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Heavy Media mill site, Hardin Co., Illinois, USAi
Regional Level Types
Heavy Media mill site- not defined -
Hardin Co.County
IllinoisState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° North , 88° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~18km
Köppen climate type:


The Heavy Media mill was built in the early 1970's to process ore from the Annie L. Davis and Number 4 mines (on site) and surrounding mines. The mill was destroyed by arson in 1987.
While not extensive, the dumps contain fluorite, quartz, sphalerite, barite, calcite, galena, etc.
Reference: Eric Livingston (2004), in "Illinois - Kentucky Fluorspar District Friends of Mineralogy Symposium Guidebook", Alan Goldstein (editor), p. 21.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1997) 28:3-49
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: P Cristofono collection
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4

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 = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
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

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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