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Unknown Gemstone Occurrence (MRDS - 10016409), Box Canyon Mining District, Gunnison Co., Colorado, USAi
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Unknown Gemstone Occurrence (MRDS - 10016409)Occurrence
Box Canyon Mining DistrictMining District
Gunnison Co.County
ColoradoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 33' 44'' North , 106° 32' 38'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Maysville135 (2011)30.8km
Gunnison6,076 (2018)33.2km
Poncha Springs777 (2017)40.9km
Johnson Village246 (2011)46.9km
Buena Vista2,760 (2017)47.4km


REF:Deposit:: MINERAL DEP. BRANCH MICROFILM FILES, ROLL II-12, DOC. 2697
Deposit:: CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 8,69
Commodities (Major) - Gemstone
Deposit Type: Metamorphic
Development Status: Occurrence
Host Rock: Schist

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Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
AlAluminium
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
SiSilicon
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O

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