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Copper Rivet Mine, Mesa Co., Colorado, USAi
Regional Level Types
Copper Rivet MineMine
Mesa Co.County
ColoradoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 32' 1'' North , 108° 58' 37'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
La Sal395 (2011)34.1km
Castle Valley342 (2017)39.3km
Spanish Valley491 (2011)42.1km
Nucla702 (2017)47.5km
Naturita528 (2017)49.9km


Several miles north of Cashin mine.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range
Colorado Plateau, USAPlateau

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Rocks & Min 70:5 pp 298-310
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Rocks & Min 70:5 pp 298-310
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; Econ Geol (1986) 81:1853-1866
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rocks & Min 70:5 pp 298-310; Econ Geol (1986) 81:1853-1866
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.; Econ Geol (1986) 81:1853-1866
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.; Econ Geol (1986) 81:1853-1866
Luzonite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.; Econ Geol (1986) 81:1853-1866
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Rocks & Min 70:5 pp 298-310

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Luzonite2.KA.10Cu3AsS4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Luzonite3.2.2.1Cu3AsS4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S LuzoniteCu3AsS4
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu LuzoniteCu3AsS4
AsArsenic
As LuzoniteCu3AsS4
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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