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Green Mountain kimberlite, Boulder Co., Colorado, USAi
Regional Level Types
Green Mountain kimberlitePipe
Boulder Co.County
ColoradoState
USACountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° North , 105° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~34km
Locality type:Pipe
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


The Green Mountain kimberlite is located between Green Mountain and Flagstaff Mountain in Boulder Mountain Park, in sec. 1, T. 1 S., R. 71 W., about 0.15 mi SW of Saddle Rock. The Green Mountain kimberlite is Neoproterozoic in age (572 mya) and is not diamondiferous.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: "Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: "Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997
Diopside var: Chromian Diopside
Formula: Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Reference: "Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: "Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: "Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997
Heazlewoodite
Formula: Ni3S2
Reference: "Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: "Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: "Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997
Pyrope
Formula: Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: "Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Ulvöspinel
Formula: TiFe2O4
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
'Zeolite Group'
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Heazlewoodite2.BB.05Ni3S2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Ulvöspinel4.BB.05TiFe2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
var: Chromian Diopside9.DA.15Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrope9.AD.25Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
'Zeolite Group'9.G0.
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
Heazlewoodite2.5.3.1Ni3S2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Ulvöspinel7.2.5.2TiFe2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Pyrope51.4.3a.1Mg3Al2(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] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Diopside
var: Chromian Diopside
-Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Zeolite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O CalciteCaCO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O UlvöspinelTiFe2O4
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
MgMagnesium
Mg Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
AlAluminium
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
SSulfur
S HeazlewooditeNi3S2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti UlvöspinelTiFe2O4
CrChromium
Cr Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe UlvöspinelTiFe2O4
NiNickel
Ni HeazlewooditeNi3S2
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

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