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Elkhorn Mining District (Three Forks Mining District; Slater Mining District), Routt Co., Colorado, USAi
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Elkhorn Mining District (Three Forks Mining District; Slater Mining District)Mining District
Routt Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° North , 106° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~71km
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70 miles SE Wamsutter, Wyoming. Cu, Pb, Ag, Au.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Spencer, A. C. (1904) The copper deposits of the Encampment district, Wyoming. USGS Professional Paper 25
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Spencer, A. C. (1904) The copper deposits of the Encampment district, Wyoming. USGS Professional Paper 25
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Spencer, A. C. (1904) The copper deposits of the Encampment district, Wyoming. USGS Professional Paper 25
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Spencer, A. C. (1904) The copper deposits of the Encampment district, Wyoming. USGS Professional Paper 25
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Spencer, A. C. (1904) The copper deposits of the Encampment district, Wyoming. USGS Professional Paper 25

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
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
Gold1.1.1.1Au
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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
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
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS

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