Schedule, Papers, & Abstracts

MONDAY, May 16, 2011— Technical Sessions

8:20 AM–8:50 AM State Geological Surveys—Science That WorksE. Donald McKay III, State Geologist and Director, Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois
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8:50 AM–9:10 AM Carbon Sequestration Potential of the Cambrian and Ordovician Strata in the Illinois BasinHannes E. Leetaru and Robert J. Finley, Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois
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9:10 AM–9:30 AM Geologic Mapping of the Ordovician St. Peter Sandstone and Platteville and Galena Groups, Ogle County, IllinoisMary J. Seid, Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois
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9:30 AM–9:50 AM Measuring and Describing Outcrops That You Can’t Actually TouchChristopher J. Stohr, Donald Keefer, Andrew Stumpf, Barbara Stiff, and Donald G. Mikulic, Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois
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10:30 AM–10:50 AM Geology and Fluorescent Minerals at the Omya White Knob Quarry, Lucerne Valley, CaliforniaHoward J. Brown, Omya California, a Division of Omya Inc., Lucerne Valley, California
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10:50 AM–11:10 AM Exploration for Carbonatite-Hosted Nb-Ta Deposits Using Biogeochemical Methods, Blue River Area, British Columbia, CanadaRobert Fajber, University of Victoria, George Simandl, Victoria Geological Survey, and Colin Dunn, Consultant Geologist, British Columbia, Canada
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11:10 AM–11:30 AM “If Your Name’s Not Down—You’re Not Coming In” or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Critical MineralsJohn Cowley, Mineral & Resource Planning, Dorset, United Kingdom
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11:30 AM–11:50 AM Origin of Tripoli Deposits in Southern Illinois and Implications for ExplorationC. Pius Weibel, Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois
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1:30 PM–1:50 PM Underground Extraction of AggregateJohn Cowley, Mineral & Resource Planning Associates, Dorset, United Kingdom
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1:50 PM–2:10 PM An Overview of Mining and Mineral Specimens from the Conco Mine: North Aurora, Kane County, IllinoisJared Freiburg, Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois
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2:10 PM–2:30 PM  Possible Causes for Significant Variations in Chemical and Mineralogical Compositions Between the Major Ore Districts in the Mississippi Valley: Tri-State Zinc District, Southeast Missouri Lead District, and Southern Illinois-Kentucky Fluorite DistrictRichard D. Hagni, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, Missouri
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2:30 PM–2:50 PM Rare Earth Mineral Concentrations Within Fluorite in the Illinois-Kentucky Fluorite District and Igneous Intrusives at Hicks Dome Cryptoexplosive Complex, Southeastern Illinois and Northwestern Kentucky (USA)F. Brett Denny, Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois, Renald N. Guillemette, Texas A&M University, and Liliana Lefticariu, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois
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3:30 PM–3:50 PM What Do I Do with This Hole Now—Reusing Mined AreasNelson R. Shaffer, Indiana Geological Survey, Bloomington, Indiana
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3:50 PM –4:10 PM Community Education and Outreach from the Aggregate Mining Industry in IllinoisBecky Kazmierski, CTL Group, Skokie, Illinois, and Shawn McKinney, Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers, Springfield, Illinois
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4:10 PM –4:30 PM Geology and the Aggregate Industry: No Plan for the FutureDonald G. Mikulic, Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois, and Joanne Kluessendorf, Weis Earth Science Museum, Menasha, Wisconsin
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4:30 PM–4:50 PM Characterization of Warping Marble in New Orleans’s CemeteriesJoseph T. Hannibal, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland, Ohio
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8:00 PM Past and Future Stone Resources for the Chicago Metropolitan AreaDonald G. Mikulic, Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois
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Other Papers

Cost of Transportation of Construction Aggregates in Illinois in 2014: Subhash B. Bhagwat, Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2011—Technical Sessions

8:30 AM–8:50 AM The Production of Contaminated Drywall Compared to American-Made Drywall as Determined by Materials CharacterizationAnn M. Hagni, Ann Hagni Consulting, LLC, Rolla, Missouri
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8:50 AM–9:10 AM Chemical and Mineralogical Characteristics of Flue Gas Desulfurization By-Products and Swine Manure Mixtures after Controlled Leaching ExperimentsShane Butler, William R. Roy, and Zakaria Lasemi, Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois
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9:10 AM–9:30 AM Studies of the Oldest Industrial Mineral Use Create New, Low-Cost Methods for Today’s IndustrySarah Wisseman, Illinois State Archaeological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, Champaign, Illinois, Shane Butler and Randall Hughes, Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, Champaign, Illinois, and Thomas Emerson, Illinois State Archaeological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois
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10:00 AM –10:20 AM Aggregate Fines—Problem or OpportunityNelson R. Shaffer, Indiana Geological Survey, Bloomington, Indiana
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10:20 AM –10:40 AM High-Calcium Limestone Resources in IllinoisZakaria Lasemi, Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois
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10:40 AM –11:00 AM Obtaining Special Use Permits for Mineral Sources and Development Encroachments on Current and Potential Future Mineral Extraction SitesMark J. Krumenacher, GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc., Waukesha, Wisconsin
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11:00 AM –11:20 AM Supply-Demand Issues for Minerals in “Green” EnergyJim Burnell, Colorado Geological Survey, Denver, Colorado
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