Diaspore Boulder

Diaspore Boulder (HM1C4Z)

Location: Mexico, MO 65265 Audrain County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 10.123', W 91° 53.411'

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Weight 10,400 Lbs.

This is the largest "surface boulder" of Diaspore found in the Missouri Diaspore Fields lying south of the Missouri River. - It was taken from a diaspora pit near Aud, Osage County, Missouri, in 1926. - Diaspore is a high alumina clay occurring in this form with a fusion point above 3300?F. - chemically it consists mainly of alumina and water. Diaspore is a raw material or clay from which the A. P. Green high alumina super refractories are made.
HM NumberHM1C4Z
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 10:22am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 595873 N 4336086
Decimal Degrees39.16871667, -91.89018333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 10.123', W 91° 53.411'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 10' 7.38" N, 91° 53' 24.66" W
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Area Code(s)573
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 637 Quisenberry St, Mexico MO 65265, US
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