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Emerald Creek Placer, Camas Cove Mining District, Benewah Co., Idaho, USAi
Regional Level Types
Emerald Creek PlacerPlacer
Camas Cove Mining DistrictMining District
Benewah Co.County
IdahoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
47° 1' 35'' North , 116° 20' 22'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bovill253 (2017)19.1km
Elk River119 (2017)29.6km
Deary508 (2017)30.1km
Saint Maries2,402 (2011)36.2km
Princeton148 (2011)39.5km


REF:Deposit:: MINOBRAS, 1975 , IDAHO INDUSTRIAL MINERALS, P. 14
Deposit:: HUBBARD, C. R., 1955 , A SURVEY OF THE MINERAL RESOURCES OF IDAHO: IDAHO BUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPH. 105 , 56 P.
Deposit:: 1955 COMPILE IDAHO BUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPH. 10
Commodities (Major) - Abrasive - Garnet
Deposit Type: Placer
Development Status: Producer
Host Rock Unit: Wallace Formation - Quartzite
Host Rock: Gravel

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1 valid mineral.

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Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Description: "Star almandine" according to Mason (1976).
Reference: Mason, A. (1976) The world of Rocks and Minerals. New York, N.Y., Larousse & Co., 108 pages.; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.

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List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
AlAluminium
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3

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