Cargill Firtilizer - South Ft. Meade

Producer in Polk county in Florida, United States with commodities Phosphorus-Phosphates, Aluminum, Fluorine-Fluorite, Iron, Magnesite, Uranium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10306479
MRDS ID AG00256
Record type Site
Current site name Cargill Firtilizer - South Ft. Meade

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -81.75679, 27.66697 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 10000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Florida Polk

Comments on the location information

  • 3 Miles South of Fort Meade, West of Us 27

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Phosphorus-Phosphates Primary
Aluminum Tertiary
Fluorine-Fluorite Tertiary
Iron Tertiary
Magnesite Tertiary
Uranium Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Collophane Ore

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 244
USGS model code 34d
BC deposit profile F08
Deposit model name Phosphate, warm current type

Nearby scientific data

(1) -81.75679, 27.66697

Geologic structures

Type of structure Regional
Structure description Phosphorite

Comments on the geologic information

  • A Land Pebble Depositthickness Varies Due To Hawthorn Karst Topography

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Producer
Commodity type Both metallic and non-metallic
Significant No

Reference information

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Scott, T.M., 1986, The Central Florida Phosphate District: Geological Society Of America Centennial Field Guide- Souteastern Section, Vol. 6, Pp. 339-342.Scott, T.M., 1986, The Central Florida Phosphate District: Geological Society Of America Centennial Field Guide- Souteastern Section, Vol. 6, Pp. 339-342.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUL-1997 Hendrickson, J. C. (Spencer, S. M.) Florida Geological Survey
Editor 04-NOV-2002 Nicholson, S.W. U.S. Geological Survey reformated date column; calculated latitude and longitude in decimal degrees; added Location Precision, Continent, Country, State, Commodity Code, Ore Minerals Code fields; changed Major Commodity field content and Ore Minerals field content to conform to