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Rock Creek Mining District, Beaverhead Co., Montana, USAi
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45° North , 112° West (est.)
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~131km
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8 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Myers, W. Bradley (1952) Geology and mineral deposits of the northwest quarter of Willis quadrangle and adjacent Browns Lake area, Beaverhead County, Montana. USGS Open File Report 52-105.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Myers, W. Bradley (1952) Geology and mineral deposits of the northwest quarter of Willis quadrangle and adjacent Browns Lake area, Beaverhead County, Montana. USGS Open File Report 52-105.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Gobla, M.J. (2012) Montana mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 87, #3, 208-240.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Gobla, M.J. (2012) Montana mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 87, #3, 208-240.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Gobla, M.J. (2012) Montana mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 87, #3, 208-240.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Powellite
Formula: Ca(MoO4)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Powellite7.GA.05Ca(MoO4)
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Powellite48.1.2.2Ca(MoO4)
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O PowelliteCa(MoO4)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
MoMolybdenum
Mo PowelliteCa(MoO4)
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)

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