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Annabel Lee mine, Harris Creek Sub-District, Hardin Co., Illinois, USAi
Regional Level Types
Annabel Lee mineMine
Harris Creek Sub-DistrictSubdistrict
Hardin Co.County
IllinoisState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 34' 36'' North , 88° 11' 55'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.57678,-88.19881
GeoHash:G#: dn9mbbxsd
USGS MRDS Record:W062426
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Cave-in-Rock318 (2011)12.3km
Old Shawneetown178 (2017)14.4km
Shawneetown1,164 (2017)15.2km
Junction122 (2017)16.6km
Elizabethtown287 (2017)17.3km


The Annabel Lee Mine was the last major fluorspar mine to be operated by the Ozark-Mahoning Company. It opened in November 1984 (Lillie, 1988) and closed in 1995 (Goldstein, 1997).

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Illinois-Kentucky Fluorspar District, Illinois/Kentucky, USAMining District

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Paralstonite5.AB.40BaCa(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
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
Paralstonite14.2.2.2BaCa(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Gypsum
var: Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C ParalstoniteBaCa(CO3)2
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O CelestineSrSO4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O ParalstoniteBaCa(CO3)2
O QuartzSiO2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S CelestineSrSO4
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ParalstoniteBaCa(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba ParalstoniteBaCa(CO3)2
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]

Serpukhovian
323.2 - 330.9 Ma



ID: 2996844
Upper Pope Group (Tar Springs Sandstone through Kinkaid Limestone)

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 330.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Vienna Limestone; Waltersburg Formation; Menard Limestone; Palestine Sandstone; Clore Formation; Degonia Sandstone; Negli Creek Limestone; Cave Hill Shale Member; Goreville Limestone Member; Grove Church Shale Member

Description: According to the stratigraphic column, the Pope Group only occurs in southern Illinois (south of 40 degrees north latitude). The upper part of the Pope Group is comprised, from oldest to youngest, of the Tar Springs Sandstone (0-150’), Vienna Limestone (0-60’), Waltersburg Formation (0-100’), Menard Limestone (0-150’, includes the Walche Limestone, Scottsburg Limestone, and Allard Limestone Members), Palestine Sandstone (0-120’), Clore Formation (0-150’, includes the Cora Limestone, Tygett Sandstone, and Ford Station Limestone Members), Degonia Sandstone (0-150’), and Kinkaid Limestone (0-230’, includes the Negli Creek Limestone, Cave Hill Shale, Goreville Limestone, and Grove Church Shale Members).

Comments: Original map source: Kolata, D.R., comp., 2005, Bedrock Geology of Illinois: Champaign, Ill., Illinois State Geological Survey, Illinois Map Series 14, scale 1:500,000.

Lithology: Major:{limestone,sandstone,shale}

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Lillie, R.C. (1988) Minerals of the Harris Creek Fluorspar District, Hardin County, Illinois. Rocks and Minerals: 63 (3): 210-226.
Lasmanis, R. (1989) Galena from Mississippi-Valley type deposits. Rocks and Minerals: 64 (1): 11-34.
Goldstein, A. (1997) The Illinois-Kentucky fluorspar district, The Mineralogical Record: 28 (1): 3-49.


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