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Blind Spring District (Blind Spring Hill District; Benton District), Benton Range, Mono Co., California, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° North , 118° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~4km
Locality type:Mining District
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


A Ag-Pb-Cu mining area located in T2S, R32E, MDM, near Benton.

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38 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Localities:
Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Hanks, Henry Garber (1884), Fourth report of the State Mineralogist: California Mining Bureau. Report 4, 410 pp.: 75; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 84.
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Description: Occurs widely distributed in moderate quantities; crystals to 1/3 inch (0.83 cm) diameter.
Reference: Hoffman, W.J. (1878), On the mineralogy of Nevada: US Geological & Geographical Survey of the Territories, vol. IV, art. XXXI: 732; Ransome, Alfred Leslie (1940), General geology and ores of the Blind Spring Hill mining district, Mono County, California: California Division Mines Report 36: 192; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 75; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 300.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Description: Rather rare in the district.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 127; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 225-226.
'Bindheimite'
Formula: Pb2Sb2O6O
Reference: Ransome, Alfred Leslie (1940), General geology and ores of the Blind Spring Hill mining district, Mono County, California: California Division Mines Report 36: 189; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 184.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 111.
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 631; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 119.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Cervantite
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+O4
Reference: Loew, Oscar (1875), Investigation of mineralogical and agricultural conditions: US Geographic Surveys W 100th. Meridian Report 1875, part 3: 654; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 127.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: Whiting, H.A. (1888), Mono County, California: California Mining Bureau. Report 8: 378; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 124.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Description: Occurs in small amounts as an alteration product of chalcopyrite.
Reference: Ransome, Alfred Leslie (1940), General geology and ores of the Blind Spring Hill mining district, Mono County, California: California Division Mines Report 36: 172; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 161; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 99.
Cuproroméite (TL)
Formula: Cu2Sb2(O,OH)7
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Arents (1867); Mineralogical Magazine (1953): 30: 100, 362; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 184.
Dioptase ?
Formula: CuSiO3 · H2O
Description: Tentatively identified as crystals lining cavities in malachite.
Reference: Ransome, Alfred Leslie (1940), General geology and ores of the Blind Spring Hill mining district, Mono County, California, California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 36): 36: 141; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 169.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Ransome, Alfred Leslie (1940), General geology and ores of the Blind Spring Hill mining district, Mono County, California: California Division Mines Report 36: 191; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 176.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Ransome, Alfred Leslie (1940), General geology and ores of the Blind Spring Hill mining district, Mono County, California: California Division Mines Report 36: 190; Sampson, Reid J. (1940), Mineral resources of Mono County: California Mining Bureau. Report 36: 190; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 126, 127; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 231.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Ransome, Alfred Leslie (1940), General geology and ores of the Blind Spring Hill mining district, Mono County, California: California Division Mines Report 36: 191; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 176.
Gold
Formula: Au
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Ransome, Alfred Leslie (1940), General geology and ores of the Blind Spring Hill mining district, Mono County, California: California Division Mines Report 36: 190; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 337.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 233.
Kermesite
Formula: Sb2S2O
Description: Found sparingly in early mining.
Reference: Hoffman, W.J. (1878), On the mineralogy of Nevada: US Geological & Geographical Survey of the Territories, vol. IV, art. XXXI: 732; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 235.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 244.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Whiting, H.A. (1888), Mono County, California: California Mining Bureau. Report 8: 389; Rinehart, Charles Dean & Donald C. Ross (1956), Economic geology of the Casa Diablo Mountain quadrangle, California: California Division Mines Special Report: 48, 17 pp.: 17; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 251.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 127; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 225-226.
Massicot
Formula: PbO
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: Loew, Oscar (1875), Investigation of mineralogical and agricultural conditions: US Geographic Surveys W 100th. Meridian Report 1875, part 3: 657; Ransome, Alfred Leslie (1940), General geology and ores of the Blind Spring Hill mining district, Mono County, California: California Division Mines Report 36: 189; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 266; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 184.
