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Society Girl Mine, Moyie, Fort Steele Mining Division, British Columbia, Canadai
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Society Girl MineMine
Moyie- not defined -
Fort Steele Mining DivisionDivision
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
49° 16' 30'' North , 115° 48' 24'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Cranbrook18,610 (2008)25.1km
Kimberley6,513 (2014)45.7km
Yaak248 (2011)49.6km


Small lead-zinc deposit mined in the early 20th century. The mine had one of the few weathered zones in British Columbia that contained Pyromorphite and Cerussite. Almost all Pyromorphite and Cerussite samples have been recovered from the mine dump.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Ellis Thomson (1918) Some Canadian cerussite crystals. American Mineralogist 3:41-43
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
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: 205.; Oliver Bowles Pyromorphite from British Columbia, Canada Am J Sci July 1, 1909 Series 4 Vol. 28:40-44; ; Ellis Thomson (1918) Some Canadian cerussite crystals. American Mineralogist 3:41-43
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Ellis Thomson (1918) Some Canadian cerussite crystals. American Mineralogist 3:41-43
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Oliver Bowles Pyromorphite from British Columbia, Canada Am J Sci July 1, 1909 Series 4 Vol. 28:40-44; ; Ellis Thomson (1918) Some Canadian cerussite crystals. American Mineralogist 3:41-43
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Ellis Thomson (1918) Some Canadian cerussite crystals. American Mineralogist 3:41-43
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Ellis Thomson (1918) Some Canadian cerussite crystals. American Mineralogist 3:41-43
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Oliver Bowles Pyromorphite from British Columbia, Canada Am J Sci July 1, 1909 Series 4 Vol. 28:40-44; ; Ellis Thomson (1918) Some Canadian cerussite crystals. American Mineralogist 3:41-43
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ellis Thomson (1918) Some Canadian cerussite crystals. American Mineralogist 3:41-43
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Ellis Thomson (1918) Some Canadian cerussite crystals. American Mineralogist 3:41-43

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CerussitePbCO3
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
SiSilicon
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb GalenaPbS

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Ingelson A. (1984) Mineral Occurrences in Western Canada; Mineralogical Record, v. 15 no. 2 pp. 89-94


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