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Laxey Mine, South Mountain District, Owyhee Co., Idaho, USAi
Regional Level Types
Laxey MineMine
South Mountain DistrictMining District
Owyhee Co.County
IdahoState
USACountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° North , 116° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~5km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


Ref: Ream, Minerals of Idaho (1989), pp 205-206.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


20 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
'Bindheimite'
Formula: Pb2Sb2O6O
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Ilvaite
Formula: CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Reference: Idaho Minerals (2004) L. Ream 2nd ed
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 81:208-213
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Minium
Formula: Pb3O4
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Idaho Minerals (2004) L. Ream 2nd ed
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Covellite'2.CA.05aCuS
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Bindheimite'4.DH.20Pb2Sb2O6O
'Minium'4.BD.05Pb3O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Aurichalcite'5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Cerussite'5.AB.15PbCO3
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Caledonite'7.BC.50Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
'Linarite'7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Pyromorphite'8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
'Chrysocolla'9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
'Hedenbergite'9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
'Hemimorphite'9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
'Ilvaite'9.BE.07CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Minium7.2.8.1Pb3O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Caledonite32.3.2.1Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 44 - ANTIMONATES
A2X2O6(O,OH,F)
'Bindheimite'44.1.1.2Pb2Sb2O6O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Ilvaite56.2.3.3CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
O CalciteCaCO3
O CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
O CerussitePbCO3
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MiniumPb3O4
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O QuartzSiO2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S GalenaPbS
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
SbAntimony
Sb BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
PbLead
Pb BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
Pb CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb MiniumPb3O4
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl

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