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Higdon, Viburnum Trend District, Madison Co., Missouri, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 35' 34'' North , 90° 10' 4'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.59283,-90.16789
GeoHash:G#: 9yxvu5tdp
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate

Higdon, and the Higdon Deposit, are not in the Viburnum Trend. The Higdon Deposit is owned by Doe Run. Doe Run's reports which mention Higdon: https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1061112/000104746904019129/a2136340z10-k.htm and http://google.brand.edgar-online.com/efxapi/EFX_dll/EDGARpro.dll?FetchFilingHtmlSection1?SectionID=861427-45464-58026&SessionID=T2nJevifyEKPeu7

No minerals currently recorded for this locality.

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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252.17 - 541 Ma

ID: 3187973
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 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]

485.4 - 497 Ma

ID: 2926828
Elvins Group - (including Derby-Doerun Dolomite, Davis Formation), Bonneterre Dolomite

Age: Furongian (485.4 - 497 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Derby-Doerun Dolomite; Davis Formation; Bonneterre Dolomite

Description: Derby-Doerun Dolomite - alternating thin dolomite, siltstone, and shale; Davis Formation - glauconitic shale with fine - grained sandstone, limestone, and dolomite); Bonneterre Dolomite - dolomite, dolomitic limestone, and limestone; glauconitic in lower part.

Comments: Elvins Group- (including Derby-Doerun Dolomite- (200 ft. max) dolomite with alternating siltstone and shale; Davis FM- (225 ft. max) glauconitic shale with sandstone, limestone and dolomite); Bonnetterre Dolomite- (200 ft. max) dolomite and dolomitic limestone, limestone; glauconitic in lower part, (including Whetstone Creek member- ( 35 ft. max) gray dolomite with shale partings; Sullivan Siltstone- (20 ft. max) siltstone with minor conglomerate. In Southeastern MO- The Bonneterre FM is host to Mississippi Valley type Pb-Zn deposits and Cu, Ni, and Co deposits, at its contact around dome of Precabrian rock in the St. Francois Mtns. The main commodty is lead from galena, sphalerite ore.

Lithology: Major:{dolostone,shale,siltstone}, Minor:{sandstone,limestone}, Incidental:{conglomerate}

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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