Marengo Cave, Crawford Co., Indiana, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||38° 22' 31'' North , 86° 20' 21'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||38.37549,-86.33943|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfa : Humid subtropical climate|
Commerical cave with many speleothems. Collecting is not permitted, but a good place to see them.
4 valid minerals.
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
|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. 
323.2 - 358.9 Ma
|Blue River Group|
Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Blue River Group
Description: Mostly micritic, skeletal, and oolitic limestone
Comments: mostly micritic, skeletal, and oolitic limestone
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.