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Blue Mountain Mine, Tarryall Springs Mining District (Puma City), Park Co., Colorado, USAi
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Blue Mountain MineMine
Tarryall Springs Mining District (Puma City)Mining District
Park Co.County
ColoradoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 56' 26'' North , 105° 21' 7'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Florissant104 (2011)5.4km
Divide127 (2011)16.8km
Midland156 (2011)18.8km
Woodland Park7,222 (2017)26.2km
Cripple Creek1,155 (2017)26.3km


REF:Deposit:: HEINRICH, E.W., 1981, PRECAMBRIAN TUNGSTEN AND COPPER-ZINC SKARN DEPOSITS OF SOUTH-CENTRAL COLORADO: CGS RESOURCE SERIES 21, 115 P.
Deposit:: SCOTT, G.R., TAYLOR, R.B., EPIS, R.C., AND WOBUS, R.A. 1978, GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE PUEBLO 1 DEGREES X 2
Commodities (Major) - Copper; (Minor) - Zinc
Development Status: Occurrence
Host Rock Unit: Augen Gneiss
Structure: Lake George Ring Dike Complex, Front Range, Tarryall Mountains, Puma Hills
Host Rock: Gneiss, Biotite Gneiss
Tectonic Structure: Central Cordillera, Southern Rocky Mtns

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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6 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
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
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
MgMagnesium
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS

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