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Cave Stone Co. Quarry, Norristown, Shelby Co., Indiana, USAi
Regional Level Types
Cave Stone Co. QuarryQuarry
Norristown- not defined -
Shelby Co.County
IndianaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
39° 21' 22'' North , 85° 46' 18'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Hope2,167 (2017)5.8km
Geneva1,316 (2017)5.9km
Hartsville388 (2017)11.7km
Clifford236 (2017)11.7km
Milford121 (2017)13.2km


An aggregate quarry located ¼ mile West of Norristown. This quarry was started in the 1940's in Devonian Jeffersonville Limestone, Geneva Dolomite and Louisville Limestone.
Commodities (Major) - Stone - Crushed/Broken
Development Status: Producer. A mill is located at the quarry site.

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Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rocks & Min.:61:150.; Erd, R. C. and S.S. Greenburg (1960) Minerals of Indiana. Indiana Geological Survey Bulletin 18 73pp
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Rocks & Min.:61:150.; Erd, R. C. and S.S. Greenburg (1960) Minerals of Indiana. Indiana Geological Survey Bulletin 18 73pp
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rocks & Min.:61:150.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rocks & Min.:61:150.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Rocks & Min.:61:150.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
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

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS

References

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MESA Health and Safety Inspection Report March 2 -3 , 1972.
Ault, C. and D. Carr (compilers) (1980) Directory of crushed stone, ground limestone, cement and lime producers in Indiana: Indiana Geological Survey: 34 p.
MSHA inspection report 5-4-81.
CMS & RCF lists 10/81
Huizing, T. & R. Russell (1986) Indiana Minerals: A locality index: Rocks and Minerals: 61 (3): 136- 151.

USGS MRDS Record:10120581
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