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Salmon River - Red Mountain District, Goodnews Bay, Bethel Borough, Alaska, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 58° 51' 43'' North , 161° 46' 8'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 58.86222,-161.76917
GeoHash:G#: b6kyyge33
Locality type:Mining District
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


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49 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Bowieite (TL)
Formula: (Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Cooperite
Formula: PtS
Cuproiridsite
Formula: (Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
Diamond
Formula: C
Erlichmanite
Formula: OsS2
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Froodite
Formula: α-PdBi2
Genkinite
Formula: (Pt,Pd,Rh)4Sb3
Geversite
Formula: PtSb2
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hollingworthite
Formula: (Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Hongshiite
Formula: PtCu
'Hornblende'
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Insizwaite
Formula: Pt(Bi,Sb)2
Irarsite
Formula: (Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Iridarsenite
Formula: (Ir,Ru)As2
Iridium
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Iridium var: Osmiridium
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Iridium var: Platiniridium
Formula: (Ir,Pt)
Isoferroplatinum
Formula: Pt3Fe
Kashinite
Formula: (Ir,Rh)2S3
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Magnetite var: Ishkulite
Formula: Fe2+(Fe3+,Cr3+)2O4
Mercury
Formula: Hg
Mertieite-I (TL)
Formula: Pd11(Sb,As)4
Type Locality:
Mertieite-II (TL)
Formula: Pd8Sb2.5As0.5
Type Locality:
Miassite
Formula: Rh17S15
Moncheite
Formula: (Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Niggliite
Formula: PtSn
Osarsite
Formula: (Os,Ru)AsS
Osmium
Formula: (Os,Ir,Ru)
Osmium var: Iridosmine
Formula: (Os,Ir)
Palladium
Formula: (Pd,Pt)
Platarsite
Formula: PtAsS
Platinum
Formula: Pt
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Polarite
Formula: Pd(Bi,Pb)
Potarite
Formula: PdHg
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Rhodium
Formula: (Rh,Pt)
Ruthenarsenite
Formula: (Ru,Ni)As
Rutheniridosmine
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Tetraferroplatinum
Formula: PtFe
Tolovkite
Formula: IrSbS
Tulameenite
Formula: Pt2CuFe
'UM1973-10-E:FeIrRh'
Formula: (Rh,Ir)Fe
'UM1973-11-E:FeIrRh'
Formula: (Rh,Ir)Fe ?
Xingzhongite
Formula: (Pb,Cu,Fe)(Ir,Pt,Rh)2S4
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Gold1.AA.05Au
Hongshiite1.AG.45PtCu
Iridium1.AF.10(Ir,Os,Ru)
var: Osmiridium1.AF.10(Ir,Os,Ru)
var: Platiniridium1.AF.10(Ir,Pt)
Isoferroplatinum1.AG.35Pt3Fe
Mercury1.AD.05Hg
Niggliite1.AG.60PtSn
Osmium1.AF.05(Os,Ir,Ru)
var: Iridosmine1.AF.05(Os,Ir)
Palladium1.AF.10(Pd,Pt)
Platinum1.AF.10Pt
Potarite1.AD.25PdHg
Rhodium1.AF.10(Rh,Pt)
Rutheniridosmine1.AF.05(Ir,Os,Ru)
Tetraferroplatinum1.AG.40PtFe
Tulameenite1.AG.40Pt2CuFe
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bowieite (TL)2.DB.15(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Cooperite2.CC.35bPtS
Cuproiridsite2.DA.05(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
Erlichmanite2.EB.05aOsS2
Froodite2.AC.45aα-PdBi2
Genkinite2.AC.35a(Pt,Pd,Rh)4Sb3
Geversite2.EB.05aPtSb2
Hollingworthite2.EB.25(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Insizwaite2.EB.05aPt(Bi,Sb)2
Irarsite2.EB.25(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Iridarsenite2.AC.45b(Ir,Ru)As2
Kashinite2.DB.15(Ir,Rh)2S3
Laurite2.EB.05aRuS2
Mertieite-I (TL)2.AC.15bPd11(Sb,As)4
Mertieite-II (TL)2.AC.10bPd8Sb2.5As0.5
Miassite2.BC.05Rh17S15
Moncheite2.EA.20(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Osarsite2.EB.20(Os,Ru)AsS
Platarsite2.EB.25PtAsS
Polarite2.AC.40Pd(Bi,Pb)
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Ruthenarsenite2.CC.15(Ru,Ni)As
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Tolovkite2.EB.25IrSbS
Xingzhongite2.DA.05(Pb,Cu,Fe)(Ir,Pt,Rh)2S4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
var: Ishkulite4.BB.05Fe2+(Fe3+,Cr3+)2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Hornblende'-
'UM1973-10-E:FeIrRh'-(Rh,Ir)Fe
'UM1973-11-E:FeIrRh'-(Rh,Ir)Fe ?

