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Ibex Mine (Little Jonny Mine), Breece Hill, Leadville, Leadville District, Lake Co., Colorado, USAi
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Ibex Mine (Little Jonny Mine)Mine
Breece HillHill
Leadville- not defined -
Leadville DistrictMining District
Lake Co.County
ColoradoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
39° 14' 45'' North , 106° 13' 58'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Leadville2,644 (2017)5.2km
Leadville North1,794 (2011)6.0km
Alma277 (2017)15.2km
Fairplay681 (2017)20.0km
Twin Lakes171 (2011)22.2km


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North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

25 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: The Oxidized Zinc Ores of Leadville Colorado, G. F. Loughlin, 1918
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Mineralogical Record:16(3):171-201
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: Mineralogical Record:16(3):171-201
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Paul J. Broyles
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Mineralogical Record:16(3):171-201
Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 81:356-361
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Paul J. Broyles
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Mineralogical Record:16(3):171-201
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: The Oxidized Zinc Ores of Leadville Colorado, G. F. Loughlin, 1918
Hübnerite
Formula: MnWO4
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Paul J. Broyles
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: The Oxidized Zinc Ores of Leadville Colorado, G. F. Loughlin, 1918
Minium
Formula: Pb3O4
Reference: Mineralogical Record:16(3):171-201
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: The Oxidized Zinc Ores of Leadville Colorado, G. F. Loughlin, 1918
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Dana 7:I:286.
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Mineralogical Record:16(3):171-201
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: The Oxidized Zinc Ores of Leadville Colorado, G. F. Loughlin, 1918
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: The Oxidized Zinc Ores of Leadville Colorado, G. F. Loughlin, 1918
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Mineralogical Record:16(3):171-201
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Specimen (B.S. Butler Coll.)
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: The Oxidized Zinc Ores of Leadville Colorado, G. F. Loughlin, 1918
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: The Oxidized Zinc Ores of Leadville Colorado, G. F. Loughlin, 1918
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Vivianite
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Mineralogical Record:16(3):171-201

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Altaite2.CD.10PbTe
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hübnerite4.DB.30MnWO4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Minium4.BD.05Pb3O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Descloizite8.BH.40PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Vivianite8.CE.40Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
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
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Vivianite40.3.6.1Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Descloizite41.5.2.1PbZn(VO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Hübnerite48.1.1.1MnWO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · 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
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O MiniumPb3O4
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O CerussitePbCO3
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O HübneriteMnWO4
O SideriteFeCO3
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
PPhosphorus
P VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S ChalcociteCu2S
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
VVanadium
V DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Mn HübneriteMnWO4
FeIron
Fe VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
ZnZinc
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
AgSilver
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
TeTellurium
Te AltaitePbTe
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W HübneriteMnWO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb MiniumPb3O4
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Pb AltaitePbTe

References

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Emmons, Samuel F. (1886), Geology and Mining Industry of Leadville Colorado.
Loughlin, G. F. (1918), The Oxidized Zinc Ores of Leadville Colorado.
Palache, C., Berman, H. & Frondel, C. (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 834pp.: 286.

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