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Scotts Bluff Co., Nebraska, USAi
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Five Rocks of Scotts Bluff

Scotts Bluff Co., Nebraska, USA
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Wildcat Hills Near Scottsbluff

Scotts Bluff Co., Nebraska, USA
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Five Rocks of Scotts Bluff

Scotts Bluff Co., Nebraska, USA
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Wildcat Hills Near Scottsbluff

Scotts Bluff Co., Nebraska, USA
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Five Rocks of Scotts Bluff

Scotts Bluff Co., Nebraska, USA
Locality type:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Scottsbluff14,802 (2017)
Gering8,334 (2017)
Mitchell1,666 (2017)
Terrytown1,172 (2017)
Morrill912 (2017)
Minatare800 (2017)
Other Languages:
French:
comté de Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, États-Unis
German:
Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, Vereinigte Staaten
Italian:
contea di Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, Stati Uniti d'America
Russian:
Скотс-Блафф, Небраска, Соединённые Штаты Америки
Simplified Chinese:
斯科茨布拉夫縣, 內布拉斯加州, 美国
Spanish:
Condado de Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, Estados Unidos
Albanian:
Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, Shtetet e Bashkuara të Amerikës
Arabic:
مقاطعة سوكتس بلوف, نبراسكا, الولايات المتحدة
Armenian:
Սքոտս Բլաֆ շրջան, Նեբրասկա, Ամերիկայի Միացյալ Նահանգներ
Basque:
Scotts Bluff konderria , Nebraska
Bavarian:
Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, Vaoanigte Stootn
Bishnupriya Manipuri:
স্কটস ব্লাফ কাউন্টি, নেব্রাস্কা, তিলপারাষ্ট্র
Bulgarian:
Скотс Блъф, Небраска, Съединени американски щати
Cebuano:
Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska
Dutch:
Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, Verenigde Staten
Farsi/Persian:
شهرستان اسکاتس بلوف، نبراسکا, نبراسکا, ایالات متحده آمریکا
Georgian:
სკოტს-ბლაფის ოლქი, ნებრასკა, ამერიკის შეერთებული შტატები
Hungarian:
Scotts Bluff megye, Nebraska, Amerikai Egyesült Államok
Japanese:
スコッツブラフ郡, ネブラスカ州, アメリカ合衆国
Low Saxon/Low German:
Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, USA
Min Dong Chinese:
Scotts Bluff Gông, Nebraska
Minnan / Hokkien-Taiwanese:
Scotts Bluff Kūn
Norwegian:
Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, USA
Polish:
Hrabstwo Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, Stany Zjednoczone
Portuguese:
Condado de Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, Estados Unidos
Romanian:
Comitatul Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, Statele Unite ale Americii
Sardinian:
contea de Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, Istados Unidos de Amèrica
Scottish Gaelic:
Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, Na Stàitean Aonaichte
Serbian:
Округ Скотс Блаф , Небраска, Сједињене Америчке Државе
Serbo-Croatian:
Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, Sjedinjene Američke Države
Swedish:
Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, USA
Traditional Chinese:
斯科茨布拉夫縣, 內布拉斯加州, 美國
Turkish:
Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, Amerika Birleşik Devletleri
Ukrainian:
Скоттс-Блафф, Небраска, Сполучені Штати Америки
Urdu:
سکاٹس بلف کاؤنٹی، نیبراسکا, نیبراسکا, ریاستہائے متحدہ امریکا
Vietnamese:
Quận Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, Chủng Quốc Hoa Kỳ
Waray:
Condado han Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, Estados Unidos
Western Punjabi:
سکوٹس بلف کاؤنٹی،نیبراسکا, نیبراسکا, امریکہ


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3 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Barbour, Erwin H. and Fisher, C.A. (1902) A NNew Horom of Calcite-Sand Crystal, American Journal of Science, XIV, 451-454.
Calcite var: Sand-Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
'Ferro-actinolite-Tremolite Series'
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Jay Ellis Ransom,1974,Gems and Minerals of America
Opal var: Wood Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Jay Ellis Ransom,1974,Gems and Minerals of America
'Petrified Wood'
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: MacFall (1975) Gem Hunter's Guide
Quartz var: Agate
Reference: MacFall (1975) Gem Hunter's Guide
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: MacFall (1975) Gem Hunter's Guide
Quartz var: Fortification Agate
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Moss Agate
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Dorothy M. Schlegal (1957) Gem Stones of the United States : USGS Bulletin 1042-G