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
Mercury1.1.7.1Hg
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Hongshiite1.2.3.1PtCu
Iridium1.2.1.2(Ir,Os,Ru)
Isoferroplatinum1.2.5.1Pt3Fe
Niggliite1.2.10.1PtSn
Osmium1.2.2.1(Os,Ir,Ru)
Palladium1.2.1.4(Pd,Pt)
Platinum1.2.1.1Pt
Potarite1.2.4.4PdHg
Rhodium1.2.1.3(Rh,Pt)
Rutheniridosmine1.2.2.3(Ir,Os,Ru)
Tetraferroplatinum1.2.4.1PtFe
Tulameenite1.2.4.2Pt2CuFe
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 4:3
Genkinite2.6.4.1(Pt,Pd,Rh)4Sb3
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Cooperite2.8.5.1PtS
Polarite2.8.6.1Pd(Bi,Pb)
Ruthenarsenite2.8.17.1(Ru,Ni)As
Xingzhongite2.8.4.1(Pb,Cu,Fe)(Ir,Pt,Rh)2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Cuproiridsite2.10.1.15(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bowieite (TL)2.11.12.1(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Kashinite2.11.12.2(Ir,Rh)2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Erlichmanite2.12.1.16OsS2
Froodite2.12.15.1α-PdBi2
Geversite2.12.1.14PtSb2
Hollingworthite2.12.3.8(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Insizwaite2.12.1.15Pt(Bi,Sb)2
Irarsite2.12.3.7(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Iridarsenite2.12.4.5(Ir,Ru)As2
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Moncheite2.12.14.3(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Osarsite2.12.4.3(Os,Ru)AsS
Platarsite2.12.3.6PtAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Tolovkite2.12.3.5IrSbS
Miscellaneous
Mertieite-I (TL)2.16.1.1Pd11(Sb,As)4
Mertieite-II (TL)2.16.3.1Pd8Sb2.5As0.5
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Hornblende'-
Iridium
var: Osmiridium
-(Ir,Os,Ru)
var: Platiniridium-(Ir,Pt)
Magnetite
var: Ishkulite
-Fe2+(Fe3+,Cr3+)2O4
Miassite-Rh17S15
Osmium
var: Iridosmine
-(Os,Ir)
'UM1973-10-E:FeIrRh'-(Rh,Ir)Fe
'UM1973-11-E:FeIrRh'-(Rh,Ir)Fe ?

