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American Nettie, Gold Hill District, Ouray Co., Colorado, USAi
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American Nettie- not defined -
Gold Hill DistrictMining District
Ouray Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 1' 60'' North , 107° 40' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ouray1,008 (2017)1.2km
Portland135 (2011)6.1km
Ridgway977 (2017)15.7km
Telluride2,399 (2018)16.6km
Mountain Village1,395 (2017)20.1km


REF:Deposit:: MMR: 402635, 404500, 407382
Deposit:: REF: COLO DIV MINES,SUMM OF MINING IND ACT 1958
Deposit:: REF: QUAD
Commodities (Major) - Zinc, Lead, Silver, Gold
Development Status: Producer
Host Rock Unit: Saltwash Member Morrison Formation
Host Rock: Quartzite

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

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Mineral List


33 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel; U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753; Irving, J.D. (1905), Ore Deposits of the Ouray District, Colorado, USGS Bulletin 260: 50-77
Benjaminite ?
Formula: Ag3Bi7S12
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.; U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753; Irving, J.D. (1905), Ore Deposits of the Ouray District, Colorado, USGS Bulletin 260: 50-77
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753; Irving, J.D. (1905), Ore Deposits of the Ouray District, Colorado, USGS Bulletin 260: 50-77
Gold
Formula: Au
Habit: wire
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.; U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753; Irving, J.D. (1905), Ore Deposits of the Ouray District, Colorado, USGS Bulletin 260: 50-77
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753
Hessite ?
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753; Irving, J.D. (1905), Ore Deposits of the Ouray District, Colorado, USGS Bulletin 260: 50-77
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Irving, J.D. (1905), Ore Deposits of the Ouray District, Colorado, USGS Bulletin 260: 50-77
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753; Irving, J.D. (1905), Ore Deposits of the Ouray District, Colorado, USGS Bulletin 260: 50-77
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753; Irving, J.D. (1905), Ore Deposits of the Ouray District, Colorado, USGS Bulletin 260: 50-77
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.; U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753; Irving, J.D. (1905), Ore Deposits of the Ouray District, Colorado, USGS Bulletin 260: 50-77
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753; Irving, J.D. (1905), Ore Deposits of the Ouray District, Colorado, USGS Bulletin 260: 50-77
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753; Irving, J.D. (1905), Ore Deposits of the Ouray District, Colorado, USGS Bulletin 260: 50-77
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.; U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753; Irving, J.D. (1905), Ore Deposits of the Ouray District, Colorado, USGS Bulletin 260: 50-77
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel; U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753; Irving, J.D. (1905), Ore Deposits of the Ouray District, Colorado, USGS Bulletin 260: 50-77
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753
Tetradymite
Formula: Bi2Te2S
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.; U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.; U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753; Irving, J.D. (1905), Ore Deposits of the Ouray District, Colorado, USGS Bulletin 260: 50-77
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Benjaminite ?2.JA.05eAg3Bi7S12
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Hessite ?2.BA.60Ag2Te
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Tetradymite2.DC.05Bi2Te2S
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Copiapite7.DB.35Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
'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
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Hessite ?2.4.2.1Ag2Te
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 = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Tetradymite2.11.7.1Bi2Te2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
ø = 3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
1 < ø < 2
Benjaminite ?3.8.10.3Ag3Bi7S12
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Miscellaneous
Copiapite31.10.5.1Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
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
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O UraniniteUO2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O RutileTiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O AnglesitePbSO4
O CerussitePbCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O AnataseTiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S GalenaPbS
S SulphurS8
S AcanthiteAg2S
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetradymiteBi2Te2S
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S AnglesitePbSO4
S BaryteBaSO4
S CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
S BenjaminiteAg3Bi7S12
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti AnataseTiO2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Cu CopperCu
Cu TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
ZnZinc
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag SilverAg
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag BenjaminiteAg3Bi7S12
SbAntimony
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
TeTellurium
Te TetradymiteBi2Te2S
Te HessiteAg2Te
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb CerussitePbCO3
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi TetradymiteBi2Te2S
Bi BenjaminiteAg3Bi7S12
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2

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Irving, J.D. (1905), Ore Deposits of the Ouray District, Colorado, USGS Bulletin 260: 50-77
U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753


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