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Buick Mine (Amax Buick Mine; Moloc Mine), Bixby, Viburnum Trend District, Iron Co., Missouri, USAi
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Buick Mine (Amax Buick Mine; Moloc Mine)Mine
Bixby- not defined -
Viburnum Trend DistrictMining District
Iron Co.County
MissouriState
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° 36' 15'' North , 91° 7' 19'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Viburnum662 (2017)12.4km
Bunker400 (2017)18.2km
Centerville188 (2017)23.7km
Caledonia130 (2017)35.4km
Salem4,992 (2017)36.7km


A lead-zinc mine formerly owned by Homestake Mining Co. and operated by AMAX Lead Co. Produced 1,360,000 tons of ore in 1984 @ 8.1% Pb & 1.8% Zn. Currently (2009) the mine is owned by the Doe Run Corporation.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


22 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anilite
Formula: Cu7S4
Reference: R&M 73:2 pp 98-117
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Rocks & Min.:64:23,25-26.
Bieberite ?
Formula: CoSO4 · 7H2O
Description: Id based on dealers label. Not confirmed
Reference: Kevin Conroy Collection
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: R&M 73:2 pp 98-117; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
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.
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: R&M 73:2 pp 98-117; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: R&M 73:2 pp 98-117; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: R&M 73:2 pp 98-117
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; Econ Geol. (1995) 90:1875-1910
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Linnaeite
Formula: Co2+Co3+2S4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey,2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S Geological Survey,Reston,Virginia
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Lapis 17(1), 15-23 (1992)
Polydymite
Formula: Ni2+Ni3+2S4
Reference: Lapis 17(1), 15-23 (1992); U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rocks & Min.:64:23,25-26.; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Rocks & Min.:64:23,25-26.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Lapis 17(1), 15-23 (1992); U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Siegenite
Formula: CoNi2S4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; Econ Geol (1992) 87:1897-1905
Vaesite
Formula: NiS2
Reference: R&M 73:2 pp 98-117
Wurtzite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Reference: R&M 73:2 pp 98-117

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Anilite2.BA.10Cu7S4
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Linnaeite2.DA.05Co2+Co3+2S4
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Polydymite2.DA.05Ni2+Ni3+2S4
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Siegenite2.DA.05CoNi2S4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Vaesite2.EB.05aNiS2
Wurtzite2.CB.45(Zn,Fe)S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Bieberite ?7.CB.35CoSO4 · 7H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Dickite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Anilite2.4.7.5Cu7S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Wurtzite2.8.7.1(Zn,Fe)S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Linnaeite2.10.1.1Co2+Co3+2S4
Polydymite2.10.1.7Ni2+Ni3+2S4
Siegenite2.10.1.6CoNi2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Vaesite2.12.1.2NiS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Bieberite ?29.6.10.4CoSO4 · 7H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Dickite71.1.1.1Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H BieberiteCoSO4 · 7H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O BieberiteCoSO4 · 7H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SiegeniteCoNi2S4
S GalenaPbS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S SphaleriteZnS
S MilleriteNiS
S PolydymiteNi2+Ni23+S4
S AniliteCu7S4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S VaesiteNiS2
S Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
S Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
S LinnaeiteCo2+Co23+S4
S BieberiteCoSO4 · 7H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
CoCobalt
Co SiegeniteCoNi2S4
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Co LinnaeiteCo2+Co23+S4
Co BieberiteCoSO4 · 7H2O
NiNickel
Ni SiegeniteCoNi2S4
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni PolydymiteNi2+Ni23+S4
Ni VaesiteNiS2
Ni Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu AniliteCu7S4
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187973
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

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]

Early Ordovician
470 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 2742491
Gasconade Dolomite

Age: Early Ordovician (470 - 485.4 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Gasconade Dolomite

Description: Coarse - crystalline cherty dolomite with a basal Gunter Sandstone Member.

Comments: IN SOUTHEAST MO-Gasconade Dolomite- (700 ft max) coarsely crystalline cherty dolomite with basal sandstone member; Gunter Sandstone Member- (30 ft. max) quartzose sandstone. Host to barite deposits on the northwest flank of Ozark Uplift. Original map source: Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Geological Survey and Resource Assessment Division, 2005, Bedrock geology, State of Missouri: Missouri Department of Natural Resources, scale 1:500,000.

Lithology: Major:{dolostone}, Minor:{sandstone}

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]

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

References

Sort by

Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- Rocks & Minerals: 64: 23, 25-26
- Mining Annual review (1985): 326
- Min. Yearbook (1988)-Zinc: 9.
- Econ Geol (1988) 83:140-152
- The Mineralogical Record: 15: 37-39
- American Mineral Treasures (Lithographie, LLC; 2008); pages 66-73.


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