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Blu Starr, Slocan Mining Division, British Columbia, Canadai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 49° 32' 54'' North , 117° 38' 57'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 49.54833,-117.64917
GeoHash:G#: c2u3fgfrz
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


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North America Plate

Plate - 4,949 mineral species & varietal names listed

Rocky Mountains, North America

Mountain Range - 2,070 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Minfile 082FNW259
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Minfile 082FNW259
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Minfile 082FNW259
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Minfile 082FNW259
Cordierite var: Iolite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Minfile 082FNW259
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Minfile 082FNW259
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Minfile 082FNW259
Corundum var: Star Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Habit: to 2cm
Colour: blue
Reference: Jennifer Pell (1994) Carbonatites, Nepheline Syenites, Kimberlites and Related Rocks in British Columbia. British Columbia Ministry of Energy Bulletin 88.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Minfile 082FNW259
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Minfile 082FNW259
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Minfile 082FNW259
'Mica Group'
Reference: Minfile 082FNW259
Pyrope
Formula: Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Minfile 082FNW259
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Habit: Japan law twins
Reference: Minfile 082FNW259
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Minfile 082FNW259
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Minfile 082FNW259
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Minfile 082FNW259
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Minfile 082FNW259
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Minfile 082FNW259

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Graphite'1.CB.05aC
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Corundum'4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Star Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Almandine'9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
'Beryl'9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Cordierite'9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
var: Iolite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Pyrope9.AD.25Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Mica Group-
Tourmaline-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Pyrope51.4.3a.1Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Cordierite
var: Iolite
-(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Corundum
var: Sapphire
-Al2O3
var: Star Sapphire-Al2O3
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Mica Group'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O CorundumAl2O3
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Cordierite (var: Iolite)(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O Corundum (var: Star Sapphire)Al2O3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg Cordierite (var: Iolite)(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Cordierite (var: Iolite)(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al Corundum (var: Star Sapphire)Al2O3
SiSilicon
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Cordierite (var: Iolite)(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CaCalcium
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe Cordierite (var: Iolite)(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 3402086
Quaternary alluvium

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Lithology: Alluvium

Reference: Cui, Y., Miller, D., Schiarizza, P., and Diakow, L.J. British Columbia digital geology. British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, British Columbia Geological Survey Open File 2017-8. [206]

Paleogene
23.03 - 66 Ma



ID: 3186368
Cenozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Paleogene (23.03 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Permian - Carboniferous
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3420145
metamorphic rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Description: Paragneiss, orthogneiss, pegmatite

Comments: Kootenay terrane

Lithology: Metamorphic rocks, undivided

Reference: Cui, Y., Miller, D., Schiarizza, P., and Diakow, L.J. British Columbia digital geology. British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, British Columbia Geological Survey Open File 2017-8. [205]

Permian - Carboniferous
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 667069
Carboniferous to Permian metamorphic rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Description: Paragneiss, orthogneiss, pegmatite

Comments: T. Hoy, B.N. Church, A. Legun, K. Glover, G. Gibson, B. Grant, J.O. Wheeler,K.P.E. Dunne, J. Cunningham, and P.J. Desjardins, 1994, Geological Compilation of the Kootenay Area, OF 1994-8, BCGS

Lithology: Metamorphic rocks, undivided

Reference: B.C. Geological Survey. British Columbia Digital Geology. [3]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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