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Cave-In-Rock Mine, Cave-In-Rock, Cave-in-Rock Mining Sub-District, Hardin Co., Illinois, USAi
Regional Level Types
Cave-In-Rock MineMine
Cave-In-Rock- not defined -
Cave-in-Rock Mining Sub-DistrictSubdistrict
Hardin Co.County
IllinoisState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° 30' 30'' North , 88° 12' 40'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Cave-in-Rock318 (2011)6.0km
Elizabethtown287 (2017)10.8km
Rosiclare1,082 (2017)15.2km
Sturgis1,912 (2017)20.5km
Old Shawneetown178 (2017)21.9km


A former fluorspar occurrence/mine.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Illinois-Kentucky Fluorspar District, Illinois/Kentucky, USAMining District

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Geology of the Fluorspar Deposits of Illinois; J. Weller, R. Grogan, F. Tippie, 1952; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; Stuart Weller, Charles Butts, Louis W. Currier, Rollin D. Salisbury (1920) The geology of Hardin County, and the adjoining part of Pope County Illinois Geological Survey Bull. 41
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Geology of the Fluorspar Deposits of Illinois; J. Weller, R. Grogan, F. Tippie, 1952

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
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

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca CalciteCaCO3

References

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Pogue, J.E. (1918) Optical fluorite in southern Illinois. State of Illinois Department of Registration and Education, State Geological Survey Division, University of Illinois, Urbana, extract from Bulletin No. 38: 8.
Weller, J.M., Grogan, R.M., and Tippie, F.E. (1952) Geology of the fluorspar deposits of Illinois. Illinois State Geological Survey, Bulletin 76: 147.


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