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Glacier Gulch, Smithers, Omenica Mining Division, British Columbia, Canadai
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54° 49' North , 127° 18' West
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Smithers5,438 (2016)9.0km


An old gold prospect, 3,000-4,000 feet in elevation, in Glacier Gulch on the east side of Hudson's Bay mountain, 5 miles from Smithers.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


21 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: MINFILE No 093L 107
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: MINFILE No 093L 108
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: MINFILE No 093L 107
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: MINFILE No 093L 109
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: MINFILE No 093L 107
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: MINFILE No 093L 109
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; MINFILE No 093L 109
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
'Joséite'
Formula: Bi4TeS2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Joséite-A (TL)
Formula: Bi4TeS2
Type Locality:
Reference: M. Burkhardt
Joséite-B (TL)
Formula: Bi4Te2S
Type Locality:
Reference: WARREN, H.V. & DAVIS, P. (1940): Some bismuth minerals from British Columbia. University of Toronto Studies, Contributions to Canadian Mineralogy 44, 107-111. PEACOCK, M.A. (1941): On joseite, grünlingite, oruetite. University of Toronto Studies, Geology Series 46, 83-105. THOMPSON, R.M. (1949): The telluride minerals and their occurrence in Canada. American Mineralogist 34, 342-382. ATENCIO, D. (2001): Type Mineralogy of Brazil. Universidade de São Paulo, Instituto de Geociências, São Paulo, Brazil (11-14).
Matildite
Formula: AgBiS2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: http://www.lionsgatemetals.com/i/pdf/Tech_Report_HudsonBay_2005.pdf
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: MINFILE No 093L 107
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: MINFILE No 093L 107
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; MINFILE No 093L 109; MINFILE No 093L 107
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: MINFILE No 093L 108
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: MINFILE No 093L 107
Tetradymite
Formula: Bi2Te2S
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; MINFILE No 093L 109
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Reference: MINFILE No 093L 108

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Joséite-B (TL)2.DC.05Bi4Te2S
Matildite2.JA.20AgBiS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetradymite2.DC.05Bi2Te2S
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Joséite'-Bi4TeS2
Joséite-A (TL)-Bi4TeS2

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
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 4:3
'Joséite'2.6.2.1Bi4TeS2
Joséite-B (TL)2.6.2.2Bi4Te2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Tetradymite2.11.7.1Bi2Te2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
ø = 2
Matildite3.7.1.1AgBiS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
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
Joséite-A (TL)-Bi4TeS2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O SideriteFeCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
SSulfur
S Joséite-BBi4Te2S
S Joséite-ABi4TeS2
S JoséiteBi4TeS2
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S TetradymiteBi2Te2S
S MatilditeAgBiS2
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CoCobalt
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag MatilditeAgBiS2
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
TeTellurium
Te Joséite-BBi4Te2S
Te Joséite-ABi4TeS2
Te JoséiteBi4TeS2
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te TetradymiteBi2Te2S
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi Joséite-BBi4Te2S
Bi Joséite-ABi4TeS2
Bi JoséiteBi4TeS2
Bi BismuthBi
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi TetradymiteBi2Te2S
Bi MatilditeAgBiS2

References

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Warren, H.V. and Davis, P. (1940) Some bismuth minerals from British Columbia. University of Toronto Studies, Geology Series, 44, Contributions to Canadian Mineralogy, 107-111.
Peacock, M.A. (1941) On joseite, grünlingite, oruetite. University of Toronto Studies, Geology Series, 46, 83-105.
Thompson, R.M. (1949) The telluride minerals and their occurrence in Canada. American Mineralogist, 34, 342-382.
Scott, J.D. (1971) Collecting Rare Sulphosalts in British Columbia. Mineralogical Record, 2(5), 203-209.
Ingelson, A. (1984) Mineral Occurrences in Western Canada. Mineralogical Record, 15(2), 89-94.
COOK, N. J., CIOBANU, C. L., WAGNER, T. & STANLEY, C. J. (2007): Minerals of the system Bi-Te-Se-S related to the tetradymite archetype: review of classification and compositional variation. Canadian Mineralogist 45, 665-708.


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