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Rock Co., Wisconsin, USAi
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Rock Co.County
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Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Janesville64,123 (2017)
Beloit36,891 (2017)
Milton5,593 (2017)
Edgerton5,532 (2017)
Evansville5,228 (2017)
Clinton2,140 (2017)
Other Languages:
French:
comté de Rock, Wisconsin, États-Unis
German:
Rock County, Wisconsin, Vereinigte Staaten
Italian:
contea di Rock, Wisconsin, Stati Uniti d'America
Russian:
Рок, Висконсин, Соединённые Штаты Америки
Simplified Chinese:
羅克縣, 威斯康辛州, 美国
Spanish:
Condado de Rock, Wisconsin, Estados Unidos
Albanian:
Rock County, Wisconsin, Shtetet e Bashkuara të Amerikës
Arabic:
مقاطعة روك , ويسكونسن, الولايات المتحدة
Basque:
Rock konderria , Wisconsin
Bavarian:
Rock County, Wisconsin, Vaoanigte Stootn
Bishnupriya Manipuri:
রক কাউন্টি, উইসকনসিন, তিলপারাষ্ট্র
Bulgarian:
Рок, Уисконсин, Съединени американски щати
Cebuano:
Rock County, Wisconsin
Dutch:
Rock County, Wisconsin, Verenigde Staten
Esperanto:
Kantono Roko, Viskonsino
Farsi/Persian:
شهرستان راک، ویسکانسین, ویسکانسین, ایالات متحده آمریکا
Hungarian:
Rock megye, Wisconsin, Amerikai Egyesült Államok
Japanese:
ロック郡, ウィスコンシン州, アメリカ合衆国
Latin:
Rock Comitatus, Visconsinia, Civitates Foederatae Americae
Low Saxon/Low German:
Rock County, Wisconsin, USA
Min Dong Chinese:
Rock Gông, Wisconsin
Minnan / Hokkien-Taiwanese:
Rock Kūn
Norwegian:
Rock County, Wisconsin, USA
Polish:
Hrabstwo Rock, Wisconsin, Stany Zjednoczone
Portuguese:
Condado de Rock, Wisconsin, Estados Unidos
Romanian:
Comitatul Rock, Wisconsin, Statele Unite ale Americii
Sardinian:
contea de Rock, Wisconsin, Istados Unidos de Amèrica
Serbian:
Округ Рок , Висконсин, Сједињене Америчке Државе
Serbo-Croatian:
Rock County, Wisconsin, Sjedinjene Američke Države
Swedish:
Rock County, Wisconsin, USA
Traditional Chinese:
羅克縣, 威斯康辛州, 美國
Ukrainian:
Рок, Вісконсин, Сполучені Штати Америки
Urdu:
راک کاؤنٹی، وسکونسن, وسکونسن, ریاستہائے متحدہ امریکا
Vietnamese:
Quận Rock, Wisconsin, Chủng Quốc Hoa Kỳ
Waray:
Condado han Rock, Wisconsin, Estados Unidos


Rock County is underlain by Cambrian and Ordovician sedimentary rocks which rarely outcrop. Where they do, they are often quarried. Most of the County is blanketed by glacial drift - till, outwash and loess, which can on occasion yield interesting specimens including "drift" copper.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Odom, I. E., T.N. Willard, and R.J. Lassin, 1979, "Paragenesis of diagenetic minerals in the St. Peter Sandstone (Ordovician), Wisconsin and Illinois", in Aspects of Diagenesis, edited by P. Scholle and P. Schluger, Soc. Econ. Paleo and Min. Special Publicaitons #26, p. 425-443.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Heyl, A. & W. West, 1982, Outlying mineral occurrences related to the Upper Mississippi Valley Mineral District, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, and Minnesota, Economic Geology: 77(8):1803-1817.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Heyl, A. & W. West, 1982, Outlying mineral occurrences related to the Upper Mississippi Valley Mineral District, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, and Minnesota, Economic Geology: 77(8):1803-1817.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Heyl, A. & W. West, 1982, Outlying mineral occurrences related to the Upper Mississippi Valley Mineral District, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, and Minnesota, Economic Geology: 77(8):1803-1817.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Odom, I. E., T.N. Willard, and R.J. Lassin, 1979, "Paragenesis of diagenetic minerals in the St. Peter Sandstone (Ordovician), Wisconsin and Illinois", in Aspects of Diagenesis, edited by P. Scholle and P. Schluger, Soc. Econ. Paleo and Min. Special Publicaitons #26, p. 425-443.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Odom, I. E., T.N. Willard, and R.J. Lassin, 1979, "Paragenesis of diagenetic minerals in the St. Peter Sandstone (Ordovician), Wisconsin and Illinois", in Aspects of Diagenesis, edited by P. Scholle and P. Schluger, Soc. Econ. Paleo and Min. Special Publicaitons #26, p. 425-443.
Lepidocrocite
Formula: γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Odom, I. E., T.N. Willard, and R.J. Lassin, 1979, "Paragenesis of diagenetic minerals in the St. Peter Sandstone (Ordovician), Wisconsin and Illinois", in Aspects of Diagenesis, edited by P. Scholle and P. Schluger, Soc. Econ. Paleo and Min. Special Publicaitons #26, p. 425-443.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Heyl, A. & W. West, 1982, Outlying mineral occurrences related to the Upper Mississippi Valley Mineral District, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, and Minnesota, Economic Geology: 77(8):1803-1817.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Odom, I. E., T.N. Willard, and R.J. Lassin, 1979, "Paragenesis of diagenetic minerals in the St. Peter Sandstone (Ordovician), Wisconsin and Illinois", in Aspects of Diagenesis, edited by P. Scholle and P. Schluger, Soc. Econ. Paleo and Min. Special Publicaitons #26, p. 425-443.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Heyl, A. & W. West, 1982, Outlying mineral occurrences related to the Upper Mississippi Valley Mineral District, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, and Minnesota, Economic Geology: 77(8):1803-1817.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Lepidocrocite4.FE.15γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Lepidocrocite6.1.2.2γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O QuartzSiO2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S MarcasiteFeS2
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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Dott, Robert H. & J.W. Attig, (2004) Roadside Geology of Wisconsin, Mountain Press, 345 p.

Other Databases

Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_County,_Wisconsin
Wikidata ID:Q500939
GeoNames ID:5269209

External Links

Wisconsin Mineral index - Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey http://wgnhs.uwex.edu/wisconsin-geology/minerals-wisconsin/

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