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Idaho City Mining District, Boise Co., Idaho, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
43° North , 115° West (est.)
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Margin of Error:
~62km
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North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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23 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
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.
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Fergusonite'
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
Fergusonite-(Y)
Formula: YNbO4
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Galena
Formula: PbS
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Monazite'
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Dake, 1956. NW Gem Trails, 2nd ed.
Opal var: Fire Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Dake, 1956. NW Gem Trails, 2nd ed.
Platinum
Formula: Pt
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Polycrase-(Y)
Formula: Y(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
Samarskite-(Y)
Formula: YFe3+Nb2O8
Silver
Formula: Ag
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Stephanite
Formula: Ag5SbS4
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Platinum1.AF.10Pt
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stephanite2.GB.10Ag5SbS4
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Fire Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Polycrase-(Y)4.DG.05Y(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Samarskite-(Y)4.DB.25YFe3+Nb2O8
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Fergusonite-(Y)7.GA.05YNbO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Fergusonite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Monazite'-

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
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Platinum1.2.1.1Pt
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Stephanite3.2.4.1Ag5SbS4
ø = 3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Fergusonite-(Y)8.1.1.1YNbO4
Samarskite-(Y)8.1.11.1YFe3+Nb2O8
AB2O6
Polycrase-(Y)8.3.8.1Y(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Fergusonite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Monazite'-
Opal
var: Fire Opal
-SiO2 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Opal (var: Fire Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Polycrase-(Y)Y(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
OOxygen
O Opal (var: Fire Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Samarskite-(Y)YFe3+Nb2O8
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Fergusonite-(Y)YNbO4
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Polycrase-(Y)Y(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
SiSilicon
Si Opal (var: Fire Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
SSulfur
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S StephaniteAg5SbS4
S StibniteSb2S3
S PyriteFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S CinnabarHgS
S AcanthiteAg2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti Polycrase-(Y)Y(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
FeIron
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Samarskite-(Y)YFe3+Nb2O8
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
YYttrium
Y Samarskite-(Y)YFe3+Nb2O8
Y Fergusonite-(Y)YNbO4
Y Polycrase-(Y)Y(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Samarskite-(Y)YFe3+Nb2O8
Nb Fergusonite-(Y)YNbO4
Nb Polycrase-(Y)Y(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag StephaniteAg5SbS4
Ag SilverAg
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
SbAntimony
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb StephaniteAg5SbS4
Sb StibniteSb2S3
PtPlatinum
Pt PlatinumPt
AuGold
Au GoldAu
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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