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Rifle Mine (Oriole Claims; Rifle Creek Mine; North Star Claims), East Rifle Creek area, Garfield Co., Colorado, USAi
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Rifle Mine (Oriole Claims; Rifle Creek Mine; North Star Claims)Mine
East Rifle Creek areaArea
Garfield Co.County
ColoradoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
39° 39' 55'' North , 107° 41' 14'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Silt3,043 (2017)13.3km
New Castle4,669 (2017)16.5km
Rifle9,563 (2017)16.7km
Chacra329 (2011)22.9km
Glenwood Springs9,906 (2017)33.6km


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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


26 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Bayleyite
Formula: Mg2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 18H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 320
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 320
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Clausthalite
Formula: PbSe
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 320
Corvusite
Formula: (Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 320
Eskebornite ?
Formula: CuFeSe2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 320
Liebigite
Formula: Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 320
Metarossite
Formula: Ca(V2O6) · 2H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Montroseite
Formula: (V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 320
Pascoite
Formula: Ca3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 320
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Rammelsbergite ?
Formula: NiAs2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Roscoelite
Formula: K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 320
Selenium
Formula: Se
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Siderotil
Formula: FeSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 320
Swartzite
Formula: MgCa(UO2)(CO3)3 · 12H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Tyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Selenium1.CC.10Se
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Clausthalite2.CD.10PbSe
Eskebornite ?2.CB.10aCuFeSe2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Rammelsbergite ?2.EB.15aNiAs2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Corvusite4.HE.20(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Metarossite4.HD.10Ca(V2O6) · 2H2O
Montroseite4.FD.10(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Pascoite4.HC.05Ca3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Tyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Bayleyite5.ED.05Mg2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 18H2O
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Liebigite5.ED.20Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Swartzite5.ED.10MgCa(UO2)(CO3)3 · 12H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Siderotil7.CB.20FeSO4 · 5H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Roscoelite9.EC.15K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Selenium1.3.4.1Se
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Clausthalite2.8.1.2PbSe
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Eskebornite ?2.9.1.2CuFeSe2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Rammelsbergite ?2.12.2.12NiAs2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Montroseite6.1.1.4(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
AmBn(XO3)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Bayleyite15.3.3.1Mg2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 18H2O
Liebigite15.3.2.1Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Swartzite15.3.3.2MgCa(UO2)(CO3)3 · 12H2O
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Siderotil29.6.7.2FeSO4 · 5H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Carnotite40.2a.28.1K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Tyuyamunite40.2a.26.1Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Group 47 - VANADIUM OXYSALTS
Normal Anhydrous Vanadium Oxysalts
Metarossite47.1.1.2Ca(V2O6) · 2H2O
Anhydrous Vanadium Oxysalts Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Pascoite47.2.1.1Ca3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Hydrated Normal Vanadium Oxysalts
Corvusite47.3.2.2(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Roscoelite71.2.2a.4K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H SwartziteMgCa(UO2)(CO3)3 · 12H2O
H BayleyiteMg2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 18H2O
H RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
H Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
H LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
H PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H SiderotilFeSO4 · 5H2O
H MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
CCarbon
C SwartziteMgCa(UO2)(CO3)3 · 12H2O
C BayleyiteMg2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 18H2O
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
OOxygen
O SwartziteMgCa(UO2)(CO3)3 · 12H2O
O BayleyiteMg2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 18H2O
O RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
O Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
O LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O SiderotilFeSO4 · 5H2O
O MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
NaSodium
Na Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg SwartziteMgCa(UO2)(CO3)3 · 12H2O
Mg BayleyiteMg2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 18H2O
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S AcanthiteAg2S
S SiderotilFeSO4 · 5H2O
KPotassium
K RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
K Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
CaCalcium
Ca SwartziteMgCa(UO2)(CO3)3 · 12H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Ca Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Ca LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Ca PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
VVanadium
V RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
V Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
V TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
V Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
V PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
V MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Fe SiderotilFeSO4 · 5H2O
Fe EskeborniteCuFeSe2
NiNickel
Ni RammelsbergiteNiAs2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu EskeborniteCuFeSe2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As RammelsbergiteNiAs2
SeSelenium
Se ClausthalitePbSe
Se SeleniumSe
Se EskeborniteCuFeSe2
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag SilverAg
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb ClausthalitePbSe
UUranium
U SwartziteMgCa(UO2)(CO3)3 · 12H2O
U BayleyiteMg2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 18H2O
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
U TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
U LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O

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