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Kentucky, USAi
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Locality type:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Lexington-Fayette314,488 (2017)
Ironville288,649 (2012)
Meads288,649 (2012)
Louisville243,639 (2017)
Lexington225,366 (2016)
Bowling Green63,616 (2017)
Other Languages:
French:
Kentucky, États-Unis
German:
Kentucky, Vereinigte Staaten
Italian:
Kentucky, Stati Uniti d'America
Russian:
Кентукки, Соединённые Штаты Америки
Simplified Chinese:
肯塔基州, 美国
Spanish:
Kentucky, Estados Unidos
Afrikaans:
Kentucky, Verenigde State van Amerika
Albanian:
Kentucky, Shtetet e Bashkuara të Amerikës
Amharic:
ኬንታኪ, አሜሪካ
Anglo-Saxon:
Kentucky, Geānedu Rīcu American
Arabic:
كنتاكي, الولايات المتحدة
Aragonese:
Kentucky
Armenian:
Կենտուկի, Ամերիկայի Միացյալ Նահանգներ
Asturian:
Kentucky, Estaos Xuníos d'América
Aymara:
Kentucky suyu, Istadus Unidus
Azeri:
Kentukki, Amerika Birləşmiş Ştatları
Basque:
Kentucky
Bavarian:
Kentucky, Vaoanigte Stootn
Belarusian:
Кентукі, Злучаныя Штаты Амерыкі
Belarusian (Tarashkevitsa):
Кентукі, Злучаныя Штаты Амэрыкі
Bengali:
কেন্টাকি, মার্কিন যুক্তরাষ্ট্র
Bishnupriya Manipuri:
কেন্টাকি, তিলপারাষ্ট্র
Bislama:
Kentucky, Yunaeted Stet blong Amerika
Bosnian:
Kentucky, Sjedinjene Američke Države
Breton:
Kentucky, Stadoù-Unanet Amerika
Bulgarian:
Кентъки, Съединени американски щати
Burmese:
ကင်တပ်ကီပြည်နယ်, အမေရိကန်ပြည်ထောင်စု
Catalan:
Kentucky, Estats Units d’Amèrica
Cebuano:
Kentucky
Central Bikol:
Kentucky, Estados Unidos
Chechen:
Кентукки, Америкин Цхьаьнатоьхна Штаташ
Chuvash:
Кентукки, Пĕрлешнĕ Штатсем
Cornish:
Kentucky, Statys Unys
Corsican:
Kentucky, Stati Uniti d'America
Croatian:
Kentucky, Sjedinjene Američke Države
Czech:
Kentucky, Spojené státy americké
Danish:
Kentucky, USA
Dutch:
Kentucky, Verenigde Staten
Dutch Low Saxon:
Kentucky, Verienigde Staoten van Amerika
Egyptian Arabic:
كنتاكى, امريكا
Emilian-Romagnol:
Kentucky, Stat Unî
Esperanto:
Kentukio
Estonian:
Kentucky, Ameerika Ühendriigid
Faroese:
Kentucky
Farsi/Persian:
کنتاکی, ایالات متحده آمریکا
Fiji Hindi:
Kentucky, United States
Finnish:
Kentucky, Yhdysvallat
Franco-Provençal:
Kentucky, Ètats-Unis
Gagauz:
Kentucky, Amerika Birleşik Devletläri
Galician:
Kentucky, Estados Unidos de América
Georgian:
კენტუკი, ამერიკის შეერთებული შტატები
Greek:
Κεντάκι, Ηνωμένες Πολιτείες Αμερικής
Guarani:
Kentucky, Tetãvore Joapykuéra
Haitian:
Kèntòki, Etazini
Hakka:
Kentucky
Hausa:
Kentucky, Tarayyar Amurka
Hawaiian:
Kenekuke, ‘Amelika Hui Pū ‘ia
Hebrew:
קנטקי, ארצות הברית
Hill Mari:
Кентукки, Америкын Ушымы Штатвлӓжӹ
Hindi:
कॅण्टकी, संयुक्त राज्य
Hungarian:
Kentucky, Amerikai Egyesült Államok
Icelandic:
Kentucky, Bandaríkin
Ido:
Kentucky, Usa
Igbo:
Kentórkị, Njikọ̀taọ̀hà
Iloko:
Kentucky, Estados Unidos iti Amerika
Indonesian:
Kentucky, Amerika Serikat
Interlingua:
Kentucky, Statos Unite de America
Irish Gaelic:
Kentucky, Stáit Aontaithe Mheiriceá
Japanese:
ケンタッキー州, アメリカ合衆国
Javanese:
Kentucky, Amérika Sarékat
Judaeo-Spanish:
Kentucky, Estados Unidos de Amerika
Kabiye:
Kɛntuukii, Etaazuunii
