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Big Cottonwood Mining District, Wasatch Mts, Salt Lake Co., Utah, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° North , 111° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~12km
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A Au-Ag-Pb-Cu-Zn mining area located in the Wasatch Mountains around Big Cottonwood Canyon.

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Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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71 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
'Alaskaite'
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Antlerite
Formula: Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Asbestos'
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 29 localities in this region.
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Chlorite Group'
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Clintonite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Copper
Formula: Cu
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Dufrénoysite
Formula: Pb2As2S5
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Dyscrasite
Formula: Ag3Sb
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Ephesite
Formula: LiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Ferrimolybdite
Formula: Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Reference: Rick Dalrymple Collection & photo
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 59 localities in this region.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Hübnerite
Formula: MnWO4
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Hydromagnesite
Formula: Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Alex Earl
Ludwigite
Formula: Mg2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 29 localities in this region.
Massicot
Formula: PbO
Reference: USGS Bull 340D
'Mica Group'
Reference: Calkins, F. C.; Butler, B. S.; Heikes, V. C. (1943) Geology and ore deposits of the Cottonwood-American Fork area, Utah, with sections on history and production. USGS Professional Paper: 201
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Periclase
Formula: MgO
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Plattnerite
Formula: PbO2
Reference: USGS Bull 340D
Plumbojarosite
Formula: Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; Calkins, F. C.; Butler, B. S.; Heikes, V. C. (1943) Geology and ore deposits of the Cottonwood-American Fork area, Utah, with sections on history and production. USGS Professional Paper: 201
Powellite
Formula: Ca(MoO4)
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 23 localities in this region.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 31 localities in this region.
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; Calkins, F. C.; Butler, B. S.; Heikes, V. C. (1943) Geology and ore deposits of the Cottonwood-American Fork area, Utah, with sections on history and production. USGS Professional Paper: 201
Rosasite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Alex Earl
'Scapolite'
Reference: Calkins, F. C.; Butler, B. S.; Heikes, V. C. (1943) Geology and ore deposits of the Cottonwood-American Fork area, Utah, with sections on history and production. USGS Professional Paper: 201
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Sepiolite
Formula: Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
'Silica'
Description: Occurs as quartzite.
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10088732.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 28 localities in this region.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: James Wilson (1995) A Collector's Guide to Rock, Mineral, & Fossil Localities of Utah
Sussexite
Formula: Mn2+BO2(OH)
Szaibélyite
Formula: MgBO2(OH)
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
'Wad'
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Dufrénoysite2.HC.05dPb2As2S5
Dyscrasite2.AA.35Ag3Sb
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Brucite4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hübnerite4.DB.30MnWO4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Massicot4.AC.25PbO
Periclase4.AB.25MgO
Plattnerite4.DB.05PbO2
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Hydromagnesite5.DA.05Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Rosasite5.BA.10(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 6 - Borates
Ludwigite6.AB.30Mg2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Sussexite6.BA.15Mn2+BO2(OH)
Szaibélyite6.BA.15MgBO2(OH)
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Antlerite7.BB.15Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Ferrimolybdite7.GB.30Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Plumbojarosite7.BC.10Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Powellite7.GA.05Ca(MoO4)
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Clintonite9.EC.35Ca(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Ephesite9.EC.20LiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sepiolite9.EE.25Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Alaskaite'-
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Asbestos'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Mica Group'-
'Scapolite'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Silica'-
'Wad'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:1
Dyscrasite2.2.1.1Ag3Sb
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
2.5 < ø < 3
Dufrénoysite3.5.9.3Pb2As2S5
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Massicot4.2.7.1PbO
Periclase4.2.1.1MgO
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Plattnerite4.4.1.6PbO2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
X(OH)2
Brucite6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
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 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydromagnesite16b.7.1.1Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 24 - ANHYDROUS BORATES
A2BO2[XO3]
Ludwigite24.2.1.1Mg2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Group 25 - ANHYDROUS BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Diborates
Sussexite25.2.1.1Mn2+BO2(OH)
Szaibélyite25.2.1.2MgBO2(OH)
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Antlerite30.1.12.1Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
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 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Hübnerite48.1.1.1MnWO4
Powellite48.1.2.2Ca(MoO4)
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 49 - HYDRATED MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
Hydrated Normal Molybdates and Tungstates
Ferrimolybdite49.2.1.1Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
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 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Clintonite71.2.2c.2Ca(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Ephesite71.2.2b.16LiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Sepiolite74.3.1b.1Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Alaskaite'-
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Asbestos'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Mica Group'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Scapolite'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Silica'-
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H BruciteMg(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SussexiteMn2+BO2(OH)
H SzaibélyiteMgBO2(OH)
H ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
H EphesiteLiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
H AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
H Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
LiLithium
Li EphesiteLiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
BBoron
B LudwigiteMg2Fe3+(BO3)O2
B SussexiteMn2+BO2(OH)
B SzaibélyiteMgBO2(OH)
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CCarbon
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O LudwigiteMg2Fe3+(BO3)O2
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O CerussitePbCO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O BruciteMg(OH)2
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PericlaseMgO
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O SussexiteMn2+BO2(OH)
O SzaibélyiteMgBO2(OH)
O ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
O EphesiteLiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O AnglesitePbSO4
O BaryteBaSO4
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O SideriteFeCO3
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O CupriteCu2O
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O HübneriteMnWO4
O PowelliteCa(MoO4)
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
O PlattneritePbO2
O MassicotPbO
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
FFluorine
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
NaSodium
Na EphesiteLiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
MgMagnesium
Mg LudwigiteMg2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Mg BruciteMg(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Mg PericlaseMgO
Mg SzaibélyiteMgBO2(OH)
Mg ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Al EphesiteLiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Si EphesiteLiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S AnglesitePbSO4
S BaryteBaSO4
S DufrénoysitePb2As2S5
S AcanthiteAg2S
S CovelliteCuS
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn SussexiteMn2+BO2(OH)
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn HübneriteMnWO4
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe LudwigiteMg2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Fe FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu CopperCu
Cu AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Zn Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
AsArsenic
As DufrénoysitePb2As2S5
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
Mo PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Mo FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag DyscrasiteAg3Sb
Ag SilverAg
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Sb DyscrasiteAg3Sb
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W HübneriteMnWO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb DufrénoysitePb2As2S5
Pb PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb PlattneritePbO2
Pb MassicotPbO
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2

References

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Calkins, F. C.; Butler, B. S.; Heikes, V. C. (1943), Geology and ore deposits of the Cottonwood-American Fork area, Utah, with sections on history and production. USGS Professional Paper 201.
James, Laurence P. (1979), Geology, ore deposits, and history of the Big Cottonwood Mining District, Salt Lake County, Utah, Utah Geology and Mineral Survey, Bulletin 114.

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