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Iroquois Mine, Mohawk, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USAi
Regional Level Types
Iroquois MineMine
MohawkHamlet
Keweenaw Co.County
MichiganState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
47° 19' 24'' North , 88° 21' 27'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ahmeek146 (2017)4.0km
Copper City187 (2017)5.0km
Calumet703 (2017)11.2km
Laurium1,941 (2017)11.5km
Lake Linden989 (2017)14.8km


A copper mine opened in 1942 and operated until 1968. Notable occurrences include copper wires and copper and silver crystals on prehnite.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rocks & Min.:58:111.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Rocks & Min.:58:111.
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 80:3 pp154-177
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Rocks & Min.:58:111.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Rocks & Min.:58:111.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Rocks & Min.:58:111.
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Rocks & Min.:58:111.
'Pumpellyite'
Reference: Rocks & Min.:58:111.
Pumpellyite-(Mg)
Formula: Ca2MgAl2[Si2O6OH][SiO4](OH)2(OH)
Reference: www.sauktown sales.com
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks & Min.:58:111.
Saponite
Formula: Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Rocks & Min.:58:111.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Rocks & Min.:58:111.

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Datolite9.AJ.20CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Pumpellyite-(Mg)9.BG.20Ca2MgAl2[Si2O6OH][SiO4](OH)2(OH)
Saponite9.EC.45Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Pumpellyite'-

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
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
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 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with B in [4] coordination
Datolite54.2.1a.1CaB(SiO4)(OH)
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)
Pumpellyite-(Mg)58.2.2.7Ca2MgAl2[Si2O6OH][SiO4](OH)2(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Saponite71.3.1b.2Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
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.
'Pumpellyite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2[Si2O6OH][SiO4](OH)2(OH)
BBoron
B DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2[Si2O6OH][SiO4](OH)2(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2[Si2O6OH][SiO4](OH)2(OH)
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2[Si2O6OH][SiO4](OH)2(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Si Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2[Si2O6OH][SiO4](OH)2(OH)
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Ca Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2[Si2O6OH][SiO4](OH)2(OH)
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg

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The Copper Country Rock & Mineral Club (2001) Red Gold and Tarnished Silver, 2nd Ed. 44 pages.

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