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Coon Creek Mine (York Mine), Shady, Polk Co., Arkansas, USAi
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Coon Creek Mine (York Mine)Mine
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 24' 54'' North , 93° 57' 36'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Norman359 (2017)25.9km
Daisy110 (2017)28.1km
Oden220 (2017)28.2km
Mena5,653 (2017)31.9km
Dierks1,092 (2017)33.3km


A former Mn occurrence/mine located 6 miles NW of "Albert Pike." Restarted from earlier workings in 1956 & closed in 1959. Restarted 1972 and again in 1986 for specimens.

The ore is comprised of mineralization in fractured Arkansas Novaculite.

Workings consist of open cuts and shallow pits.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


15 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Detailed Mineral List:

Beraunite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Description: IMA revision of beraunite group nomenclature
Reference: Rocks & Min.:63:118.
Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Description: Occurs in fractures in Arkansas Novaculite.
Reference: Rocks & Min.:64:297-298.
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Description: Occurs in fractures in Arkansas Novaculite
Reference: Rocks & Min.:63:118.
Dufrénite
Formula: Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Description: Occurs in fractures in Arkansas Novaculite.
Reference: Rocks & Min.:64:297-298.
Eleonorite
Formula: Fe3+6(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
Reference: IMA revision of beraunite group
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Smith, A. (1996) Collecting Arkansas Minerals
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Smith, A. (1996) Collecting Arkansas Minerals
Kidwellite
Formula: NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Description: Occurs in fractures in Arkansas Novaculite.
Reference: Rocks & Min.:64:297-298.
'Laubmannite'
Formula: (Fe2+,Mn2+,Ca)3Fe3+6(PO4)4(OH)12
Description: Occurs in fractures in Arkansas Novaculite.
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 803; Rocks & Minerals: 64: 297-298.
'Laubmannite (of Moore)'
Formula: (Fe3+,Fe2+,M)8+x(OH,H2O)9(H2O)2(PO4)5, M = Fe3+, Cu2+ or other metal cation, x ~ 0.1.
Reference: Henry Barwood (unpublished PXRD data)
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 803.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Description: Occurs in fractures in Arkansas Novaculite
Reference: Rocks & Min.:63:118.
Phosphosiderite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Description: Occurs in fractures in Arkansas Novaculite.
Reference: Rocks & Min.:64:297-298.
Planerite
Formula: Al6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2O
Description: Occurs in fractures in Arkansas Novaculite.
Reference: Rocks & Min.:64:297-298.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Description: Occurs in fractures in Arkansas Novaculite
Reference: Rocks & Min.:63:118.
Rockbridgeite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Description: Occurs in fractures in Arkansas Novaculite.
Reference: Rocks & Min.:64:297-298.
Sigloite
Formula: Fe3+Al2(PO4)2(OH)3 · 7H2O
Reference: Josef Vajdak (2002) Mineral News, 18, #1, 6.
Strengite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Description: Occurs in fractures in Arkansas Novaculite.
Reference: Rocks & Min.:64:297-298.
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Description: Occurs in fractures in Arkansas Novaculite.
Reference: Rocks & Min.:64:297-298.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cryptomelane4.DK.05aK(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Beraunite ?8.DC.27Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Cacoxenite8.DC.40Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Dufrénite8.DK.15Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Kidwellite8.DK.20NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Phosphosiderite8.CD.05FePO4 · 2H2O
Planerite8.DD.15Al6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2O
Rockbridgeite8.BC.10Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Sigloite8.DC.30Fe3+Al2(PO4)2(OH)3 · 7H2O
Strengite8.CD.10FePO4 · 2H2O
Turquoise8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Eleonorite-Fe3+6(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
'Laubmannite'-(Fe2+,Mn2+,Ca)3Fe3+6(PO4)4(OH)12
'Laubmannite (of Moore)'-(Fe3+,Fe2+,M)8+x(OH,H2O)9(H2O)2(PO4)5, M = Fe3+, Cu2+ or other metal cation, x ~ 0.1.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB8X16
Cryptomelane7.9.1.2K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Phosphosiderite40.4.3.2FePO4 · 2H2O
Strengite40.4.1.2FePO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq
Rockbridgeite41.9.2.1Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Kidwellite42.8.2.1NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Dufrénite42.9.1.2Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Planerite42.9.3.6Al6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2O
