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Florissant Area, Teller Co., Colorado, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 57' 0'' North , 105° 17' 35'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.95000,-105.29305
GeoHash:G#: 9wvjefxun
Locality type:Area
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate

Commodities (Major) - Pumice
Development Status: Producer

Alternative Label Names

This is a list of additional names that have been recorded for mineral labels associated with this locality in the minID database. This may include previous versions of the locality name hierarchy from, data entry errors, and it may also include unconfirmed sublocality names or other names that can only be matched to this level.

Lucky Monday, Smoky Hawk, Florissant, Colorado
Smoky Hawk mine, Florissant, Teller Co., Colorado

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: David Eicher
Microcline var: Amazonite
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: David Eicher
'Petrified Wood'
Reference: From USGS MRDS database
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Group 9 - Silicates
var: Amazonite9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Petrified Wood-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
var: Amazonite
'Petrified Wood'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
S PyriteFeS2
K Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2

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