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Wellington Mine (Siam Tunnel; Old Oro Tunnel; Mill Tunnel; Liberty Tunnel; Extenuate Tunnel; Wellington Tunnel; Abundance Tunnel; New Tunnel; Oro Shaft), Breckenridge District, Summit Co., Colorado, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 28' 59'' North , 106° 0' 52'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.48306,-106.01444
GeoHash:G#: 9xh8eedtk
Other regions containing this locality:Rocky Mountains, North America
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


Ref.: Yale Peabody GNIS database; Rocks & Min.: 24:231. A gold mine.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223; USGS Proffesional Paper 75
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: USGS Professional Paper 75
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: USGS Proffesional Paper 75
Galena
Formula: PbS
Habit: Crystals to 2 inches. Cubes with octahedral modifications.
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 24:231.; U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223; USGS Proffesional Paper 75
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: USGS Proffesional Paper 75
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 24:231.; U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223; USGS Proffesional Paper 75
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223; USGS Proffesional Paper 75
Silver
Formula: Ag
Habit: Wire
Reference: USGS Proffesional Paper 75
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: USGS Proffesional Paper 75
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 24:231.; U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223; USGS Proffesional Paper 75
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
'Silver'1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Cerussite'5.AB.15PbCO3
'Siderite'5.AB.05FeCO3
'Smithsonite'5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O SideriteFeCO3
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CuCopper
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS

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