Cargill Fertilizer - South Fort Meade, Central Florida Phosphate District (Bone Valley), Polk Co., Florida, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||27° 39' 60'' North , 81° 45' 25'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||27.66667,-81.75694|
Scott, T.M., 1986, The Central Florida Phosphate District: Geological Society Of America Centennial Field Guide- Souteastern Section, Vol. 6, Pp. 339-342.
Commodities (Major) - Phosphorus-Phosphates; (Trace) - Uranium, Magnesite, Iron, Fluorine-Fluorite, Aluminum
Development Status: Producer
Deposit Model: 244: Phosphate, warm current type
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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|Pleistocene - Late Pliocene|
0.0117 - 3.6 Ma
|Reworked Cypresshead sediments|
Age: Cenozoic (0.0117 - 3.6 Ma)
Description: Undifferentiated reworked Cypresshead Formation- This unit is the result of post depositional reworking of the Cypresshead siliciclastics. The sediments are fine to coarse quartz sands with scattered quartz gravel and varying percentages of clay matrix.
Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052.