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Locality 1, Crosscut Creek, Kulan Camp (Area A; Area 1), Rapid Creek, Dawson mining district, Yukon, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 68° 33' 5'' North , 137° 46' 53'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 68.55147,-137.78160
GeoHash:G#: bunjbxqmr
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


The initial discovery locality for Lazulite. Fragments of Lazulite were discovered in the river sand by prospectors prior to the discovery of the phosphate veins.

Regions containing this locality

Rocky Mountains, North America

Mountain Range - 2,040 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Reference: Robinson, G.W., Van Velthuizen, J., Ansell, H.G. & Sturman, B.D. (1992): Mineralogy of the Rapid Creek and Big Fish River area, Yukon Territory. Mineralogical Record 23, 1-47
Augelite
Formula: Al2(PO4)(OH)3
Reference: Robinson, G.W., Van Velthuizen, J., Ansell, H.G. & Sturman, B.D. (1992): Mineralogy of the Rapid Creek and Big Fish River area, Yukon Territory. Mineralogical Record 23, 1-47
Brazilianite
Formula: NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4
Reference: Robinson, G.W., Van Velthuizen, J., Ansell, H.G. & Sturman, B.D. (1992): Mineralogy of the Rapid Creek and Big Fish River area, Yukon Territory. Mineralogical Record 23, 1-47
Gorceixite
Formula: BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Robinson, G.W., Van Velthuizen, J., Ansell, H.G. & Sturman, B.D. (1992): Mineralogy of the Rapid Creek and Big Fish River area, Yukon Territory. Mineralogical Record 23, 1-47
Kulanite
Formula: Ba(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)2(Al,Fe3+)2(PO4)3(OH)3
Reference: Robinson, G.W., Van Velthuizen, J., Ansell, H.G. & Sturman, B.D. (1992): Mineralogy of the Rapid Creek and Big Fish River area, Yukon Territory. Mineralogical Record 23, 1-47
Lazulite
Formula: MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Robinson, G.W., Van Velthuizen, J., Ansell, H.G. & Sturman, B.D. (1992): Mineralogy of the Rapid Creek and Big Fish River area, Yukon Territory. Mineralogical Record 23, 1-47
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Robinson, G.W., Van Velthuizen, J., Ansell, H.G. & Sturman, B.D. (1992): Mineralogy of the Rapid Creek and Big Fish River area, Yukon Territory. Mineralogical Record 23, 1-47
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Robinson, G.W., Van Velthuizen, J., Ansell, H.G. & Sturman, B.D. (1992): Mineralogy of the Rapid Creek and Big Fish River area, Yukon Territory. Mineralogical Record 23, 1-47
Wardite
Formula: NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Reference: Robinson, G.W., Van Velthuizen, J., Ansell, H.G. & Sturman, B.D. (1992): Mineralogy of the Rapid Creek and Big Fish River area, Yukon Territory. Mineralogical Record 23, 1-47

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Siderite'5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Augelite'8.BE.05Al2(PO4)(OH)3
'Brazilianite'8.BK.05NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4
'Gorceixite'8.BL.10BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
'Kulanite'8.BH.20Ba(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)2(Al,Fe3+)2(PO4)3(OH)3
'Lazulite'8.BB.40MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
'Wardite'8.DL.10NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Brazilianite41.5.7.1NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4
A2(XO4)Zq
Augelite41.6.8.1Al2(PO4)(OH)3
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq
Kulanite41.9.1.1Ba(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)2(Al,Fe3+)2(PO4)3(OH)3
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq
Lazulite41.10.1.1MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Gorceixite42.7.3.2BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Wardite42.7.8.2NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AugeliteAl2(PO4)(OH)3
H BrazilianiteNaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4
H GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H KulaniteBa(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)2(Al,Fe3+)2(PO4)3(OH)3
H LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
H WarditeNaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AugeliteAl2(PO4)(OH)3
O BrazilianiteNaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4
O GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O KulaniteBa(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)2(Al,Fe3+)2(PO4)3(OH)3
O LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O WarditeNaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
NaSodium
Na BrazilianiteNaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4
Na WarditeNaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AugeliteAl2(PO4)(OH)3
Al BrazilianiteNaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4
Al GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al KulaniteBa(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)2(Al,Fe3+)2(PO4)3(OH)3
Al LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Al WarditeNaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P AugeliteAl2(PO4)(OH)3
P BrazilianiteNaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4
P GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P KulaniteBa(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)2(Al,Fe3+)2(PO4)3(OH)3
P LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
P WarditeNaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe KulaniteBa(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)2(Al,Fe3+)2(PO4)3(OH)3
Fe SideriteFeCO3
BaBarium
Ba GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Ba KulaniteBa(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)2(Al,Fe3+)2(PO4)3(OH)3

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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Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 2043052
Cretaceous shale/sandstone/conglo

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Comments: Norris (1981) - GSC Map 1516A

Lithology: Major:: {shale,sandstone,conglo}

Reference: Yukon Geological Survey. Yukon Bedrock Geology Map. Yukon Government. [24]

Early Cretaceous
100.5 - 145 Ma



ID: 643350
Sedimentary; Slope and deep water

Age: Early Cretaceous (100.5 - 145 Ma)

Description: Eastern Alaska, Yukon, Mackenzie region, Mackenzie Plain

Comments: Sedimentary basin; Gordey & Makepeace, 2003

Lithology: Shale, chert, iron-formation, greywacke, turbidite, argillaceous limestone, matrix-supported conglomerate

Reference: J.C. Harrison, M.R. St-Onge, O.V. Petrov, S.I. Strelnikov, B.G. Lopatin, F.H. Wilson, S. Tella, D. Paul, T. Lynds, S.P. Shokalsky, C.K. Hults, S. Bergman, H.F. Jepsen, and A. Solli. Geological map of the Arctic. doi:10.4095/287868. Geological Survey of Canada Map 2159A. [2]

Early Cretaceous
100.5 - 145 Ma



ID: 3186055
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Early Cretaceous (100.5 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

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

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Robinson, G.W., Van Velthuizen, J., Ansell, H.G., and Sturman, B.D. (1992) Mineralogy of the Rapid Creek and Big Fish River area, Yukon Territory. Mineralogical Record 23, 1-47


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