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South Range Quarry, South Range, Douglas Co., Wisconsin, USAi
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South Range QuarryQuarry
South Range- not defined -
Douglas Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° 35' 14'' North , 91° 55' 57'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Poplar600 (2017)10.2km
Superior Village558 (2017)15.2km
Lake Nebagamon1,058 (2017)19.5km
Superior26,579 (2017)19.8km
Oliver398 (2017)21.5km


A traprock quarry in basalt. Located about 3 miles (5 km) SE of South Range. Rock is Keweenawan basalt (about 1.0 billion years - Precambrian). Near Flannagan lookout tower. Sec 1 T47N R13W.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 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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Detailed Mineral List:

Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Cordua, W.S. (1990), Amygdule Minerals of the South Range Quarry, Douglas County, Wisconsin: Rocks and Minerals: 65: 412-415. 

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Cordua, W.S. (1990), Amygdule Minerals of the South Range Quarry, Douglas County, Wisconsin: Rocks and Minerals: 65: 412-415. 

Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Cordua, W.S. (1990), Amygdule Minerals of the South Range Quarry, Douglas County, Wisconsin: Rocks and Minerals: 65: 412-415. 

Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Cordua, W.S. (1990), Amygdule Minerals of the South Range Quarry, Douglas County, Wisconsin: Rocks and Minerals: 65: 412-415. 

'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Cordua, W.S. (1990), Amygdule Minerals of the South Range Quarry, Douglas County, Wisconsin: Rocks and Minerals: 65: 412-415. 

Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Cordua, W.S. (1990), Amygdule Minerals of the South Range Quarry, Douglas County, Wisconsin: Rocks and Minerals: 65: 412-415. 

Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Cordua, W.S. (1990), Amygdule Minerals of the South Range Quarry, Douglas County, Wisconsin: Rocks and Minerals: 65: 412-415. 

'K Feldspar'
Reference: Cordua, W.S. (1990), Amygdule Minerals of the South Range Quarry, Douglas County, Wisconsin: Rocks and Minerals: 65: 412-415. 

Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: Cordua, W.S. (1990), Amygdule Minerals of the South Range Quarry, Douglas County, Wisconsin: Rocks and Minerals: 65: 412-415. 

Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Cordua, W.S. (1990), Amygdule Minerals of the South Range Quarry, Douglas County, Wisconsin: Rocks and Minerals: 65: 412-415. 

'Pumpellyite' ?
Reference: Cordua, W.S. (1990), Amygdule Minerals of the South Range Quarry, Douglas County, Wisconsin: Rocks and Minerals: 65: 412-415. 

Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Colour: White, blue
Reference: Cordua, W.S. (1990), Amygdule Minerals of the South Range Quarry, Douglas County, Wisconsin: Rocks and Minerals: 65: 412-415. 

Quartz var: Agate
Reference: Cordua, W.S. (1990), Amygdule Minerals of the South Range Quarry, Douglas County, Wisconsin: Rocks and Minerals: 65: 412-415. 

Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Cordua, W.S. (1990), Amygdule Minerals of the South Range Quarry, Douglas County, Wisconsin: Rocks and Minerals: 65: 412-415. 


List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Pumpellyite' ?-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Pumpellyite' ?-
Quartz
var: Agate
-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O CalciteCaCO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
SiSilicon
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ChalcociteCu2S
CaCalcium
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S

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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Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 2790923
Chengwatana Volcanic Group

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Chengwatana Volcanic Group

Description: Gray basalt flows, interflow breccia, tuff, and minor sedimentary rocks

Comments: This group has U-Pb zircon ages ranging from about 1094.6 +/- 2.1 Ma from a rhyolite near Lake Nelson, WI (Zartman and others, 1997, U-Th-Pb zircon ages of some Keweenawan Supergroup rocks from the south shore of Lake Superior: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 34, p. 549-561) to 1100-1102 +/- 5 Ma elsewhere in the unit (G. Garrels, Univ. of Arizona, unpublished data, 2000; M. Schmidt, MIT, unpublished data, 2000). Original map source: Cannon, W.F., Kress, T.H., Sutphin, D.M., Morey, G.B., Meints, Joyce, and Barber-Delach, Robert, 1997, Digital Geologic Map and mineral deposits of the Lake Superior Region, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan: USGS Open-File Report 97-455 (version 3, Nov. 19

Lithology: Major:{basalt}

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]

Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3190266
Mesoproterozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Comments: Mid-Continent Rift

Lithology: Bimodal volcanic 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]

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

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