SUPPORT US. If mindat.org is important to you, click here to donate to our Fall 2019 fundraiser!
Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat ArticlesThe ElementsBooks & Magazines
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsUsersMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day GalleryMineral Photography

Summitville Mine (Reynolds Tunnel; Golconda Tunnel), Summitville Mining District (Summit Mining District), Rio Grande Co., Colorado, USAi
Regional Level Types
Summitville Mine (Reynolds Tunnel; Golconda Tunnel)Mine
Summitville Mining District (Summit Mining District)Mining District
Rio Grande Co.County
ColoradoState
USACountry

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Key
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° 25' 33'' North , 106° 35' 32'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
South Fork362 (2017)27.5km
Gerrard278 (2011)27.9km
Alpine174 (2011)29.3km
Del Norte1,604 (2017)35.1km
Pagosa Springs1,756 (2017)40.8km


Commodities (Major) - Gold, Copper, Silver; (Minor) - Lead; (Trace) - Zinc
Development Status: Producer
Deposit Model: 154: Epithermal quartz-alunite Au
Host Rock Unit: Quartz Latite Of South Mountain, Summitville Andesite
Structure: Platoro Caldera, Summitville Caldera, Summitville Fault, South Mountain Dome, San Juan Volcanic Field
Host Rock: Quartz Latite
Tectonic Structure: Central Cordillera (Southern Rocky Mtns)

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

19 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

Rock list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Select Rock List Type

Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: TSURUOKA, Subaru, MONECKE, Thomas, REYNOLDS, T. James and HOLLEY, Elizabeth (2016) Evolution of the Magmatic-hydrothermal System at the Summitville High-sulfidation Epithermal Au Deposit, Colorado. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 48, No. 7
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; TSURUOKA, Subaru, MONECKE, Thomas, REYNOLDS, T. James and HOLLEY, Elizabeth (2016) Evolution of the Magmatic-hydrothermal System at the Summitville High-sulfidation Epithermal Au Deposit, Colorado. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 48, No. 7
Hinsdalite
Formula: PbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Luzonite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Posnjakite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.; TSURUOKA, Subaru, MONECKE, Thomas, REYNOLDS, T. James and HOLLEY, Elizabeth (2016) Evolution of the Magmatic-hydrothermal System at the Summitville High-sulfidation Epithermal Au Deposit, Colorado. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 48, No. 7
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.; TSURUOKA, Subaru, MONECKE, Thomas, REYNOLDS, T. James and HOLLEY, Elizabeth (2016) Evolution of the Magmatic-hydrothermal System at the Summitville High-sulfidation Epithermal Au Deposit, Colorado. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 48, No. 7
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: Kevin Conroy Collection
Woodhouseite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Zincobotryogen
Formula: (Zn,Mg,Mn2+)Fe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Luzonite2.KA.10Cu3AsS4
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Copiapite7.DB.35Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Epsomite7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
Posnjakite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Zincobotryogen7.DC.25(Zn,Mg,Mn2+)Fe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Hinsdalite8.BL.05PbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Turquoise8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Woodhouseite8.BL.05CaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
Pyrophyllite9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
Luzonite3.2.2.1Cu3AsS4
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Posnjakite31.4.1.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
(AB)(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Zincobotryogen31.9.6.2(Zn,Mg,Mn2+)Fe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
Miscellaneous
Copiapite31.10.5.1Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Turquoise42.9.3.1Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Hinsdalite43.4.1.5PbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Woodhouseite43.4.1.8CaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Pyrophyllite71.2.1.1Al2Si4O10(OH)2
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

HHydrogen
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H HinsdalitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
H PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
H WoodhouseiteCaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
H Zincobotryogen(Zn,Mg,Mn2+)Fe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
OOxygen
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O HinsdalitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
O PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
O WoodhouseiteCaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
O Zincobotryogen(Zn,Mg,Mn2+)Fe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
O BaryteBaSO4
O TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
AlAluminium
Al HinsdalitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Al WoodhouseiteCaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Al TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P HinsdalitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
P WoodhouseiteCaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
P TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
SSulfur
S CovelliteCuS
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S HinsdalitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
S LuzoniteCu3AsS4
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
S WoodhouseiteCaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
S Zincobotryogen(Zn,Mg,Mn2+)Fe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca WoodhouseiteCaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
FeIron
Fe CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Zincobotryogen(Zn,Mg,Mn2+)Fe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
Fe TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
CuCopper
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
Cu LuzoniteCu3AsS4
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Cu TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Zincobotryogen(Zn,Mg,Mn2+)Fe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
AsArsenic
As LuzoniteCu3AsS4
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb HinsdalitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6

References

Sort by

Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
TSURUOKA, Subaru, MONECKE, Thomas, REYNOLDS, T. James and HOLLEY, Elizabeth (2016) Evolution of the Magmatic-hydrothermal System at the Summitville High-sulfidation Epithermal Au Deposit, Colorado. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 48, No. 7
PATTON, H.B., 1917, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE PLATORO-SUMMITVILLE MINING DISTRICT, COLORADO: CGS BULL. 13.
STEVEN, T.A., AND RATTE, J.C., 1960, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE SUMMITVILLE DISTRICT, SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS, COLORADO:

External Links


Localities in this Region

Other Regions, Features and Areas containg this locality

North America
North America PlateTectonic Plate
USA

This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.
 
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2019, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: October 20, 2019 12:16:53
Go to top of page