Kabyle:
Kentucky, Iwunak Yeddukklen n Temrikt
Kalmyk:
Кентукки, Америкин Ниицәтә Орн Нутугуд
Kapampangan:
Kentucky, Estados Unidos
Kazakh (Cyrillic Script):
Кентукки, Америка Құрама Штаттары
Korean:
켄터키주, 미국
Kurdish (Latin Script):
Kentucky, Dewletên Yekbûyî yên Amerîkayê
Latin:
Kentukia, Civitates Foederatae Americae
Latvian:
Kentuki, Amerikas Savienotās Valstis
Ligurian:
Kentucky, Stati Unïi d'America
Limburgian:
Kentucky, Vereinegde Staote vaan Amerika
Lithuanian:
Kentukis, Jungtinės Amerikos Valstijos
Lombard:
Kentucky, Stat Ünì d'America
Low Saxon/Low German:
Kentucky, USA
Luri:
کئنتاکی, ڤولاتچٱیا یٱکاگرتٱ آمریکا
Luxembourgish:
Kentucky, Vereenegt Staate vun Amerika
Macedonian:
Кентаки, Соединети Американски Држави
Maithili:
केन्टकी, संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका
Malagasy:
Kentucky, Etazonia
Malay:
Kentucky, Amerika Syarikat
Malayalam:
കെന്റക്കി
Manx:
Kentucky, Steatyn Unnaneysit America
Maori:
Kentucky, Hononga-o-Amerika
Marathi:
केंटकी, अमेरिकेची संयुक्त संस्थाने
Mazanderani:
کنتاکی
Meadow Mari:
Кентукки, Ушымо Американ Штат-влак
Min Dong Chinese:
Kentucky
Mingrelian:
კენტუკი, ამერიკაშ აკოართაფილი შტატეფი
Mongolian:
Кентакки, Америкийн Нэгдсэн Улс
Nauruan:
Kentucky, Eben Merika
Navajo:
Haltsooí Hóteel Hahoodzo, Wááshindoon Bikéyah Ałhidadiidzooígíí
Nepali:
केन्टकी, संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका
Newar / Nepal Bhasa:
केन्चकी, संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका
Northern Frisian:
Kentucky, Feriind Stoote foon Ameerika
Northern Sami:
Kentucky, Amerihká ovttastuvvan stáhtat
Norwegian:
Kentucky, USA
Norwegian (Nynorsk):
Kentucky, USA
Occitan:
Kentucky, Estats Units d'America
Ossetian:
Кентукки, Америкæйы Иугонд Штаттæ
Pali:
केन्चकी, संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका
Papiamento:
Kentucky, Estadonan Uni di Merka
Piedmontese:
Kentucky, Stat Unì d'América
Polish:
Kentucky, Stany Zjednoczone
Portuguese:
Kentucky, Estados Unidos
Punjabi:
ਕਿੰਟਕੀ, ਸੰਯੁਕਤ ਰਾਜ ਅਮਰੀਕਾ
Quechua:
Kentucky suyu, Hukllachasqa Amirika Suyukuna
Romanian:
Kentucky, Statele Unite ale Americii
Romansh:
Kentucky, Stadis Unids
Russia Buriat:
Кентукки
Samogitian:
Kentokis, JAV
Sanskrit:
केन्‍टकी, अमेरिकासंयुक्तराज्यम्
Sardinian:
Kentucky, Istados Unidos de Amèrica
Saterland Frisian:
Kentucky, Fereende Stoaten fon Amerikoa
Scots:
Kentucky
Scottish Gaelic:
Kentucky, Na Stàitean Aonaichte
Serbian:
Кентаки, Сједињене Америчке Државе
Serbo-Croatian:
Kentucky, Sjedinjene Američke Države
Sicilian:
Kentucky, Stati Uniti
Silesian:
Kentucky, Zjednoczůne Sztaty
Slovak:
Kentucky, Spojené štáty
Slovenian:
Kentucky, Združene države Amerike
South Azerbaijani:
کنتاکی ایالتی, آمریکا بیرلشمیش ایالتلری
Swahili:
Kentucky, Marekani
Swedish:
Kentucky, USA
Tagalog:
Kentucky, Estados Unidos
Tamil:
கென்டக்கி, அமெரிக்க ஐக்கிய நாடு
Tatar:
Кентукки, Америка Кушма Штатлары
Thai:
รัฐเคนทักกี, ประเทศสหรัฐอเมริกา
Traditional Chinese:
肯塔基州, 美國
Turkish:
Kentucky, Amerika Birleşik Devletleri
Ukrainian:
Кентуккі, Сполучені Штати Америки
Upper Sorbian:
Kentucky, Zjednoćene staty Ameriki
Urdu:
