
Huron Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
44° 3' 37'' North , 82° 54' 18'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Port Austin642 (2017)7.3km
Kinde432 (2017)15.3km
Port Hope257 (2017)20.3km
Bad Axe3,011 (2017)29.7km
Harbor Beach1,634 (2017)31.4km


Sec. 23-25, T19N R13E.
The quarries in the Marshall Sandstone were a major source of grindstones for many years beginning in 1850. Individual stones over 3,500 kg were cut from the sandstone.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

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

OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2

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Robinson, G.W. (2004) Mineralogy of Michigan by E.W. Heinrich (2nd edition). A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan, 252 pages.

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