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Susquehanna Quarry, East Salem, Juniata Co., Pennsylvania, USAi
Regional Level Types
Susquehanna QuarryQuarry
East Salem- not defined -
Juniata Co.County
PennsylvaniaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 38' North , 77° 15' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
McAlisterville971 (2017)2.1km
East Salem186 (2017)2.9km
Thompsontown680 (2017)7.7km
McClure942 (2017)9.8km
Millerstown675 (2017)12.3km


Ref.: Rocks & Min.: 58: 265-266. A limestone quarry located 1.2 miles (2 km) NNW of East Salem. Owned by the Koppers Co. Rock is the Keyser Formation (Silurian-Devonian) and the Tonoloway Formation (Silurian).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 58: 265-266.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 58: 265-266.
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 58: 265-266.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 58: 265-266.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 58: 265-266.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 58: 265-266.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 58: 265-266.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 58: 265-266.
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 58: 265-266.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 58: 265-266.
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 58: 265-266.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C StrontianiteSrCO3
OOxygen
O AragoniteCaCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O CelestineSrSO4
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S CelestineSrSO4
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3

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