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Deer Creek Mining District, Converse Co., Wyoming, USAi
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Converse Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° North , 105° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~77km
Locality type:Mining District
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


15 miles SW of Glenrock (T. 31 N., R. 76-77 W.), includes the Swede Boy mine in a copper-bearing quartz vein and the Deer Creek mine (sec. 11, T. 31 N., R. 77 W.) in a chromite-bearing serpentinite. Rocks & Minerals 76:385

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7 valid minerals.

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Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:385
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:385
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:385
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:385
Clinochlore var: Chromian Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:385
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:385
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Volkonskoite
Formula: Ca0.3(Cr,Mg,Fe)2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Jay Ellis Ransom,1974,Gems and Minerals of America

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Chromian Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Volkonskoite9.EC.40Ca0.3(Cr,Mg,Fe)2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Volkonskoite71.3.1a.4Ca0.3(Cr,Mg,Fe)2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Clinochlore
var: Chromian Clinochlore
-Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H VolkonskoiteCa0.3(Cr,Mg,Fe)2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
OOxygen
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O QuartzSiO2
O VolkonskoiteCa0.3(Cr,Mg,Fe)2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg VolkonskoiteCa0.3(Cr,Mg,Fe)2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Al VolkonskoiteCa0.3(Cr,Mg,Fe)2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
SiSilicon
Si Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si QuartzSiO2
Si VolkonskoiteCa0.3(Cr,Mg,Fe)2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca VolkonskoiteCa0.3(Cr,Mg,Fe)2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Cr VolkonskoiteCa0.3(Cr,Mg,Fe)2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

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