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USA / Ohio


Ohio ist weniger interessant für seine Mineralien, wie vielmehr für seine zahlreichen Fossilfundstellen. Flint ist allgegenwärtig. Kohle und Kalk sind die bergbaulich interessanten Gesteine.

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Ohio, US
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Important: Before entering this or any other place of discovery you should have a permission of the operator and/or owner. Likewise it is to be respected that necessary safety precautions are kept during the visit.

Additional Functions

You find additional specimen at the Geolitho Museum

Minerals (Count: 69)

Rocks (Count: 19)

Fossils (Count: 69)

Reference- and Source indication, Literature


  • June Culp Zeitner, Midwest Gem Trails: Field Guide for the Gem Hunter, the Mineral Collector, and the Tourist (3d. Rev. ed., 1964 – or. publ.1956).
  • Carlson, E.H. (1990). Ohio Mineral Locality Index - Findlay Arch and Serpent Mound Districts. Rocks & Min., Vol.65, H.6, S.512-40 .
  • Carlson, E.H. (1991): Minerals of Ohio. Ohio Geol. Survey, Dep. Natural Resources, Bull.69, 155 S.
  • R.A. Davis (1992). Cincinnati Fossils – An Elementary Guide to the Ordovician Rocks and Fossils of the Cincinnati, Ohio, Region. Cincinnati Museum of Natural History. ISBN 1-882151-00-3. 61 S.
  • June Culp Zeitner, Midwest Gem, Fossil, & Mineral Trails: Great Lakes States (Rev. ed., June 1999 – first publ. 1955).
  • Carlson, E.H. (2002). Ohio Mineral Locality Index. Rocks & Min., Vol.77, H.5, S.306-19.
  • Mark J. Camp. Roadside Geology of Ohio (2006).
  • Kathy J. Rygle & Stephen F. Pedersen. Northeast Treasure Hunter's Gem & Mineral Guide (4th ed. 2008).
  • Fossils of Ohio (Bulletin 70). State of Ohio Div. of Geol. Survey. ISBN-13: 978-0931079054
  • David L. Meyer and Richard A. Davis (2009). A Sea without Fish-Life in the Ordovician Sea of the Cincinnati Region. Indiana Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0-253-35198-2. 346 S.
  • James Martin Monaco & Jeannette Hathway Monaco. Fee Mining & Mineral Adventures in the Eastern U.S. (2d ed. 2010).