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Mt White, Chaffee Co., Colorado, USAi
Regional Level Types
Mt WhiteMountain
Chaffee Co.County
ColoradoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 39' 24'' North , 106° 13' 22'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Maysville135 (2011)13.4km
Johnson Village246 (2011)19.9km
Poncha Springs777 (2017)20.4km
Smeltertown120 (2011)21.8km
Buena Vista2,760 (2017)22.1km


Mountain immediately south of Mt. Antero, also in the San Isabel National Forest, and with similar geology.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


18 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Bazzite
Formula: Be3Sc2(Si6O18)
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Brannerite
Formula: UTi2O6
Reference: Ferris, C.S., and Ruud, C.O. (1971) Brannerite: its occurrences and recognition by microprobe: Colorado School of Mines Quarterly, v. 66, no. 4, 35 p.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
'Feldspar Group var: Perthite'
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Phenakite
Formula: Be2SiO4
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Collected by Erin Delventhal; rumored to be niobium-bearing, but as of yet unconfirmed
Stellerite
Formula: Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Brannerite4.DH.05UTi2O6
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Bazzite9.CJ.05Be3Sc2(Si6O18)
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phenakite9.AA.05Be2SiO4
Stellerite9.GE.15Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Perthite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Brannerite8.3.4.1UTi2O6
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Phenakite51.1.1.1Be2SiO4
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
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
Bertrandite56.1.1.1Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Bazzite61.1.1.2Be3Sc2(Si6O18)
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Stellerite77.1.4.4Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
-Be3Al2Si6O18
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Perthite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BazziteBe3Sc2(Si6O18)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
BeBeryllium
Be BazziteBe3Sc2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O BazziteBe3Sc2(Si6O18)
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PhenakiteBe2SiO4
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O QuartzSiO2
O BranneriteUTi2O6
O RutileTiO2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na BazziteBe3Sc2(Si6O18)
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg BazziteBe3Sc2(Si6O18)
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
SiSilicon
Si BazziteBe3Sc2(Si6O18)
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S SulphurS8
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
ScScandium
Sc BazziteBe3Sc2(Si6O18)
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti BranneriteUTi2O6
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe BazziteBe3Sc2(Si6O18)
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
UUranium
U BranneriteUTi2O6

References

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Voynick, S., (1995) Colorado Rockhounding (ISBN 0-87842-292-7)
Murphy, J.A. and P. J. Modreski, (2002) "Rocks & Minerals" 77: July/August, 218-238.

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