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Homeland Mine, Homeland, Central Florida Phosphate Mining District (Bone Valley), Polk Co., Florida, USAi
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Homeland MineMine
HomelandCensus-designated Place
Central Florida Phosphate Mining District (Bone Valley)Mining District
Polk Co.County
FloridaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
27° 49' 0'' North , 81° 49' 29'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Homeland366 (2011)0.1km
Fort Meade5,975 (2017)7.5km
Bartow18,972 (2017)9.0km
Alturas4,185 (2011)12.4km
Bradley Junction686 (2011)15.5km



Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Owens, J.P., Z.S. Altschuler, and R. Berman (1960) Millisite in phosphorite from Homeland, Florida. American Mineralogist: 45: 547-561
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Owens, J.P., Z.S. Altschuler, and R. Berman (1960) Millisite in phosphorite from Homeland, Florida. American Mineralogist: 45: 547-561; Altschuler, Z. S., Jaffe, E. B., and Cuttitta, Frank, (1956), The aluminum phosphate zone of the Bone Valley formation, Florida, and its uranium deposits: U.S. Geol. Survey Prof. Paper 300, p. 495-504.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Altschuler, Z. S., Jaffe, E. B., and Cuttitta, Frank, (1956), The aluminum phosphate zone of the Bone Valley formation, Florida, and its uranium deposits: U.S. Geol. Survey Prof. Paper 300, p. 495-504.
Fluorapatite var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Reference: Altschuler, Z. S., Jaffe, E. B., and Cuttitta, Frank, (1956), The aluminum phosphate zone of the Bone Valley formation, Florida, and its uranium deposits: U.S. Geol. Survey Prof. Paper 300, p. 495-504.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Owens, J.P., Z.S. Altschuler, and R. Berman (1960) Millisite in phosphorite from Homeland, Florida. American Mineralogist: 45: 547-561
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Owens, J.P., Z.S. Altschuler, and R. Berman (1960) Millisite in phosphorite from Homeland, Florida. American Mineralogist: 45: 547-561; Altschuler, Z. S., Jaffe, E. B., and Cuttitta, Frank, (1956), The aluminum phosphate zone of the Bone Valley formation, Florida, and its uranium deposits: U.S. Geol. Survey Prof. Paper 300, p. 495-504.
Millisite
Formula: (Na,K)CaAl6(PO4)4(OH)9 · 3H2O
Description: Occurs as a cementing material in phosphorite rock.
Reference: Owens, J.P., Z.S. Altschuler, and R. Berman (1960) Millisite in phosphorite from Homeland, Florida. American Mineralogist: 45: 547-561.; Altschuler, Z. S., Jaffe, E. B., and Cuttitta, Frank, (1956), The aluminum phosphate zone of the Bone Valley formation, Florida, and its uranium deposits: U.S. Geol. Survey Prof. Paper 300, p. 495-504.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Owens, J.P., Z.S. Altschuler, and R. Berman (1960) Millisite in phosphorite from Homeland, Florida. American Mineralogist: 45: 547-561; Altschuler, Z. S., Jaffe, E. B., and Cuttitta, Frank, (1956), The aluminum phosphate zone of the Bone Valley formation, Florida, and its uranium deposits: U.S. Geol. Survey Prof. Paper 300, p. 495-504.
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Reference: Owens, J.P., Z.S. Altschuler, and R. Berman (1960) Millisite in phosphorite from Homeland, Florida. American Mineralogist: 45: 547-561; Altschuler, Z. S., Jaffe, E. B., and Cuttitta, Frank, (1956), The aluminum phosphate zone of the Bone Valley formation, Florida, and its uranium deposits: U.S. Geol. Survey Prof. Paper 300, p. 495-504.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Crandallite8.BL.10CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Millisite8.DL.10(Na,K)CaAl6(PO4)4(OH)9 · 3H2O
Wavellite8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite41.8.1.4Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Crandallite42.7.3.1CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Millisite42.7.9.1(Na,K)CaAl6(PO4)4(OH)9 · 3H2O
A3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Wavellite42.10.2.1Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Millisite(Na,K)CaAl6(PO4)4(OH)9 · 3H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
CCarbon
C Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Millisite(Na,K)CaAl6(PO4)4(OH)9 · 3H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
FFluorine
F Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
F WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na Millisite(Na,K)CaAl6(PO4)4(OH)9 · 3H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Millisite(Na,K)CaAl6(PO4)4(OH)9 · 3H2O
SiSilicon
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
P CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
P Millisite(Na,K)CaAl6(PO4)4(OH)9 · 3H2O
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
CaCalcium
Ca Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Ca Millisite(Na,K)CaAl6(PO4)4(OH)9 · 3H2O
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)

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Altschuler, Z. S., Jaffe, E. B., and Cuttitta, Frank, (1956), The aluminum phosphate zone of the Bone Valley formation, Florida, and its uranium deposits: U.S. Geol. Survey Prof. Paper 300, p. 495-504.
Owens, J.P., Z.S. Altschuler, and R. Berman (1960) Millisite in phosphorite from Homeland, Florida. American Mineralogist: 45: 547-561.


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