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Highland Mining District (Siberia Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USAi
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Highland Mining District (Siberia Mining District)Mining District
Silver Bow Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° North , 112° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~42km
Locality type:Mining District
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


20 miles ENE of Divide. Au, Ag.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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33 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"; USGS Bull 574
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"; USGS Bull 574
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"; USGS Bull 574
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"; USGS Bull 574
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Copper
Formula: Cu
'Copper Stain'
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
Curite
Formula: Pb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"; USGS Bull 574
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"; USGS Bull 574
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: USGS Bull 574
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"; USGS Bull 574
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Mica Group'
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Montanite (TL)
Formula: Bi2(TeO6) · 2H2O
Description: Occurs as an alteration product of Tetradymite.
Reference: American Journal of Science (1868): 95: 318; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 637.; USGS Bull 574
Powellite
Formula: Ca(MoO4)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"; USGS Bull 574
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"; USGS Bull 574
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"; USGS Bull 574
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"; USGS Bull 574
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tellurobismuthite
Formula: Bi2Te3
Reference: Gobla, M.J. (2012) Montana mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 87, #3, 208-240.
Tetradymite
Formula: Bi2Te2S
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"; Genth F A (1868) Contributions to mineralogy - No. VII, The American Journal of Science and Arts, 95, 305-321; USGS Bull 574
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Zoisite
Formula: Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Reference: USGS Bull 574

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tellurobismuthite2.DC.05Bi2Te3
Tetradymite2.DC.05Bi2Te2S
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Curite4.GB.55Pb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Montanite (TL)7.CD.60Bi2(TeO6) · 2H2O
Powellite7.GA.05Ca(MoO4)
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Zoisite9.BG.10Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Copper Stain'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Mica Group'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

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
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Tellurobismuthite2.11.7.2Bi2Te3
Tetradymite2.11.7.1Bi2Te2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
Miscellaneous
Curite5.9.3.1Pb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
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
Group 33 - SELENATES AND TELLURATES
(AB)m(XO6)·xH2O, where x can equal zero
Montanite (TL)33.2.2.1Bi2(TeO6) · 2H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Powellite48.1.2.2Ca(MoO4)
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
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)
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
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
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.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Copper Stain'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Mica Group'-
Quartz
var: Jasper
-SiO2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MontaniteBi2(TeO6) · 2H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H CuritePb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O MontaniteBi2(TeO6) · 2H2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O QuartzSiO2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O PowelliteCa(MoO4)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O CuritePb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
O CerussitePbCO3
O HematiteFe2O3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S TetradymiteBi2Te2S
S AcanthiteAg2S
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S SphaleriteZnS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu CopperCu
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
MoMolybdenum
Mo PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
TeTellurium
Te MontaniteBi2(TeO6) · 2H2O
Te TetradymiteBi2Te2S
Te TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CuritePb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
Pb CerussitePbCO3
BiBismuth
Bi MontaniteBi2(TeO6) · 2H2O
Bi TetradymiteBi2Te2S
Bi TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
UUranium
U CuritePb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O

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