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Pink Rose Lode Quarry (Scott Rose Quartz Mine; Scott Mine; Rose Quartz Mine), Custer, Custer District, Custer Co., South Dakota, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 43° 42' 57'' North , 103° 30' 55'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 43.71583,-103.51528
GeoHash:G#: 9xy2sqnrp
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


A rose quartz mine located 6.5 miles SE of Custer. Owned by Scott Rose Quartz Co. Started 1902.

Workings were 75 feet long by 50 feet wide and 20 feet deep (largest opening); second & 3rd. openings were 20 feet wide by 40 feet high.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: R&M 75:3 pp 156-169
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: R&M 75:3 pp 156-169
Amblygonite
Formula: LiAl(PO4)F
Reference: R&M 75:3 pp 156-169
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 16:360-363.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 16:360-363; 57:54.
Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 57:54.
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: R&M 75:3 pp 156-169
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Reference: R&M 75:3 pp 156-169
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 16:360-363.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 16:360-363; 57:54.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Description: Massive
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 10:145; 16:360-363; 57:54.
Quartz var: Rose Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Description: Massive
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 10:145; 16:360-363; 57:54.
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 16:360-363.
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: R&M 75:3 pp 156-169
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: R&M 75:3 pp 156-169
Spodumene
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Reference: R&M 75:3 pp 156-169
Symplesite
Formula: Fe2+3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: R&M 75:3 pp 156-169

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Löllingite'2.EB.15aFeAs2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Chrysoberyl'4.BA.05BeAl2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rose Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Amblygonite'8.BB.05LiAl(PO4)F
'Fluorapatite'8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Symplesite8.CE.45Fe2+3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Almandine'9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
'Beryl'9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Microcline'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Spodumene9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chrysoberyl7.2.9.1BeAl2O4
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Symplesite40.3.8.1Fe2+3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Amblygonite41.5.8.1LiAl(PO4)F
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
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
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Spodumene65.1.4.1LiAlSi2O6
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)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Quartz
var: Rose Quartz
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H SymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
LiLithium
Li AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
Li SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
O SymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
FFluorine
F AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
PPhosphorus
P AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
MnManganese
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe LöllingiteFeAs2
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe SymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As LöllingiteFeAs2
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
As SymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Rocks & Minerals (1935): 10: 145.
Rocks & Minerals (1941): 16:360-363.
Roberts & Rapp (1965).
Rocks & Minerals (1982): 57:54.


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