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Ruby Basin Mining District, Lawrence Co., South Dakota, USAi
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Ruby Basin Mining DistrictMining District
Lawrence Co.County
South DakotaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
44° North , 103° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~37km
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: SDSMT Bull 18 Roberts and Rapp "Mineralogy of the Black Hills"
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: R&M 75:3 pp 156-169
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Emmonsite
Formula: Fe3+2(TeO3)3 · 2H2O
Reference: SDSMT Bull 18 Roberts and Rapp "Mineralogy of the Black Hills"
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
'Glauconite'
Formula: (K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: SDSMT Bull 18 Roberts and Rapp "Mineralogy of the Black Hills"
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Natrojarosite
Formula: NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Description: Occurs as coatings and fillings cavities in quartzite.
Reference: 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: 564.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Silver
Formula: Ag
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: SDSMT Bull 18 Roberts and Rapp "Mineralogy of the Black Hills"
Sylvanite
Formula: (Au,Ag)2Te4
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
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Sylvanite2.EA.05(Au,Ag)2Te4
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Emmonsite4.JM.10Fe3+2(TeO3)3 · 2H2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Natrojarosite7.BC.10NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Glauconite'-(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2

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 = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Sylvanite2.12.13.3(Au,Ag)2Te4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 34 - SELENITES, TELLURITES AND SULFITES
A2(XO3)3·xH2O
Emmonsite34.3.3.1Fe3+2(TeO3)3 · 2H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
'Glauconite'71.2.2a.5(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
Natrojarosite-NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
H EmmonsiteFe23+(TeO3)3 · 2H2O
H Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
OOxygen
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
O QuartzSiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O EmmonsiteFe23+(TeO3)3 · 2H2O
O Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Na Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
SSulfur
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
S BaryteBaSO4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S StibniteSb2S3
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe EmmonsiteFe23+(TeO3)3 · 2H2O
Fe Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
TeTellurium
Te Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Te EmmonsiteFe23+(TeO3)3 · 2H2O
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4

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