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Burwash Creek, Kluane District, Whitehorse mining district, Yukon, Canadai
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Burwash CreekCreek
Kluane DistrictMining District
Whitehorse mining districtMining District
YukonFederal Territory
CanadaCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 61° 27' 55'' North , 139° 31' 39'' West (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
Locality type:Creek
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


Placer

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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Yana Fedortchouk, William LeBarge, Andrei Y. Barkov, Luca Fedele, Robert J. Bodnar, and Robert F. Martin (2010) Platinum-group minerals from a placer deposit in Burwash Creek, Kluane area, Yukon Territory, Canada. The Canadian Mineralogist (June 2010), 48(3):583-596; Fedortchouk, Y., LeBarge, W., Barkov, A.Y., Fedele, L., Bodnar, R.J., Martin, R.F. (2010): Platinum-group minerals from a placer deposit in Burwash Creek, Kluane area, Yukon Territory, Canada. The Canadian Mineralogist: 48(3): 583-596
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: Traill, R. J., 1970, A Catalogue of Canadian Minerals
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Fedortchouk, Y., LeBarge, W., Barkov, A.Y., Fedele, L., Bodnar, R.J., Martin, R.F. (2010): Platinum-group minerals from a placer deposit in Burwash Creek, Kluane area, Yukon Territory, Canada. The Canadian Mineralogist: 48(3): 583-596
Bowieite
Formula: (Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Reference: Yana Fedortchouk, William LeBarge, Andrei Y. Barkov, Luca Fedele, Robert J. Bodnar, and Robert F. Martin (2010) Platinum-group minerals from a placer deposit in Burwash Creek, Kluane area, Yukon Territory, Canada. The Canadian Mineralogist (June 2010), 48(3):583-596
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Fedortchouk, Y., LeBarge, W., Barkov, A.Y., Fedele, L., Bodnar, R.J. & Robert F. Martin (2010) Platinum-group minerals from a placer deposit in Burwash Creek, Kluane area, Yukon Territory, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist, 48, 583-596.
Cooperite
Formula: PtS
Reference: Yana Fedortchouk, William LeBarge, Andrei Y. Barkov, Luca Fedele, Robert J. Bodnar, and Robert F. Martin (2010) Platinum-group minerals from a placer deposit in Burwash Creek, Kluane area, Yukon Territory, Canada. The Canadian Mineralogist (June 2010), 48(3):583-596
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Yana Fedortchouk, William LeBarge, Andrei Y. Barkov, Luca Fedele, Robert J. Bodnar, and Robert F. Martin (2010) Platinum-group minerals from a placer deposit in Burwash Creek, Kluane area, Yukon Territory, Canada. The Canadian Mineralogist (June 2010), 48(3):583-596
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Fedortchouk, Y., LeBarge, W., Barkov, A.Y., Fedele, L. and Bodnar, R.J., 2010. Major- and trace-element composition of platinum group minerals and their inclusions from several Yukon placers. In: Yukon Exploration and Geology 2009, K.E. MacFarlane, L.H. Weston and L.R. Blackburn (eds.), Yukon Geological Survey, p. 185-196.
Hedleyite
Formula: Bi7Te3
Reference: Traill, R. J., 1970, A Catalogue of Canadian Minerals
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: Traill, R. J., 1970, A Catalogue of Canadian Minerals
Isoferroplatinum
Formula: Pt3Fe
Reference: Yana Fedortchouk, William LeBarge, Andrei Y. Barkov, Luca Fedele, Robert J. Bodnar, and Robert F. Martin (2010) Platinum-group minerals from a placer deposit in Burwash Creek, Kluane area, Yukon Territory, Canada. The Canadian Mineralogist (June 2010), 48(3):583-596
Kashinite
Formula: (Ir,Rh)2S3
Reference: Yana Fedortchouk, William LeBarge, Andrei Y. Barkov, Luca Fedele, Robert J. Bodnar, and Robert F. Martin (2010) Platinum-group minerals from a placer deposit in Burwash Creek, Kluane area, Yukon Territory, Canada. The Canadian Mineralogist (June 2010), 48(3):583-596
Keithconnite
Formula: Pd20Te7
Reference: Yana Fedortchouk, William LeBarge, Andrei Y. Barkov, Luca Fedele, Robert J. Bodnar, and Robert F. Martin (2010) Platinum-group minerals from a placer deposit in Burwash Creek, Kluane area, Yukon Territory, Canada. The Canadian Mineralogist (June 2010), 48(3):583-596
Miassite
Formula: Rh17S15
Reference: Yana Fedortchouk, William LeBarge, Andrei Y. Barkov, Luca Fedele, Robert J. Bodnar, and Robert F. Martin (2010) Platinum-group minerals from a placer deposit in Burwash Creek, Kluane area, Yukon Territory, Canada. The Canadian Mineralogist (June 2010), 48(3):583-596
Platinum
Formula: Pt
Reference: Yana Fedortchouk, William LeBarge, Andrei Y. Barkov, Luca Fedele, Robert J. Bodnar, and Robert F. Martin (2010) Platinum-group minerals from a placer deposit in Burwash Creek, Kluane area, Yukon Territory, Canada. The Canadian Mineralogist (June 2010), 48(3):583-596
'UM2010-04-S:PdTe'
Formula: Pd11Te2S2
Reference: Fedortchouk, Y., LeBarge, W., Barkov, A.Y., Fedele, L., Bodnar, R.J., Martin, R.F. (2010): Platinum-group minerals from a placer deposit in Burwash Creek, Kluane area, Yukon Territory, Canada. The Canadian Mineralogist: 48(3): 583-596
Vasilite
Formula: (Pd,Cu)16(S,Te)7
Reference: Yana Fedortchouk, William LeBarge, Andrei Y. Barkov, Luca Fedele, Robert J. Bodnar, and Robert F. Martin (2010) Platinum-group minerals from a placer deposit in Burwash Creek, Kluane area, Yukon Territory, Canada. The Canadian Mineralogist (June 2010), 48(3):583-596

