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Meshberger Stone Company Quarry (Jordan Pit), Columbus, Bartholomew Co., Indiana, USAi
Regional Level Types
Meshberger Stone Company Quarry (Jordan Pit)Quarry
Columbus- not defined -
Bartholomew Co.County
IndianaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
39° 9' 59'' North , 85° 47' 1'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Elizabethtown518 (2017)4.3km
Scipio153 (2017)11.2km
Columbus46,690 (2017)12.5km
Hartsville388 (2017)13.4km
Clifford236 (2017)14.8km


A limestone quarry located 7 miles SE of Columbus, IN. Rock is North Vernon Limestone, Jeffersonville Limestone and Geneva Dolomite. Started in the 1930's. Latest reference shows property owned by V. A. Jordan and operated by Tri-Stat Company.

Commodities (Major) - Stone - Crushed/Broken
Development Status: Producer

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Erd, R. C. and S.S. Greenburg (1960) Minerals of Indiana. Indiana Geological Survey Bulletin 18 73pp
'Bitumen'
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 61:138-142 & 64:230.; Erd, R. C. and S.S. Greenburg (1960) Minerals of Indiana. Indiana Geological Survey Bulletin 18 73pp
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 61:138-142 & 64:230.; Erd, R. C. and S.S. Greenburg (1960) Minerals of Indiana. Indiana Geological Survey Bulletin 18 73pp
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 61:138-142 & 64:230.; Erd, R. C. and S.S. Greenburg (1960) Minerals of Indiana. Indiana Geological Survey Bulletin 18 73pp
'Glauconite'
Formula: (K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 61:138-142 & 64:230.; Erd, R. C. and S.S. Greenburg (1960) Minerals of Indiana. Indiana Geological Survey Bulletin 18 73pp
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 61:138-142 & 64:230.; Erd, R. C. and S.S. Greenburg (1960) Minerals of Indiana. Indiana Geological Survey Bulletin 18 73pp
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 61:138-142 & 64:230.; Erd, R. C. and S.S. Greenburg (1960) Minerals of Indiana. Indiana Geological Survey Bulletin 18 73pp
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 61:138-142 & 64:230.; Erd, R. C. and S.S. Greenburg (1960) Minerals of Indiana. Indiana Geological Survey Bulletin 18 73pp
Sphalerite ?
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 61:138-142 & 64:230.; Erd, R. C. and S.S. Greenburg (1960) Minerals of Indiana. Indiana Geological Survey Bulletin 18 73pp

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite ?2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Bitumen'-
'Glauconite'-(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite ?2.8.2.1ZnS
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
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
'Glauconite'71.2.2a.5(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Bitumen'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
FeIron
Fe Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS

References

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Crib Mineral Resources File Record # K001596
RCF and CMS lists 10.81
Huizing, T. & R. Russell (1986) Indiana Minerals: A locality index: Rocks and Minerals:61 (3): 136- 151.
Titamgim, R.D. (1989) Questions and answers about rocks - some miscellany: Rocks & Minerals: 64 (3) p. 230.

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USGS MRDS Record:10144543

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