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Laurium, Houghton Co., Michigan, USAi
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Houghton Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
47° 14' 14'' North , 88° 26' 35'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Laurium1,941 (2017)0.0km
Calumet703 (2017)1.3km
Lake Linden989 (2017)5.5km
Copper City187 (2017)6.6km
Hubbell946 (2017)7.2km


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18 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Reference: Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chamosite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Reference: Mineralogy of Michigan, Heinrich, Robinson. Chlorite group minerals in the Keweenaw are in the chamosite- clinochlore series with the dark green to black being chamosite and the light tan to gray being clinochlore. Personal communication with George Robinson.
'Chlorite Group'
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Mineralogy of Michigan, Heinrich, Robinson. Chlorite group minerals in the Keweenaw are in the chamosite- clinochlore series with the dark green to black being chamosite and the light tan to gray being clinochlore. Personal communication with George Robinson.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Travis Olds collection
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Travis Olds collection
Kinoite
Formula: Ca2Cu2(H2O)2[Si3O10]
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 58:109.
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
'Pumpellyite'
Pumpellyite-(Mg)
Formula: Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: www.sauktown sales.com
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Agate
Reference: Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: History and Mineralogy of the St. Louis Mine, Houghton Co. Michigan
Quartz var: Lake Superior Agate
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Personally collected by Paul Brandes in 2009.
Saponite
Formula: Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 58:109.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Group 3 - Halides
Atacamite3.DA.10aCu2(OH)3Cl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Lake Superior Agate4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Chamosite9.EC.55(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Datolite9.AJ.20CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Kinoite9.BH.10Ca2Cu2(H2O)2[Si3O10]
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Pumpellyite-(Mg)9.BG.20Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Saponite9.EC.45Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Pumpellyite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Atacamite10.1.1.1Cu2(OH)3Cl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with B in [4] coordination
Datolite54.2.1a.1CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Group 57 - SOROSILICATES Si3O10 Groups and Larger Noncyclic Groups
Insular Si3O10 and Larger Noncyclic Groups with [Si3O10] groups
Kinoite57.1.2.1Ca2Cu2(H2O)2[Si3O10]
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Pumpellyite-(Mg)58.2.2.7Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Saponite71.3.1b.2Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Chamosite71.4.1.7(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
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
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Pumpellyite'-
Quartz
var: Agate
-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Lake Superior Agate-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H KinoiteCa2Cu2(H2O)2[Si3O10]
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
BBoron
B DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O CupriteCu2O
O DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O KinoiteCa2Cu2(H2O)2[Si3O10]
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O Quartz (var: Lake Superior Agate)SiO2
O Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
NaSodium
Na SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
AlAluminium
Al SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
SiSilicon
Si SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si KinoiteCa2Cu2(H2O)2[Si3O10]
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si Quartz (var: Lake Superior Agate)SiO2
Si Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
SSulfur
S ChalcociteCu2S
ClChlorine
Cl AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
CaCalcium
Ca SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca KinoiteCa2Cu2(H2O)2[Si3O10]
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
FeIron
Fe SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu CopperCu
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu KinoiteCa2Cu2(H2O)2[Si3O10]
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg

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