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Isoferroplatinum1.AG.35Pt3Fe
Platinum1.AF.10Pt
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Altaite2.CD.10PbTe
Bowieite2.DB.15(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Cooperite2.CC.35bPtS
Hedleyite2.DC.05Bi7Te3
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Kashinite2.DB.15(Ir,Rh)2S3
Keithconnite2.BC.20Pd20Te7
Miassite2.BC.05Rh17S15
Vasilite2.BC.25(Pd,Cu)16(S,Te)7
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'UM2010-04-S:PdTe'-Pd11Te2S2

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
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Isoferroplatinum1.2.5.1Pt3Fe
Platinum1.2.1.1Pt
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:1
Keithconnite2.2.6.1Pd20Te7
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 4:3
Hedleyite2.6.3.3Bi7Te3
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Cooperite2.8.5.1PtS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bowieite2.11.12.1(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Kashinite2.11.12.2(Ir,Rh)2S3
Miscellaneous
Vasilite2.16.22.1(Pd,Cu)16(S,Te)7
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Miassite-Rh17S15
'UM2010-04-S:PdTe'-Pd11Te2S2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
OOxygen
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
AlAluminium
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
SiSilicon
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
SSulfur
S Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
S Kashinite(Ir,Rh)2S3
S MiassiteRh17S15
S CooperitePtS
S Vasilite(Pd,Cu)16(S,Te)7
S UM2010-04-S:PdTePd11Te2S2
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CaCalcium
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe IsoferroplatinumPt3Fe
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
CuCopper
Cu Vasilite(Pd,Cu)16(S,Te)7
RhRhodium
Rh Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Rh Kashinite(Ir,Rh)2S3
Rh MiassiteRh17S15
PdPalladium
Pd Vasilite(Pd,Cu)16(S,Te)7
Pd KeithconnitePd20Te7
Pd UM2010-04-S:PdTePd11Te2S2
AgSilver
Ag HessiteAg2Te
TeTellurium
Te Vasilite(Pd,Cu)16(S,Te)7
Te KeithconnitePd20Te7
Te AltaitePbTe
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te HedleyiteBi7Te3
Te UM2010-04-S:PdTePd11Te2S2
IrIridium
Ir Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Ir Kashinite(Ir,Rh)2S3
PtPlatinum
Pt Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Pt CooperitePtS
Pt IsoferroplatinumPt3Fe
Pt PlatinumPt
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb AltaitePbTe
BiBismuth
Bi HedleyiteBi7Te3

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Fedortchouk, Y., LeBarge, W., Barkov, A.Y., Fedele, L., Bodnar, R.J. & Robert F. Martin (2010) Platinum-group minerals from a placer deposit in Burwash Creek, Kluane area, Yukon Territory, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist, 48, 583-596.


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