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Interstate highway 30 & Belt Line Road roadcut, Grand Prairie, Dallas Co., Texas, USAi
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Interstate highway 30 & Belt Line Road roadcutRoad Cutting
Grand PrairieCity
Dallas Co.County
TexasState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
32° 45' 30'' North , 96° 59' 41'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Grand Prairie187,809 (2017)1.4km
Irving236,607 (2017)7.5km
Cockrell Hill4,316 (2017)10.4km
Arlington388,125 (2017)10.9km
Euless54,219 (2017)11.9km


Transitory road-cut during Interstate highway widening project in 2001. About 100 "flats" of unusual pyrite nodules were removed from Eagle Ford shale outcrop by collectors while the locality was open.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Nash, K. (2002) "Recent Finds in Dallas County, Texas", Mineral News, Vol. 18, No. 11.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2

List of minerals for each chemical element

SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2

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Nash, K. (2002) "Recent Finds in Dallas County, Texas", Mineral News: 18: 11.


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