کینٹکی, ریاستہائے متحدہ امریکا
Uyghur:
Kéntukki Shitati, ئامېرىكا قوشما شىتاتلىرى
Uzbek (Latin Script):
Kentukki, Amerika Qoʻshma Shtatlari
Vietnamese:
Kentucky, Chủng Quốc Hoa Kỳ
Volapük:
Kentucky, Lamerikän
Waray:
Kentucky, Estados Unidos
Welsh:
Kentucky, Unol Daleithiau America
West Frisian:
Kentucky, Feriene Steaten
Western Punjabi:
کینٹکی, امریکہ
Wu Chinese:
肯塔基州, 美国
Xhosa:
IKhentakhi, IYunayithedi Steyitsi
Yakut:
Кентаки, Америка Холбоһуктаах Штааттара
Yiddish:
קענטאקי, פאראייניקטע שטאטן פון אמעריקע
Yoruba:
Kentucky
Zazaki:
Kentucky, Dewletê Amerikayê Yewbiyayey
Zeelandic:
Kentucky, Vereênigde Staeten


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Localities:
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Prejeant,Kathryn.,Perez,Michelle.,White,John Charles.,and Ren,Minghum (2011) Geology Of The Elliott County Kimberlite,Kentucky ;Eastern Kentucky University
Alabandite
Formula: MnS
Reference: C. W. Neal & M. E. Lipschutz (1981). Cumberland Falls Chondritic Inclusions: a Primative Forsterite Chondrite Suite (Abstract). LUNAR AND PLANETARY SCIENCE XII, 762-764.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Description: interstitial within the pyroxene
Reference: Lovering, J. F. (1962) The Evolution of the Meteorites - Evidence for the coexistence of chondritic, achondritic and iron meteorites in a typical parent meteorite. IN: Moore, C. B. (ed.) : Researches on Meteorites: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: New York, London: 179-197.
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Description: interstitial within the pyroxene
Reference: Lovering, J. F. (1962) The Evolution of the Meteorites - Evidence for the coexistence of chondritic, achondritic and iron meteorites in a typical parent meteorite. IN: Moore, C. B. (ed.) : Researches on Meteorites: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: New York, London: 179-197.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Anderson (1994) Kentucky Geol. Survey Ser. XI Spec. Pub 20
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Anderson (1994) Kentucky Geol. Survey Ser. XI Spec. Pub 20
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: Olsen, E. J., Dod, B. D., Schmitt, R. A. & Sipiera, P. P. (1987) Monticello - A glass-rich howardite: Meteoritics 22 (1): 81-96. (March 1987)
Anorthite var: Bytownite
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Reference: Olsen, E. J., Dod, B. D., Schmitt, R. A. & Sipiera, P. P. (1987) Monticello - A glass-rich howardite: Meteoritics 22 (1): 81-96. (March 1987)
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Williams, Turner, Gilbert, 1954.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
'Apatite var: Collophane'
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Augite var: Fassaite
Formula: (Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Reference: Martin R. Lee & Richard C. Greenwood (1994). Alteration of calcium-and aluminium-rich inclusions in the Murray (CM2) carbonaceous chondrite. Meteoritics (ISSN 0026-1114), #29, no. 6, p. 780-790. (Dec 1994).
