Unnamed quarries, Grindstone City, Huron Co., Michigan, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
44° 3' 37'' North , 82° 54' 18'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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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Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
1 valid mineral.
Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ Quartz|
Reference: Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks|
|Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with  coordinated Si|
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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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