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Aspirus Quarry, Wausau pluton, Wausau Intrusive Complex, Marathon Co., Wisconsin, USAi
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Aspirus QuarryQuarry
Wausau plutonPluton
Wausau Intrusive ComplexComplex
Marathon Co.County
WisconsinState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
44° 58' 11'' North , 89° 40' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Wausau39,094 (2017)3.1km
Rib Mountain5,651 (2017)6.4km
Brokaw252 (2017)6.5km
Maine2,364 (2017)6.7km
Schofield2,203 (2017)8.3km


Exposures cleared behind the Aspirus hospital complex, expanding former quarry site and outcrops around what was formerly Employers Mutual Insurance building. Exposes quartz syenitic rocks of the Wausau pluton with rhyolitic and quartzite xenoliths.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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10 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Bucholz, T. W., Falster, A. U., and Simmons, W. B., 2011, Chevkinite Group Minerals from the Wausau Complex, Marathon County, WI, 38th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium Progran and Abstracts, p. 11-12.
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Bucholz, T. W., Falster, A. U., and Simmons, W. B., 2011, Chevkinite Group Minerals from the Wausau Complex, Marathon County, WI, 38th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium Progran and Abstracts, p. 11-12.
Chevkinite-(Ce) ?
Formula: (Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
Description: Metamict. Either chevkinite-(Ce) or perrierite-(Ce).
Reference: Bucholz, T. W., Falster, A. U., and Simmons, W. B., 2011, Chevkinite Group Minerals from the Wausau Complex, Marathon County, WI, 38th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium Progran and Abstracts, p. 11-12.
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Bucholz, T. W., Falster, A. U., and Simmons, W. B., 2011, Chevkinite Group Minerals from the Wausau Complex, Marathon County, WI, 38th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium Progran and Abstracts, p. 11-12.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Cordua, W. (1998) Minerals of Wisconsin: Rocks and Minerals: 73 (6): 378 - 399
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Cordua, W. (1998) Minerals of Wisconsin: Rocks and Minerals: 73 (6): 378 - 399
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Cordua, W. (1998) Minerals of Wisconsin: Rocks and Minerals: 73 (6): 378 - 399
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Bucholz, T. W., Falster, A. U., and Simmons, W. B., 2011, Chevkinite Group Minerals from the Wausau Complex, Marathon County, WI, 38th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium Progran and Abstracts, p. 11-12.
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Reference: Bucholz, T. W., Falster, A. U., and Simmons, W. B., 2011, Chevkinite Group Minerals from the Wausau Complex, Marathon County, WI, 38th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium Progran and Abstracts, p. 11-12.
Perrierite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce4MgFe3+2Ti2(Si2O7)2O8
Description: Metamict. Either chevkinite-(Ce) or perrierite-(Ce)
Reference: Bucholz, T. W., Falster, A. U., and Simmons, W. B., 2011, Chevkinite Group Minerals from the Wausau Complex, Marathon County, WI, 38th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium Progran and Abstracts, p. 11-12.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Cordua, W. (1998) Minerals of Wisconsin: Rocks and Minerals: 73 (6): 378 - 399 ; Bucholz, T. W., Falster, A. U., and Simmons, W. B., 2011, Chevkinite Group Minerals from the Wausau Complex, Marathon County, WI, 38th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium Progran and Abstracts, p. 11-12.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Bucholz, T. W., Falster, A. U., and Simmons, W. B., 2011, Chevkinite Group Minerals from the Wausau Complex, Marathon County, WI, 38th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium Progran and Abstracts, p. 11-12.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Allanite-(Ce)9.BG.05b{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Chevkinite-(Ce) ?9.BE.70(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Perrierite-(Ce)9.BE.70Ce4MgFe3+2Ti2(Si2O7)2O8
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'K Feldspar'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Chevkinite-(Ce) ?56.2.8.1(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
Perrierite-(Ce)56.2.8.3Ce4MgFe3+2Ti2(Si2O7)2O8
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Allanite-(Ce)58.2.1a.1{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'K Feldspar'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
OOxygen
O Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O Perrierite-(Ce)Ce4MgFe23+Ti2(Si2O7)2O8
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O QuartzSiO2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O Chevkinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F FluoriteCaF2
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Perrierite-(Ce)Ce4MgFe23+Ti2(Si2O7)2O8
Mg Chevkinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
AlAluminium
Al Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Perrierite-(Ce)Ce4MgFe23+Ti2(Si2O7)2O8
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Chevkinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
PPhosphorus
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Chevkinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
TiTitanium
Ti Perrierite-(Ce)Ce4MgFe23+Ti2(Si2O7)2O8
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti Chevkinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
FeIron
Fe Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Perrierite-(Ce)Ce4MgFe23+Ti2(Si2O7)2O8
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Chevkinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
LaLanthanum
La Chevkinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
CeCerium
Ce Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
Ce Perrierite-(Ce)Ce4MgFe23+Ti2(Si2O7)2O8
Ce Chevkinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
ThThorium
Th Chevkinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8

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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Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 2743925
Wausau Pluton; Quartz syenite

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Description: Contains flow-oriented xenoliths of biotite schist and sillimanite-bearing quartzite

Comments: Original map source: Cannon, W.F., Kress, T.H., Sutphin, D.M., Morey, G.B., Meints, Joyce, and Barber-Delach, Robert, 1997, Digital Geologic Map and mineral deposits of the Lake Superior Region, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan: USGS Open-File Report 97-455 (version 3, Nov. 19

Lithology: Major:{quartz syenite}

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]

Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 2712157
Lensoidal syenite

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Description: Pyroxene- and amphibole-bearing syenite with flow-oriented lensoidal xenoliths

Reference: LaBerge, G.L., and P.E. Myers. Precambrian Geology of Marathon County, Wisconsin. Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey. [135]

Statherian
1600 - 1800 Ma



ID: 3184827
Paleoproterozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Statherian (1600 - 1800 Ma)

Lithology: Volcanic 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]

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

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Buchholz, T. W., Falster, A. U., & Simmons, W B (2012), Chevkinite-group minerals from the Wausau complex, Marathon County, Wisconsin: Rocks and Minerals: 87 (2): 172-173.


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