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Vigo Co., Indiana, USAi
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Vigo Co.County
IndianaState
USACountry

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Commodity List

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Mineral List

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

6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Erd, Richard C. and Greenberg, Seymour S.,(1960) Minerals of Indiana : Indiana Geological Survey Bulletin No. 18
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Erd, R. C. and S.S. Greenburg (1960) Minerals of Indiana. Indiana Geological Survey Bulletin 18 73pp
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: Melchiorre, E., Mills, Jr., J., Dale, D., and Chapman, B. (2005): American Mineralogist 90(10), 1518-1521
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Rozenite
Formula: FeSO4 · 4H2O
Reference: Melchiorre, E., Mills, Jr., J., Dale, D., and Chapman, B. (2005): American Mineralogist 90(10), 1518-1521
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Erd, R. C. and S.S. Greenburg (1960) Minerals of Indiana. Indiana Geological Survey Bulletin 18 73pp
Xitieshanite
Formula: Fe3+(SO4)Cl · 6H2O
Reference: Melchiorre, E., Mills, Jr., J., Dale, D., and Chapman, B. (2005): American Mineralogist 90(10), 1518-1521

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Rozenite7.CB.15FeSO4 · 4H2O
Xitieshanite7.DC.20Fe3+(SO4)Cl · 6H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Rozenite29.6.6.1FeSO4 · 4H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Xitieshanite31.9.6.3Fe3+(SO4)Cl · 6H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H XitieshaniteFe3+(SO4)Cl · 6H2O
H RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O XitieshaniteFe3+(SO4)Cl · 6H2O
O RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O SideriteFeCO3
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
SSulfur
S XitieshaniteFe3+(SO4)Cl · 6H2O
S RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S GalenaPbS
ClChlorine
Cl XitieshaniteFe3+(SO4)Cl · 6H2O
FeIron
Fe XitieshaniteFe3+(SO4)Cl · 6H2O
Fe RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

Fossils

There are 3 fossil localities from the PaleoBioDB database within this region.

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Occurrences58
Youngest Fossil Listed299 Ma (Permian)
Oldest Fossil Listed452 Ma (Late Ordovician)
Stratigraphic Units
UnitNo. OccurrencesAge
McLeansboro - Shelburn - Busseron Sandstone1311.45 - 306.95 Ma (Carboniferous)
Shelburn - Busseron Sandstone43358.9 - 298.9 Ma (Paleozoic)
Fairview - Mt. Hope14452 - 449.5 Ma (Late Ordovician)
Fossils from RegionClick here to show the list.
Accepted NameHierarchy Age
Deceptrix
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Nuculida : Praenuculidae : Deceptrix452 - 449.5 Ma
Late Ordovician
Nuculites
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Nuculanida : Malletiidae : Nuculites452 - 449.5 Ma
Late Ordovician
Ambonychia
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Myalinida : Ambonychiidae : Ambonychia452 - 449.5 Ma
Late Ordovician
Cymatonota
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Unionida : Iridinidae : Cymatonota452 - 449.5 Ma
Late Ordovician
Lyrodesma
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Hippuritida : Lyrodesmatidae : Lyrodesma452 - 449.5 Ma
Late Ordovician
Modiolopsis
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Unionida : Iridinidae : Modiolopsis452 - 449.5 Ma
Late Ordovician
Cuneamya
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Grammysiidae : Cuneamya452 - 449.5 Ma
Late Ordovician
Rhytimya
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Pholadomyidae : Rhytimya452 - 449.5 Ma
Late Ordovician
Isotelus
genus
Animalia : Arthropoda : Trilobita : Asaphida : Asaphidae : Isotelus452 - 449.5 Ma
Late Ordovician
Flexicalymene
genus
Animalia : Arthropoda : Trilobita : Phacopida : Calymenidae : Flexicalymene452 - 449.5 Ma
Late Ordovician
Pseudolingula
genus
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Lingulata : Lingulida : Pseudolingulidae : Pseudolingula452 - 449.5 Ma
Late Ordovician
Trematis
genus
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Lingulata : Lingulida : Trematidae : Trematis452 - 449.5 Ma
Late Ordovician
Asterotheca
genus
Plantae : Tracheophyta : Polypodiopsida : Marattiales : Asterothecaceae : Asterotheca358.9 - 298.9 Ma
Paleozoic
Asterotheca miltoni
species
Fungi : Ascomycota : Dothideomycetes : Pleosporales : Asterotheca : Asterotheca miltoni358.9 - 298.9 Ma
Paleozoic
Sinuites cancellatus
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Bellerophontida : Sinuitidae : Sinuites : Sinuites cancellatus452 - 449.5 Ma
Late Ordovician
Lepidodendron obovatum
species
Plantae : Lepidodendraceae : Lepidodendron : Lepidodendron obovatum358.9 - 298.9 Ma
Paleozoic
Lepidophloios laricinus
species
Plantae : Lepidodendraceae : Lepidophloios : Lepidophloios laricinus358.9 - 298.9 Ma
Paleozoic
Lepidostrobophyllum
genus
Plantae : Lepidodendraceae : Lepidostrobophyllum358.9 - 298.9 Ma
Paleozoic
Lepidophyllum
genus
Lepidophyllum358.9 - 298.9 Ma
Paleozoic
Calamites suckowii
species
Plantae : Tracheophyta : Polypodiopsida : Equisetales : Calamitaceae : Calamites : Calamites suckowii358.9 - 298.9 Ma
Paleozoic
Cyclopteris
genus
Plantae : Neuropteridae : Cyclopteris358.9 - 298.9 Ma
Paleozoic
Cordaites
genus
Plantae : Pinophyta : Pinopsida : Cordaitanthales : Cordaites358.9 - 298.9 Ma
Paleozoic
Dicksonites
genus
Plantae : Ginkgophyta : Ginkgoopsida : Callistophytales : Dicksonites358.9 - 298.9 Ma
Paleozoic
Sigillaria
genus
Plantae : Sigillariaceae : Sigillaria358.9 - 298.9 Ma
Paleozoic
Stigmaria
genus
Plantae : Stigmaria358.9 - 298.9 Ma
Paleozoic
Neuropteris
genus
Plantae : Tracheophyta : Pachytestaceae : Neuropteris358.9 - 298.9 Ma
Paleozoic
Mariopteris
genus
Plantae : Tracheophyta : Callistophytaceae : Mariopteris358.9 - 298.9 Ma
Paleozoic
Pecopteris
genus
Plantae : Tracheophyta : Polypodiopsida : Marattiales : Asterothecaceae : Pecopteris358.9 - 298.9 Ma
Paleozoic
Sphenophyllum
genus
Plantae : Equisetophyta : Equisetopsida : Sphenophyllales : Sphenophyllaceae : Sphenophyllum358.9 - 298.9 Ma
Paleozoic
Bothrodendron
genus
Bothrodendron358.9 - 298.9 Ma
Paleozoic
Annularia
genus
Plantae : Equisetophyta : Equisetopsida : Equisetales : Annularia358.9 - 298.9 Ma
Paleozoic
Triangulotarbus terrehautensis
species
Animalia : Arthropoda : Arachnida : Phalangiotarbidae : Triangulotarbus : Triangulotarbus terrehautensis311.45 - 306.95 Ma
Carboniferous
Fossil LocalitiesClick to show 3 fossil localities

Other Databases

Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vigo_County,_Indiana
Wikidata ID:Q507414
GeoNames ID:4266295

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