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Claussenius, El Dorado Co., California, USAi
Regional Level Types
Claussenius- not defined -
El Dorado Co.County
CaliforniaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 50' 48'' North , 120° 36' 50'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Pollock Pines6,871 (2017)9.8km
Camino1,750 (2011)13.2km
Georgetown2,367 (2011)20.6km
Placerville10,650 (2017)20.6km
Diamond Springs11,037 (2011)24.3km


A populated place.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Tony Charlton;
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Tony Charlton
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Tony Charlton
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Tony Charlton
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Tony Charlton
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Tony Charlton
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Tony Charlton
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Tony Charlton
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Rutilated Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Tony Charlton

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rutilated Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Quartz
var: Rutilated Quartz
-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
OOxygen
O AnataseTiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O QuartzSiO2
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O RutileTiO2
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Rutilated Quartz)SiO2
MgMagnesium
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Rutilated Quartz)SiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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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Triassic - Ordovician
201.3 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 2902487
Paleozoic marine rocks, undivided, unit 4 (Western Sierra Nevada)

Age: Phanerozoic (201.3 - 485.4 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Calaveras Complex; Shoo Fly Complex; Blue Canyon Formation; Briceburg Formation; Cape Horn Slate; Delhi Formation; Hite Cove Formation; Kanaka Formation; Relief Quartzite; Tightner Formation

Description: Undivided Paleozoic metasedimentary rocks. Includes slate, sandstone, shale, chert, conglomerate, limestone, dolomite, marble, phyllite, schist, hornfels, and quartzite

Comments: Western Sierra Nevada. Lower Paleozoic Shoo Fly Complex and upper Paleozoic to lower Mesozoic Calaveras Complex, undivided. Deformed and metamorphosed rocks composed primarily of quartzite, argillite, and chert; includes melange Original map source: Saucedo, G.J., Bedford, D.R., Raines, G.L., Miller, R.J., and Wentworth, C.M., 2000, GIS Data for the Geologic Map of California, California Department of Conservation, Division of Mines and Geology, CD-ROM 2000-07, scale 1:750,000.

Lithology: Major:{argillite,quartzite,phyllite}, Minor:{mudstone,sandstone,chert}, Incidental:{schist, marble, conglomerate, sedimentary breccia, limestone, 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]

Devonian - Silurian
358.9 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 3185269
Paleozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 443.8 Ma)

Comments: Mccloud Arc

Lithology: Mudstone-carbonate-sandstone-conglomerate

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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