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Aztec Mine (Summit Lode Mine; Fairview Mine; Aztec No. 1; Aztec No. 2; Claim: Aztec; MS 621a), South Mountain, Summitville Mining District (Summit Mining District), Rio Grande Co., Colorado, USAi
Regional Level Types
Aztec Mine (Summit Lode Mine; Fairview Mine; Aztec No. 1; Aztec No. 2; Claim: Aztec; MS 621a)Mine
South Mountain- not defined -
Summitville Mining District (Summit Mining District)Mining District
Rio Grande Co.County
ColoradoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° 25' 12'' North , 106° 35' 44'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
South Fork362 (2017)28.1km
Gerrard278 (2011)28.6km
Alpine174 (2011)29.9km
Del Norte1,604 (2017)35.8km
Pagosa Springs1,756 (2017)40.2km


Ref: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983

This mine was located in 1872. It was connected to the Golconda tunnel and was also known as the Summit Lode.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


25 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Clinochlore var: Pennine
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
'Hypersthene'
Formula: (Mg,Fe)SiO3
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Luzonite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Sanidine
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Luzonite2.KA.10Cu3AsS4
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Pennine9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Sanidine9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Hypersthene'-(Mg,Fe)SiO3
'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
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
Luzonite3.2.2.1Cu3AsS4
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
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
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
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
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Sanidine76.1.1.2K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Clinochlore
var: Pennine
-Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
'Hypersthene'-(Mg,Fe)SiO3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O RutileTiO2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
AlAluminium
Al SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Al Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S CovelliteCuS
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S LuzoniteCu3AsS4
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S SulphurS8
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CuCopper
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu LuzoniteCu3AsS4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As LuzoniteCu3AsS4
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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