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Crosscut Creek, Kulan Camp (Area A; Area 1), Rapid Creek, Dawson mining district, Yukon, Canadai
Regional Level Types
Crosscut CreekCreek
Kulan Camp (Area A; Area 1)- not defined -
Rapid CreekCreek
Dawson mining districtMining District
YukonFederal Territory
CanadaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 68° 34' 0'' North , 136° 49' 59'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 68.56667,-136.83333
GeoHash:G#: bunwn61jb
Locality type:Creek
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


"Crosscut Creek" is an unofficial name for a small right limit tributary of Rapid Creek (localities 1-3). It is in the "Kulan Camp" area (defined as the group of occurrences within easy walking distance from the original camp site at the confluence of "Crosscut", "Lake", and Rapid creeks).

Alternative Label Names

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Crosscut Creek, Kulan Camp (Area A; Area 1), Rapid Creek, Dawson Mining District, Yukon Territory, Canada

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13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
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
'Apatite'
Arrojadite-(KFe)
Formula: {KNa}{Fe2+⃞}{Ca}{Na2⃞}{Fe2+13}{Al}(PO4)11(HPO4)(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
Augelite
Formula: Al2(PO4)(OH)3
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
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Van King; 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
Kulanite
Formula: Ba(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)2(Al,Fe3+)2(PO4)3(OH)3
Reference: Robinson, et al. "Yukon Phosphates" Mineralogical Record v.23, #4.; 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
Rapidcreekite
Formula: Ca2(SO4)(CO3) · 4H2O
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: Van King
Wardite
Formula: NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Whiteite-(CaFeMg)
Formula: {Ca}{(Fe2+,Mn2+)}{Mg2}{Al2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Capitelli, F., Chita, G., Cavallo, A., Bellatreccia, F., & Della Ventura, G. (2011). Crystal structure of whiteite-(CaFeMg) from Crosscut Creek, Canada. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie Crystalline Materials, 226(9), 731-738.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Anatase'4.DD.05TiO2
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Siderite'5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Rapidcreekite'7.DG.20Ca2(SO4)(CO3) · 4H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Arrojadite-(KFe)'8.BF.05{KNa}{Fe2+⃞}{Ca}{Na2⃞}{Fe2+13}{Al}(PO4)11(HPO4)(OH)2
'Augelite'8.BE.05Al2(PO4)(OH)3
'Brazilianite'8.BK.05NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4
'Fluorapatite'8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
'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
'Whiteite-(CaFeMg)'8.DH.15{Ca}{(Fe2+,Mn2+)}{Mg2}{Al2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Hydrated Compound Sulfates
Rapidcreekite32.2.1.1Ca2(SO4)(CO3) · 4H2O
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)7(XO4)4Zq
Arrojadite-(KFe)41.7.2.1{KNa}{Fe2+⃞}{Ca}{Na2⃞}{Fe2+13}{Al}(PO4)11(HPO4)(OH)2
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
(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
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Whiteite-(CaFeMg)42.11.3.1{Ca}{(Fe2+,Mn2+)}{Mg2}{Al2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
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 Arrojadite-(KFe){KNa}{Fe2+⃞}{Ca}{Na2⃞}{Fe132+}{Al}(PO4)11(HPO4)(OH)2
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 RapidcreekiteCa2(SO4)(CO3) · 4H2O
H WarditeNaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
H Whiteite-(CaFeMg){Ca}{(Fe2+,Mn2+)}{Mg2}{Al2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
CCarbon
C RapidcreekiteCa2(SO4)(CO3) · 4H2O
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AnataseTiO2
O Arrojadite-(KFe){KNa}{Fe2+⃞}{Ca}{Na2⃞}{Fe132+}{Al}(PO4)11(HPO4)(OH)2
O AugeliteAl2(PO4)(OH)3
O BrazilianiteNaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
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 RapidcreekiteCa2(SO4)(CO3) · 4H2O
O SideriteFeCO3
O WarditeNaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
O Whiteite-(CaFeMg){Ca}{(Fe2+,Mn2+)}{Mg2}{Al2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na Arrojadite-(KFe){KNa}{Fe2+⃞}{Ca}{Na2⃞}{Fe132+}{Al}(PO4)11(HPO4)(OH)2
Na BrazilianiteNaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4
Na WarditeNaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Mg Whiteite-(CaFeMg){Ca}{(Fe2+,Mn2+)}{Mg2}{Al2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
AlAluminium
Al Arrojadite-(KFe){KNa}{Fe2+⃞}{Ca}{Na2⃞}{Fe132+}{Al}(PO4)11(HPO4)(OH)2
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
Al Whiteite-(CaFeMg){Ca}{(Fe2+,Mn2+)}{Mg2}{Al2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P Arrojadite-(KFe){KNa}{Fe2+⃞}{Ca}{Na2⃞}{Fe132+}{Al}(PO4)11(HPO4)(OH)2
P AugeliteAl2(PO4)(OH)3
P BrazilianiteNaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
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
P Whiteite-(CaFeMg){Ca}{(Fe2+,Mn2+)}{Mg2}{Al2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
SSulfur
S RapidcreekiteCa2(SO4)(CO3) · 4H2O
KPotassium
K Arrojadite-(KFe){KNa}{Fe2+⃞}{Ca}{Na2⃞}{Fe132+}{Al}(PO4)11(HPO4)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Arrojadite-(KFe){KNa}{Fe2+⃞}{Ca}{Na2⃞}{Fe132+}{Al}(PO4)11(HPO4)(OH)2
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca RapidcreekiteCa2(SO4)(CO3) · 4H2O
Ca Whiteite-(CaFeMg){Ca}{(Fe2+,Mn2+)}{Mg2}{Al2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
MnManganese
Mn Whiteite-(CaFeMg){Ca}{(Fe2+,Mn2+)}{Mg2}{Al2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
FeIron
Fe Arrojadite-(KFe){KNa}{Fe2+⃞}{Ca}{Na2⃞}{Fe132+}{Al}(PO4)11(HPO4)(OH)2
Fe KulaniteBa(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)2(Al,Fe3+)2(PO4)3(OH)3
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Whiteite-(CaFeMg){Ca}{(Fe2+,Mn2+)}{Mg2}{Al2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
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: 2048260
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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