Sphalerite Occurrence Z80, Madison Co., Indiana, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||40° 3' 45'' North , 85° 51' 50'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||40.06250,-85.86389|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfa : Hot-summer humid continental climate|
Commodities (Major) - Zinc; (Trace) - Sulfur
Development Status: Occurrence
Host Rock Unit: Muscatatuck Group,
Structure: Cincinnati Arch just west Of Fortville Fault
Host Rock: Dolomite
Tectonic Structure: Atop Cincinnati Arch (a stable platform between the Michigan and Illinois Basins)
3 valid minerals.
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419.2 - 443.8 Ma
Age: Silurian (419.2 - 443.8 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Wabash Formation
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.