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Ballou Creek, Ashland Co., Wisconsin, USAi
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Ballou CreekCreek
Ashland Co.County
WisconsinState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° 18' 37'' North , 90° 34' 40'' West
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Mellen700 (2017)6.6km
Glidden507 (2017)19.5km
Iron Belt173 (2017)21.9km
Marengo111 (2017)22.2km
Birch Hill293 (2017)23.5km


Outcrops and road cuts exposing the Proterozoic metasedimentary rocks including the Palms Formation quartzite and argillite and the Ironwood Banded Iron Formation occur along County Highway MM along Ballou Creek Sec 11 T44N R2W.

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5 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Grunerite
Formula: ☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Cordua, W.S. (1998) Minerals of Wisconsin. Rocks and Minerals: 73(6): 378-398.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Cordua, W.S. (1998) Minerals of Wisconsin. Rocks and Minerals: 73(6): 378-398.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Cordua, W.S. (1998) Minerals of Wisconsin. Rocks and Minerals: 73(6): 378-398.
Minnesotaite
Formula: Fe2+3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Cordua, W.S. (1998) Minerals of Wisconsin. Rocks and Minerals: 73(6): 378-398.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Cordua, W.S. (1998) Minerals of Wisconsin. Rocks and Minerals: 73(6): 378-398.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Grunerite9.DE.05☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Minnesotaite9.EC.05Fe2+3Si4O10(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Minnesotaite71.2.1.5Fe2+3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Grunerite-☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Grunerite☐{Fe22+}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H MinnesotaiteFe32+Si4O10(OH)2
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O Grunerite☐{Fe22+}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MinnesotaiteFe32+Si4O10(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
SiSilicon
Si Grunerite☐{Fe22+}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si MinnesotaiteFe32+Si4O10(OH)2
FeIron
Fe Grunerite☐{Fe22+}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MinnesotaiteFe32+Si4O10(OH)2
Fe SideriteFeCO3

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Laybourn, D.P. (1979) Geology and metamorphism of the Ironwood Iron Formation, Gogebic Range, Wisconsin: M.S. Thesis, U of Minnesota - Duluth, 223 p.

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