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Carthage Marble Quarries, Carthage, Jasper Co., Missouri, USAi
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Carthage Marble QuarriesGroup of Quarries
Carthage- not defined -
Jasper Co.County
MissouriState
USACountry

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View of the Carthage marble quarries, in 1909.

Carthage Marble Quarries, Carthage, Jasper Co., Missouri, USA
View of the Carthage marble quarries, in 1909.

Carthage Marble Quarries, Carthage, Jasper Co., Missouri, USA
View of the Carthage marble quarries, in 1909.

Carthage Marble Quarries, Carthage, Jasper Co., Missouri, USA
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 9' 20'' North , 94° 22' 44'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.15567,-94.37883
GeoHash:G#: 9ysgk7grm
USGS MRDS Record:10147127
Locality type:Group of Quarries
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Carterville1,852 (2017)5.7km
Carthage14,319 (2017)6.5km
Webb City11,165 (2017)7.5km
Duenweg1,306 (2017)8.6km
Oronogo2,425 (2017)8.9km


A marble quarrying operation.

Regions containing this locality

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.:10:70.

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]

Mississippian
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 2823737
Meramecian Series

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: St. Louis Limestone; Salem Formation; Warsaw Formation

Description: St. Louis Limestone, Salem Formation, Warsaw Formation.

Comments: St. Louis Limestone- (100 ft. max) gray massive limestone; Salem FM- (160 ft. max) cross bedded, argillaceous, oolitic limestone; Warsaw FM- (100ft. max) fossilferous limestone. IN CENTRAL MO- St. Louis Limestone is absent. Warsaw FM is host to Mississippi Valley type Pb-Zn deposits, in the Tri-State District, one of the most productive mining districts in the world. The major commodity is zinc, from sphalerite, galena ore. The Jopin area is noted for large calcite scalenohedrons occurring in vugs of the limestone units. Original map source: Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Geological Survey and Resource Assessment Division, 2005, Bedrock geology, State of Missouri: Missouri Department of Natural Resources, scale 1:500,000.

Lithology: Major:{limestone}

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]

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