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Garbutt Mine, Ibex Mine (Little Jonny Mine), Breece Hill, Leadville, Leadville District, Lake Co., Colorado, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 14' 34'' North , 106° 13' 59'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.24278,-106.23333
GeoHash:G#: 9wurnxgjx
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


Commodities (Major) - Manganese
Development Status: Past Producer

Regions containing this locality

Rocky Mountains, North America

Mountain Range - 2,039 mineral species & varietal names listed

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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


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Hübnerite
Formula: MnWO4
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
'commodity:Manganese'
Formula: Mn
Reference: From USGS MRDS database
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Specimen (B.S. Butler Coll.)
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Specimen (B.S. Butler Coll.)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Altaite'2.CD.10PbTe
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hübnerite'4.DB.30MnWO4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Siderite'5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Scheelite'7.GA.05Ca(WO4)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Hübnerite48.1.1.1MnWO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O HübneriteMnWO4
O QuartzSiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O SideriteFeCO3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
MnManganese
Mn HübneriteMnWO4
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
TeTellurium
Te AltaitePbTe
WTungsten
W HübneriteMnWO4
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
PbLead
Pb AltaitePbTe

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Holocene
0 - 0.0117 Ma



ID: 3297183
Mine-waste deposits

Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)

Description: Fine- to coarse-grained rock fragments in piles adjacent to and derived from subsurface mine workings. Estimated thickness is 1–10 m

Reference: Kellogg, K.S., R.R. Shroba, C.A. Ruleman, R.G. Bohannon, W.C. McIntosh, W.R. Premo, M.A. Cosca, R.J. Moscati, T.R. Brandt. Geologic map of the upper Arkansas River valley region, north-central Colorado. doi: 10.3133/sim3382. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3382. [186]

Permian - Devonian
251.902 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3187583
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 419.2 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Pennsylvanian
298.9 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 2742619
Minturn Fm in west-central and south-central and other units

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Minturn Formation

Description: Arkosic sandstone, conglomerate, shale, and limestone. Includes Madera Fm and Sharpsdale Fm of Chronic (1958) in Sangre de Cristo Range and Gothic Fm of Langenheim (1952) in Elk Mountains. Other units of Middle Pennsylvanian age.

Comments: Original map source: Green, G.N., 1992, The Digital Geologic Map of Colorado in ARC/INFO Format: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 92-0507, 9 p., scale 1:500,000.

Lithology: Major:{arkose,conglomerate,shale}, Minor:{limestone}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Eckel, E. B. (1997), Minerals of Colorado.
MINE MAP REPO #407165 #407487.


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