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Revenue-Virginius Mine (Virginius Mine), Revenue group, Sneffels (Sneffels Camp), Sneffels Mining District (Sneffels - Red Mountain Mining District; Mount Sneffels Mining District), Ouray, Ouray Mining District, San Juan Mts, Ouray Co., Colorado, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° 58' 8'' North , 107° 46' 25'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Telluride2,399 (2018)4.9km
Mountain Village1,395 (2017)8.4km
Ouray1,008 (2017)10.8km
Ophir169 (2017)13.5km
Portland135 (2011)14.0km


A silver mine owned by Hecla Mining Co. Started in the 1870's-1880's.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Beidellite
Formula: (Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Freibergite
Formula: (Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe2+2Sb4S12
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.; Emmons and Becker (1885) Statistics and Technology of the precious Metals. Census reports Tenth census. June 1, 1880, Volume 13 By United States. Census office. 10th census, 1880, United States. Census Office
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Emmons and Becker (1885) Statistics and Technology of the precious Metals. Census reports Tenth census. June 1, 1880, Volume 13 By United States. Census office. 10th census, 1880, United States. Census Office
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Emmons and Becker (1885) Statistics and Technology of the precious Metals. Census reports Tenth census. June 1, 1880, Volume 13 By United States. Census office. 10th census, 1880, United States. Census Office
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983; Emmons and Becker (1885) Statistics and Technology of the precious Metals. Census reports Tenth census. June 1, 1880, Volume 13 By United States. Census office. 10th census, 1880, United States. Census Office
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Freibergite2.GB.05(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe2+2Sb4S12
Galena2.CD.10PbS
var: Argentiferous Galena2.CD.10PbS
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Beidellite9.EC.40(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O

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
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Freibergite3.3.6.3(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe2+2Sb4S12
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
ø = 3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Beidellite71.3.1a.1(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
-PbS

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
OOxygen
O Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
NaSodium
Na Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe22+Sb4S12
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
S GalenaPbS
CaCalcium
Ca Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MnManganese
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
FeIron
Fe TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe22+Sb4S12
CuCopper
Cu TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Cu Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe22+Sb4S12
ZnZinc
Zn TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe22+Sb4S12
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
SbAntimony
Sb Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe22+Sb4S12
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Mining Annual Review (1985): 326.
Rocks & Minerals (1989): 64: 142.

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