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Wood Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Fortification Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Moss Agate4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Sand-Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Ferro-actinolite-Tremolite Series'-
'Petrified Wood'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Calcite
var: Sand-Calcite
-CaCO3
'Ferro-actinolite-Tremolite Series'-
Opal
var: Wood Opal
-SiO2 · nH2O
'Petrified Wood'-
Quartz
var: Agate
-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Fortification Agate-SiO2
var: Moss Agate-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Opal (var: Wood Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C Calcite (var: Sand-Calcite)CaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Fortification Agate)SiO2
O Opal (var: Wood Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
O Calcite (var: Sand-Calcite)CaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Moss Agate)SiO2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Fortification Agate)SiO2
Si Opal (var: Wood Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Moss Agate)SiO2
CaCalcium
Ca Calcite (var: Sand-Calcite)CaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3

Fossils

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

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Occurrences101
Youngest Fossil Listed1.80 Ma (Pleistocene)
Oldest Fossil Listed33.9 Ma (Oligocene)
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Accepted NameHierarchy Age
Parvericius
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Erinaceomorpha : Erinaceidae : Parvericius24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Mystipterus
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Soricomorpha : Talpidae : Mystipterus24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Limnoecus
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Soricomorpha : Soricidae : Limnoecus24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Pseudotrimylus
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Soricomorpha : Soricidae : Pseudotrimylus24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Palaeogale
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Carnivora : Odobenidae : Palaeogale24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Zodiolestes
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Carnivora : Mustelidae : Zodiolestes24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Desmocyon
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Carnivora : Canidae : Desmocyon24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Phlaocyon
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Carnivora : Canidae : Phlaocyon24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Cephalogale
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Carnivora : Hemicyonidae : Cephalogale24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Alwoodia
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Allomyidae : Alwoodia30.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Mylagaulidae
family
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Mylagaulidae30.8 - 26.3 Ma
Oligocene
Miospermophilus
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Sciuridae : Miospermophilus24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Protospermophilus
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Sciuridae : Protospermophilus24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Palaeocastor
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Castoridae : Palaeocastor24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Florentiamys
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Florentiamyidae : Florentiamys24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Cupidinimus
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Geomyidae : Cupidinimus24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Harrymys
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Geomyidae : Harrymys24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Mookomys
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Geomyidae : Mookomys24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Schaubeumys
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Zapodidae : Schaubeumys24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Leidymys
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Muridae : Leidymys24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Paciculus
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Muridae : Paciculus24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Archaeolagus
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Lagomorpha : Leporidae : Archaeolagus24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Hesperhys
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Tayassuidae : Hesperhys24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Merycochoerus
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Merycoidodontidae : Merycochoerus30.8 - 26.3 Ma
Oligocene
Sespia
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Merycoidodontidae : Sespia30.8 - 26.3 Ma
Oligocene
Michenia
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Camelidae : Michenia24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Oxydactylus
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Camelidae : Oxydactylus24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Nanotragulus
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Hypertragulidae : Nanotragulus30.8 - 26.3 Ma
Oligocene
Barbouromeryx
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Palaeomerycidae : Barbouromeryx24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Archaeohippus
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Perissodactyla : Equidae : Archaeohippus24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Parahippus
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Perissodactyla : Equidae : Parahippus24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Moropus
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Perissodactyla : Chalicotheriidae : Moropus24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Diceratherium
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Perissodactyla : Rhinocerotidae : Diceratherium30.8 - 26.3 Ma
Oligocene
Menoceras
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Perissodactyla : Rhinocerotidae : Menoceras24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Adjidaumo intermedius
