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LaFarge Corp. Quarry (Frontier Quarry; Frontier Dolomite Products Quarry), Lockport, Niagara Co., New York, USAi
Regional Level Types
LaFarge Corp. Quarry (Frontier Quarry; Frontier Dolomite Products Quarry)Quarry
Lockport- not defined -
Niagara Co.County
New YorkState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
43° 9' 17'' North , 78° 43' 17'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
South Lockport8,324 (2017)2.1km
Lockport20,624 (2017)3.1km
Rapids1,636 (2017)9.0km
Gasport1,248 (2017)12.8km
Sanborn1,645 (2017)13.4km


A limestone quarry in the Lockport Dolomite.
Formerly called Frontier Quarry or Frontier Dolomite Products Quarry.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Description: This quarry is in the Silurian age Lockport Dolomite
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 82:6 p 476
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Donald Lapham - Personal Collection
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Description: This quarry is in the Silurian age Lockport Dolomite
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 82:6 p 476
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Donald Lapham - Personal Collection
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Donald Lapham - Personal Collection
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]; Rocks & Minerals 82:6 p 476
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Donald Lapham Collection
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: D. Lapham, personal observation
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: D. Lapham, personal observation
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Description: This quarry is in the Silurian age Lockport Dolomite
Reference: Rocks & Min.:60:286.; Rocks & Minerals 82:6 p 476
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: Donald Lapham examined from Dale Russell collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Selenite-CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C StrontianiteSrCO3
OOxygen
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O CelestineSrSO4
O Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
O StrontianiteSrCO3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S SphaleriteZnS
S CelestineSrSO4
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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