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Nebraska, USA

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National Stone Quarry (1912 or earlier)

National Stone Quarry, Louisville, Cass Co., Nebraska, USA
C. L. Company Crusher (1911 or earlier)

Weeping Water, Cass Co., Nebraska, USA
C. L. Company stone quarry (1909 or earlier)

Weeping Water, Cass Co., Nebraska, USA
National Stone Quarry (1912 or earlier)

National Stone Quarry, Louisville, Cass Co., Nebraska, USA
C. L. Company Crusher (1911 or earlier)

Weeping Water, Cass Co., Nebraska, USA
C. L. Company stone quarry (1909 or earlier)

Weeping Water, Cass Co., Nebraska, USA
National Stone Quarry (1912 or earlier)

National Stone Quarry, Louisville, Cass Co., Nebraska, USA
C. L. Company Crusher (1911 or earlier)

Weeping Water, Cass Co., Nebraska, USA
 


The main literature reference is Educational Circular No. 2 "Minerals and Gemstones of Nebraska". Bedrock is primarily Cretaceous and younger sedimentary rocks (with some Pennsylvanian & Permian rocks in the southeast). Some material was brought in by glaciers from the north, on the eastern side of the state, and by erosion from Wyoming (also, ash falls from volcanoes to the west).

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Alabandite

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

Alunite

Alunogen

Anatase

Ankerite

Anorthite

'Apatite'

Aragonite

Augite

var: Ferroaugite

Autunite

Baryte

'Bastnäsite'

Bayerite

Calcite

Carnotite

Celestine

Chalcopyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chromite

'Clays'

Clinochlore

Coffinite

Copiapite

Copper

Coquimbite

Daubréelite

Dolomite

Enstatite

Epsomite

Felsőbányaite

'Ferro-Actinolite-Tremolite Series'

Fluorapatite

Fluorite

Forsterite

Galena

'Garnet'

'Garnierite'

Gibbsite

Goethite

Gold

Gypsum

var: Selenite

Halite

Halotrichite

Hematite

'Hypersthene'

Ilmenite

Iron

var: Kamacite

'Jade'

'var: Nephrite'

Jarosite

Kaolinite

'K Feldspar'

'Labradorite'

Lechatelierite

Magnetite

Marcasite

Merrillite

Meta-alunogen

Metahohmannite

'Monazite'

'Moonstone'

Muscovite

var: Illite

Nepheline

'Nickel-iron'

'Olivine'

Opal

var: Moss Opal

var: Precious Opal

var: Wood Opal

'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'

Paracoquimbite

'Parisite'

Perrierite-(Ce)

'Petrified Wood'

Phlogopite

Pigeonite

Pyrite

Pyrochlore Group

Pyrolusite

'Pyroxene Group'

Quartz

var: Agate

var: Amethyst

var: Aventurine

var: Blue Chalcedony

var: Brecciated Agate

var: Carnelian

var: Chalcedony

var: Cloud Agate

var: Dendritic Agate

var: Fairburn Agate

var: Fortification Agate

var: Lake Superior Agate

var: Moss Agate

var: Smoky Quartz

Rozenite

Rutile

Sabugalite

Schreibersite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Siderite

'Silica'

Slavíkite

Sphalerite

Sulphur

'Synchysite Group'

Tridymite

Troilite

Vashegyite

Vermiculite

Vivianite


71 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.

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Localities in this Region

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References

Burchett, R.R. (1971) Directory of Nebraska Quarries, Pits and Mines; Nebraska Conservation and Survey Division Resource Report No. 5.

Boellstorff, John (1980) Collecting In Nebraska's Glacial Deposits, Rocks & Minerals: 56(3): 103.

Degraw, Harold M., and Roger K. Pabian (1980) Collecting in Nebraska's Cretaceous Strata, Rocks & Minerals: 56(3): 97.

Pabian, Roger K. (1980) Collecting in Nebraska's Pennsylvanian-Permian Strata, Rocks & Minerals: 56(3): 118.

Swinehart, James B. (1980) Collecting in Western Nebraska's Cenozoic Strata, Rocks & Minerals: 56(3): 124.

Pabian, Roger K. (1993) The Minerals and Gemstones of Nebraska, University of Nebraska Conservation and Survey Division Educational Circular No. 2.

External Links

Geologic Field Trips in Nebraska and Adjacent Parts of Kansas and South Dakota http://nlc1.nlc.state.ne.us/epubs/U2375/H013-1995.pdf

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