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St. Louis and Spergen limestones, St. Louis Co., Missouri, USAi
Regional Level Types
St. Louis and Spergen limestones- not defined -
St. Louis Co.County
MissouriState
USACountry

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Key
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° North , 90° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~35km
Age:
330.9 ± 0.2 to 323.2 ± 0.4 Ma
Geologic Time:
Köppen climate type:


Throughout county and city
Meramec Series
St. Louis Limestone- limestone and dolomite, sandstone locally predominant; locally contains chert.
Spergen Formation- sandy micaceous dolomite.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Sherwood, M. D., & Williams, G. A. (1998). Missouri mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 73(2), 98-117.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Sherwood, M. D., & Williams, G. A. (1998). Missouri mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 73(2), 98-117.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Sherwood, M. D., & Williams, G. A. (1998). Missouri mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 73(2), 98-117.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Sherwood, M. D., & Williams, G. A. (1998). Missouri mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 73(2), 98-117.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Sherwood, M. D., & Williams, G. A. (1998). Missouri mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 73(2), 98-117.
'Garnierite' ?
Reference: Sherwood, M. D., & Williams, G. A. (1998). Missouri mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 73(2), 98-117.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Sherwood, M. D., & Williams, G. A. (1998). Missouri mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 73(2), 98-117.
Honessite
Formula: (Ni1-xFe3+x)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
Reference: Sherwood, M. D., & Williams, G. A. (1998). Missouri mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 73(2), 98-117.
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Sherwood, M. D., & Williams, G. A. (1998). Missouri mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 73(2), 98-117.
Pecoraite
Formula: Ni3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Sherwood, M. D., & Williams, G. A. (1998). Missouri mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 73(2), 98-117.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Sherwood, M. D., & Williams, G. A. (1998). Missouri mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 73(2), 98-117.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Sherwood, M. D., & Williams, G. A. (1998). Missouri mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 73(2), 98-117.
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: Sherwood, M. D., & Williams, G. A. (1998). Missouri mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 73(2), 98-117.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Honessite7.DD.35(Ni1-xFe3+x)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Pecoraite9.ED.15Ni3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnierite' ?-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Miscellaneous
Honessite31.10.6.1(Ni1-xFe3+x)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Pecoraite71.1.2d.4Ni3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Garnierite' ?-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Honessite(Ni1-xFex3+)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
H PecoraiteNi3(Si2O5)(OH)4
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C StrontianiteSrCO3
OOxygen
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O Honessite(Ni1-xFex3+)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
O PecoraiteNi3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O StrontianiteSrCO3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si PecoraiteNi3(Si2O5)(OH)4
SSulfur
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S BaryteBaSO4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S Honessite(Ni1-xFex3+)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
S MilleriteNiS
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe Honessite(Ni1-xFex3+)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
NiNickel
Ni Honessite(Ni1-xFex3+)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni PecoraiteNi3(Si2O5)(OH)4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SrStrontium
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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