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McGuire pit (Salzman Quarry; Salzman Enterprises), Nine Mile pluton, Wausau Intrusive Complex, Marathon Co., Wisconsin, USAi
Regional Level Types
McGuire pit (Salzman Quarry; Salzman Enterprises)Pit
Nine Mile plutonPluton
Wausau Intrusive ComplexComplex
Marathon Co.County
WisconsinState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 47' 39'' North , 89° 48' 28'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.79417,-89.80778
GeoHash:G#: dpbnu6ebz
USGS MRDS Record:10205787
Locality type:Pit
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Mosinee4,030 (2017)8.3km
Knowlton120 (2017)13.1km
Evergreen3,669 (2017)14.4km
Marathon1,524 (2017)15.2km
Rib Mountain5,651 (2017)16.8km


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

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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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


16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Rocks & Min. (2007) 82:233
Brockite ?
Formula: (Ca,Th,Ce)PO4 · H2O
Reference: Rocks & Min. (2007) 82:233
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Rocks & Min. (2007) 82:233
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: Fe2+Nb2O6
Reference: Rocks & Min. (2007) 82:233
Cryolite
Formula: Na2NaAlF6
Reference: Rocks & Min. (2007) 82:233
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Reference: Rocks & Min. (2007) 82:233
Florencite-(Ce)
Formula: CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Rocks & Min. (2007) 82:233
Gorceixite
Formula: BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Rocks & Min. (2007) 82:233
Hübnerite
Formula: MnWO4
Reference: Rocks & Min. (2007) 82:233
Ixiolite ?
Formula: (Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Reference: Rocks & Min. (2007) 82:233
Ixiolite var: Wolframoixiolite ?
Formula: (Nb,W,Ta,Fe,Mn,Nb)2O4
Reference: Rocks & Min. (2007) 82:233
'Mica Group'
Reference: Rocks & Min. (2007) 82:233
Petscheckite ?
Formula: UFe(Nb,Ta)2O8
Reference: Rocks & Min. (2007) 82:233
Plumbogummite
Formula: PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Rocks & Min. (2007) 82:233
Prosopite
Formula: CaAl2F4[(OH)4-xFx], x = 0.0–1.0
Reference: Rocks & Min. (2007) 82:233
'Pyrochlore Group'
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Reference: Rocks & Min. (2007) 82:233
'Pyrochlore Group var: Plumbopyrochlore (of Skorobogatova et al.)'
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Reference: Rocks & Min. (2007) 82:233
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks & Min. (2007) 82:233
Tapiolite-(Fe)
Formula: (Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Reference: Rocks & Min. (2007) 82:233
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Rocks & Min. (2007) 82:233
'Uvite Series'
Formula: Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(F/OH)
Reference: Rocks & Min. (2007) 82:233

