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Idarado Mine, Telluride, San Miguel Co., Colorado, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° 54' 50'' North , 107° 42' 1'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Telluride2,399 (2018)10.2km
Silverton637 (2011)11.8km
Ouray1,008 (2017)12.4km
Ophir169 (2017)13.2km
Mountain Village1,395 (2017)13.8km


A former Pb-Cu-Zn occurrence/mine located about 10 km S of Ouray. Features the "Treasury Tunnel." The ultimate closure was 1978. Extends into the Red Mountain District in Ouray County.

Ore is Tertiary telluride conglomerate (Argentine vein).

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


39 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.; Foord, E. E., & Shawe, D. R. (1989). The Pb-Bi-Ag-Cu-(Hg) Chemistry Of Galena And Some Associated Sulfosalts: A Reviewand Some New Data From Colorado, California And Pennsylvania. Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 363-382.
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Rocks & Min.:59:34 & 64:144.
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Rocks & Min.:59:34 & 64:144.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Rocks & Min.:59:34 & 64:144.
Calaverite
Formula: AuTe2
Colour: gray-white metallic with black tarnish
Reference: Crook, Wilson W. and Oswald, Stanley G. (1979) Calaverite from the Idarado Mine. Friends of Mineralogy Colorado Chapter Newsletter: 2(1).
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rocks & Min 70:5 pp 298-310
Calcite var. Manganese-bearing Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Mn)CO3
Reference: Rocks & Min 70:5 pp 298-310
Carrollite
Formula: Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Rocks & Min 70:5 pp 298-310; Foord, E. E., & Shawe, D. R. (1989). The Pb-Bi-Ag-Cu-(Hg) Chemistry Of Galena And Some Associated Sulfosalts: A Reviewand Some New Data From Colorado, California And Pennsylvania. Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 363-382.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Rocks & Min 70:5 pp 298-310; Foord, E. E., & Shawe, D. R. (1989). The Pb-Bi-Ag-Cu-(Hg) Chemistry Of Galena And Some Associated Sulfosalts: A Reviewand Some New Data From Colorado, California And Pennsylvania. Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 363-382.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Robert Stoufer collection--personal communication
Dawsonite
Formula: NaAlCO3(OH)2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Rocks & Min.:59:34 & 64:144.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Mines of the Great American Rift, R. W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Rocks & Min.:59:34 & 64:144.; Foord, E. E., & Shawe, D. R. (1989). The Pb-Bi-Ag-Cu-(Hg) Chemistry Of Galena And Some Associated Sulfosalts: A Reviewand Some New Data From Colorado, California And Pennsylvania. Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 363-382.
Eskimoite
Formula: Ag7Pb10Bi15S36
Description: May be heyrovskite
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.; Foord, E. E., & Shawe, D. R. (1989). The Pb-Bi-Ag-Cu-(Hg) Chemistry Of Galena And Some Associated Sulfosalts: A Reviewand Some New Data From Colorado, California And Pennsylvania. Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 363-382.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Rocks & Min 70:5 pp 298-310; Foord, E. E., & Shawe, D. R. (1989). The Pb-Bi-Ag-Cu-(Hg) Chemistry Of Galena And Some Associated Sulfosalts: A Reviewand Some New Data From Colorado, California And Pennsylvania. Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 363-382.
Friedrichite
Formula: Pb5Cu5Bi7S18
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.; Foord, E. E., & Shawe, D. R. (1989). The Pb-Bi-Ag-Cu-(Hg) Chemistry Of Galena And Some Associated Sulfosalts: A Reviewand Some New Data From Colorado, California And Pennsylvania. Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 363-382.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Rocks & Min.:59:34 & 64:144.; Foord, E. E., & Shawe, D. R. (1989). The Pb-Bi-Ag-Cu-(Hg) Chemistry Of Galena And Some Associated Sulfosalts: A Reviewand Some New Data From Colorado, California And Pennsylvania. Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 363-382.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Mines of the Great American Rift, R. W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Gustavite
Formula: AgPbBi3S6
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.; Foord, E. E., & Shawe, D. R. (1989). The Pb-Bi-Ag-Cu-(Hg) Chemistry Of Galena And Some Associated Sulfosalts: A Reviewand Some New Data From Colorado, California And Pennsylvania. Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 363-382.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Mines of the Great American Rift, R. W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983; Foord, E. E., & Shawe, D. R. (1989). The Pb-Bi-Ag-Cu-(Hg) Chemistry Of Galena And Some Associated Sulfosalts: A Reviewand Some New Data From Colorado, California And Pennsylvania. Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 363-382.
Heyrovskýite
Formula: Pb6Bi2S9
