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Cass Co., Indiana, USAi
Regional Level Types
Cass Co.County
IndianaState
USACountry

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Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Logansport17,793 (2017)
Georgetown4,705 (2017)
Dunkirk2,630 (2017)
Galveston1,271 (2017)
Walton1,022 (2017)
Royal Center837 (2017)


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7 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Apatite var: Collophane'
'Bitumen'
Reference: Erd, R. C. and S.S. Greenburg (1960) Minerals of Indiana. Indiana Geological Survey Bulletin 18 73pp
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
'Glauconite'
Formula: (K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Reference: Erd, R. C. and S.S. Greenburg (1960) Minerals of Indiana. Indiana Geological Survey Bulletin 18 73pp
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: W.S. Blatchley (1903) Gold and Diamonds In Indiana
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Description: Occurs in Detroit River & Salina formations.
Reference: Rocks & Min.:61:144.; Erd, R. C. and S.S. Greenburg (1960) Minerals of Indiana. Indiana Geological Survey Bulletin 18 73pp
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Erd, R. C. and S.S. Greenburg (1960) Minerals of Indiana. Indiana Geological Survey Bulletin 18 73pp
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'var: Collophane'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Bitumen'-
'Glauconite'-(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
'Glauconite'71.2.2a.5(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'var: Collophane'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Bitumen'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O QuartzSiO2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S MarcasiteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AuGold
Au GoldAu

Fossils

There are 2 fossil localities from the PaleoBioDB database within this region.

