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Martin Marietta Quarry (Martin Marietta Aggregates Quarry), Lapel, Madison Co., Indiana, USAi
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Martin Marietta Quarry (Martin Marietta Aggregates Quarry)Quarry
Lapel- not defined -
Madison Co.County
IndianaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 4' 23'' North , 85° 51' 9'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Lapel2,053 (2017)0.6km
Edgewood1,878 (2017)10.6km
Pendleton4,219 (2017)12.3km
Ingalls2,382 (2017)13.5km
Noblesville59,093 (2017)13.6km


An aggregate quarry in the Wabash formation (Louisville Limestone, Jeffersonville Limestone & Geneva Dolomite). Started over 100 years ago for gravel. Restarted 1972. Located on the NW edge of Lapel.
Commodities (Major) - Stone - Crushed/Broken
Development Status: Past Producer. Operation includes a mill at the quarry site.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 61:148.; Erd, R. C. and S.S. Greenburg (1960) Minerals of Indiana. Indiana Geological Survey Bulletin 18 73pp
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 61:148.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 61:148.; Erd, R. C. and S.S. Greenburg (1960) Minerals of Indiana. Indiana Geological Survey Bulletin 18 73pp

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS

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Hess, D. F. & S. Rose (1966) The geology and mineralization of a locality in north-central Indiana with reference to other Indiana localities: Rocks and Minerals: 41 (12): 885-890.
MESA Health and Safety Inspection Reports October 27, 1971 and January 9-10, 1973.
Ault, C. and D. Carr (compilers) (1980) Directory of crushed stone, ground limestone, cement and lime producers in Indiana: Indiana Geological Survey: 34 p.
Huizing, T. & R. Russell (1986) Indiana Minerals: A locality index: Rocks and Minerals: 61 (3): 136- 151.

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USGS MRDS Record:10120288

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