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Burkholder Quarry, Martindale, Earl Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USAi
Regional Level Types
Burkholder QuarryQuarry
Martindale- not defined -
Earl TownshipTownship
Lancaster Co.County
PennsylvaniaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 9' 19'' North , 76° 6' 14'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Terre Hill1,382 (2017)4.5km
Fivepointville1,156 (2017)5.4km
Farmersville991 (2017)6.0km
New Holland5,430 (2017)6.2km
Blue Ball1,031 (2017)6.3km


A working limestone quarry.

Mineralization is hosted in the Martin Limestone.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: www.delminsociety.net/fieldtrips/burkholder.htm
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: www.delminsociety.net/fieldtrips/burkholder.htm
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: www.delminsociety.net/fieldtrips/burkholder.htm
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Van King
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: www.delminsociety.net/fieldtrips/burkholder.htm
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: www.delminsociety.net/fieldtrips/burkholder.htm
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Steve Sorrell Collection
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: www.delminsociety.net/fieldtrips/burkholder.htm
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Collection of Rod Martin

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O HematiteFe2O3
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
SiSilicon
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

External Links

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