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Kona Dolomite, Big Bay, Marquette Co., Michigan, USAi
Regional Level Types
Kona Dolomite- not defined -
Big BayBay
Marquette Co.County
MichiganState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° 49' 60'' North , 87° 45' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Big Bay319 (2017)2.5km
Negaunee4,582 (2017)38.6km
Ishpeming6,483 (2017)38.8km
Trowbridge Park2,176 (2017)38.9km
West Ishpeming2,662 (2017)39.1km


Commodities (Major) - Copper
Development Status: Producer
Deposit Model: 197: Sediment-hosted Cu
Host Rock Unit: Kona Dolomite
Host Rock: Dolomite, Argillite, Quartzite

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8 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: From USGS MRDS database
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
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
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(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 MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcociteCu2S
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S CovelliteCuS
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CovelliteCuS

References

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WILBAND, J.T., 1978, THE COPPER RESOURCES OF NORTHERN MICHIGAN, REPORT FOR U.S. DEPT OF INTERIOR, BUREAU OF MINES: EAST LANSING, DEPT. OF GEOLOGY, MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, 66 P.

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