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South Mountain Mining District, Owyhee Co., Idaho, USAi
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Owyhee Co.County
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42° North , 116° West (est.)
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~141km
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35 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Rocks & Min. 70:255
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Rocks & Min. 70:255
'Bindheimite'
Formula: Pb2Sb2O6O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Rocks & Min. 70:255
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
'Calamine'
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Reference: Rocks & Min. 70:255
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Rocks & Min. 70:255
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Reference: Rocks & Min. 70:255
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Copper
Formula: Cu
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Rocks & Min. 70:255
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Reference: Rocks & Min. 70:255
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Gold
Formula: Au
Gustavite
Formula: AgPbBi3S6
Reference: In the collection of Brent Thorne.
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: Rocks & Min. 70:255
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Rocks & Min. 70:255
Ilvaite
Formula: CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Reference: Idaho Minerals (2004) L. Ream 2nd ed
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: Rocks & Min. 70:255
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Minium
Formula: Pb3O4
Reference: Rocks & Min. 70:255
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Reference: Rocks & Min. 70:255
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Rocks & Min. 70:255
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Vikingite
Formula: Ag5Pb8Bi13S30
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gustavite2.JB.40aAgPbBi3S6
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Vikingite2.JB.40aAg5Pb8Bi13S30
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Bindheimite'4.DH.20Pb2Sb2O6O
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Minium4.BD.05Pb3O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Caledonite7.BC.50Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
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
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Ilvaite9.BE.07CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Calamine'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
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
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
ø = 3
Gustavite3.4.15.3AgPbBi3S6
2 < ø < 2.49
Vikingite3.6.11.1Ag5Pb8Bi13S30
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Minium7.2.8.1Pb3O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Caledonite32.3.2.1Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 44 - ANTIMONATES
A2X2O6(O,OH,F)
'Bindheimite'44.1.1.2Pb2Sb2O6O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Ilvaite56.2.3.3CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(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)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Calamine'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
OOxygen
O IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
O CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O MiniumPb3O4
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O CalciteCaCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O HematiteFe2O3
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S VikingiteAg5Pb8Bi13S30
S AnglesitePbSO4
S GalenaPbS
S CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
S PyriteFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S CovelliteCuS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S GustaviteAgPbBi3S6
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CopperCu
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
ZnZinc
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AgSilver
Ag VikingiteAg5Pb8Bi13S30
Ag GustaviteAgPbBi3S6
SbAntimony
Sb BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb VikingiteAg5Pb8Bi13S30
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb MiniumPb3O4
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb GustaviteAgPbBi3S6
BiBismuth
Bi VikingiteAg5Pb8Bi13S30
Bi GustaviteAgPbBi3S6

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