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Snoose Mine, Mineral Hill District, Blaine Co., Idaho, USAi
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Snoose MineMine
Mineral Hill DistrictMining District
Blaine Co.County
IdahoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
43° 29' 21'' North , 114° 19' 21'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Hailey8,134 (2017)3.4km
Bellevue2,300 (2017)5.7km
Ketchum2,728 (2017)21.5km
Sun Valley1,422 (2017)23.2km
Carey602 (2017)36.6km


REF:Deposit:: ANDERSON, A.L., KIILSGAARD, T.H., AND FRYKLUND, V.C. JR. 1950, DETAILED GEOLOGY OF CERTAIN AREAS IN THE MINERAL HILL AND WARM SPRINGS MINING DISTRICTS, BLAINE COUNTY, IDAHO: IDAHO BUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET NO. 90, P. 23-2
Deposit:: PROD:100 CARS OF ORE
Deposit:: MSHA RPT 1001613, 7/1/83.
Commodities (Major) - Lead, Silver, Zinc; (Minor) - Copper, Gold
Development Status: Past Producer
Host Rock Unit: Quartzite
Structure: Sw Flank Of A Breached Anticline That Is Intruded By Sill-Like Diorite Pluton, Several Nw-Trending, E-Dipping Shear Zones Which Flatten At Depth; 3 Are Mineralized.
Host Rock: Limestone, Argillite

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Detailed Mineral List:

Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
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.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
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
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
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

CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O SideriteFeCO3
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
S SphaleriteZnS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
FeIron
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
ZnZinc
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
USGS MRDS Record:10042410
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