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Bleak House Mine, Gilman, Gilman District (Battle Mountain District; Red Cliff District), Eagle Co., Colorado, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 31' 59'' North , 106° 23' 50'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.53306,-106.39725
GeoHash:G#: 9xh2fugbu
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


Ref: Rocks & Min. 78:5:298-323

Regions containing this locality

Rocky Mountains, North America

Mountain Range - 2,039 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Rocks & Min. 78:5:298-323
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Rocks & Min. 78:5:298-323
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rocks & Min. 78:5:298-323
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Rocks & Min. 78:5:298-323
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Rocks & Min. 78:5:298-323
Sphalerite var: Marmatite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Reference: Rocks & Min. 78:5:298-323

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
var: Argentiferous Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
var: Marmatite2.CB.05a(Zn,Fe)S
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
-PbS
Sphalerite
var: Marmatite
-(Zn,Fe)S

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O SideriteFeCO3
SSulfur
S Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
S GalenaPbS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S Sphalerite (var: Marmatite)(Zn,Fe)S
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Sphalerite (var: Marmatite)(Zn,Fe)S
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
ZnZinc
Zn Sphalerite (var: Marmatite)(Zn,Fe)S
Zn SphaleriteZnS
PbLead
Pb Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
Pb GalenaPbS

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Permian - Devonian
251.902 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3187583
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 419.2 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Mississippian - Cambrian
323.2 - 541 Ma



ID: 2899970
Leadville Limestone, Williams Canyon Limestone , Manitou Limestone, and Sawatch Quartzite

Age: Paleozoic (323.2 - 541 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Leadville Limestone; Williams Canyon Limestone ; Manitou Limestone; Sawatch Quartzite

Comments: Original map source: Green, G.N., 1992, The Digital Geologic Map of Colorado in ARC/INFO Format: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 92-0507, 9 p., scale 1:500,000.

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor:{quartzite}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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