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Bonnifield Mining District, Denali Borough, Alaska, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude:
63° North , 150° West (est.)
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Margin of Error:
~184km
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37 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
'Chlorite Group'
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: USGS OFR 98-287(Freeman,1998)
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 48 localities in this region.
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Kobellite
Formula: Pb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Reference: USGS OFR 98-287(Freeman,1998)
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Reference: USGS OFR 98-287(Freeman,1998)
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Mercury
Formula: Hg
Reference: USGS OFR 98-287(Freeman,1998)
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: USGS OFR 98-287(Freeman,1998)
Platinum
Formula: Pt
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Reference: USGS OFR 98-287(Freeman,1998)
Ullmannite
Formula: NiSbS
Reference: USGS OFR 98-287(Freeman,1998)
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Mercury1.AD.05Hg
Platinum1.AF.10Pt
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Kobellite2.HB.10aPb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Löllingite2.EB.15aFeAs2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stannite2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Ullmannite2.EB.25NiSbS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Ferberite4.DB.30FeWO4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

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
Mercury1.1.7.1Hg
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Platinum1.2.1.1Pt
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Stannite2.9.2.1Cu2FeSnS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Ullmannite2.12.3.3NiSbS
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Kobellite3.6.19.1Pb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Ferberite48.1.1.2FeWO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
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
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O CassiteriteSnO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O FerberiteFeWO4
O BaryteBaSO4
O SideriteFeCO3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S GalenaPbS
S KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S UllmanniteNiSbS
S CinnabarHgS
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S StibniteSb2S3
S StanniteCu2FeSnS4
S DigeniteCu9S5
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S BaryteBaSO4
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Fe LöllingiteFeAs2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Fe StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe FerberiteFeWO4
Fe SideriteFeCO3
NiNickel
Ni UllmanniteNiSbS
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As LöllingiteFeAs2
As TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn StanniteCu2FeSnS4
SbAntimony
Sb KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Sb UllmanniteNiSbS
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb StibniteSb2S3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
W FerberiteFeWO4
PtPlatinum
Pt PlatinumPt
AuGold
Au GoldAu
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
Hg MercuryHg
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69

References

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Cynthia Dusel-Bacon, John F. Slack, Alan E. Koenig, Nora K. Foley, Robert L. Oscarson, and Kathleen D. Gans (2011) Whole-Rock and Sulfide-Mineral Geochemical Data for Samples from Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide Deposits of the Bonnifield District, East-Central Alaska. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011-1171

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