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Anderson (1994) Kentucky Geol. Survey Ser. XI Spec. Pub 20
Barringerite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)2P
Reference: M. A. Nazarov, G. Kurat, F. Brandstaetter, T. Ntaflos, M. Chaussidon, and P. Hoppe (2009). Phosphorus-Bearing Sulfides and Their Associations in CM Chondrites. Petrology vol. 17, #2, 101-123.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 233 localities in this region.
Barytocalcite
Formula: BaCa(CO3)2
Berthierine
Formula: (Fe2+,Fe3+,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
Reference: http://www.rkci.org/library/gsp/engle.htm
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Bitumen'
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Boussingaultite
Formula: (NH4)2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Hower, J. C., O'Keefe, J. M., Henke, K. R., Wagner, N. J., Copley, G., Blake, D. R., ... & Silva, L. F. (2013). Gaseous emissions and sublimates from the Truman Shepherd coal fire, Floyd County, Kentucky: a re-investigation following attempted mitigation of the fire. International Journal of Coal Geology, 116, 63-74.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 264 localities in this region.
Carlsbergite
Formula: CrN
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 33 localities in this region.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 25 localities in this region.
'Chlorite Group'
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
'Clays'
Clinoenstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Alan E. Rubin (2010). Impact melting in the Cumberland Falls and Mayo Belwa aubrites. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 45, #2, 265-275.
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Cohenite
Formula: Fe3C
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Anderson (1994) Kentucky Geol. Survey Ser. XI Spec. Pub 20
Copper
Formula: Cu
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Ernst Zinner, Sachiko Amari, Robert Guinness, Ann Nguyen, Frank J. Stadermann, Robert M. Walker & Roy S. Lewis (2003). Presolar spinel grains from the Murray and Murchison carbonaceous chondrites.
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Olive,Wilds W.,and Flinch,Warren L.,(1969) Stratigraphic and Mineralogic Relations and Ceramic Properties of Clay Deposits of Eocene Age in the Jackson Purchase Region,Kentucky and in Adjacent Parts of Tennessee :USGS Bulletion 1282
Cronstedtite
Formula: Fe2+2Fe3+((Si,Fe3+)2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Theodore E Bunch & S. Chang (1980) Carbonaceous chondrites--II. Carbonaceous chondrite phyllosilicates and light element geochemistry as indicators of parent body processes and surface conditions. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 44, 1543-1578. ; Palmer, E.E. & Lauretta, D.S. (Oct 2011) Aqueous alteration of kamacite in CM chondrites: Meteoritics & Planetary Science: 46 (10): 1587-1607 (Oct 2011)
Daubréelite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Diamond
Formula: C
Description: Includes very occasional pre-solar diamonds
Reference: Huss, G. R., Meshik, A. P., Smith, J. B. & Hohenberg, C. M. (2003) Presolar diamond, silicon carbide, and graphite in carbonaceous chondrites: Implications for thermal processing in the solar nebula . Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 67 (24): 4823-4848. (Dec 2003)
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Diopside var: Chromian Diopside
Formula: Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Reference: Kunz,1892: Gems & Precious Stones of N. America, p.151.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 74 localities in this region.
Dolomite var: Ferroan Dolomite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Enstatite var: Bronzite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Description: Smith's use of the term 'Bronzite' does not conform with modern usage. Orthopyroxene is modern and perhaps more precise. Mason & Maynes (1967) used the term 'hypersthene' in usage which is also dated
Reference: Smith, J.L. (1877) A description of the Rochester, Warrenton, and Cynthiana meteoritic stones: American Journal of Science, 3rd series., vol. 14: 219-229.
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: Anderson (1994) Kentucky Geol. Survey Ser. XI Spec. Pub 20
Eskolaite
Formula: Cr2O3
Reference: Palmer, E.E. & Lauretta, D.S. (Oct 2011) Aqueous alteration of kamacite in CM chondrites: Meteoritics & Planetary Science: 46 (10): 1587-1607 (Oct 2011)
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
'Feldspar Group'
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Reported from at least 207 localities in this region.
