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Buttle Lake, Vancouver Island, Alberni Mining Division, British Columbia, Canadai
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Buttle LakeLake
Vancouver IslandIsland
Alberni Mining DivisionDivision
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 49° 34' North , 125° 36' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 49.56667,-125.60000
GeoHash:G#: c0y9vzkfg
Locality type:Lake
Köppen climate type:Cfc : Subpolar oceanic climate


Triassic tholeiitic pillow lava which has undergone low-grade metamorphism.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate
Vancouver Island, Alberni Mining Division/Nanaimo Mining Division/Victoria Mining Division, British Columbia, CanadaIsland

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27 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.50,517
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.50,517
Anilite
Formula: Cu7S4
Reference: Economic Geology,(1996) Vol. 91-3, pp.507-526
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: MINFILE No 092F 330
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.50,517
Colusite
Formula: Cu13VAs3S16
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: BC Minfile
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: BC Minfile
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: MINFILE No 092F 330
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.50,517
Galena
Formula: PbS
Gold
Formula: Au
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.50,281,517
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.50,517
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.50,517
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.50,517
'Pumpellyite'
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.50,517
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: BC Minfile
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Renierite
Formula: (Cu1+,Zn)11Fe4(Ge4+,As5+)2S16
Reference: Economic Geology,(1996) Vol. 91-3, pp.507-526
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Stromeyerite
Formula: AgCuS
Reference: BC Minfile
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: BC Minfile
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Wairakite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.50,517

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Anilite2.BA.10Cu7S4
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Colusite2.CB.30Cu13VAs3S16
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Renierite2.CB.35a(Cu1+,Zn)11Fe4(Ge4+,As5+)2S16
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stromeyerite2.BA.40AgCuS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Wairakite9.GB.05Ca(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Pumpellyite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Anilite2.4.7.5Cu7S4
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
Stromeyerite2.4.6.1AgCuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Renierite2.9.4.1(Cu1+,Zn)11Fe4(Ge4+,As5+)2S16
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Colusite3.1.1.1Cu13VAs3S16
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
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)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
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
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Wairakite77.1.1.3Ca(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Pumpellyite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H WairakiteCa(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
OOxygen
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
O WairakiteCa(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al WairakiteCa(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si WairakiteCa(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S BaryteBaSO4
S AniliteCu7S4
S ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
S Renierite(Cu1+,Zn)11Fe4(Ge4+,As5+)2S16
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ChalcociteCu2S
S StromeyeriteAgCuS
S DigeniteCu9S5
S CovelliteCuS
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca WairakiteCa(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
VVanadium
V ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Renierite(Cu1+,Zn)11Fe4(Ge4+,As5+)2S16
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu AniliteCu7S4
Cu ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
Cu Renierite(Cu1+,Zn)11Fe4(Ge4+,As5+)2S16
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu StromeyeriteAgCuS
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu CovelliteCuS
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Renierite(Cu1+,Zn)11Fe4(Ge4+,As5+)2S16
GeGermanium
Ge Renierite(Cu1+,Zn)11Fe4(Ge4+,As5+)2S16
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
As ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
As Renierite(Cu1+,Zn)11Fe4(Ge4+,As5+)2S16
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag StromeyeriteAgCuS
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
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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Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3188141
Mesozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Mafic volcanic 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]

Late Devonian - Middle Devonian
358.9 - 393.3 Ma



ID: 3428777
Sicker Group

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 393.3 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Sicker Group

Description: Basalt to rhyolite volcanic tuff, breccia, argillite, cherty tuff, pillowed flows, tuffaceous sediment (92E, F).

Comments: Wrangellia terrane

Lithology: Undivided volcanic rocks

Reference: Cui, Y., Miller, D., Schiarizza, P., and Diakow, L.J. British Columbia digital geology. British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, British Columbia Geological Survey Open File 2017-8. [205]

Late Devonian - Middle Devonian
358.9 - 393.3 Ma



ID: 659336
Sicker Group

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 393.3 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Sicker Group

Description: Basalt to rhyolite volcanic tuff, breccia, argillite, cherty tuff, pillowed flows, tuffaceous sediment (92E, F).

Comments: N.W.D. Massey, P.J. Desjardins, and E.C. Grunsky, 1994, Geological Compilation of Vancouver Island, OF 1994-6, BCGS

Lithology: Undivided volcanic rocks

Reference: B.C. Geological Survey. British Columbia Digital Geology. [3]

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

References

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