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Eomyidae : Eomys : Adjidaumo intermedius33.9 - 33.3 Ma
Oligocene
Agnotocastor readingi
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Castoridae : Agnotocastor : Agnotocastor readingi33.9 - 33.3 Ma
Oligocene
Ysengrinia americana
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Carnivora : Amphicyonidae : Ysengrinia : Ysengrinia americana24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Arretotherium acridens
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Anthracotheriidae : Arretotherium : Arretotherium acridens24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Pseudoblastomeryx advena
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Moschidae : Pseudoblastomeryx : Pseudoblastomeryx advena24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Hesperocyon gregarius
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Carnivora : Canidae : Hesperocyon : Hesperocyon gregarius33.9 - 33.3 Ma
Oligocene
Canis lepophagus
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Carnivora : Canidae : Canis : Canis lepophagus4.9 - 1.8 Ma
Cenozoic
Cynarctoides acridens
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Carnivora : Canidae : Cynarctoides : Cynarctoides acridens24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Dikkomys matthewi
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Geomyidae : Dikkomys : Dikkomys matthewi24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Dinictis felina
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Carnivora : Nimravidae : Dinictis : Dinictis felina33.3 - 30.8 Ma
Oligocene
Gregorymys formosus
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Geomyidae : Gregorymys : Gregorymys formosus24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Entoptychus grandiplanus
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Geomyidae : Entoptychus : Entoptychus grandiplanus24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Paramerychyus relictus
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Merycoidodontidae : Paramerychyus : Paramerychyus relictus30.8 - 26.3 Ma
Oligocene
Gripholagomys lavocati
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Lagomorpha : Leporidae : Gripholagomys : Gripholagomys lavocati24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Adjidaumo minutus
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Eomyidae : Adjidaumo : Adjidaumo minutus33.9 - 33.3 Ma
Oligocene
Hypisodus ironsi
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Hypertragulidae : Hypisodus : Hypisodus ironsi33.3 - 30.8 Ma
Oligocene
Hyracodon leidyanus
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Perissodactyla : Hyracodontidae : Hyracodon : Hyracodon leidyanus33.3 - 30.8 Ma
Oligocene
Kalobatippus agatensis
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Perissodactyla : Equidae : Kalobatippus : Kalobatippus agatensis24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Leptauchenia decora
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Merycoidodontidae : Leptauchenia : Leptauchenia decora33.9 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Leptauchenia major
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Merycoidodontidae : Leptauchenia : Leptauchenia major33.3 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Sespia nitida
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Merycoidodontidae : Sespia : Sespia nitida30.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Merychyus siouxensis
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Merycoidodontidae : Merychyus : Merychyus siouxensis24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Merycoidodon (Merycoidodon) culbertsoni
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Merycoidodontidae : Merycoidodon : Merycoidodon (Merycoidodon) culbertsoni33.9 - 33.3 Ma
Oligocene
Miotapirus harrisonensis
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Perissodactyla : Tapiridae : Miotapirus : Miotapirus harrisonensis24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Miniochoerus affinis
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Merycoidodontidae : Miniochoerus : Miniochoerus affinis33.9 - 33.3 Ma
Oligocene
Miniochoerus gracilis
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Merycoidodontidae : Miniochoerus : Miniochoerus gracilis33.9 - 33.3 Ma
Oligocene
Herpetotherium youngi
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Marsupialia : Herpetotheriidae : Herpetotherium : Herpetotherium youngi24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Megatylopus cochrani
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Camelidae : Megatylopus : Megatylopus cochrani4.9 - 1.8 Ma
Cenozoic
Gigantocamelus spatulus
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Camelidae : Gigantocamelus : Gigantocamelus spatulus4.9 - 1.8 Ma
Cenozoic
Poebrotherium wilsoni
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Camelidae : Poebrotherium : Poebrotherium wilsoni33.3 - 30.8 Ma
Oligocene
Promylagaulus riggsi
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Mylagaulidae : Promylagaulus : Promylagaulus riggsi24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Proscalops secundus
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Proscalopidae : Proscalops : Proscalops secundus24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Hyracodon nebraskensis
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Perissodactyla : Hyracodontidae : Hyracodon : Hyracodon nebraskensis33.3 - 30.8 Ma
Oligocene
Syndyoceras cooki
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Protoceratidae : Syndyoceras : Syndyoceras cooki24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Temnocyon typicus
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Carnivora : Amphicyonidae : Temnocyon : Temnocyon typicus30.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Parophisaurus pawneensis
species
Animalia : Chordata : Reptilia : Squamata : Anguidae : Parophisaurus : Parophisaurus pawneensis33.9 - 33.3 Ma
Oligocene
Peltosaurus granulosus
species
Animalia : Chordata : Reptilia : Squamata : Anguidae : Peltosaurus : Peltosaurus granulosus30.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
Priusaulax browni
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Castoridae : Priusaulax : Priusaulax browni24.8 - 20.43 Ma
Cenozoic
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Other Databases

Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scotts_Bluff_County,_Nebraska
Wikidata ID:Q495990
GeoNames ID:5699397

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