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Cryolite3.CB.15Na2NaAlF6
Prosopite3.CD.10CaAl2F4[(OH)4-xFx], x = 0.0–1.0
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Columbite-(Fe)4.DB.35Fe2+Nb2O6
Ferberite4.DB.30FeWO4
Hübnerite4.DB.30MnWO4
Ixiolite ?4.DB.25(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
var: Wolframoixiolite ?4.DB.25(Nb,W,Ta,Fe,Mn,Nb)2O4
Petscheckite ?4.DH.35UFe(Nb,Ta)2O8
'Pyrochlore Group'4.00.A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
'var: Plumbopyrochlore (of Skorobogatova et al.)'4.00.A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Tapiolite-(Fe)4.DB.10(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Brockite ?8.CJ.45(Ca,Th,Ce)PO4 · H2O
Florencite-(Ce)8.BL.13CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Gorceixite8.BL.10BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Plumbogummite8.BL.10PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
'Uvite Series'9..Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(F/OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Mica Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Ixiolite ?8.1.10.1(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Petscheckite ?8.1.9.2UFe(Nb,Ta)2O8
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Pyrochlore Group'8.2.1.1A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
'var: Plumbopyrochlore (of Skorobogatova et al.)'8.2.1.6A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
AB2O6
Columbite-(Fe)8.3.2.2Fe2+Nb2O6
Tapiolite-(Fe)8.3.1.1(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Group 11 - HALIDE COMPLEXES
Aluminofluorides - Isolated Octahedra
Cryolite11.6.1.1Na2NaAlF6
Prosopite11.6.9.1CaAl2F4[(OH)4-xFx], x = 0.0–1.0
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Brockite ?40.4.7.5(Ca,Th,Ce)PO4 · H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Florencite-(Ce)41.5.10.2CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Gorceixite42.7.3.2BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Plumbogummite42.7.3.5PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Ferberite48.1.1.2FeWO4
Hübnerite48.1.1.1MnWO4
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
'Uvite Series'61.3.1.3Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(F/OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Ixiolite
var: Wolframoixiolite ?
-(Nb,W,Ta,Fe,Mn,Nb)2O4
'Mica Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H ProsopiteCaAl2F4[(OH)4-xFx], x = 0.0–1.0
H PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H Pyrochlore Group (var: Plumbopyrochlore (of Skorobogatova et al.))A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
H Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
H Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
H Brockite(Ca,Th,Ce)PO4 · H2O
OOxygen
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O FerberiteFeWO4
O HübneriteMnWO4
O CassiteriteSnO2
O ProsopiteCaAl2F4[(OH)4-xFx], x = 0.0–1.0
O QuartzSiO2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O Pyrochlore Group (var: Plumbopyrochlore (of Skorobogatova et al.))A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
O Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
O Tapiolite-(Fe)(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
O Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
O PetscheckiteUFe(Nb,Ta)2O8
O Brockite(Ca,Th,Ce)PO4 · H2O
O Ixiolite (var: Wolframoixiolite)(Nb,W,Ta,Fe,Mn,Nb)2O4
O Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F ProsopiteCaAl2F4[(OH)4-xFx], x = 0.0–1.0
F CryoliteNa2NaAlF6
NaSodium
Na CryoliteNa2NaAlF6
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al ProsopiteCaAl2F4[(OH)4-xFx], x = 0.0–1.0
Al CryoliteNa2NaAlF6
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
PPhosphorus
P PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
P Brockite(Ca,Th,Ce)PO4 · H2O
CaCalcium
Ca ProsopiteCaAl2F4[(OH)4-xFx], x = 0.0–1.0
Ca Brockite(Ca,Th,Ce)PO4 · H2O
MnManganese
Mn HübneriteMnWO4
Mn Ixiolite (var: Wolframoixiolite)(Nb,W,Ta,Fe,Mn,Nb)2O4
Mn Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
FeIron
Fe FerberiteFeWO4
Fe Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
Fe Tapiolite-(Fe)(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Fe PetscheckiteUFe(Nb,Ta)2O8
Fe Ixiolite (var: Wolframoixiolite)(Nb,W,Ta,Fe,Mn,Nb)2O4
NbNiobium
Nb Pyrochlore Group (var: Plumbopyrochlore (of Skorobogatova et al.))A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Nb Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
Nb Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Nb PetscheckiteUFe(Nb,Ta)2O8
Nb Ixiolite (var: Wolframoixiolite)(Nb,W,Ta,Fe,Mn,Nb)2O4
Nb Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
BaBarium
Ba GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
CeCerium
Ce Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Ce Brockite(Ca,Th,Ce)PO4 · H2O
TaTantalum
Ta Tapiolite-(Fe)(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Ta PetscheckiteUFe(Nb,Ta)2O8
Ta Ixiolite (var: Wolframoixiolite)(Nb,W,Ta,Fe,Mn,Nb)2O4
Ta Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
WTungsten
W FerberiteFeWO4
W HübneriteMnWO4
W Ixiolite (var: Wolframoixiolite)(Nb,W,Ta,Fe,Mn,Nb)2O4
PbLead
Pb PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
ThThorium
Th Brockite(Ca,Th,Ce)PO4 · H2O
UUranium
U PetscheckiteUFe(Nb,Ta)2O8

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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Mesoproterozoic
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]

Mesoproterozoic
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

Comments: Original map source: Cannon, W.F., Kress, T.H., Sutphin, D.M., Morey, G.B., Meints, Joyce, and Barber-Delach, Robert, 1997, Digital Geologic Map and mineral deposits of the Lake Superior Region, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan: USGS Open-File Report 97-455 (version 3, Nov. 19

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]

Statherian
1600 - 1800 Ma



ID: 3184827
Paleoproterozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Statherian (1600 - 1800 Ma)

Lithology: Volcanic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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