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Cornucopia Mining District, Baker Co., Oregon, USAi
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Cornucopia Mining DistrictMining District
Baker Co.County
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USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
44° North , 117° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~83km
Locality type:


62 miles NE of Baker City. Au, Ag. Also tellurides.

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14 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
Coloradoite
Formula: HgTe
Reference: Robert C. Smith, II, Ph.D., P.G. My collection. Quantitative SEM/EDS. Purchased from Ralph Merrill, Minerals Unlimited circa 1970
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
'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
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Petzite
Formula: Ag3AuTe2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
Stützite
Formula: Ag5-xTe3, x = 0.24-0.36
Reference: Robert C. Smith, II, Ph.D., P.G. My collection. Quantitative SEM/EDS. Purchased from Ralph Merrill, Minerals Unlimited circa 1970
Sylvanite
Formula: (Au,Ag)2Te4
'Tetrahedrite'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Coloradoite2.CB.05aHgTe
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Petzite2.BA.75Ag3AuTe2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stützite2.BA.65Ag5-xTe3, x = 0.24-0.36
Sylvanite2.EA.05(Au,Ag)2Te4
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

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
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
Petzite2.4.3.3Ag3AuTe2
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Coloradoite2.8.2.5HgTe
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
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sylvanite2.12.13.3(Au,Ag)2Te4
Miscellaneous
Stützite2.16.13.1Ag5-xTe3, x = 0.24-0.36
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
'Tetrahedrite'3.3.6.1Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
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 MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CupriteCu2O
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O CalciteCaCO3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CupriteCu2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AgSilver
Ag PetziteAg3AuTe2
Ag Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag StütziteAg5-xTe3, x = 0.24-0.36
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
TeTellurium
Te PetziteAg3AuTe2
Te Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te ColoradoiteHgTe
Te StütziteAg5-xTe3, x = 0.24-0.36
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au PetziteAg3AuTe2
Au Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
HgMercury
Hg ColoradoiteHgTe
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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