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Isle Royal No. 1 shaft, Isle Royale Mines, Houghton, Houghton Co., Michigan, USAi
Regional Level Types
Isle Royal No. 1 shaftGroup of Shafts
Isle Royale MinesGroup of Mines
Houghton- not defined -
Houghton Co.County
MichiganState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
47° North , 88° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~2km
Locality type:
Group of Shafts


A shaft belonging to the Isle Royale Mine in Houghton, Michigan. Located very near to the Portage Mine, but interestingly lacks datolite. Some good copper crystals can be found at this locality. Also one of the better locations for silver in the Keweenaw Peninsula.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Yalmer F Primeau collection
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Yalmer F Primeau collection
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Habit: Rings
Reference: Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Yalmer F Primeau collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Yalmer F Primeau collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2

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
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(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 AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CupriteCu2O
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu CopperCu
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg

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Heinrich & Robinson (2004), Mineralogy of Michigan.

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