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Rush, Rush Creek District, Marion Co., Arkansas, USAi
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Rush Creek DistrictMining District
Marion Co.County
ArkansasState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° 7' 59'' North , 92° 34' 15'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 36.13306,-92.57083
GeoHash:G#: 9yqjt3zfr
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Yellville1,169 (2017)14.6km
Cotter951 (2017)15.7km
Flippin1,335 (2017)16.4km
Summit579 (2017)17.1km
Gassville2,133 (2017)18.0km


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

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

16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rocks & Minerals (1989) 64:284-292
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Rocks & Minerals (1989) 64:284-292
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rocks & Minerals (1989) 64:284-292
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals (1989) 64:284-292
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals (1989) 64:284-292
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Reference: Rocks & Minerals (1989) 64:284-292
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Rocks & Minerals (1989) 64:284-292
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Rocks & Minerals (1989) 64:284-292
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Rocks & Minerals (1989) 64:284-292
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals (1989) 64:284-292
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals (1989) 64:284-292
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals (1989) 64:284-292
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals (1989) 64:284-292
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Rocks & Minerals (1989) 64:284-292
'Zeiringite'
Reference: www.tucsonshow.com/reports/tucson2001/p2.shtml

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Greenockite2.CB.45CdS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Zeiringite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Greenockite2.8.7.2CdS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Zeiringite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O AragoniteCaCO3
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GreenockiteCdS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
ZnZinc
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
CdCadmium
Cd GreenockiteCdS

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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187973
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

Late Ordovician - Middle Ordovician
443.8 - 470 Ma



ID: 2825769
Cason Shale and Fernvale Limestone (Upper Ordovician) and Kimmswick Limestone, Plattin Limestone, and Joachim Dolomite (Middle Ordovician)

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 470 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Cason Shale; Fernvale Limestone; Kimmswick Limestone; Plattin Limestone; Joachim Dolomite

Description: Carson Shale-calcareous shale with minor phosphatic sandstone (20 ft.); Fervalle Limestone-massive fossiliferous limestone (125 ft.); Kimmswick Limestone-massive bioclastic limestone (55 ft.); Plattin Limestone-micritic limestone intercalated with limey mudstone and dolomite (250 ft.); Joachim Dolomite-dolomicrite (150 ft.). Approximatly 600 ft. maximum thickness. Summary-70% limestone, 25% shale, 5% sandstone.

Comments: Original map source: Haley, B.R., Queen, J.E., and Green, G.N., United States Geological Survey Special Publication, 2000, The Geologic map of Arkansas, scale 1:500,000.

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor:{shale}

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]

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

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