Sulfate minerals: their origin in the central kentucky karst


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Sulfate minerals: their origin in the central kentucky karst
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American Mineralogist
R. Pohl, E.
B. White, William
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Carbonate ( local )
Rocks ( local )
Edmonson ( local )
County ( local )
Kentucky ( local )
Geochemistry ( local )
Gypsum ( local )
Ion ( local )
Exchange ( local )
Kentucky ( local )
Limestone ( local )
Mammoth Cave ( local )
Mineral Composition ( local )
Mineralogy ( local )
Origin ( local )
Processes ( local )
Sedimentary Rocks ( local )
Sulfates ( local )
United States ( local )
Gypsum Origin ( local )
Replacement Of Carbonate By Sulfate ( local )
serial ( sobekcm )


Sulfate minerals, especially gypsum, are present in large quantities in most of the extensive limestone caves of the Mississippian plateaus and outliers of Central Kentucky. Many descriptions of these deposits have been published (Locke, 1842; Weller, 1927; Huff, 1940); however, the origin of the deposits has remained obscure.
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American Mineralogist, Vol. 50, no. 9 (1965-01-01).

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