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Green Monster Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Ketchikan District, Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Borough, Alaska, USAi
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Geologic map of Copper Mountain area, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska including Green Monster Mountain.

Green Monster Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Ketchikan District, Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Borough, Alaska, USA
Rocks and minerals from the Copper Mountain area, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska including Green Monster Mountain.

Green Monster Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Ketchikan District, Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Borough, Alaska, USA
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 55° 14' 44'' North , 132° 31' 59'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 55.24556,-132.53306
GeoHash:G#: c1cf21hke
Locality type:Mountain
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Hydaburg391 (2017)19.1km
Hollis112 (2011)35.2km
Thorne Bay483 (2017)49.2km


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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

23 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Min Rec 35:5 pp383-404, 419-420
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Min Rec 35:5 pp383-404, 419-420
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Min Rec 35:5 pp383-404, 419-420
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Min Rec 35:5 pp383-404, 419-420
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Min Rec 35:5 pp383-404, 419-420
Clintonite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Reference: Min Rec 35:5 pp383-404, 419-420
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Min Rec 35:5 pp383-404, 419-420
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Min Rec 35:5 pp383-404, 419-420
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Min Rec 35:5 pp383-404, 419-420
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Min Rec 35:5 pp383-404, 419-420
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Min Rec 35:5 pp383-404, 419-420
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Min Rec 35:5 pp383-404, 419-420
Hercynite
Formula: Fe2+Al2O4
Reference: Min Rec 35:5 pp383-404, 419-420
Humite ?
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Reference: Min Rec 35:5 pp383-404, 419-420
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: Min Rec 35:5 pp383-404, 419-420
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Min Rec 35:5 pp383-404, 419-420
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Min Rec 35:5 pp383-404, 419-420
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Min Rec 35:5 pp383-404, 419-420
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Min Rec 35:5 pp383-404, 419-420
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Min Rec 35:5 pp383-404, 419-420
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Description: Japan Law twins, included crystals
Reference: Min Rec 35:5 pp383-404, 419-420
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Reference: Min Rec 35:5 pp383-404, 419-420
'Scapolite'
Reference: Min Rec 35:5 pp383-404, 419-420
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Min Rec 35:5 pp383-404, 419-420

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hercynite4.BB.05Fe2+Al2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Clintonite9.EC.35Ca(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Humite ?9.AF.50(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Scapolite'-

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
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
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 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Hercynite7.2.1.3Fe2+Al2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
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 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Humite ?52.3.2c.1(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
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=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
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 2:1 layers
Clintonite71.2.2c.2Ca(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(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
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O HematiteFe2O3
O HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
FFluorine
F Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MnManganese
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AuGold
Au GoldAu

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 1744261
Gabbro and diorite of southeast Alaska

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Description: Gabbro. At Thunder Mountain on Dall Is., unit is deformed and altered stock- or sill-like hornblende(?) gabbro. On Cordova Bay of Prince of Wales Is. a small body intrudes Shipwreck Point fault and rocks of Wales Group. At West Arm of Chomondeley Sound and elsewhere, small plutons and plugs of gabbro and pyroxenite.

Lithology: Igneous

Reference: Wilson, F.H., Hults, C.P., Mull, C.G, and Karl, S.M. (compilers). Geologic map of Alaska. doi: 10.3133/sim3340. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3340, pamphlet 196. [21]

Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3191384
Mesozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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