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 124 localities in this region.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Jeffrey J. Agee, James R. Garrison, Jr. and Lawrence A. Taylor (1982) Petrogenesis of oxide minerals in kimberlite, Elliot County, Kentucky. American Mineralogist 67:28-42
'Glass'
Description: Common & usually olivine normative (Dod et al.,1985); Feldspathic Glass (An70/Ab27) found in radiating pyroxene inclusion. (Olsen et al., 1990)
Reference: Dod, B. D., Olsen, E. & Sipiera, P. (1985) Monticello: A New Eucrite from Kentucky: Meteoritics 20 (4):637-638. (Dec 1985); Olsen, E. J., Fredriksson, K., Rajan, S. & Noonan, A. (1990) Chondrule-like objects and brown glasses in howardites: Meteoritics 25 (3): 187-194. (Sept 1990)
'Glauconite'
Formula: (K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Anderson (1994) Kentucky Geol. Survey Ser. XI Spec. Pub 20
Gobbinsite
Formula: Na5(Si11Al5)O32 · 11H2O
Reference: Hower, J. C., O'Keefe, J. M., Henke, K. R., Wagner, N. J., Copley, G., Blake, D. R., ... & Silva, L. F. (2013). Gaseous emissions and sublimates from the Truman Shepherd coal fire, Floyd County, Kentucky: a re-investigation following attempted mitigation of the fire. International Journal of Coal Geology, 116, 63-74.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 37 localities in this region.
Goslarite
Formula: ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: Anderson (1994) Kentucky Geol. Survey Ser. XI Spec. Pub 20
Graphite
Formula: C
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 33 localities in this region.
Gypsum var: Satin Spar Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 81:420-440
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Haxonite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)23C6
Reference: http://rruff.geo.arizona.edu/doclib/hom/haxonite.pdf.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Hibonite
Formula: (Ca,Ce)(Al,Ti,Mg)12O19
Reference: American Mineralogist, Volume 94, pages 1483–1486, 2009; Phinney, D., MacDougall, J. D., & Whitehead, B. (1979). Magnesium Isotopes in Hibonite-Bearing Inclusions from CM Meteorites (Abstract). LUNAR AND PLANETARY SCIENCE X, P. 975-977.
Honessite
Formula: (Ni1-xFe3+x)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
'Hornblende'
Hydrohonessite
Formula: (Ni1-xFe3+x)(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
'Hypersthene'
Formula: (Mg,Fe)SiO3
Reference: Hunt, G. (1977) Louisville Meteorite: Ordinary Chondrite L6 with Shock Metamorphic Textures. Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 9, p.506. (Sept 1977)
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Iron
Formula: Fe
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Iron var: Martensite
Formula: Fe
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Jamborite
Formula: Ni2+1-xCo3+x(OH)2-x(SO4)x · nH2O
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Lawrencite
Formula: (Fe2+,Ni)Cl2
Lepidocrocite
Formula: γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Leucoxene
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Mackinawite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)9S8
Reference: Paul Ramdohr (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 81:420-440
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Magnetite var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Reference: Jeffrey J. Agee, James R. Garrison, Jr. and Lawrence A. Taylor (1982) Petrogenesis of oxide minerals in kimberlite, Elliot County, Kentucky. American Mineralogist 67:28-42
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
'Manganese Oxides'
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 81:420-440
'Manganese Oxides var: Manganese Dendrites'
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 81:420-440
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 32 localities in this region.
Mascagnite
Formula: (NH4)2SO4
Reference: Hower, J. C., O'Keefe, J. M., Henke, K. R., Wagner, N. J., Copley, G., Blake, D. R., ... & Silva, L. F. (2013). Gaseous emissions and sublimates from the Truman Shepherd coal fire, Floyd County, Kentucky: a re-investigation following attempted mitigation of the fire. International Journal of Coal Geology, 116, 63-74.
'Maskelynite'
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: Anderson (1994) Kentucky Geol. Survey Ser. XI Spec. Pub 20
'Melilite Group'
Formula: Ca2M(XSiO7)
Reference: Williams, Turner, Gilbert, 1954.
