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Sphalerite Occurrence Z80, Madison Co., Indiana, USA

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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)

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3 valid minerals.

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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Silurian
419.2 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 2719685
Wabash Formation

Age: Silurian (419.2 - 443.8 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Wabash Formation

Description: Limestone, dolomite, and argillaceous dolomite

Lithology: Major:{limestone,dolostone}

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]

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

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