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Branch Mint mine, Galena Mining District, Lawrence Co., South Dakota, USAi
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Branch Mint mineMine
Galena Mining DistrictMining District
Lawrence Co.County
South DakotaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
44° 20' 8'' North , 104° 22' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Deadwood1,258 (2017)9.0km
Lead2,999 (2017)10.8km
Central City130 (2017)11.7km
Sturgis6,688 (2017)12.8km
Whitewood919 (2017)14.0km


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: SDSMT Bull 18 Roberts and Rapp "Mineralogy of the Black Hills"
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: SDSMT Bull 18 Roberts and Rapp "Mineralogy of the Black Hills"
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: SDSMT Bull 18 Roberts and Rapp "Mineralogy of the Black Hills"
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: SDSMT Bull 18 Roberts and Rapp "Mineralogy of the Black Hills"

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O CerussitePbCO3
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Mines and Technology (1970) 285 Pp
Rtiary Age of the Northern Black Hills South Dakota (1970) 110
S South Dakota School of Mines Bull 15 (1927) Pp 102-107
School of Mines Bull 7 (1937) P 96
Part I: Bumines Ic (7688) 1954 P31

USGS MRDS Record:10250781
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