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Bucky pegmatite (New Anniversary; Willow Creek), Quartz Creek Pegmatite District, Gunnison Co., Colorado, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 34' 55'' North , 106° 37' 45'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.58194,-106.62917
GeoHash:G#: 9wu5mxeh0
Locality type:Pegmatite
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


A pegmatite mine on 5 claims located in the SW¼ NE¼ sec. 22, T50N, R3E (New Mexico principal meridian).

Mineralization is a zoned, 1,800 foot long and 450 to 1,000 foot wide pegmatite body in metadiorite.

Workings include considerable surface workings, a 94 foot deep shaft and an 80 foot long tunnel.

Regions containing this locality

Rocky Mountains, North America

Mountain Range - 2,039 mineral species & varietal names listed

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13 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: USGS Proffesional Paper 265
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: USGS Prof. Paper 227
Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: www.minresco.com/syst/a.htm
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Meeves, H., et al (1966), Reconnaissance of beryllium-bearing pegmatite deposits in six western states, US Bur. Mines Info. Circ. 8298: 27 (Table A-1).; USGS Proffesional Paper 265; USGS Prof. Paper 227
'Biotite'
Reference: USGS Proffesional Paper 265
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: Meeves, H., et al (1966), Reconnaissance of beryllium-bearing pegmatite deposits in six western states, US Bur. Mines Info. Circ. 8298: 27 (Table A-1).
'Columbite-Tantalite'
Reference: Pearl, 1958. Colorado Gem Trails & Mineral Guide; USGS Proffesional Paper 265
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: USGS Proffesional Paper 265
'Feldspar Group var: Perthite'
Reference: USGS Proffesional Paper 265
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Reference: Pearl, 1958. Colorado Gem Trails & Mineral Guide; USGS Proffesional Paper 265
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: USGS Proffesional Paper 265
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: USGS Proffesional Paper 265
'Lepidolite'
Reference: Pearl, 1958. Colorado Gem Trails & Mineral Guide; USGS Proffesional Paper 265
'Lithiophilite-Triphylite Series'
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel; USGS Proffesional Paper 265
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Pearl, 1958. Colorado Gem Trails & Mineral Guide; USGS Prof. Paper 227
Microcline var: Amazonite
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
'Monazite'
Reference: Pearl, 1958. Colorado Gem Trails & Mineral Guide; USGS Proffesional Paper 265
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Reference: Ralph Parkes collection
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Pearl, 1958. Colorado Gem Trails & Mineral Guide; USGS Proffesional Paper 265; USGS Prof. Paper 227
'Pegmatite'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Pearl, 1958. Colorado Gem Trails & Mineral Guide; USGS Proffesional Paper 265; USGS Prof. Paper 227
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Rutile var: Strüverite
Formula: (Ti,Ta,Fe)O2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Samarskite-(Y) ?
Formula: (Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Reference: Pearl, 1958. Colorado Gem Trails & Mineral Guide; USGS Proffesional Paper 265
'Tantalite'
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Reference: Meeves, H., et al (1966), Reconnaissance of beryllium-bearing pegmatite deposits in six western states, US Bur. Mines Info. Circ. 8298: 27 (Table A-1).
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Pearl, 1958. Colorado Gem Trails & Mineral Guide; USGS Proffesional Paper 265
'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'
Formula: (Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Gahnite4.BB.05ZnAl2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
'Rutile'4.DB.05TiO2
var: Strüverite4.DB.05(Ti,Ta,Fe)O2
'Samarskite-(Y)' ?4.DB.25(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)4.DH.15(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Allanite-(Ce)'9.BG.05b{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Almandine'9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
var: Amazonite9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
Biotite-
Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series-
Columbite-Tantalite-
Feldspar Group-
'var: Perthite'-
Garnet Group-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Lepidolite-
Lithiophilite-Triphylite Series-
Monazite-
Pegmatite-
Tantalite-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
var: Strüverite4.4.1.3(Ti,Ta,Fe)O2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Gahnite7.2.1.4ZnAl2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Samarskite-(Y) ?8.1.11.1(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'8.2.1.7(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
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
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
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)
Allanite-(Ce)58.2.1a.1{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
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
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Biotite'-
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Perthite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Lepidolite'-
'Lithiophilite-Triphylite Series'-
Microcline
var: Amazonite
-K(AlSi3O8)
'Monazite'-
'Pegmatite'-
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O GahniteZnAl2O4
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
O Rutile (var: Strüverite)(Ti,Ta,Fe)O2
O Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al GahniteZnAl2O4
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
PPhosphorus
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
KPotassium
K Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Ca Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti Rutile (var: Strüverite)(Ti,Ta,Fe)O2
Ti Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
MnManganese
Mn Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
FeIron
Fe Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Fe Rutile (var: Strüverite)(Ti,Ta,Fe)O2
Fe Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
ZnZinc
Zn GahniteZnAl2O4
YYttrium
Y Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
NbNiobium
Nb Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Nb Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Nb Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
CeCerium
Ce Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
Ce Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
TaTantalum
Ta Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Ta Rutile (var: Strüverite)(Ti,Ta,Fe)O2
Ta Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Ta Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
ThThorium
Th Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
UUranium
U Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
U Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)

Regional Geology

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Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 2855885
Felsic and hornblendic gneisses, either separate or interlayered

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Description: Includes metabasalt, metatuff, and interbedded metagraywacke; locally contains interlayered biotite gneiss. Derived principally from volcanic rocks

Comments: Original map source: Green, G.N., 1992, The Digital Geologic Map of Colorado in ARC/INFO Format: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 92-0507, 9 p., scale 1:500,000.

Lithology: Major:{gneiss}, Minor:{metabasalt,metagraywacke}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3192520
Paleoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Orthogneiss/paragneiss

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]

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