Michigan Basin

Sedimentary mineral deposit in Michigan, Indiana, United States containing halite (salt), gypsum, potash, bromine, iodine, magnesia

Geologic information

Country United States
State or province Michigan, Indiana
Geographic location: -84.233, 43.617
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Type details Marine evaporite deposit and brine
Deposit model Bedded salt: marine evaporite salt (35a.3)
Geologic map unit -84.233, 43.617
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Reference information

Citations Hite (1967); Harben and Kužvart (1996)
Hite, R.J., 1967, Distribution and geologic habitat of marine halite and associated potash deposits: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 67-113, 52 p.
Harben, P.W. and Kužvart, Mil•s, 1996, Industrial minerals: A global geology: London, Industrial Minerals Information Ltd., 462 p.