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Clay Center, Ottawa Co., Ohio, USA?
Regional Level Types
Clay Center- not defined -
Ottawa Co.County
OhioState
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 33' 50'' North , 83° 21' 42'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.56399,-83.36179
GeoHash:G#: dpksrn3zc
Köppen climate type:Dfa : Hot-summer humid continental climate


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Alternative Label Names

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Clay Center, Ohio

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

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11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Morrison, R. B. (1935). The occurrence and origin of celestite and fluorite at Clay Center, Ohio. American Mineralogist, 20(11), 780-790.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 418.; Morrison, R. B. (1935). The occurrence and origin of celestite and fluorite at Clay Center, Ohio. American Mineralogist, 20(11), 780-790.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Morrison, R. B. (1935). The occurrence and origin of celestite and fluorite at Clay Center, Ohio. American Mineralogist, 20(11), 780-790.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Morrison, R. B. (1935). The occurrence and origin of celestite and fluorite at Clay Center, Ohio. American Mineralogist, 20(11), 780-790.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Morrison, R. B. (1935). The occurrence and origin of celestite and fluorite at Clay Center, Ohio. American Mineralogist, 20(11), 780-790.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Morrison, R. B. (1935). The occurrence and origin of celestite and fluorite at Clay Center, Ohio. American Mineralogist, 20(11), 780-790.
Marcasite ?
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Morrison, R. B. (1935). The occurrence and origin of celestite and fluorite at Clay Center, Ohio. American Mineralogist, 20(11), 780-790.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Morrison, R. B. (1935). The occurrence and origin of celestite and fluorite at Clay Center, Ohio. American Mineralogist, 20(11), 780-790.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Morrison, R. B. (1935). The occurrence and origin of celestite and fluorite at Clay Center, Ohio. American Mineralogist, 20(11), 780-790.
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: found by editor

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Sulphur'1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Marcasite' ?2.EB.10aFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anhydrite'7.AD.30CaSO4
'Celestine'7.AD.35SrSO4
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite ?2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O CelestineSrSO4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SSulfur
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S CelestineSrSO4
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S SulphurS8
CaCalcium
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187973
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

Ludlow - Llandovery
423 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 2720013
Lockport Dolomite

Age: Silurian (423 - 443.8 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Lockport Dolomite

Description: Dolomite, shades of white to medium gray, medium to massive bedded, fine to coarse crystalline; fossiliferous; vuggy.

Comments: Secondary unit description from USGS Lexicon website (ref. OH017) and OH005:Rock units forming the bedrock in the Maumee, Lucas Co., OH, and that crop out in the walls of a quarry are the Lockport Dolomite and the Greenfield Dolomite. The two form a thick reef complex roughly 600 m in diameter and about 68 m thick. The Lockport contains multistory stromatolite, thrombolite, and coral-microbialite reefs that were probably formed in a subtidal setting within a hypersaline lagoon. Lockport may be Wenlockian or Llandoverian to Ludlovian. In contrast to the mostly massive Lockport, the Greenfield at Maumee quarry is well bedded. It is Wenlockian, according to Shaver (1991), but fig. 16 of this report (after Howell, 1993) depicts the Greenfield as Llandoverian with a significant hiatus between deposition of the two units (Kahle, 1994). Original map source: Slucher, E.R., (principal compiler), Swinford, E.M., Larsen, G.E., and others, with GIS production and cartography by Powers, D.M., 2006, Bedrock geologic map of Ohio: Ohio Division of Geological Survey Map BG-1, version 6.0, scale 1:500,000.

Lithology: Major:{dolostone}

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]

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Morrison, R. B. (1935). The occurrence and origin of celestite and fluorite at Clay Center, Ohio. American Mineralogist: 20(11): 780-790.
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 418.

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