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ZCA No. 4 Mine (St Joe Mine), Balmat, Balmat-Edwards Zinc Mining District, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USAi
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ZCA No. 4 Mine (St Joe Mine)Mine
Balmat- not defined -
Balmat-Edwards Zinc Mining DistrictMining District
St. Lawrence Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
44° 16' 21'' North , 75° 24' 11'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Hailesboro624 (2017)5.4km
Gouverneur3,797 (2017)8.6km
Edwards439 (2017)13.4km
Harrisville622 (2017)14.9km
Richville320 (2017)16.1km


A former Zn mine which was originally owned by the St. Joe Resources Co. This mine was at least 2,500 feet deep.

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Mineral List


18 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 82:472-483; Peterson, E.U., Anovitz, L.M., Essene, E.J. (1984) Donpeacorite, (Mn,Mg)MgSi2O6 a new orthopyroxene and its proposed phase relations in the system MnSiO3-MgSiO3-FeSiO3. American Mineralogist: 69: 472-480.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Description: Ferrian
Reference: Peterson, E.U., Anovitz, L.M., Essene, E.J. (1984) Donpeacorite, (Mn,Mg)MgSi2O6 a new orthopyroxene and its proposed phase relations in the system MnSiO3-MgSiO3-FeSiO3. American Mineralogist: 69: 472-480.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.
Clino-suenoite
Formula: □{Mn2+2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Peterson, E.U., Anovitz, L.M., Essene, E.J. (1984) Donpeacorite, (Mn,Mg)MgSi2O6 a new orthopyroxene and its proposed phase relations in the system MnSiO3-MgSiO3-FeSiO3. American Mineralogist: 69: 472-480.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Description: Manganoan
Reference: Peterson, E.U., Anovitz, L.M., Essene, E.J. (1984) Donpeacorite, (Mn,Mg)MgSi2O6 a new orthopyroxene and its proposed phase relations in the system MnSiO3-MgSiO3-FeSiO3. American Mineralogist: 69: 472-480.
Donpeacorite (TL)
Formula: (Mn2+,Mg)Mg[SiO3]2
Type Locality:
Reference: Fleischer's Glossary of Mineral Species 2004; Rocks & Minerals 82:472-483; Peterson, E.U., Anovitz, L.M., Essene, E.J. (1984) Donpeacorite, (Mn,Mg)MgSi2O6 a new orthopyroxene and its proposed phase relations in the system MnSiO3-MgSiO3-FeSiO3. American Mineralogist: 69: 472-480.
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Peterson, E.U., Anovitz, L.M., Essene, E.J. (1984) Donpeacorite, (Mn,Mg)MgSi2O6 a new orthopyroxene and its proposed phase relations in the system MnSiO3-MgSiO3-FeSiO3. American Mineralogist: 69: 472-480.
Ferri-ghoseite
Formula: ☐[Mn2+Na][Mg4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Reference: Natural History Museum Vienna collection
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.
Haüyne
Formula: (Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Reference: George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.
Lazurite
Formula: Na6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Reference: George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]; Rocks & Minerals 82:472-483
Namuwite
Formula: Zn4(SO4)(OH)6 · 4H2O
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.
'Tetrahedrite'
Formula: Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Reference: George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.; Rocks & Minerals 82:472-483
Turneaureite (TL)
Formula: Ca5(AsO4)3Cl
Type Locality:
Reference: Dunn, P.J., et al (1985) Canadian Mineralogist: 23: 251-254.
Willemite
Formula: Zn2SiO4
Reference: A.Mathauser collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Namuwite7.DD.50Zn4(SO4)(OH)6 · 4H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Turneaureite (TL)8.BN.05Ca5(AsO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Braunite9.AG.05Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Clino-suenoite9.DE.□{Mn2+2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Donpeacorite (TL)9.DA.05(Mn2+,Mg)Mg[SiO3]2
Dravite9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Ferri-ghoseite ?9.DE.20☐[Mn2+Na][Mg4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Haüyne9.FB.10(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Lazurite9.FB.10Na6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Willemite9.AA.05Zn2SiO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
'Tetrahedrite'3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
(AB)2X3
Braunite7.5.1.3Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Namuwite31.4.7.1Zn4(SO4)(OH)6 · 4H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Turneaureite (TL)41.8.3.2Ca5(AsO4)3Cl
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Willemite51.1.1.2Zn2SiO4
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Dravite61.3.1.9Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Donpeacorite (TL)65.1.2.3(Mn2+,Mg)Mg[SiO3]2
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Ferri-ghoseite ?66.1.1.4☐[Mn2+Na][Mg4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Haüyne76.2.3.3(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Lazurite76.2.3.4Na6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Clino-suenoite-□{Mn2+2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Clino-suenoite□{Mn22+}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H NamuwiteZn4(SO4)(OH)6 · 4H2O
H Ferri-ghoseite☐[Mn2+Na][Mg4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
BBoron
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Donpeacorite(Mn2+,Mg)Mg[SiO3]2
O TurneaureiteCa5(AsO4)3Cl
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Clino-suenoite□{Mn22+}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O NamuwiteZn4(SO4)(OH)6 · 4H2O
O Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
O WillemiteZn2SiO4
O Ferri-ghoseite☐[Mn2+Na][Mg4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
NaSodium
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na HaliteNaCl
Na LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Na Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Na Ferri-ghoseite☐[Mn2+Na][Mg4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Donpeacorite(Mn2+,Mg)Mg[SiO3]2
Mg Clino-suenoite□{Mn22+}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg Ferri-ghoseite☐[Mn2+Na][Mg4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
SiSilicon
Si Donpeacorite(Mn2+,Mg)Mg[SiO3]2
Si Clino-suenoite□{Mn22+}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Si WillemiteZn2SiO4
Si Ferri-ghoseite☐[Mn2+Na][Mg4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
SSulfur
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S BaryteBaSO4
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
S LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
S NamuwiteZn4(SO4)(OH)6 · 4H2O
S Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
ClChlorine
Cl TurneaureiteCa5(AsO4)3Cl
Cl HaliteNaCl
Cl LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Cl Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
KPotassium
K Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
CaCalcium
Ca TurneaureiteCa5(AsO4)3Cl
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
MnManganese
Mn Donpeacorite(Mn2+,Mg)Mg[SiO3]2
Mn Clino-suenoite□{Mn22+}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mn BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mn Ferri-ghoseite☐[Mn2+Na][Mg4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe Ferri-ghoseite☐[Mn2+Na][Mg4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Zn NamuwiteZn4(SO4)(OH)6 · 4H2O
Zn WillemiteZn2SiO4
AsArsenic
As TurneaureiteCa5(AsO4)3Cl
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

References

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Dunn, P.J. et al. (1985), Canadian Mineralogist: 23: 251-254.
Robinson, George and Steven Chamberlain (2007), Gazetteer of Major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals: 82(6): 472-483.
Chamberlain, S. C., Robinson, G. W., Lupulescu, M., Morgan, T. C., & Johnson, J. T. (2010). Cubic magnetite crystals: from Balmat, New York. The Mineralogical Record, 41(6), 527-538.

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