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Indian Cave Sandstone, Brownville, Nemaha Co., Nebraska, USAi
Regional Level Types
Indian Cave SandstoneBeds
Brownville- not defined -
Nemaha Co.County
NebraskaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 10' 33'' North , 96° 35' 5'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Blue Springs322 (2017)7.5km
Wymore1,414 (2017)8.9km
Filley130 (2017)12.9km
Barneston114 (2017)14.2km
Beatrice12,388 (2017)17.1km


Weathering of pyrite nodules in cliff face along Missouri River.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Alunogen
Formula: Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Reference: Robert Matthew Joeckel, K. D. Wally, S.A. Fischbein, P.R. Hanson (2007) Sulfate Mineral Paragenesis in Pennsylvanian Rocks and The Occurrence of Slavikite in Nebraska. REAT PLAINS RESEARCH 17:1 pages 17-33 (Spring 2007).
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Robert Matthew Joeckel, K. D. Wally, S.A. Fischbein, P.R. Hanson (2007) Sulfate Mineral Paragenesis in Pennsylvanian Rocks and The Occurrence of Slavikite in Nebraska. REAT PLAINS RESEARCH 17:1 pages 17-33 (Spring 2007).
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: Robert Matthew Joeckel, K. D. Wally, S.A. Fischbein, P.R. Hanson (2007) Sulfate Mineral Paragenesis in Pennsylvanian Rocks and The Occurrence of Slavikite in Nebraska. REAT PLAINS RESEARCH 17:1 pages 17-33 (Spring 2007).
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: Robert Matthew Joeckel, K. D. Wally, S.A. Fischbein, P.R. Hanson (2007) Sulfate Mineral Paragenesis in Pennsylvanian Rocks and The Occurrence of Slavikite in Nebraska. REAT PLAINS RESEARCH 17:1 pages 17-33 (Spring 2007).
Felsőbányaite
Formula: Al4(SO4)(OH)10 · 4H2O
Reference: Robert Matthew Joeckel, K. D. Wally, S.A. Fischbein, P.R. Hanson (2007) Sulfate Mineral Paragenesis in Pennsylvanian Rocks and The Occurrence of Slavikite in Nebraska. REAT PLAINS RESEARCH 17:1 pages 17-33 (Spring 2007).
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Robert Matthew Joeckel, K. D. Wally, S.A. Fischbein, P.R. Hanson (2007) Sulfate Mineral Paragenesis in Pennsylvanian Rocks and The Occurrence of Slavikite in Nebraska. REAT PLAINS RESEARCH 17:1 pages 17-33 (Spring 2007).
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: Robert Matthew Joeckel, K. D. Wally, S.A. Fischbein, P.R. Hanson (2007) Sulfate Mineral Paragenesis in Pennsylvanian Rocks and The Occurrence of Slavikite in Nebraska. REAT PLAINS RESEARCH 17:1 pages 17-33 (Spring 2007).
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Robert Matthew Joeckel, K. D. Wally, S.A. Fischbein, P.R. Hanson (2007) Sulfate Mineral Paragenesis in Pennsylvanian Rocks and The Occurrence of Slavikite in Nebraska. REAT PLAINS RESEARCH 17:1 pages 17-33 (Spring 2007).
Rozenite
Formula: FeSO4 · 4H2O
Reference: Robert Matthew Joeckel, K. D. Wally, S.A. Fischbein, P.R. Hanson (2007) Sulfate Mineral Paragenesis in Pennsylvanian Rocks and The Occurrence of Slavikite in Nebraska. REAT PLAINS RESEARCH 17:1 pages 17-33 (Spring 2007).
Slavíkite
Formula: (H3O+)3Mg6Fe15(SO4)21(OH)18 · 98H2O
Reference: Robert Matthew Joeckel, K. D. Wally, S.A. Fischbein, P.R. Hanson (2007) Sulfate Mineral Paragenesis in Pennsylvanian Rocks and The Occurrence of Slavikite in Nebraska. REAT PLAINS RESEARCH 17:1 pages 17-33 (Spring 2007).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunogen7.CB.45Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Copiapite7.DB.35Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Epsomite7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
Felsőbányaite7.DD.05Al4(SO4)(OH)10 · 4H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halotrichite7.CB.85FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Rozenite7.CB.15FeSO4 · 4H2O
Slavíkite7.DF.30(H3O+)3Mg6Fe15(SO4)21(OH)18 · 98H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Rozenite29.6.6.1FeSO4 · 4H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Halotrichite29.7.3.2FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
A2(XO4)3·H2O
Alunogen29.8.6.1Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Felsőbányaite31.4.4.1Al4(SO4)(OH)10 · 4H2O
(AB)(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Slavíkite31.9.13.1(H3O+)3Mg6Fe15(SO4)21(OH)18 · 98H2O
Miscellaneous
Copiapite31.10.5.1Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
H CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
H Slavíkite(H3O+)3Mg6Fe15(SO4)21(OH)18 · 98H2O
H FelsőbányaiteAl4(SO4)(OH)10 · 4H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
O CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
O Slavíkite(H3O+)3Mg6Fe15(SO4)21(OH)18 · 98H2O
O FelsőbányaiteAl4(SO4)(OH)10 · 4H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
Mg Slavíkite(H3O+)3Mg6Fe15(SO4)21(OH)18 · 98H2O
AlAluminium
Al AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Al HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al FelsőbányaiteAl4(SO4)(OH)10 · 4H2O
SSulfur
S AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
S CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
S Slavíkite(H3O+)3Mg6Fe15(SO4)21(OH)18 · 98H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S FelsőbányaiteAl4(SO4)(OH)10 · 4H2O
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Fe RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
Fe Slavíkite(H3O+)3Mg6Fe15(SO4)21(OH)18 · 98H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2

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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187973
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 2941410
Chase Group

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Chase Group

Description: Limestone and shale. Limestone is light gray to dark gray, yellowish gray to pale yellowish brown. Two limestones in the upper part are thin bedded to medium bedded, argillaceous, cherty and fossiliferous; two limestones in the lower part are medium to massive bedded, very cherty, and fossiliferous. Shale is gray, green, red, redish brown, calcareous, arenaceous, fossiliferous; locally fissile. Approx. max thickness 300 ft.

Comments: Upper part of Big Blue Series - Includes in decending order: Nolans Limestone, Odell Shale, Winfield Limestone, Gage Shale, Towanda Limestone, Holmesville Shale, Barneston Limestone, Blue Springs Shale, Kinney Limestone, Wymore Shale, and Wreford Limestone. Original map source: Conservation and Survey Division, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (CSD), 1996, bedrock.e00: Nebraska Geological Survey, Conservation and Survey Division, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, scale 1:1,000,000.

Lithology: Major:{limestone,shale}

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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Joeckel, Robert Matthew , K. D. Wally, S.A. Fischbein, P.R. Hanson (2007) Sulfate Mineral Paragenesis in Pennsylvanian Rocks and The Occurrence of Slavikite in Nebraska. Great Plains Research 17(1) (Spring 2007): 17-33.


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