Merrillite
Formula: Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Metavoltine
Formula: Na6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
'Meteoritic Iron'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Mirabilite
Formula: Na2SO4 · 10H2O
Reference: Anderson (1994) Kentucky Geol. Survey Ser. XI Spec. Pub 20
Mohrite
Formula: (NH4)2Fe(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Hower, J. C., O'Keefe, J. M., Henke, K. R., Wagner, N. J., Copley, G., Blake, D. R., ... & Silva, L. F. (2013). Gaseous emissions and sublimates from the Truman Shepherd coal fire, Floyd County, Kentucky: a re-investigation following attempted mitigation of the fire. International Journal of Coal Geology, 116, 63-74.
'Monazite'
Reference: Prejeant,Kathryn.,Perez,Michelle.,White,John Charles.,and Ren,Minghum (2011) Geology Of The Elliott County Kimberlite,Kentucky ;Eastern Kentucky University
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Nickelphosphide
Formula: (Ni,Fe)3P
Niter
Formula: KNO3
Reference: Anderson (1994) Kentucky Geol. Survey Ser. XI Spec. Pub 20
Nitratine
Formula: NaNO3
Reference: Anderson (1994) Kentucky Geol. Survey Ser. XI Spec. Pub 20
Nitrocalcite
Formula: Ca(NO3)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 306.
'Ochre'
Oldhamite
Formula: (Ca,Mg)S
Reference: C. W. Neal & M. E. Lipschutz (1981). Cumberland Falls Chondritic Inclusions: a Primative Forsterite Chondrite Suite (Abstract). LUNAR AND PLANETARY SCIENCE XII, 762-764.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Anderson (1994) Kentucky Geol. Survey Ser. XI Spec. Pub 20
Orthoclase ?
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Hoppe,W.J.,Montgomergy,C.W.,and Van Schmus,W.R.,(1983) Age and Significance of Precambrian Basement Samples From Northern Illinois and Adjacent States:Journal of Geophysical Research ,v.88,p.7276-7286
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Paragonite
Formula: NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Martin R. Lee & Richard C. Greenwood (1994). Alteration of calcium-and aluminium-rich inclusions in the Murray (CM2) carbonaceous chondrite. Meteoritics (ISSN 0026-1114), #29, no. 6, p. 780-790. (Dec 1994).
Paratacamite
Formula: Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Pectolite
Formula: NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Reference: Jeffrey J. Agee, James R. Garrison, Jr. and Lawrence A. Taylor (1982) Petrogenesis of oxide minerals in kimberlite, Elliot County, Kentucky. American Mineralogist 67:28-42
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Periclase
Formula: MgO
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 81:420-440
Perovskite
Formula: CaTiO3
'Petrified Wood'
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pickeringite
Formula: MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: Anderson (1994) Kentucky Geol. Survey Ser. XI Spec. Pub 20
Pigeonite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Dod, B. D., Olsen, E. & Sipiera, P. (1985) Monticello: A New Eucrite from Kentucky: Meteoritics 20 (4):637-638. (Dec 1985)
'Plessite'
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 58 localities in this region.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Anderson (1994) Kentucky Geol. Survey Ser. XI Spec. Pub 20
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Pyrope
Formula: Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Anderson (1994) Kentucky Geol. Survey Ser. XI Spec. Pub 20; Rocks & Minerals 81:420-440
'Pyroxene Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Emma S. Bullock, Kevin D. McKeegan, Matthieu Gounelle, Monica M. Grady & Sara S. Russell (2010 ). Sulfur isotopic composition of Fe-Ni sulfide grains in CI and CM carbonaceous chondrites. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 45, #5, 885–898. (May 2010).
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 99 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Agate
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Reference: Anderson (1994) Kentucky Geol. Survey Ser. XI Spec. Pub 20
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Jasper
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Reference: Anderson (1994) Kentucky Geol. Survey Ser. XI Spec. Pub 20
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Römerite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Anderson (1994) Kentucky Geol. Survey Ser. XI Spec. Pub 20
Salammoniac
Formula: NH4Cl
Localities: