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Lower Hot Springs Mining District (Norris Mining District), Madison Co., Montana, USAi
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Lower Hot Springs Mining District (Norris Mining District)Mining District
Madison Co.County
MontanaState
USACountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° North , 111° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~77km
Locality type:Mining District
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Au, Ag, (Pb, Cu).

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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18 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
'Copper Stain'
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: USGS Bull 574

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
var: Argentiferous Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Copper Stain'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
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 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Copper Stain'-
Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
-PbS
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O CupriteCu2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O CerussitePbCO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
S AcanthiteAg2S
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS

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