Minium
Formula: Pb3O4
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Loew, Oscar (1876), Report on the geological and mineralogical character of southeastern California and adjacent regions: US Geog. Surveys W. 100th Meridian Report 1876, ap. H2: 186; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 269.
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Description: Occurs as minute crystals lining a cavity.
Reference: Ransome, Alfred Leslie (1940), General geology and ores of the Blind Spring Hill mining district, Mono County, California: California Division Mines Report 36: 172; Bradley, W.W. (1940), Thirty-sixth report of the State Mineralogist: California Division Mines Report 36: 191; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 305, 388.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Silver
Formula: Ag
Description: Occurs as small, thin flakes in minor amounts throughout the upper oxidized zones of district mines.
Reference: Hanks, Henry Garber (1884), Fourth report of the State Mineralogist: California Mining Bureau. Report 4, 410 pp.: 75; Ransome, Alfred Leslie (1940), General geology and ores of the Blind Spring Hill mining district, Mono County, California: California Division Mines Report 36: 171; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 84; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 46.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Emmons and Becker (1885) Statistics and Technology of the precious Metals. Census reports Tenth census. June 1, 1880, Volume 13 By United States. Census office. 10th census, 1880, United States. Census Office
Stephanite
Formula: Ag5SbS4
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Stromeyerite
Formula: AgCuS
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Description: Occurs on a specimen of pyromorphite.
Reference: Ransome, Alfred Leslie (1940), General geology and ores of the Blind Spring Hill mining district, Mono County, California: California Division Mines Report 36: 172; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 388.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
var: Argentiferous Galena2.CD.10PbS
Kermesite2.FD.05Sb2S2O
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stephanite2.GB.10Ag5SbS4
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Stromeyerite2.BA.40AgCuS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Bindheimite'4.DH.20Pb2Sb2O6O
Cervantite4.DE.30Sb3+Sb5+O4
Cuproroméite (TL)4.DH.20Cu2Sb2(O,OH)7
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Massicot4.AC.25PbO
Minium4.BD.05Pb3O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Caledonite7.BC.50Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Dioptase ?9.CJ.30CuSiO3 · H2O
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
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'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Stromeyerite2.4.6.1AgCuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Oxysulfides
Kermesite2.13.1.1Sb2S2O
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Stephanite3.2.4.1Ag5SbS4
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Massicot4.2.7.1PbO
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Cervantite4.4.16.1Sb3+Sb5+O4
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Minium7.2.8.1Pb3O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Caledonite32.3.2.1Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 44 - ANTIMONATES
A2X2O6(O,OH,F)
'Bindheimite'44.1.1.2Pb2Sb2O6O
Cuproroméite (TL)44.1.1.7Cu2Sb2(O,OH)7
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
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)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Dioptase ?61.1.3.1CuSiO3 · H2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
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Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
-PbS
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CuproroméiteCu2Sb2(O,OH)7
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O CuproroméiteCu2Sb2(O,OH)7
O AnglesitePbSO4
O MassicotPbO
O SideriteFeCO3
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O CerussitePbCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
O MiniumPb3O4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O HematiteFe2O3
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O KermesiteSb2S2O
O CervantiteSb3+Sb5+O4
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S AnglesitePbSO4
S GalenaPbS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S StromeyeriteAgCuS
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S StephaniteAg5SbS4
S CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S ChalcociteCu2S
S CovelliteCuS
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S KermesiteSb2S2O
S AcanthiteAg2S
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
S StibniteSb2S3
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FeIron
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu CuproroméiteCu2Sb2(O,OH)7
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu StromeyeriteAgCuS
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
ZnZinc
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
AgSilver
Ag StromeyeriteAgCuS
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag StephaniteAg5SbS4
Ag SilverAg
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
SbAntimony
Sb CuproroméiteCu2Sb2(O,OH)7
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb StephaniteAg5SbS4
Sb BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
Sb KermesiteSb2S2O
Sb CervantiteSb3+Sb5+O4
Sb StibniteSb2S3
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb MassicotPbO
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Pb MiniumPb3O4
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS

References

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Arents, Albert (1867), Notes on partzite: Engineering & Mining Journal: 4: 362.
Loew, Oscar (1875), Investigation of mineralogical and agricultural conditions: US Geographic Surveys W 100th. Meridian Report 1875, part 3: 654, 657.
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