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Stapleton prospect, Stapleton Gulch, Argenta, Argenta Mining District, Beaverhead Co., Montana, USAi
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45° 17' 25'' North , 112° 53' 10'' West
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Dillon4,210 (2017)21.1km


Ref.: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html. Located near Argenta. Most minerals appear as microspecimens. See link for description and pictures.

Ref: Lanny Ream & Larry French (2002) The minerals of the Stapleton Prospect, Montana. Mineral News, 18, #2, 1-9.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


29 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html
Bromargyrite
Formula: AgBr
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html
Corkite
Formula: PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html
Creaseyite
Formula: Pb2Cu2Fe3+2(Si4.67Al0.33)O15.33(OH)3 · H2O
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html
Fornacite
Formula: Pb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html ; Rocks & Minerals 81:208-213
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html
Plumbojarosite
Formula: Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html
Rosasite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html
Tsumebite
Formula: Pb2Cu(PO4)(SO4)(OH)
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html
Vauquelinite
Formula: Pb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: http://www.mineralnews.com/MinNews/MN18-2.html

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Bromargyrite3.AA.15AgBr
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rosasite5.BA.10(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Fornacite7.FC.10Pb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Plumbojarosite7.BC.10Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Vauquelinite7.FC.05Pb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Corkite8.BL.05PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Tsumebite8.BG.05Pb2Cu(PO4)(SO4)(OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Creaseyite9.HH.15Pb2Cu2Fe3+2(Si4.67Al0.33)O15.33(OH)3 · H2O
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Bromargyrite9.1.4.2AgBr
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rosasite16a.3.1.2(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Plumbojarosite30.2.5.6Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Corkite43.4.1.2PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Fornacite43.4.3.2Pb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
Tsumebite43.4.2.1Pb2Cu(PO4)(SO4)(OH)
Vauquelinite43.4.3.1Pb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 78 - Unclassified Silicates
Creaseyite78.7.2.1Pb2Cu2Fe3+2(Si4.67Al0.33)O15.33(OH)3 · H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
H FornacitePb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
H CreaseyitePb2Cu2Fe23+(Si4.67Al0.33)O15.33(OH)3 · H2O
H VauquelinitePb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H TsumebitePb2Cu(PO4)(SO4)(OH)
CCarbon
C Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
O FornacitePb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
O CreaseyitePb2Cu2Fe23+(Si4.67Al0.33)O15.33(OH)3 · H2O
O VauquelinitePb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
O AnglesitePbSO4
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O CupriteCu2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O TsumebitePb2Cu(PO4)(SO4)(OH)
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
AlAluminium
Al CreaseyitePb2Cu2Fe23+(Si4.67Al0.33)O15.33(OH)3 · H2O
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si CreaseyitePb2Cu2Fe23+(Si4.67Al0.33)O15.33(OH)3 · H2O
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
PPhosphorus
P CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
P VauquelinitePb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
P TsumebitePb2Cu(PO4)(SO4)(OH)
SSulfur
S CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
S AnglesitePbSO4
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S GalenaPbS
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S PyriteFeS2
S TsumebitePb2Cu(PO4)(SO4)(OH)
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
CrChromium
Cr FornacitePb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
Cr VauquelinitePb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
FeIron
Fe CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe CreaseyitePb2Cu2Fe23+(Si4.67Al0.33)O15.33(OH)3 · H2O
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu FornacitePb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
Cu CreaseyitePb2Cu2Fe23+(Si4.67Al0.33)O15.33(OH)3 · H2O
Cu VauquelinitePb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu TsumebitePb2Cu(PO4)(SO4)(OH)
ZnZinc
Zn Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
AsArsenic
As FornacitePb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
BrBromine
Br BromargyriteAgBr
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
AgSilver
Ag BromargyriteAgBr
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
PbLead
Pb CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Pb PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
Pb FornacitePb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
Pb CreaseyitePb2Cu2Fe23+(Si4.67Al0.33)O15.33(OH)3 · H2O
Pb VauquelinitePb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb TsumebitePb2Cu(PO4)(SO4)(OH)
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)

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