Turquoise42.9.3.1Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Beraunite ?42.11.16.1Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Sigloite42.11.14.3Fe3+Al2(PO4)2(OH)3 · 7H2O
Miscellaneous
Cacoxenite42.13.5.1Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Eleonorite-Fe3+6(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
'Laubmannite'-(Fe2+,Mn2+,Ca)3Fe3+6(PO4)4(OH)12
'Laubmannite (of Moore)'-(Fe3+,Fe2+,M)8+x(OH,H2O)9(H2O)2(PO4)5, M = Fe3+, Cu2+ or other metal cation, x ~ 0.1.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Laubmannite(Fe2+,Mn2+,Ca)3Fe63+(PO4)4(OH)12
H CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
H DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
H RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
H KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
H PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
H StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
H PlaneriteAl6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2O
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H SigloiteFe3+Al2(PO4)2(OH)3 · 7H2O
H Laubmannite (of Moore)(Fe3+,Fe2+,M)8+x(OH,H2O)9(H2O)2(PO4)5, M = Fe3+, Cu2+ or other metal cation, x ~ 0.1.
H EleonoriteFe63+(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
H BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
OOxygen
O CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O Laubmannite(Fe2+,Mn2+,Ca)3Fe63+(PO4)4(OH)12
O CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
O DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
O RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
O KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
O PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
O StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
O PlaneriteAl6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2O
O TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O SigloiteFe3+Al2(PO4)2(OH)3 · 7H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Laubmannite (of Moore)(Fe3+,Fe2+,M)8+x(OH,H2O)9(H2O)2(PO4)5, M = Fe3+, Cu2+ or other metal cation, x ~ 0.1.
O EleonoriteFe63+(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
O BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
NaSodium
Na KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
AlAluminium
Al CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Al PlaneriteAl6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2O
Al TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Al SigloiteFe3+Al2(PO4)2(OH)3 · 7H2O
SiSilicon
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P Laubmannite(Fe2+,Mn2+,Ca)3Fe63+(PO4)4(OH)12
P CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
P DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
P RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
P KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
P PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
P StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
P PlaneriteAl6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2O
P TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P SigloiteFe3+Al2(PO4)2(OH)3 · 7H2O
P Laubmannite (of Moore)(Fe3+,Fe2+,M)8+x(OH,H2O)9(H2O)2(PO4)5, M = Fe3+, Cu2+ or other metal cation, x ~ 0.1.
P EleonoriteFe63+(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
P BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
KPotassium
K CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
CaCalcium
Ca Laubmannite(Fe2+,Mn2+,Ca)3Fe63+(PO4)4(OH)12
Ca DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
MnManganese
Mn CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
Mn Laubmannite(Fe2+,Mn2+,Ca)3Fe63+(PO4)4(OH)12
FeIron
Fe Laubmannite(Fe2+,Mn2+,Ca)3Fe63+(PO4)4(OH)12
Fe CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Fe DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Fe RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
Fe KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Fe PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
Fe StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
Fe TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe SigloiteFe3+Al2(PO4)2(OH)3 · 7H2O
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Laubmannite (of Moore)(Fe3+,Fe2+,M)8+x(OH,H2O)9(H2O)2(PO4)5, M = Fe3+, Cu2+ or other metal cation, x ~ 0.1.
Fe EleonoriteFe63+(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
Fe BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
CuCopper
Cu TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Cu Laubmannite (of Moore)(Fe3+,Fe2+,M)8+x(OH,H2O)9(H2O)2(PO4)5, M = Fe3+, Cu2+ or other metal cation, x ~ 0.1.

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Kidwell, Albert L. (1981) Phosphate Minerals: Of Arkansas, Rocks & Minerals: 56(5): 189-196.
Rocks & Minerals (1988): 63: 118.
Rocks & Minerals (1989): 64: 295.
Smith, Arthur E., Jr. (1996): Collecting Arkansas Minerals. L. Ream Publishing, Idaho, 149 pp.
Vajdak, Josef (2002), Mineral News: 18(1): 6.

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