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Big Indian Copper Mine, Big Indian Mining District (Big Indian Wash - Lisbon Valley area), San Juan Co., Utah, USAi
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Big Indian Copper MineMine
Big Indian Mining District (Big Indian Wash - Lisbon Valley area)Mining District
San Juan Co.County
UtahState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° North , 109° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~69km
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


32 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: R&M 68:6 p372-380
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; Econ Geol (1986) 81:1853-1866; Carl L. Ege (2005) Selected Mining Districts of Utah. Utah Geological Survey Miscellaneous Publication 05-5
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: R&M 68:6 p372-380; Econ Geol (1986) 81:1853-1866
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Econ Geol (1986) 81:1853-1866
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: R&M 68:6 p372-380; Econ Geol (1986) 81:1853-1866
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Econ Geol (1986) 81:1853-1866
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; Econ Geol (1986) 81:1853-1866; Carl L. Ege (2005) Selected Mining Districts of Utah. Utah Geological Survey Miscellaneous Publication 05-5
Chalcophyllite
Formula: Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Reference: R&M 68:6 p372-380
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; Econ Geol (1986) 81:1853-1866
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: R&M 68:6 p372-380
Clinoclase
Formula: Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Reference: R&M 68:6 p372-380
Conichalcite
Formula: CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: R&M 68:6 p372-380
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: R&M 68:6 p372-380; Econ Geol (1986) 81:1853-1866; Carl L. Ege (2005) Selected Mining Districts of Utah. Utah Geological Survey Miscellaneous Publication 05-5
Cornwallite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Reference: R&M 68:6 p372-380
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; Econ Geol (1986) 81:1853-1866
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; Econ Geol (1986) 81:1853-1866; Carl L. Ege (2005) Selected Mining Districts of Utah. Utah Geological Survey Miscellaneous Publication 05-5
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: R&M 68:6 p372-380
Djurleite
Formula: Cu31S16
Reference: R&M 68:6 p372-380
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Econ Geol (1986) 81:1853-1866
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: R&M 68:6 p372-380
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: R&M 68:6 p372-380; Econ Geol (1986) 81:1853-1866
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Econ Geol (1986) 81:1853-1866
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: R&M 68:6 p372-380; Econ Geol (1986) 81:1853-1866
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; Econ Geol (1986) 81:1853-1866; Carl L. Ege (2005) Selected Mining Districts of Utah. Utah Geological Survey Miscellaneous Publication 05-5
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: R&M 68:6 p372-380
'Psilomelane'
Formula: Mn, O
Reference: R&M 68:6 p372-380
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: R&M 68:6 p372-380
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: R&M 68:6 p372-380
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Reference: R&M 68:6 p372-380; Econ Geol (1986) 81:1853-1866
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: R&M 68:6 p372-380
Tyrolite
Formula: Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Reference: R&M 68:6 p372-380
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: R&M 68:6 p372-380

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Djurleite2.BA.05Cu31S16
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Chalcophyllite8.DF.30Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Clinoclase8.BE.20Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Conichalcite8.BH.35CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Cornwallite8.BD.05Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Olivenite8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Tyrolite8.DM.10Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
Djurleite2.4.7.2Cu31S16
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
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
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)Zq
Clinoclase41.3.1.1Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Cornwallite41.4.2.2Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Conichalcite41.5.1.2CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
A2(XO4)Zq
Olivenite41.6.6.1Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Tyrolite42.4.3.1Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Hydrated Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Chalcophyllite43.5.14.1Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
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.
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
H ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
H CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
H TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
C CalciteCaCO3
C TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CupriteCu2O
O ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
O ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
O CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
O PsilomelaneMn, O
O QuartzSiO2
O TenoriteCuO
O TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O CelestineSrSO4
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
S BaryteBaSO4
S DigeniteCu9S5
S DjurleiteCu31S16
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S SphaleriteZnS
S TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S CelestineSrSO4
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Ca TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MnManganese
Mn PsilomelaneMn, O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Cu ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Cu CopperCu
Cu CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu DjurleiteCu31S16
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
Cu TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
ZnZinc
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
AsArsenic
As ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
As ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
As ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
As CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
As TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
As TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)

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