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Charneski pit (Ladick East pit), Nine Mile pluton, Wausau Intrusive Complex, Marathon Co., Wisconsin, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 47' 60'' North , 89° 47' 60'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.80000,-89.80000
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate

Commodities (Major) - Stone - Crushed/Broken
Development Status: Producer

Commodity List

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

Mineral List

10 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

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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1000 - 1600 Ma

ID: 2790941
Wausau Pluton; Granite near Nine Mile Swamp

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Description: Orange to pink, coarse-grained massive granite composed of alkali feldspar sporadically mantled by plagioclase, quartz, and biotite; contains miarolitic cavities

Lithology: Major:{granite}

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. [133]

1000 - 1600 Ma

ID: 2711896
Granite and quartz monzonite

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Description: Moderate orange to pink, coarse-grained granite and quartz monzonite near Nine Mile Swamp consisting of alkali feldspars, quartz, and biotite

Reference: LaBerge, G.L., and P.E. Myers. Precambrian Geology of Marathon County, Wisconsin. Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey. [135]

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Buchholz, T. W., Falster, A. U. & Simmons, W B. (2002), Minerals of the Ladick East Quarry, Marathon County, Wisconsin:Rocks and Minerals: 77 (3): 169.

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