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.; Foord, E. E., & Shawe, D. R. (1989). The Pb-Bi-Ag-Cu-(Hg) Chemistry Of Galena And Some Associated Sulfosalts: A Reviewand Some New Data From Colorado, California And Pennsylvania. Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 363-382.
Hübnerite
Formula: MnWO4
Reference: Robert Stoufer collection--personal communication; 2009 New Mexico Mineral Symposium abstracts
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Lillianite
Formula: Pb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.; Foord, E. E., & Shawe, D. R. (1989). The Pb-Bi-Ag-Cu-(Hg) Chemistry Of Galena And Some Associated Sulfosalts: A Reviewand Some New Data From Colorado, California And Pennsylvania. Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 363-382.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Matildite
Formula: AgBiS2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Foord, E. E., & Shawe, D. R. (1989). The Pb-Bi-Ag-Cu-(Hg) Chemistry Of Galena And Some Associated Sulfosalts: A Reviewand Some New Data From Colorado, California And Pennsylvania. Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 363-382.
Muscovite var. Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Foord, E. E., & Shawe, D. R. (1989). The Pb-Bi-Ag-Cu-(Hg) Chemistry Of Galena And Some Associated Sulfosalts: A Reviewand Some New Data From Colorado, California And Pennsylvania. Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 363-382.
Neyite
Formula: Ag2Cu6Pb25Bi26S68
Description: Jo Dandy vein Silver analogue
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Petzite
Formula: Ag3AuTe2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Piemontite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Rocks & Min.:59:34 & 64:144.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rocks & Min 70:5 pp 298-310; Crook, Wilson W. and Oswald, Stanley G. (1979) Calaverite from the Idarado Mine. Friends of Mineralogy Colorado Chapter Newsletter: 2(1).; Foord, E. E., & Shawe, D. R. (1989) The Pb-Bi-Ag-Cu-(Hg) Chemistry Of Galena And Some Associated Sulfosalts: A Review and Some New Data From Colorado, California And Pennsylvania. Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 363-382.
Pyroxmangite
Formula: MnSiO3
Reference: Rocks & Min.:59:34 & 64:144.; Foord, E. E., & Shawe, D. R. (1989). The Pb-Bi-Ag-Cu-(Hg) Chemistry Of Galena And Some Associated Sulfosalts: A Reviewand Some New Data From Colorado, California And Pennsylvania. Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 363-382.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks & Min 70:5 pp 298-310; 2009 New Mexico Mineral Symposium abstracts; Crook, Wilson W. and Oswald, Stanley G. (1979) Calaverite from the Idarado Mine. Friends of Mineralogy Colorado Chapter Newsletter: 2(1).; Foord, E. E., & Shawe, D. R. (1989) The Pb-Bi-Ag-Cu-(Hg) Chemistry Of Galena And Some Associated Sulfosalts: A Reviewand Some New Data From Colorado, California And Pennsylvania. Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 363-382.
Quartz var. Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks & Min.:59:34 & 64:144.
Quartz var. Milky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Robert Stoufer collection--personal communication
Rhodonite
Formula: CaMn3Mn[Si5O15]
Reference: Mines of the Great American Rift, R. W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983; Foord, E. E., & Shawe, D. R. (1989). The Pb-Bi-Ag-Cu-(Hg) Chemistry Of Galena And Some Associated Sulfosalts: A Reviewand Some New Data From Colorado, California And Pennsylvania. Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 363-382.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Rocks & Min 70:5 pp 298-310; Foord, E. E., & Shawe, D. R. (1989). The Pb-Bi-Ag-Cu-(Hg) Chemistry Of Galena And Some Associated Sulfosalts: A Reviewand Some New Data From Colorado, California And Pennsylvania. Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 363-382.
Stromeyerite
Formula: AgCuS
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
'Tetrahedrite Subgroup'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4X2+2)Sb4S12S
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Vikingite
Formula: Ag5Pb8Bi13S30
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.; Foord, E. E., & Shawe, D. R. (1989). The Pb-Bi-Ag-Cu-(Hg) Chemistry Of Galena And Some Associated Sulfosalts: A Reviewand Some New Data From Colorado, California And Pennsylvania. Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 363-382.
'Wad'
Reference: Rocks & Min 70:5 pp 298-310
Zoisite
Formula: Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Reference: Foord, E. E., & Shawe, D. R. (1989). The Pb-Bi-Ag-Cu-(Hg) Chemistry Of Galena And Some Associated Sulfosalts: A Reviewand Some New Data From Colorado, California And Pennsylvania. Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 363-382.
Zoisite var. Thulite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al,Mn3+3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Foord, E. E., & Shawe, D. R. (1989). The Pb-Bi-Ag-Cu-(Hg) Chemistry Of Galena And Some Associated Sulfosalts: A Reviewand Some New Data From Colorado, California And Pennsylvania. Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 363-382.

