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Smuggler Mine, Jamestown Mining District, Boulder Co., Colorado, USAi
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Smuggler MineMine
Jamestown Mining DistrictMining District
Boulder Co.County
ColoradoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 10' 6'' North , 105° 17' 33'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Altona501 (2011)3.9km
Lyons2,147 (2017)6.5km
Lazy Acres920 (2011)9.0km
Jamestown264 (2017)10.1km
Niwot4,006 (2011)12.6km


REF:Deposit:: LOVERING AND GODDARD, 1950, USGS PP 223, PG. 269-270. PLATE 3
Deposit:: CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 10,62
Deposit:: REF. VANDERWILT MINERAL RESOURCES OF COLO. P 324
Commodities (Major) - Silver, Gold
Deposit Type: Vein
Development Status: Occurrence
Host Rock Unit: Silver Plume Granite
Host Rock: Granite, Schist

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223
Coloradoite
Formula: HgTe
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223
Petzite
Formula: Ag3AuTe2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223; Emmons and Becker (1885) Statistics and Technology of the precious Metals. Census reports Tenth census. June 1, 1880, Volume 13 By United States. Census office. 10th census, 1880, United States. Census Office
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Silver var: Native Amalgam
Formula: (Ag,Hg)
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223
Sylvanite
Formula: (Au,Ag)2Te4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
var: Native Amalgam1.AA.05(Ag,Hg)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Altaite2.CD.10PbTe
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Coloradoite2.CB.05aHgTe
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Petzite2.BA.75Ag3AuTe2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Sylvanite2.EA.05(Au,Ag)2Te4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Petzite2.4.3.3Ag3AuTe2
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Coloradoite2.8.2.5HgTe
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sylvanite2.12.13.3(Au,Ag)2Te4
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Silver
var: Native Amalgam
-(Ag,Hg)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag Silver (var: Native Amalgam)(Ag,Hg)
Ag PetziteAg3AuTe2
Ag Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
TeTellurium
Te ColoradoiteHgTe
Te PetziteAg3AuTe2
Te AltaitePbTe
Te Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au PetziteAg3AuTe2
Au Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
HgMercury
Hg Silver (var: Native Amalgam)(Ag,Hg)
Hg ColoradoiteHgTe
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb AltaitePbTe

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