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Sphalerite and Galena Occurrence Z84 Occurrence, Newton Co., Indiana, USAi
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Sphalerite and Galena Occurrence Z84 OccurrenceOccurrence
Newton Co.County
IndianaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 45' 40'' North , 87° 23' 30'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kentland1,698 (2017)4.6km
Goodland1,014 (2017)8.3km
Earl Park334 (2017)8.9km
Brook972 (2017)11.9km
Sheldon1,024 (2017)14.5km


Commodities (Major) - Zinc, Lead; (Trace) - Sulfur
Development Status: Occurrence
Host Rock Unit: Sanders Group
Host Rock: Dolomite

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: From USGS MRDS database
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2

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
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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Shaffer, Nelson R. (1981) Possibility of Mississippi Valley-Type mineral deposits in Indiana: Indiana Geological Survey: Report 21, 49 p.

USGS MRDS Record:10080850

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