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Aikinite2.HB.05aPbCuBiS3
Calaverite2.EA.10AuTe2
Carrollite2.DA.05Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Eskimoite2.JB.40bAg7Pb10Bi15S36
Friedrichite2.HB.05aPb5Cu5Bi7S18
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gustavite2.JB.40aAgPbBi3S6
Heyrovskýite2.JB.40bPb6Bi2S9
Lillianite2.JB.40aPb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
Matildite2.JA.20AgBiS2
Neyite2.JB.25iAg2Cu6Pb25Bi26S68
Petzite2.BA.75Ag3AuTe2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stromeyerite2.BA.40AgCuS
'Tetrahedrite Subgroup'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4X2+2)Sb4S12S
Vikingite2.JB.40aAg5Pb8Bi13S30
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hübnerite4.DB.30MnWO4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var. Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var. Milky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var. Manganese-bearing Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Mn)CO3
Dawsonite5.BB.10NaAlCO3(OH)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var. Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Piemontite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Pyroxmangite9.DO.05MnSiO3
Rhodonite9.DK.05CaMn3Mn[Si5O15]
Zoisite9.BG.10Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
var. Thulite9.BG.10{Ca2}{Al,Mn3+3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Wad'-

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
Petzite2.4.3.3Ag3AuTe2
Stromeyerite2.4.6.1AgCuS
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 = 3:4
Carrollite2.10.1.2Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Calaverite2.12.13.2AuTe2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Heyrovskýite3.3.3.1Pb6Bi2S9
'Tetrahedrite Subgroup'3.3.6.1Cu6(Cu4X2+2)Sb4S12S
ø = 3
Aikinite3.4.5.1PbCuBiS3
Friedrichite3.4.5.5Pb5Cu5Bi7S18
Gustavite3.4.15.3AgPbBi3S6
Lillianite3.4.15.1Pb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
2.5 < ø < 3
Neyite3.5.1.1Ag2Cu6Pb25Bi26S68
2 < ø < 2.49
Eskimoite3.6.2.1Ag7Pb10Bi15S36
Vikingite3.6.11.1Ag5Pb8Bi13S30
ø = 2
Matildite3.7.1.1AgBiS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Dawsonite16a.3.8.1NaAlCO3(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Hübnerite48.1.1.1MnWO4
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)
Piemontite58.2.1a.11{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Zoisite58.2.1b.1Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1CaMn3Mn[Si5O15]
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=7
Pyroxmangite65.6.1.1MnSiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Calcite
var. Manganese-bearing Calcite
-(Ca,Mn)CO3
'Chlorite Group'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite
var. Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
var. Amethyst
-SiO2
var. Milky Quartz-SiO2
'Wad'-
Zoisite
var. Thulite
-{Ca2}{Al,Mn3+3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Zoisite var. Thulite{Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Muscovite var. SericiteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C Calcite var. Manganese-bearing Calcite(Ca,Mn)CO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
OOxygen
O Calcite var. Manganese-bearing Calcite(Ca,Mn)CO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Quartz var. AmethystSiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O PyroxmangiteMnSiO3
O AnglesitePbSO4
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O HematiteFe2O3
O RhodoniteCaMn3Mn[Si5O15]
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O HübneriteMnWO4
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Quartz var. Milky QuartzSiO2
O Zoisite var. Thulite{Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Muscovite var. SericiteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Zoisite var. Thulite{Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Muscovite var. SericiteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Quartz var. AmethystSiO2
