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Bonanza District (Kerber Creek District), Saguache Co., Colorado, USAi
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View of Shawmut Mine just below the top of Round Mountain.

Shawmut Mine, Bonanza District, Saguache Co., Colorado, USA
View of Shawmut Mine just below the top of Round Mountain.

Shawmut Mine, Bonanza District, Saguache Co., Colorado, USA
View of Shawmut Mine just below the top of Round Mountain.

Shawmut Mine, Bonanza District, Saguache Co., Colorado, USA
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° North , 106° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~4km
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:


Also known as Blake district. 16 miles west of Villagrove. Pb, Ag, Au (Cu).

Zoned with lead-zinc-silver ores to north, copper-gold to south and manganese belt in the far south.

Within the San Juan Caldera Complex.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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73 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

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Localities:
Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Beidellite
Formula: (Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Calcite var: Manganoan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Mn)CO3
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 41 localities in this region.
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Chlorite Group'
'Clays'
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Diaspore
Formula: AlO(OH)
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Empressite (TL)
Formula: AgTe
Reference: Am Min 49 (1964), 325; American Mineralogist (1930) 15: 272-273
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 82 localities in this region.
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Colorado Geological Survey Bulletin 9
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Hausmannite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Hydrobiotite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)6((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
'K Feldspar'
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Krennerite ?
Formula: Au3AgTe8
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Mackayite
Formula: Fe3+(Te4+2O5)(OH)
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Manganite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Mazzettiite (TL)
Formula: Ag3HgPbSbTe5
Type Locality:
Reference: Am Min 90:1229
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Nontronite ?
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Paratellurite
Formula: TeO2
Reference: Sauktown Sales
Pearceite
Formula: [Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Petzite
Formula: Ag3AuTe2
Poughite
Formula: Fe3+2(TeO3)2(SO4)(H2O)2 · H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
'Psilomelane'
Formula: Mn, O
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 46 localities in this region.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 43 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Jasper
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Rickardite
Formula: Cu7Te5
Reference: Dana 7:I:199.; American Mineralogist (1930) 15: 272-273
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Siderite var: Manganoan Siderite
Formula: (Fe,Mn)CO3
Silver
Formula: Ag
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Spangolite
Formula: Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 68 localities in this region.
Stromeyerite
Formula: AgCuS
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Stützite
Formula: Ag5-xTe3, x = 0.24-0.36
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Sylvanite
Formula: (Au,Ag)2Te4
Tellurium
Formula: Te
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Localities: Reported from at least 33 localities in this region.
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
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: 950; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; Economic Geology; May 1941; v. 36; no. 3; p. 335-344
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Wad'
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Zincocopiapite
Formula: ZnFe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 18H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Zunyite
Formula: Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Tellurium1.CC.10Te
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Altaite2.CD.10PbTe
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Empressite (TL)2.CB.80AgTe
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
var: Argentiferous Galena2.CD.10PbS
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Krennerite ?2.EA.15Au3AgTe8
Mazzettiite (TL)2.LB.40Ag3HgPbSbTe5
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pearceite2.GB.15[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Petzite2.BA.75Ag3AuTe2
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Rickardite2.BA.30Cu7Te5
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stromeyerite2.BA.40AgCuS
Stützite2.BA.65Ag5-xTe3, x = 0.24-0.36
Sylvanite2.EA.05(Au,Ag)2Te4
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Diaspore4.FD.10AlO(OH)
Hausmannite4.BB.10Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Mackayite4.JL.10Fe3+(Te4+2O5)(OH)
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Manganite4.FD.15Mn3+O(OH)
Paratellurite4.DE.25TeO2
Poughite4.JN.10Fe3+2(TeO3)2(SO4)(H2O)2 · H2O
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Manganoan Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Mn)CO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
var: Manganoan Siderite5.AB.05(Fe,Mn)CO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Copiapite7.DB.35Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Epsomite7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Spangolite7.DD.15Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
Zincocopiapite7.DB.35ZnFe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 18H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Turquoise8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Wavellite8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Beidellite9.EC.40(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Halloysite'9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Hydrobiotite9.EC.60K(Mg,Fe2+)6((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · nH2O
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Nontronite ?9.EC.40Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Zunyite9.BJ.55Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
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'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clays'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
'Wad'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Tellurium1.3.4.2Te
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
Petzite2.4.3.3Ag3AuTe2
Stromeyerite2.4.6.1AgCuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Empressite (TL)2.8.25.AgTe
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
Krennerite ?2.12.13.1Au3AgTe8
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sylvanite2.12.13.3(Au,Ag)2Te4
Miscellaneous
Rickardite2.16.15.1Cu7Te5
Stützite2.16.13.1Ag5-xTe3, x = 0.24-0.36
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Pearceite3.1.8.1[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
ø = 3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Paratellurite4.4.3.2TeO2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Diaspore6.1.1.1AlO(OH)
Manganite6.1.3.1Mn3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Hausmannite7.2.7.1Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq·xH2O, where m:p > 6:1
Spangolite31.1.5.1Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
Miscellaneous
