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Dankoe Mine (Horn Silver Mine), Keremeos, Osoyoos Mining Division, British Columbia, Canadai
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Dankoe Mine (Horn Silver Mine)Mine
Keremeos- not defined -
Osoyoos Mining DivisionDivision
British ColumbiaProvince
CanadaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 49° 3' 24'' North , 119° 41' 18'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 49.05667,-119.68833
GeoHash:G#: c2dzh6mxg
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Oliver4,647 (2008)17.2km
Osoyoos4,314 (2008)17.4km
Oroville1,677 (2017)22.6km
Loomis159 (2011)26.5km
Tonasket1,016 (2017)43.1km


An adit is just north of and can be seen from Highway 3, about 10 miles east of Keremeos.

Refs.:
http://www.em.gov.bc.ca/cf/minfile/search/search.cfm?mode=capbib&minfilno=082ESW002
[contains Geology and Bibliography]

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: RWMW specimen
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: RWMW Specimen
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: http://www.em.gov.bc.ca/cf/minfile/search/search.cfm?mode=capbib&minfilno=082ESW002
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: http://www.em.gov.bc.ca/cf/minfile/search/search.cfm?mode=capbib&minfilno=082ESW002
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: RWMW specimen; Joachim Esche collection (confirmed by single-crystal XRD)
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: http://www.em.gov.bc.ca/cf/minfile/search/search.cfm?mode=capbib&minfilno=082ESW002
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: RWMW Specimen
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: RWMW specimen
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: http://www.em.gov.bc.ca/cf/minfile/search/search.cfm?mode=capbib&minfilno=082ESW002
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: http://www.em.gov.bc.ca/cf/minfile/search/search.cfm?mode=capbib&minfilno=082ESW002

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Group 9 - Silicates
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
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
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
OOxygen
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
AlAluminium
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
SiSilicon
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
CaCalcium
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Middle Jurassic
163.5 - 174.1 Ma



ID: 3413299
Krugerand Formation

Age: Middle Jurassic (163.5 - 174.1 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Krugerand Formation

Description: Syenite

Comments: Post Accretionary terrane

Lithology: Syenitic to monzonitic intrusive rocks

Reference: Cui, Y., Miller, D., Schiarizza, P., and Diakow, L.J. British Columbia digital geology. British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, British Columbia Geological Survey Open File 2017-8. [205]

Middle Jurassic
163.5 - 174.1 Ma



ID: 684807
Krugerand Formation

Age: Middle Jurassic (163.5 - 174.1 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Krugerand Formation

Description: Syenite

Comments: T. Hoy, B.N. Church, A. Legun, K. Glover, G. Gibson, B. Grant, J.O. Wheeler,K.P.E. Dunne, J. Cunningham, and P.J. Desjardins, 1994, Geological Compilation of the Kootenay Area, OF 1994-8, BCGS

Lithology: Syenitic to monzonitic intrusive rocks

Reference: B.C. Geological Survey. British Columbia Digital Geology. [3]

Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3190239
Mesozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Unclassified volcanic 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]

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