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

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 31' 1'' North , 106° 23' 13'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.51697,-106.38712
GeoHash:G#: 9xh2g1g70
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

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Rocks & Min. 78:5:298-323
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Rocks & Min. 78:5:298-323
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Rocks & Min. 78:5:298-323
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Sylvanite
Formula: (Au,Ag)2Te4
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
'Wad'
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Hessite'2.BA.60Ag2Te
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
'Sylvanite'2.EA.05(Au,Ag)2Te4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
'Siderite'5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Wad'-

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sylvanite2.12.13.3(Au,Ag)2Te4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O SideriteFeCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AgSilver
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
TeTellurium
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
PbLead
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]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 2894153
Granitic rocks of 1700-m.y. age group

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Boulder Creek Granite; Cross Creek Granite; Denny Creek Granodiorite; Kroenke Granodiorite; Browns Pass Quartz Monzonite; Powderhorn Granite; Pitts Meadow Granodiorite; Bakers Bridge Granite; Tenmile Granite

Description: Includes Boulder Creek -M.Y. AGE GROUP (AGE 1650-1730 M.Y.)--Includes Boulder Creek, Cross Creek, Denny Creek, Kroenke, Browns Pass, Powderhorn, Pitts Meadow, Bakers Bridge, and Tenmile Granites, Quartz Monzonites, or Granodiorites; also, unnamed granitic rocks

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:{granite}, Minor:{granodiorite,quartz monzonite}

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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