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Marion Co., Indiana, USAi
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Marion Co.County
IndianaState
USACountry

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Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Indianapolis829,718 (2017)
Lawrence47,809 (2017)
Broad Ripple17,041 (2017)
Beech Grove14,548 (2017)
Speedway12,127 (2017)
Cumberland5,467 (2017)


The exotic minerals diamond, "moonstone" and quartz variety amethyst are reported as clasts scattered in glacial drift gravels in the County.

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4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Visual Identification Byron Thomas
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Visual Identification Byron Thomas
'Moonstone'
Reference: Gems and Minerals of America- Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rocks & Min.:61:148.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Gems and Minerals of America- Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Moonstone'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
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
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Moonstone'-
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marion_County,_Indiana
Wikidata ID:Q506230
GeoNames ID:4260977

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