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Cave-in-Rock Sub-District, Hardin Co., Illinois, USAi
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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° North , 88° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~5km
Locality type:Subdistrict
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


A fluorite district that lies N and W of the town of Cave-in-Rock, along the Ohio River.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate
Illinois-Kentucky Fluorspar District, Illinois/Kentucky, USAMining District

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35 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Alstonite
Formula: BaCa(CO3)2
Habit: sharpely terminated pseudo-hexagonal pyramids up to 2 mm in length
Colour: colorless to grey, transparent
Description: Lining cavities in veins of waxy benstonite, finegrained calcite and witherite crystals.
Reference: Rossman, G. R. and Squires, R. L. (1974) The occurence of alstonite at Cave in Rock, Illinois. Mineralogical Record 5: 266-269; Rocks & Minerals: 63: 214.; ; Mineralogical Record (1997) 28:3-49
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Mineralogical Record, v. 28, no. 1, 1997
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Barytocalcite
Formula: BaCa(CO3)2
Reference: Reiner Mielke 2017
Benstonite
Formula: Ba6Ca6Mg(CO3)13
'Bitumen'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1997) 28:3-49
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Mineralogical Record, v. 28, no. 1, 1997
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Reported from at least 41 localities in this region.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Reference: Mineralogical Record, v. 28, no. 1, 1997
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Mineralogical Record, v. 28, no. 1, 1997
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Mineralogical Record, v. 28, no. 1, 1997
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Mineralogical Record, v. 28, no. 1, 1997
Paralstonite (TL)
Formula: BaCa(CO3)2
Reference: A. C. Roberts (1979) Paralstonite, a new mineral from the Minerva no. 1 mine, Cave-in-Rock, Illinois. Geol. Surv. Can. Pap.,79-lC, 99-100.; Mineralogical Record (1997) 28:3-49
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Vaesite
Formula: NiS2
'Wad'
Witherite
Formula: BaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Greenockite2.CB.45CdS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Vaesite2.EB.05aNiS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Alstonite5.AB.35BaCa(CO3)2
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Barytocalcite5.AB.45BaCa(CO3)2
Benstonite5.AB.55Ba6Ca6Mg(CO3)13
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Paralstonite (TL)5.AB.40BaCa(CO3)2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Witherite5.AB.15BaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Epsomite7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bitumen'-
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Wad'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Greenockite2.8.7.2CdS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Vaesite2.12.1.2NiS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
Witherite14.1.3.2BaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Alstonite14.2.5.1BaCa(CO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Barytocalcite14.2.6.1BaCa(CO3)2
Benstonite14.2.3.1Ba6Ca6Mg(CO3)13
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Paralstonite (TL)14.2.2.2BaCa(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Bitumen'-
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CCarbon
C ParalstoniteBaCa(CO3)2
C WitheriteBaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C StrontianiteSrCO3
C AlstoniteBaCa(CO3)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C BenstoniteBa6Ca6Mg(CO3)13
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C BarytocalciteBaCa(CO3)2
OOxygen
O ParalstoniteBaCa(CO3)2
O WitheriteBaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O CelestineSrSO4
O AlstoniteBaCa(CO3)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BenstoniteBa6Ca6Mg(CO3)13
O AnglesitePbSO4
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O CupriteCu2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O BarytocalciteBaCa(CO3)2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg BenstoniteBa6Ca6Mg(CO3)13
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
AlAluminium
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S CelestineSrSO4
S AnglesitePbSO4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S GreenockiteCdS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SulphurS8
S VaesiteNiS2
S Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca ParalstoniteBaCa(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca AlstoniteBaCa(CO3)2
Ca BenstoniteBa6Ca6Mg(CO3)13
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca BarytocalciteBaCa(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
NiNickel
Ni VaesiteNiS2
Ni Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu CupriteCu2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
SrStrontium
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
Sr CelestineSrSO4
CdCadmium
Cd GreenockiteCdS
BaBarium
Ba ParalstoniteBaCa(CO3)2
Ba WitheriteBaCO3
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba AlstoniteBaCa(CO3)2
Ba BenstoniteBa6Ca6Mg(CO3)13
Ba BarytocalciteBaCa(CO3)2
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb CerussitePbCO3

References

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Weller, J.M., Grogan, R.M., and Tippie, F.E. (1952) Geology of the fluorspar deposits of Illinois. Illinois State Geological Survey, Bulletin 76: 1-147.
Goldstein, A. (1997) The Illinois-Kentucky fluorspar district. The Mineralogical Record: 28 (1): 3-49.

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