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Gold Cup Mine (Gold Cup Republic Mine), Tincup, Tincup Mining District (Pieplant Mining District), Gunnison Co., Colorado, USAi
Regional Level Types
Gold Cup Mine (Gold Cup Republic Mine)Mine
Tincup- not defined -
Tincup Mining District (Pieplant Mining District)Mining District
Gunnison Co.County
ColoradoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 43' 30'' North , 106° 28' 5'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Maysville135 (2011)31.8km
Buena Vista2,760 (2017)32.0km
Johnson Village246 (2011)32.7km
Twin Lakes171 (2011)40.5km
Poncha Springs777 (2017)41.3km


Major producer in district with about $1.5 million in ore

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


17 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 289
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 289
Bromargyrite
Formula: AgBr
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 289
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 289
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 289
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.; U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 289
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 289
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 289
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 289
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 289
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 289
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 289
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 289
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 289
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 289
'Tetrahedrite'
Formula: Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 289
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: Rocks & Min.:65:59.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
Bromargyrite3.AA.15AgBr
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
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
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
'Tetrahedrite'3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Bromargyrite9.1.4.2AgBr
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O CerussitePbCO3
O AnglesitePbSO4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S AnglesitePbSO4
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn SphaleriteZnS
BrBromine
Br BromargyriteAgBr
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag BromargyriteAgBr
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb AnglesitePbSO4

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U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 289
Rocks & Minerals:65:59.

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