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Yankee Fork Mining District, Custer Co., Idaho, USAi
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Yankee Fork Mining DistrictMining District
Custer Co.County
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44° North , 114° West (est.)
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~90km
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Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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32 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Aguilarite
Formula: Ag4SeS
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Brannerite
Formula: UTi2O6
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Euxenite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; Econ Geol (1988) 83:626-636
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
'Hornblende'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Econ Geol (1985) 80:1277-1296
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Econ Geol (1985) 80:1277-1296
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Miargyrite
Formula: AgSbS2
Naumannite
Formula: Ag2Se
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 28 localities in this region.
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Selenostephanite
Formula: Ag5Sb(Se,S)4
Reference: www.cannonmicroprobe.com/Mineral_Specimens.htm
Silver
Formula: Ag
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Stephanite
Formula: Ag5SbS4
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
'Wad'
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Aguilarite2.BA.55Ag4SeS
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Miargyrite2.HA.10AgSbS2
Naumannite2.BA.55Ag2Se
Polybasite2.GB.15[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Selenostephanite2.GB.10Ag5Sb(Se,S)4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stephanite2.GB.10Ag5SbS4
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Brannerite4.DH.05UTi2O6
Euxenite-(Y)4.DG.05(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Wad'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Aguilarite2.4.1.3Ag4SeS
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Naumannite2.4.1.2Ag2Se
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Polybasite3.1.7.2[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
Selenostephanite3.2.4.2Ag5Sb(Se,S)4
Stephanite3.2.4.1Ag5SbS4
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
ø = 3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
ø = 2
Miargyrite3.7.3.2AgSbS2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Brannerite8.3.4.1UTi2O6
Euxenite-(Y)8.3.8.2(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
O BranneriteUTi2O6
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
SSulfur
S AguilariteAg4SeS
S AcanthiteAg2S
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S MiargyriteAgSbS2
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S GalenaPbS
S StephaniteAg5SbS4
S SelenostephaniteAg5Sb(Se,S)4
S BaryteBaSO4
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca FluoriteCaF2
TiTitanium
Ti BranneriteUTi2O6
Ti Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
CuCopper
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
As Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
SeSelenium
Se AguilariteAg4SeS
Se NaumanniteAg2Se
Se SelenostephaniteAg5Sb(Se,S)4
YYttrium
Y Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
AgSilver
Ag AguilariteAg4SeS
Ag NaumanniteAg2Se
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag MiargyriteAgSbS2
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag SilverAg
Ag StephaniteAg5SbS4
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag SelenostephaniteAg5Sb(Se,S)4
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb MiargyriteAgSbS2
Sb StephaniteAg5SbS4
Sb SelenostephaniteAg5Sb(Se,S)4
Sb Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
CeCerium
Ce Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
TaTantalum
Ta Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
ThThorium
Th Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
UUranium
U BranneriteUTi2O6
U Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6

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