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Deep Copper Zone, Strathcona Mine, Levack Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canadai
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Latitude & Longitude:
47° North , 82° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~215km
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At the footwall of the Strathcona orebody. In addition to the listed minerals also some Cl-bearing silicates were described.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


18 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: Springer, G. (1989): Chlorine-bearing and other uncommon minerals in the Strathcona deep copper zone, Sudbury District, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist: 27: 311-313
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Springer, G. (1989): Chlorine-bearing and other uncommon minerals in the Strathcona deep copper zone, Sudbury District, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist: 27: 311-313
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Springer, G. (1989): Chlorine-bearing and other uncommon minerals in the Strathcona deep copper zone, Sudbury District, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist: 27: 311-313
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Springer, G. (1989): Chlorine-bearing and other uncommon minerals in the Strathcona deep copper zone, Sudbury District, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist: 27: 311-313
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Reference: Springer, G. (1989): Chlorine-bearing and other uncommon minerals in the Strathcona deep copper zone, Sudbury District, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist: 27: 311-313
'Electrum' ?
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Springer, G. (1989): Chlorine-bearing and other uncommon minerals in the Strathcona deep copper zone, Sudbury District, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist: 27: 311-313
Froodite
Formula: α-PdBi2
Reference: Springer, G. (1989): Chlorine-bearing and other uncommon minerals in the Strathcona deep copper zone, Sudbury District, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist: 27: 311-313
Gold ?
Formula: Au
Reference: Springer, G. (1989): Chlorine-bearing and other uncommon minerals in the Strathcona deep copper zone, Sudbury District, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist: 27: 311-313
Hawleyite
Formula: CdS
Reference: Springer, G. (1989): Chlorine-bearing and other uncommon minerals in the Strathcona deep copper zone, Sudbury District, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist: 27: 311-313
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: Springer, G. (1989): Chlorine-bearing and other uncommon minerals in the Strathcona deep copper zone, Sudbury District, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist: 27: 311-313
Mackinawite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)9S8
Reference: Springer, G. (1989): Chlorine-bearing and other uncommon minerals in the Strathcona deep copper zone, Sudbury District, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist: 27: 311-313
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Springer, G. (1989): Chlorine-bearing and other uncommon minerals in the Strathcona deep copper zone, Sudbury District, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist: 27: 311-313
Moncheite
Formula: (Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: Springer, G. (1989): Chlorine-bearing and other uncommon minerals in the Strathcona deep copper zone, Sudbury District, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist: 27: 311-313
Niggliite
Formula: PtSn
Reference: Springer, G. (1989): Chlorine-bearing and other uncommon minerals in the Strathcona deep copper zone, Sudbury District, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist: 27: 311-313
Parkerite
Formula: Ni3(Bi,Pb)2S2
Reference: Springer, G. (1989): Chlorine-bearing and other uncommon minerals in the Strathcona deep copper zone, Sudbury District, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist: 27: 311-313
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Springer, G. (1989): Chlorine-bearing and other uncommon minerals in the Strathcona deep copper zone, Sudbury District, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist: 27: 311-313
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Springer, G. (1989): Chlorine-bearing and other uncommon minerals in the Strathcona deep copper zone, Sudbury District, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist: 27: 311-313
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Springer, G. (1989): Chlorine-bearing and other uncommon minerals in the Strathcona deep copper zone, Sudbury District, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist: 27: 311-313
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Springer, G. (1989): Chlorine-bearing and other uncommon minerals in the Strathcona deep copper zone, Sudbury District, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist: 27: 311-313
'UM1989-05-ClOH:FeMn'
Formula: (Fe,Mn)(OH)Cl ?
Reference: Springer, G. (1989): Chlorine-bearing and other uncommon minerals in the Strathcona deep copper zone, Sudbury District, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist: 27: 311-313
'UM1993-03-Cl:BiHOPd'
Formula: ~Pd5Bi4(Cl,OH)5•7H2O
Reference: Li, C., and Naldrett, A.J. (1993): Platinum-group minerals from the Deep Copper Zone of the Strathcona deposit, Sudbury, Ontario. Can. Mineral.: 31,31-44; in: Jambor, J.L., and Vanko, D.A. (1993): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 78: 1317

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum' ?1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold ?1.AA.05Au
Niggliite1.AG.60PtSn
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Altaite2.CD.10PbTe
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Froodite2.AC.45aα-PdBi2
Hawleyite2.CB.05aCdS
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Mackinawite2.CC.25(Fe,Ni)9S8
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Moncheite2.EA.20(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Parkerite2.BE.20Ni3(Bi,Pb)2S2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'UM1989-05-ClOH:FeMn'-(Fe,Mn)(OH)Cl ?
'UM1993-03-Cl:BiHOPd'-~Pd5Bi4(Cl,OH)5•7H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold ?1.1.1.1Au
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Niggliite1.2.10.1PtSn
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 5:2
Parkerite2.3.4.1Ni3(Bi,Pb)2S2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Mackinawite2.7.2.1(Fe,Ni)9S8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Hawleyite2.8.2.6CdS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Froodite2.12.15.1α-PdBi2
Moncheite2.12.14.3(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Electrum' ?-(Au, Ag)
'UM1989-05-ClOH:FeMn'-(Fe,Mn)(OH)Cl ?
'UM1993-03-Cl:BiHOPd'-~Pd5Bi4(Cl,OH)5•7H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H UM1989-05-ClOH:FeMn(Fe,Mn)(OH)Cl ?
H UM1993-03-Cl:BiHOPd~Pd5Bi4(Cl,OH)5•7H2O
OOxygen
O UM1989-05-ClOH:FeMn(Fe,Mn)(OH)Cl ?
O UM1993-03-Cl:BiHOPd~Pd5Bi4(Cl,OH)5•7H2O
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S MilleriteNiS
S SphaleriteZnS
S StibniteSb2S3
S Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
S HawleyiteCdS
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S ParkeriteNi3(Bi,Pb)2S2
ClChlorine
Cl UM1989-05-ClOH:FeMn(Fe,Mn)(OH)Cl ?
Cl UM1993-03-Cl:BiHOPd~Pd5Bi4(Cl,OH)5•7H2O
MnManganese
Mn UM1989-05-ClOH:FeMn(Fe,Mn)(OH)Cl ?
FeIron
Fe UM1989-05-ClOH:FeMn(Fe,Mn)(OH)Cl ?
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
Ni ParkeriteNi3(Bi,Pb)2S2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
PdPalladium
Pd Frooditeα-PdBi2
Pd Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pd UM1993-03-Cl:BiHOPd~Pd5Bi4(Cl,OH)5•7H2O
AgSilver
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
CdCadmium
Cd HawleyiteCdS
SnTin
Sn NiggliitePtSn
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
TeTellurium
Te Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Te AltaitePbTe
Te HessiteAg2Te
PtPlatinum
Pt Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pt NiggliitePtSn
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb AltaitePbTe
Pb ParkeriteNi3(Bi,Pb)2S2
BiBismuth
Bi Frooditeα-PdBi2
Bi Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi ParkeriteNi3(Bi,Pb)2S2
Bi UM1993-03-Cl:BiHOPd~Pd5Bi4(Cl,OH)5•7H2O

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