Si Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si PyroxmangiteMnSiO3
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si RhodoniteCaMn3Mn[Si5O15]
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Quartz var. Milky QuartzSiO2
Si Zoisite var. Thulite{Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Muscovite var. SericiteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BaryteBaSO4
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S DigeniteCu9S5
S AnglesitePbSO4
S PyriteFeS2
S AikinitePbCuBiS3
S FriedrichitePb5Cu5Bi7S18
S CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
S EskimoiteAg7Pb10Bi15S36
S MatilditeAgBiS2
S GustaviteAgPbBi3S6
S LillianitePb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
S HeyrovskýitePb6Bi2S9
S VikingiteAg5Pb8Bi13S30
S NeyiteAg2Cu6Pb25Bi26S68
S StromeyeriteAgCuS
S Tetrahedrite SubgroupCu6(Cu4X22+)Sb4S12S
KPotassium
K Muscovite var. SericiteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Calcite var. Manganese-bearing Calcite(Ca,Mn)CO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca RhodoniteCaMn3Mn[Si5O15]
Ca Zoisite var. Thulite{Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
MnManganese
Mn Calcite var. Manganese-bearing Calcite(Ca,Mn)CO3
Mn Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Mn PyroxmangiteMnSiO3
Mn RhodoniteCaMn3Mn[Si5O15]
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn HübneriteMnWO4
Mn Zoisite var. Thulite{Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
CoCobalt
Co CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
NiNickel
Ni CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu AikinitePbCuBiS3
Cu FriedrichitePb5Cu5Bi7S18
Cu CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
Cu NeyiteAg2Cu6Pb25Bi26S68
Cu StromeyeriteAgCuS
Cu Tetrahedrite SubgroupCu6(Cu4X22+)Sb4S12S
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AgSilver
Ag EskimoiteAg7Pb10Bi15S36
Ag MatilditeAgBiS2
Ag GustaviteAgPbBi3S6
Ag LillianitePb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
Ag VikingiteAg5Pb8Bi13S30
Ag NeyiteAg2Cu6Pb25Bi26S68
Ag PetziteAg3AuTe2
Ag StromeyeriteAgCuS
SbAntimony
Sb Tetrahedrite SubgroupCu6(Cu4X22+)Sb4S12S
TeTellurium
Te PetziteAg3AuTe2
Te CalaveriteAuTe2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
WTungsten
W HübneriteMnWO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au PetziteAg3AuTe2
Au CalaveriteAuTe2
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb AikinitePbCuBiS3
Pb FriedrichitePb5Cu5Bi7S18
Pb EskimoiteAg7Pb10Bi15S36
Pb GustaviteAgPbBi3S6
Pb LillianitePb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
Pb HeyrovskýitePb6Bi2S9
Pb VikingiteAg5Pb8Bi13S30
Pb NeyiteAg2Cu6Pb25Bi26S68
BiBismuth
Bi AikinitePbCuBiS3
Bi FriedrichitePb5Cu5Bi7S18
Bi EskimoiteAg7Pb10Bi15S36
Bi MatilditeAgBiS2
Bi GustaviteAgPbBi3S6
Bi LillianitePb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
Bi HeyrovskýitePb6Bi2S9
Bi VikingiteAg5Pb8Bi13S30
Bi NeyiteAg2Cu6Pb25Bi26S68

References

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Holmes, R.W. and Kennedy, M.B. (1983) Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift.
Foord, E.E. and Shawe, D.R. (1989) The Pb-Bi-Ag-Cu-(Hg) Chemistry Of Galena And Some Associated Sulfosalts: A Review and Some New Data From Colorado, California And Pennsylvania. Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 363-382.
Rocks & Minerals (1984) 59: 34.
Rocks & Minerals (1989) 64: 144.
Rocks & Minerals (1995) 70(5): 298-310.
Eckel, Edwin B. (1997) Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised.
Crook, Wilson W. and Oswald, Stanley G. (1979) Calaverite from the Idarado Mine. Friends of Mineralogy Colorado Chapter Newsletter: 2(1). (see link below)
Hillebrand, James R. (1968) The Idarado Mine. New Mexico Geological Society 19th Annual Fall Field Conference Guidebook: 130-140.

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