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Brugger Mine, Baxter Springs, Picher Field, Tri-State District, Cherokee Co., Kansas, USAi
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Brugger MineMine
Baxter SpringsGroup of Springs
Picher Field- not defined -
Tri-State DistrictMining District
Cherokee Co.County
KansasState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 2' 30'' North , 94° 45' 30'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.04167,-94.75833
GeoHash:G#: 9ysdexpp6
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Baxter Springs4,028 (2017)2.8km
Lowell283 (2017)5.1km
Riverton929 (2017)6.0km
Treece (historical)138 (2018)8.8km
Quapaw906 (2011)10.0km


Ref.: Rocks & Min.:64:28. A lead mine located at the end of the Picher (Oklahoma) ore field.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Rocks & Min.:64:28.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS

List of minerals for each chemical element

SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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]

Pennsylvanian
298.9 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 2722682
Cherokee Group

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Cherokee Group

Description: Includes: Cabaniss FM (base CA) with Verdigris Limestone Member (base V) and Mineral coal bed (base MC), Krebs FM with Bluejacket Sandstone Member (base BJ) and Warner Sandstone Member (base WR).

Comments: gray to brown sandstone and sandy shale with minor limestone and about 10 commercially important coal beds. Total approximate thickness ranging from 350 ft. to 500 ft. in outcrop. Original map source: Ross, Jorgina A., 1992, A digital representation of the Geological map of Kansas: Kansas Geological Survey, Map M-23, scale 1:500,000.

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

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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