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Occurrences62
Youngest Fossil Listed388 Ma (Middle Devonian)
Oldest Fossil Listed423 Ma (Silurian)
Stratigraphic Units
UnitNo. OccurrencesAge
Muscatatuck - Jeffersonville53393.3 - 387.7 Ma (Devonian)
Wabash - Kenneth Limestone9423 - 419.2 Ma (Paleozoic)
Fossils from RegionClick here to show the list.
Accepted NameHierarchy Age
Cyclonema
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Platyceratidae : Cyclonema393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Aviculopecten
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Myalinida : Myalinidae : Aviculopecten393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Leptodesma (Leiopteria)
subgenus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Ostreida : Pterineidae : Leptodesma : Leptodesma (Leiopteria)393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Leptodesma
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Ostreida : Pterineidae : Leptodesma393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Paracyclas
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Hippuritida : Cycloconchidae : Paracyclas393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Skenidioides
genus
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Protorthida : Skenidiidae : Skenidioides423 - 419.2 Ma
Paleozoic
Eoplicanoplia
genus
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Strophomenata : Productida : Strophochonetidae : Eoplicanoplia423 - 419.2 Ma
Paleozoic
Leptaena
genus
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Strophomenata : Strophomenida : Rafinesquinidae : Leptaena423 - 419.2 Ma
Paleozoic
Gypidula
genus
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Pentamerida : Gypidulidae : Gypidula423 - 419.2 Ma
Paleozoic
Camarotoechia
genus
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Rhynchonellida : Camarotoechiidae : Camarotoechia393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Rhynchonella
genus
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Rhynchonellida : Rhynchonellidae : Rhynchonella393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Athyris
genus
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Athyridida : Athyrididae : Athyris393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Delthyris
genus
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Spiriferida : Delthyrididae : Delthyris423 - 419.2 Ma
Paleozoic
Howellella
genus
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Spiriferida : Delthyrididae : Howellella423 - 419.2 Ma
Paleozoic
Spirifer
genus
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Spiriferida : Spiriferidae : Spirifer393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Navispira
genus
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Athyridida : Anoplothecidae : Navispira423 - 419.2 Ma
Paleozoic
Cryptonella
genus
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Terebratulida : Cryptonellidae : Cryptonella393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Platyceras (Platyostoma)
subgenus
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Euomphalina : Platyceratidae : Platyceras : Platyceras (Platyostoma)393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Clinopistha
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Solemyida : Ctenodontidae : Clinopistha393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Elasmonema bellatula
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Euomphalina : Elasmonematidae : Elasmonema : Elasmonema bellatula393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Platyceras erectum
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Euomphalina : Platyceratidae : Platyceras : Platyceras erectum393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Pleuronotus decewi
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Euomphalina : Euomphalidae : Pleuronotus : Pleuronotus decewi393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Straparollus planodiscus
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Euomphalina : Euomphalidae : Straparollus : Straparollus planodiscus393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Platyceras argo
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Platyceratidae : Platyceras : Platyceras argo393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Platyceras crassum
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Platyceratidae : Platyceras : Platyceras crassum393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Platyceras echinatum
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Platyceratidae : Platyceras : Platyceras echinatum393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Strophomena (Strophodonta)
subgenus
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Strophomenata : Strophomenida : Strophodontidae : Strophomena (Strophodonta)393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Orthotetacea
superfamily
Orthotetacea423 - 419.2 Ma
Paleozoic
Euthyrhachis indianense
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Euomphalina : Platyceratidae : Euthyrhachis : Euthyrhachis indianense393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Atrypa reticularis
species
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Atrypida : Atrypidae : Atrypa : Atrypa reticularis393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Orthonychia conicum
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Cyrtoneritimorpha : Orthonychiidae : Orthonychia : Orthonychia conicum393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Spinulicosta spinulicosta
species
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Strophomenata : Productida : Productellidae : Spinulicosta : Spinulicosta spinulicosta393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Floweria chemungensis
species
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Strophomenata : Orthotetida : Areostrophiidae : Floweria : Floweria chemungensis393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Isorthis (Arcualla) arcuaria
species
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Orthida : Dalmanellidae : Isorthis : Isorthis (Arcualla) arcuaria423 - 419.2 Ma
Paleozoic
Cyrtina hamiltonensis
species
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Spiriferinida : Cyrtinidae : Cyrtina : Cyrtina hamiltonensis393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Rhipidomella vanuxemi
species
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Orthida : Rhipidomellidae : Rhipidomella : Rhipidomella vanuxemi393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Elita fimbriata
species
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Spiriferida : Elythidae : Elita : Elita fimbriata393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Strophodonta (Strophodonta) demissa
species
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Strophomenata : Strophomenida : Strophodontidae : Strophomena (Strophodonta) : Strophodonta (Strophodonta) demissa393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Cranaena lincklaeni
species
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Terebratulida : Cranaenidae : Cranaena : Cranaena lincklaeni393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Proetus (Crassiproetus) crassimarginatus
species
Animalia : Arthropoda : Trilobita : Proetida : Proetidae : Proetus : Proetus (Crassiproetus) crassimarginatus393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Cranaena romingeri
species
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Terebratulida : Cranaenidae : Cranaena : Cranaena romingeri393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Proetus (Crassiproetus) folliceps
species
Animalia : Arthropoda : Trilobita : Proetida : Proetidae : Proetus : Proetus (Crassiproetus) folliceps393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Monodechenella macrocephala
species
Animalia : Arthropoda : Trilobita : Proetida : Proetidae : Monodechenella : Monodechenella macrocephala393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Cryptonella ovalis
species
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Terebratulida : Cryptonellidae : Cryptonella : Cryptonella ovalis393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Leptodesma rogersi
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Ostreida : Pterineidae : Leptodesma : Leptodesma rogersi393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Eunella harmonia
species
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Terebratulida : Cranaenidae : Cranaena : Eunella harmonia393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Parazyga hirsuta
species
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Athyridida : Parazygidae : Parazyga : Parazyga hirsuta393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Pterinopecten hermes
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Pectinida : Pterinopectinidae : Pterinopecten : Pterinopecten hermes393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Aviculopecten terminalis
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Pectinida : Aviculopectinidae : Aviculopecten : Aviculopecten terminalis393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Callipleura nobilis
species
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Rhynchonellida : Machaerariidae : Callipleura : Callipleura nobilis393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Centronella navicella
species
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Terebratulida : Centronellidae : Centronella : Centronella navicella393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Cypricardinia indenta
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Carditida : Cardiniidae : Cypricardinia : Cypricardinia indenta393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Pentamerella arata
species
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Pentamerida : Clorindidae : Pentamerella : Pentamerella arata393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Rhynchonella tenuistriata
species
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Rhynchonellida : Rhynchonellidae : Rhynchonella : Rhynchonella tenuistriata393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Sapphicorhynchus sappho
species
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Rhynchonellida : Sapphicorhynchidae : Sapphicorhynchus : Sapphicorhynchus sappho393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Fimbrispirifer divaricatus
species
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Spiriferida : Hysterolitidae : Fimbrispirifer : Fimbrispirifer divaricatus393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Camarotoechia tethys
species
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Rhynchonellida : Camarotoechiidae : Camarotoechia : Camarotoechia tethys393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Cranaena sullivanti
species
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Terebratulida : Cranaenidae : Cranaena : Cranaena sullivanti393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
Actinopteria boydi
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Ostreida : Pterineidae : Actinopteria : Actinopteria boydi393.3 - 387.7 Ma
Devonian
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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cass_County,_Indiana
Wikidata ID:Q505276
GeoNames ID:4918771

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