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Central City District, Gilpin Co., Colorado, USA

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° North , 105° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~13km
Locality type:Mining District
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


Also known as Central, Nevada, Gregory, Russell, Quartz Mountain district. Au, Ag, Cu, Pb.

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81 valid minerals.

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Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Aluminocopiapite
Formula: Al2/3Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
'Amphibolite'
'Andesite'
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
'Apatite'
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
'Biotite'
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 72:218-239
Chalcostibite
Formula: CuSbS2
'Chert'
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Copper
Formula: Cu
'commodity:Copper'
Formula: Cu
'Copper Stain'
Coquimbite
Formula: Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Dumontite
Formula: Pb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
'Feldspar Group'
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'commodity:Fluorite (Fluorspar)'
Franklinite
Formula: Zn2+Fe3+2O4
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 72:218-239
'commodity:Gemstones'
'Gneiss'
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 28 localities in this region.
'commodity:Gold'
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 165 localities in this region.
Goslarite
Formula: ZnSO4 · 7H2O
'Granitic gneiss'
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hawleyite
Formula: CdS
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Hercynite
Formula: Fe2+Al2O4
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
'Högbomite'
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
'Hornblende'
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Johannite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Korbel & Novak, 1999. Min. Encylopaedia, p.150
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kasolite
Formula: Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
'commodity:Lead'
Formula: Pb
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Meta-autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
'Metagabbro'
Metatorbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Minium
Formula: Pb3O4
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
'commodity:Molybdenum'
Formula: Mo
Molybdite
Formula: MoO3
'Monazite'
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Natrozippeite ?
Formula: Na5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
Pearceite
Formula: [Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
'Pegmatite'
Petzite
Formula: Ag3AuTe2
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
'Porphyry'
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 69:220-235
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Rose Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
'commodity:Rare Earths'
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
'Ruby Silver Ore'
'Schist'
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Silver
Formula: Ag
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
'commodity:Silver'
Formula: Ag
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 69:220-235
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Svanbergite
Formula: SrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Sylvanite
Formula: (Au,Ag)2Te4
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
'commodity:Tungsten'
Formula: W
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Localities: Reported from at least 28 localities in this region.
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
'commodity:Uranium'
Formula: U
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Wad'
Willemite
Formula: Zn2SiO4
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)
'commodity:Zinc'
Formula: Zn
Zincobotryogen
Formula: (Zn,Mg,Mn2+)Fe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
Zippeite
Formula: K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Reference: Korbel & Novak, 1999. Min. Encylopaedia, p.150
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Bismuth'1.CA.05Bi
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Bismuthinite'2.DB.05Bi2S3
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Chalcostibite2.HA.05CuSbS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Greenockite2.CB.45CdS
Hawleyite2.CB.05aCdS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pearceite2.GB.15[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Petzite2.BA.75Ag3AuTe2
Polybasite2.GB.15[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Sylvanite2.EA.05(Au,Ag)2Te4
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Franklinite4.BB.05Zn2+Fe3+2O4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hercynite4.BB.05Fe2+Al2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Minium4.BD.05Pb3O4
Molybdite4.E0.10MoO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rose Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Aurichalcite'5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Cerussite'5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Aluminocopiapite'7.DB.35Al2/3Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
'Anglesite'7.AD.35PbSO4
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
'Chalcanthite'7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Copiapite7.DB.35Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Coquimbite7.CB.55Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Epsomite7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
Goslarite7.CB.40ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Johannite7.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Natrozippeite ?7.EC.05Na5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
Zincobotryogen7.DC.25(Zn,Mg,Mn2+)Fe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
Zippeite7.EC.05K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Autunite'8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Dumontite8.EC.15Pb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
Meta-autunite8.EB.10Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Metatorbernite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Svanbergite8.BL.05SrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Xenotime-(Y)8.AD.35Y(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Allophane'9.ED.20(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
'Almandine'9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kasolite9.AK.15Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Willemite9.AA.05Zn2SiO4
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibolite'-
'Andesite'-
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
Chert-
Copper Stain-
Feldspar Group-
Gneiss-
Granitic gneiss-
Hornblende-
Högbomite-(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Metagabbro-
Monazite-
Pegmatite-
Porphyry-
Ruby Silver Ore-
Schist-
Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series-
Wad-
Wolframite-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Petzite2.4.3.3Ag3AuTe2
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
Greenockite2.8.7.2CdS
Hawleyite2.8.2.6CdS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sylvanite2.12.13.3(Au,Ag)2Te4
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Pearceite3.1.8.1[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Polybasite3.1.7.2[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
ø = 2
Chalcostibite3.7.5.1CuSbS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX3
Molybdite4.5.1.1MoO3
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Franklinite7.2.2.4Zn2+Fe3+2O4
Hercynite7.2.1.3Fe2+Al2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Minium7.2.8.1Pb3O4
