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BIC deposit (Bovine Igneous Complex), Baraga Co., Michigan, USAi
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BIC deposit (Bovine Igneous Complex)Deposit
Baraga Co.County
MichiganState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° 42' 44'' North , 88° 20' 43'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
L'Anse1,934 (2017)9.5km
Zeba480 (2017)11.3km
Baraga1,996 (2017)13.2km
Michigamme271 (2017)26.7km
Republic570 (2017)44.2km


Cu-Ni prospect. Igneous intrusion 1200 meters long and 450 meters wide

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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9 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Foley, D. J. (2011). Petrology and Cu-Ni-PGE mineralization of the Bovine Igneous Complex, Baraga County, Northern Michigan. Masters thesis University of Minnesota.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Foley, D. J. (2011). Petrology and Cu-Ni-PGE mineralization of the Bovine Igneous Complex, Baraga County, Northern Michigan. Masters thesis University of Minnesota.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: 2009 Portland GSA Annual Meeting (18-21 October 2009) Paper No. 26-2
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Reference: 2009 Portland GSA Annual Meeting (18-21 October 2009) Paper No. 26-2
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Foley, D. J. (2011). Petrology and Cu-Ni-PGE mineralization of the Bovine Igneous Complex, Baraga County, Northern Michigan. Masters thesis University of Minnesota.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Foley, D. J. (2011). Petrology and Cu-Ni-PGE mineralization of the Bovine Igneous Complex, Baraga County, Northern Michigan. Masters thesis University of Minnesota.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Foley, D. J. (2011). Petrology and Cu-Ni-PGE mineralization of the Bovine Igneous Complex, Baraga County, Northern Michigan. Masters thesis University of Minnesota.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Foley, D. J. (2011). Petrology and Cu-Ni-PGE mineralization of the Bovine Igneous Complex, Baraga County, Northern Michigan. Masters thesis University of Minnesota.
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: 2009 Portland GSA Annual Meeting (18-21 October 2009) Paper No. 26-2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: 2009 Portland GSA Annual Meeting (18-21 October 2009) Paper No. 26-2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: 2009 Portland GSA Annual Meeting (18-21 October 2009) Paper No. 26-2

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
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)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O CalciteCaCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FeIron
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3

References

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2009 Portland GSA Annual Meeting (18-21 October 2009) Paper No. 26-2
Foley, D. J. (2011). Petrology and Cu-Ni-PGE mineralization of the Bovine Igneous Complex, Baraga County, Northern Michigan. Masters thesis University of Minnesota.
Donoghue, K. A., Ripley, E. M., & Li, C. (2014). Sulfur isotope and mineralogical studies of Ni-Cu sulfide mineralization in the Bovine Igneous Complex intrusion, Baraga Basin, Northern Michigan. Economic Geology, 109(2), 325-341.

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