Copiapite31.10.5.1Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Zincocopiapite31.10.5.6ZnFe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 18H2O
Group 34 - SELENITES, TELLURITES AND SULFITES
Anhydrous Selenites, Tellurites and Sulfites containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Mackayite34.6.1.1Fe3+(Te4+2O5)(OH)
Compound Selenites, Tellurites and Sulfites
Poughite34.8.1.1Fe3+2(TeO3)2(SO4)(H2O)2 · H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Turquoise42.9.3.1Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
A3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Wavellite42.10.2.1Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Group 57 - SOROSILICATES Si3O10 Groups and Larger Noncyclic Groups
Insular Si3O10 and Larger Noncyclic Groups with [Si5O16] groups
Zunyite57.3.1.1Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
'Halloysite'71.1.1.4Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Hydrobiotite71.2.2d.1K(Mg,Fe2+)6((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · nH2O
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Beidellite71.3.1a.1(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Nontronite ?71.3.1a.3Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
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'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Calcite
var: Manganoan Calcite
-(Ca,Mn)CO3
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clays'-
Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
-PbS
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Mazzettiite (TL)-Ag3HgPbSbTe5
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
Quartz
var: Jasper
-SiO2
Siderite
var: Manganoan Siderite
-(Fe,Mn)CO3
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
H HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H DiasporeAlO(OH)
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H MackayiteFe3+(Te24+O5)(OH)
H PoughiteFe23+(TeO3)2(SO4)(H2O)2 · H2O
H SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H HydrobiotiteK(Mg,Fe2+)6((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · nH2O
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H ZincocopiapiteZnFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 18H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
C Siderite (var: Manganoan Siderite)(Fe,Mn)CO3
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O PsilomelaneMn, O
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O AnataseTiO2
O RutileTiO2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
O ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O UraniniteUO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
O HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O CerussitePbCO3
O AnglesitePbSO4
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O DiasporeAlO(OH)
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O MackayiteFe3+(Te24+O5)(OH)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O PoughiteFe23+(TeO3)2(SO4)(H2O)2 · H2O
O Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
O Siderite (var: Manganoan Siderite)(Fe,Mn)CO3
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O HydrobiotiteK(Mg,Fe2+)6((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · nH2O
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O ZincocopiapiteZnFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 18H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ParatelluriteTeO2
O NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
F ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
NaSodium
Na Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
Mg HydrobiotiteK(Mg,Fe2+)6((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · nH2O
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Al Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Al HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al DiasporeAlO(OH)
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
Al HydrobiotiteK(Mg,Fe2+)6((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si HydrobiotiteK(Mg,Fe2+)6((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
PPhosphorus
P TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
S AcanthiteAg2S
S ChalcociteCu2S
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S CovelliteCuS
S BaryteBaSO4
S StromeyeriteAgCuS
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
S AnglesitePbSO4
S CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
S PoughiteFe23+(TeO3)2(SO4)(H2O)2 · H2O
S SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
S ZincocopiapiteZnFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 18H2O
S Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Cl ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Cl SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
KPotassium
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K HydrobiotiteK(Mg,Fe2+)6((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · nH2O
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti RutileTiO2
MnManganese
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn PsilomelaneMn, O
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Mn HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
Mn ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
Mn Siderite (var: Manganoan Siderite)(Fe,Mn)CO3
FeIron
Fe TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe MackayiteFe3+(Te24+O5)(OH)
Fe PoughiteFe23+(TeO3)2(SO4)(H2O)2 · H2O
Fe Siderite (var: Manganoan Siderite)(Fe,Mn)CO3
Fe HydrobiotiteK(Mg,Fe2+)6((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · nH2O
Fe ZincocopiapiteZnFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 18H2O
Fe NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
CuCopper
Cu RickarditeCu7Te5
Cu TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu StromeyeriteAgCuS
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Cu CopperCu
Cu Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Cu SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn ZincocopiapiteZnFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 18H2O
AsArsenic
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
As TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag EmpressiteAgTe
Ag MazzettiiteAg3HgPbSbTe5
Ag StütziteAg5-xTe3, x = 0.24-0.36
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag SilverAg
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag PetziteAg3AuTe2
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Ag StromeyeriteAgCuS
Ag Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Ag KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
SbAntimony
Sb MazzettiiteAg3HgPbSbTe5
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Sb Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
TeTellurium
Te EmpressiteAgTe
Te MazzettiiteAg3HgPbSbTe5
Te RickarditeCu7Te5
Te StütziteAg5-xTe3, x = 0.24-0.36
Te TelluriumTe
Te AltaitePbTe
Te PetziteAg3AuTe2
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Te MackayiteFe3+(Te24+O5)(OH)
Te PoughiteFe23+(TeO3)2(SO4)(H2O)2 · H2O
Te ParatelluriteTeO2
Te KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au PetziteAg3AuTe2
Au Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Au GoldAu
Au KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
HgMercury
Hg MazzettiiteAg3HgPbSbTe5
PbLead
Pb MazzettiiteAg3HgPbSbTe5
Pb AltaitePbTe
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
UUranium
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
U UraniniteUO2
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O

References

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Horace Bushnell Patton (1915) Geology and ore deposits of the Bonanza district, Saguache county, Colorado. Colorado Geological Survey Bulletin 9, 136pp.
Pride, D.E. & Hasenohr, E.J. (1983) COMPUTER ANALYSIS OF MINERALIZATION WITHIN EVOLVING SUBVOLCANIC AND CALDERA SYSTEMS, BRECKENRIDGE AND BONANZA REGIONS, COLORADO MINERAL BELT, U.S.A. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, Vol. 19, pp. 405-421.

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