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Boulder Creek Mining District, Custer Co., Idaho, USAi
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Boulder Creek Mining DistrictMining District
Custer Co.County
IdahoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
44° North , 114° West (est.)
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~90km
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North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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29 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
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.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: From USGS MRDS database
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Geocronite
Formula: Pb14(Sb,As)6S23
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Goslarite
Formula: ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Wurtzite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Geocronite2.JB.30aPb14(Sb,As)6S23
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Wurtzite2.CB.45(Zn,Fe)S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Goslarite7.CB.40ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
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
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Geocronite3.3.1.2Pb14(Sb,As)6S23
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
ø = 3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Goslarite29.6.11.2ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CerussitePbCO3
O GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CupriteCu2O
O QuartzSiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O AnglesitePbSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O SideriteFeCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
S Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
S SphaleriteZnS
S GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S AnglesitePbSO4
S CovelliteCuS
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe SideriteFeCO3
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
ZnZinc
Zn GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Zn Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
SbAntimony
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Sb GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Pb GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23
Pb AnglesitePbSO4

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