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Divide Creek Mining District, Silver Bow Co., Montana, USAi
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Divide Creek Mining DistrictMining District
Silver Bow Co.County
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USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
45° North , 112° West (est.)
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Margin of Error:
~42km
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North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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18 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; USGS Bull 574
Bromargyrite
Formula: AgBr
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; USGS Bull 574
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; USGS Bull 574
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; USGS Bull 574
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; USGS Bull 574
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Gold
Formula: Au
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Muscovite ?
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Muscovite var: Sericite ?
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; USGS Bull 574
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Silver
Formula: Ag
Stephanite
Formula: Ag5SbS4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; USGS Bull 574
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; USGS Bull 574

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Stephanite2.GB.10Ag5SbS4
Group 3 - Halides
Bromargyrite3.AA.15AgBr
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Muscovite ?9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite ?9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'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
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Stephanite3.2.4.1Ag5SbS4
ø = 3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Bromargyrite9.1.4.2AgBr
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite ?71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
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, Mixtures, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite ?
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O CupriteCu2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O TenoriteCuO
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcociteCu2S
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S StephaniteAg5SbS4
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S AcanthiteAg2S
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CuCopper
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
BrBromine
Br BromargyriteAgBr
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag StephaniteAg5SbS4
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag BromargyriteAgBr
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
SbAntimony
Sb StephaniteAg5SbS4
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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