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C DiamondC
OOxygen
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O Magnetite (var: Ishkulite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Cr3+)2O4
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
SSulfur
S Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
S Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
S PyriteFeS2
S LauriteRuS2
S PlatarsitePtAsS
S TolovkiteIrSbS
S Xingzhongite(Pb,Cu,Fe)(Ir,Pt,Rh)2S4
S Osarsite(Os,Ru)AsS
S Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
S CinnabarHgS
S Kashinite(Ir,Rh)2S3
S MiassiteRh17S15
S ErlichmaniteOsS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CooperitePtS
S Cuproiridsite(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
CaCalcium
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr Magnetite (var: Ishkulite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Cr3+)2O4
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe IsoferroplatinumPt3Fe
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Xingzhongite(Pb,Cu,Fe)(Ir,Pt,Rh)2S4
Fe TetraferroplatinumPtFe
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe TulameenitePt2CuFe
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Magnetite (var: Ishkulite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Cr3+)2O4
Fe UM1973-10-E:FeIrRh(Rh,Ir)Fe
Fe UM1973-11-E:FeIrRh(Rh,Ir)Fe ?
NiNickel
Ni Ruthenarsenite(Ru,Ni)As
CuCopper
Cu HongshiitePtCu
Cu Xingzhongite(Pb,Cu,Fe)(Ir,Pt,Rh)2S4
Cu TulameenitePt2CuFe
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu Cuproiridsite(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
AsArsenic
As Mertieite-IPd11(Sb,As)4
As Mertieite-IIPd8Sb2.5As0.5
As Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
As Iridarsenite(Ir,Ru)As2
As PlatarsitePtAsS
As Ruthenarsenite(Ru,Ni)As
As Osarsite(Os,Ru)AsS
As Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
As SperrylitePtAs2
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
RuRuthenium
Ru Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Ru Iridarsenite(Ir,Ru)As2
Ru LauriteRuS2
Ru Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ru Ruthenarsenite(Ru,Ni)As
Ru Osarsite(Os,Ru)AsS
Ru Rutheniridosmine(Ir,Os,Ru)
RhRhodium
Rh Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Rh Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Rh Rhodium(Rh,Pt)
Rh Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Rh Kashinite(Ir,Rh)2S3
Rh MiassiteRh17S15
Rh UM1973-10-E:FeIrRh(Rh,Ir)Fe
Rh UM1973-11-E:FeIrRh(Rh,Ir)Fe ?
PdPalladium
Pd Mertieite-IPd11(Sb,As)4
Pd Mertieite-IIPd8Sb2.5As0.5
Pd PolaritePd(Bi,Pb)
Pd PotaritePdHg
Pd Frooditeα-PdBi2
Pd Palladium(Pd,Pt)
Pd Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
SnTin
Sn NiggliitePtSn
SbAntimony
Sb Mertieite-IPd11(Sb,As)4
Sb Mertieite-IIPd8Sb2.5As0.5
Sb Genkinite(Pt,Pd,Rh)4Sb3
Sb GeversitePtSb2
Sb TolovkiteIrSbS
TeTellurium
Te Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
OsOsmium
Os Osmium(Os,Ir,Ru)
Os Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
Os Osarsite(Os,Ru)AsS
Os ErlichmaniteOsS2
Os Osmium (var: Iridosmine)(Os,Ir)
Os Rutheniridosmine(Ir,Os,Ru)
IrIridium
Ir Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Ir Iridium(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ir Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Ir Iridarsenite(Ir,Ru)As2
Ir Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ir Iridium (var: Platiniridium)(Ir,Pt)
Ir TolovkiteIrSbS
Ir Xingzhongite(Pb,Cu,Fe)(Ir,Pt,Rh)2S4
Ir Kashinite(Ir,Rh)2S3
Ir Osmium (var: Iridosmine)(Os,Ir)
Ir Rutheniridosmine(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ir UM1973-10-E:FeIrRh(Rh,Ir)Fe
Ir UM1973-11-E:FeIrRh(Rh,Ir)Fe ?
Ir Cuproiridsite(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
PtPlatinum
Pt Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Pt Genkinite(Pt,Pd,Rh)4Sb3
Pt GeversitePtSb2
Pt PlatinumPt
Pt HongshiitePtCu
Pt InsizwaitePt(Bi,Sb)2
Pt Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Pt IsoferroplatinumPt3Fe
Pt NiggliitePtSn
Pt PlatarsitePtAsS
Pt Iridium (var: Platiniridium)(Ir,Pt)
Pt TetraferroplatinumPtFe
Pt Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
Pt TulameenitePt2CuFe
Pt CooperitePtS
AuGold
Au GoldAu
HgMercury
Hg PotaritePdHg
Hg CinnabarHgS
Hg MercuryHg
PbLead
Pb PolaritePd(Bi,Pb)
Pb Xingzhongite(Pb,Cu,Fe)(Ir,Pt,Rh)2S4
BiBismuth
Bi InsizwaitePt(Bi,Sb)2
Bi PolaritePd(Bi,Pb)
Bi Frooditeα-PdBi2
Bi Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2

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Wells, R.R., Sterling, F.T., Erspamer, E.G., and Stickney, W.A. (1957): Laboratory concentration of chromite ores, Red Mountain district, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska: U.S. Bureau of Mines Report of Investigations 5377, 22 p.

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