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Blue Jacket Mine (Blue Jacket-Queen Group; Bucket), Cuprum, Seven Devils District, Adams Co., Idaho, USAi
Regional Level Types
Blue Jacket Mine (Blue Jacket-Queen Group; Bucket)Mine
Cuprum- not defined -
Seven Devils DistrictMining District
Adams Co.County
IdahoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 7' 34'' North , 116° 38' 25'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.12622,-116.64035
GeoHash:G#: c2j09ycp6
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
New Meadows471 (2017)32.9km
Riggins418 (2017)41.6km
Halfway291 (2017)46.2km
Council808 (2017)46.8km


A copper mine located near Cuprum.

Ref:
Rocks & Min.:9:170.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Chabazite'
Habit: rhombohedra to 2mm across
Colour: amber
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, 115
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, 115
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Stilbite-Ca
Formula: NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, 115
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Stilbite-Ca9.GE.10NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Heulandite subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Stilbite-Ca77.1.4.3NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Heulandite subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
O CupriteCu2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
NaSodium
Na Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S CovelliteCuS
S AcanthiteAg2S
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 2107734
Blue Mountains island arc, quartz diorite and tonalite

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Major:: {hornblende quartz diorite, tonalite}

Reference: Zientek, M.L., P.D. Derkey, R.J. Miller, J.D. Causet et al. Spatial Databases for the Geology of the Northern Rocky Mountains - Idaho, Montana, and Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1235 Version 1.0. [25]

Triassic - Permian
201.3 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3003027
Seven Devils Group

Age: Phanerozoic (201.3 - 298.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Windy Ridge Formation; Hunsaker Creek Formation; Wild Sheep Creek Formation; Doyle Creek Formation

Description: Basaltic to rhyolitic (largely mafic) arc-derived volcanic and volcaniclastic rocks of the Wallowa terrane; includes minor limestone. Composed of Windy Ridge, Hunsaker Creek, Wild Sheep Creek, and Doyle Creek formations. (Mesozoic-Paleozoic Rocks of the Blue Mountains Island-Arc Complex).

Comments: Original map source: Lewis, Reed S., Link, Paul K., Stanford, Loudon R., and Long, Sean P., Geologic Map of Idaho, 2012, Idaho Geological Survey, Geologic Map 9 (M-9); Scale 1:750,000.

Lithology: Major:{basalt,rhyolite}, Minor:{limestone}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

Triassic - Permian
201.3 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3192989
Paleozoic-Mesozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (201.3 - 298.9 Ma)

Comments: Blue Mountains

Lithology: Mafic-intermediate volcanic rocks; sandstone,shale,carbonate,conglomerate,chert

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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