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Blue Crystal Mine, La Sal District (Paradox Valley District), San Juan Co., Utah, USAi
Regional Level Types
Blue Crystal MineMine
La Sal District (Paradox Valley District)Mining District
San Juan Co.County
UtahState
USACountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° North , 109° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~8km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


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North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Rick Dalrymple Collection
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Van King
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: University of Utah XRD Report 01/25/16
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Rick Dalrymple Collection
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Rick Dalrymple Collection
Cyanotrichite
Formula: Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Reference: University of Utah XRD Report 01/25/16
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Van King
'Odontolite'
Reference: Rick Dalrymple Collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rick Dalrymple Collection
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rick Dalrymple Collection
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Rick Dalrymple Collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cyanotrichite7.DE.10Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Odontolite'-

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
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)6(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Cyanotrichite31.2.1.1Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Odontolite'-
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
OOxygen
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CupriteCu2O
O SideriteFeCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O QuartzSiO2
AlAluminium
Al CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
FeIron
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CopperCu
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Cu CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
ZnZinc
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6

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