Miscellaneous
'Högbomite'7.11.7.3(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Goslarite29.6.11.2ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
A2(XO4)3·H2O
Coquimbite29.8.3.1Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Johannite31.8.2.1Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
(AB)(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Zincobotryogen31.9.6.2(Zn,Mg,Mn2+)Fe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
Miscellaneous
Aluminocopiapite31.10.5.7Al2/3Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Copiapite31.10.5.1Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Natrozippeite ?31.10.4.2Na5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
Zippeite31.10.4.1K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Meta-autunite40.2a.1.2Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Metatorbernite40.2a.13.2Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Dumontite42.4.5.1Pb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Svanbergite43.4.1.6SrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Willemite51.1.1.2Zn2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Kasolite53.3.1.1Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Allophane71.1.5.1(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibolite'-
'Andesite'-
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chert'-
'Copper Stain'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Gneiss'-
'Granitic gneiss'-
'Hornblende'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Metagabbro'-
'Monazite'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Pegmatite'-
'Porphyry'-
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
var: Rose Quartz-SiO2
'Ruby Silver Ore'-
'Schist'-
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2
'Wad'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Xenotime-(Y)-Y(PO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
H AluminocopiapiteAl2/3Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
H DumontitePb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
H MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H NatrozippeiteNa5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H Zincobotryogen(Zn,Mg,Mn2+)Fe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
H ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
CCarbon
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O AluminocopiapiteAl2/3Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O AnglesitePbSO4
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O DumontitePb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O FrankliniteZn2+Fe23+O4
O GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
O Högbomite(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
O MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O MiniumPb3O4
O MolybditeMoO3
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O NatrozippeiteNa5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O QuartzSiO2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
O TenoriteCuO
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O UraniniteUO2
O WillemiteZn2SiO4
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
O Zincobotryogen(Zn,Mg,Mn2+)Fe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
O ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na NatrozippeiteNa5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg AluminocopiapiteAl2/3Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
Mg Högbomite(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al AluminocopiapiteAl2/3Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Al Högbomite(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si WillemiteZn2SiO4
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
P DumontitePb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
P Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
P MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
P Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S AluminocopiapiteAl2/3Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S AnglesitePbSO4
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BaryteBaSO4
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
S CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
S CovelliteCuS
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S GalenaPbS
S GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
S GreenockiteCdS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S HawleyiteCdS
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S NatrozippeiteNa5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
S Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
S Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S SulphurS8
S SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S Zincobotryogen(Zn,Mg,Mn2+)Fe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
S ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
TiTitanium
Ti Högbomite(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
MnManganese
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe AluminocopiapiteAl2/3Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe FrankliniteZn2+Fe23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Fe Högbomite(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Fe Zincobotryogen(Zn,Mg,Mn2+)Fe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
CuCopper
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
Cu CopperCu
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Cu Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Cu Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
ZnZinc
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn FrankliniteZn2+Fe23+O4
Zn GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn WillemiteZn2SiO4
Zn Zincobotryogen(Zn,Mg,Mn2+)Fe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
As Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
SrStrontium
Sr SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
YYttrium
Y Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
Mo MolybditeMoO3
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Ag PetziteAg3AuTe2
Ag Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag SilverAg
Ag Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
CdCadmium
Cd GreenockiteCdS
Cd HawleyiteCdS
SbAntimony
Sb ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
Sb Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Sb Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
TeTellurium
Te PetziteAg3AuTe2
Te Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au PetziteAg3AuTe2
Au Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb DumontitePb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Pb MiniumPb3O4
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
UUranium
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
U DumontitePb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
U JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
U KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
U Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
U MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
U NatrozippeiteNa5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
U UraniniteUO2
U ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O

References

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Sims, P. K. (1956) Paragenesis and structure of pitchblende-bearing veins, Central City district, Gilpin County, Colorado: USGS Trace Elements Investigations No. 433.
Sims, P.K., Drake, A.A., and Tooker, E.W. (1963) Economic geology of the Central City District, Gilpin County, Colorado. USGS Professional Paper 359: 1-241.
Rocks & Minerals (1994): 69: 220-235.
Eckels, E. B. (1997), Minerals of Colorado.
Rocks & Minerals (1997): 72: 218-239.
Korbel & Novak (1999), Min. Encylopaedia: 150.

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