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Kentucky, USA

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Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude: 37° North , 85° West (est.)
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Commodity List

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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Actinolite

Alabandite

Albite

var: Oligoclase

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

Almandine

Alunite

Anatase

Anglesite

Anhydrite

Ankerite

Anorthite

var: Bytownite

Antigorite

'Apatite'

'var: Collophane'

Aragonite

Augite

var: Fassaite

Aurichalcite

Barringerite

Baryte

Barytocalcite

Berthierine

'Biotite'

'Bitumen'

Boussingaultite

Calcite

Carlsbergite

Celestine

Cerussite

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chromite

'Clays'

Clinoenstatite

'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'

Cohenite

Copiapite

Copper

Corundum

Cristobalite

Cronstedtite

Daubréelite

Diamond

Diopside

var: Chromian Diopside

Dolomite

var: Ferroan Dolomite

Enstatite

var: Bronzite

Epsomite

Eskolaite

'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'

'Feldspar Group'

Fluorite

Forsterite

Galena

'Garnet Group'

'Glass'

Glauconite

Gobbinsite

Goethite

Goslarite

Graphite

Greenockite

Gypsum

var: Satin Spar Gypsum

var: Selenite

Halite

Halotrichite

Haxonite

Hematite

Hemimorphite

Hibonite

Honessite

'Hornblende'

Hydrohonessite

Hydrozincite

'Hypersthene'

Ilmenite

Iron

var: Kamacite

var: Martensite

Jamborite

Kaolinite

Lawrencite

Lepidocrocite

Leucoxene

'Limonite'

Mackinawite

Magnesite

Magnetite

var: Titaniferous Magnetite

Malachite

'Manganese Oxides'

'var: Manganese Dendrites'

Marcasite

Mascagnite

'Maskelynite'

Melanterite

'Melilite Group'

Merrillite

Metavoltine

'Meteoritic Iron'

Millerite

Mirabilite

Mohrite

'Monazite'

Montmorillonite

Muscovite

var: Illite

Nickelphosphide

Niter

Nitratine

Nitrocalcite

'Ochre'

Oldhamite

Opal

'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'

Paragonite

Paratacamite

Pectolite

Pentlandite

Periclase

Perovskite

'Petrified Wood'

Phlogopite

Pickeringite

Pigeonite

'Plessite'

Pyrite

Pyrolusite

Pyromorphite

Pyrope

'Pyroxene Group'

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Agate

var: Amethyst

var: Chalcedony

var: Jasper

var: Smoky Quartz

Römerite

Rutile

Salammoniac

Schreibersite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Siderite

'Silica'

Silver

'Smectite Group'

Smithsonite

Smythite

Sphalerite

Spinel

var: Pleonaste

Stanfieldite

Staurolite

Strontianite

Sulphur

Taenite

Tetrataenite

Titanite

Tochilinite

Topaz

'Tourmaline'

Troilite

Tschermakite

Tschermigite

Uraninite

'Uvite Series'

Vermiculite

Violarite

Vivianite

Voltaite

'Wad'

Whitlockite

Witherite

Wüstite

'Xenotime'

Zircon


132 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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References

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F. J. Fohs (1907) The Fluorspar Deposits of Kentucky. KGS Bull 9 296pp.
Miller, A.M. (1919) The geology of Kentucky, a classified compend of state reports and other publications, with critical comment based on original investigations. Department of Geology and Forestry, Frankfort, Kentucky: 392.
Irving Fisher (1977) Distribution of Mississippian geodes and geodal minerals in Kentucky. Economic Geology 72: 864-869
Warren H. Anderson, Robert Denny Trace, Preston McGrain (1982) Barite deposits of Kentucky. Bulletin 1. Kentucky Geological Survey. University of Kentucky. Series II.
W. J. Shaub (1996) Field Collecting Guide to Kentucky.
Alan Goldstein (2006) Kentucky Mineral Locality Index. Rocks & Minerals 81:420-440.

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