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Mitchell, Scotts Bluff Co., Nebraska, USAi
Regional Level Types
Mitchell- not defined -
Scotts Bluff Co.County
NebraskaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
41° 56' 25'' North , 103° 48' 29'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Mitchell1,666 (2017)0.0km
Morrill912 (2017)10.1km
Scottsbluff14,802 (2017)14.2km
Terrytown1,172 (2017)15.9km
Gering8,334 (2017)17.6km


Sand-calcite crystals similar to those from South Dakota were found west of Mitchell in exposures of the Chadron Sandstone near the North Platte River west of Mitchell (Barbour, 1902).

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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Erwin H. Barbour & Fisher, C.S., (1902), "A New Form of Calcite-Sand Crystal", Amer. Jour. Sci., v. XIV, 451-454
'Ferro-Actinolite-Tremolite Series'
Reference: The Minerals and Gemstones of Nebraska CSD U Neb EC 2
'Petrified Wood'
Reference: The Minerals and Gemstones of Nebraska CSD U Neb EC 2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: The Minerals and Gemstones of Nebraska CSD U Neb EC 2
Quartz var: Agate
Reference: The Minerals and Gemstones of Nebraska CSD U Neb EC 2
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: The Minerals and Gemstones of Nebraska CSD U Neb EC 2
Quartz var: Fortification Agate
Formula: SiO2
Reference: The Minerals and Gemstones of Nebraska CSD U Neb EC 2

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Fortification Agate4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Ferro-Actinolite-Tremolite Series'-
'Petrified Wood'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

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.
'Ferro-Actinolite-Tremolite Series'-
'Petrified Wood'-
Quartz
var: Agate
-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Fortification Agate-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Fortification Agate)SiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Fortification Agate)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3

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Erwin H. Barbour & Fisher, C.S., (1902), "A New Form of Calcite-Sand Crystal", Amer. Jour. Sci., v. XIV, 451-454


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