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Copper Mountain pegmatite District, Bridger Mts (Bridger Range), Fremont Co., Wyoming, USAi
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Bridger Mts (Bridger Range)Mountain Range
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
43° North , 107° West (est.)
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~1km
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(secs. 21-22, 27-29, T. 40 N., R. 93 W.), 15 miles NE of Shoshoni, W. of U.S. 20; includes the Whippet No. 1 (Bonneville No. 1), Whippet No. 8 (Bonneville No. 8), Blue Spar, Bonneville No. 3, Bonneville No. 7, Zimmerman, Quien Sabe, and numerous unnamed prospect pits; often referred to as the pegmatites near Hoodoo Creek.

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21 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Albite var: Cleavelandite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:386
'Amblygonite-Montebrasite Series'
Reference: Jacobson, M.I. (2001). "The Copper Mountain Pegmatite District, Fremont county, Wyoming." Rocks & Minerals, 76(4),pp:234-241.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:386
Beusite
Formula: Mn2+Mn2+2 (PO4)2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:386
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:386
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:386
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:386
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Meeves, H., et al (1966), Reconnaissance of beryllium-bearing pegmatite deposits in six western states, US Bur. Mines Info. Circ. 8298: 33 (Table A-1).
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:386
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:386
'Columbite-Tantalite'
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:386
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:386
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:386
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Meeves, H., et al (1966), Reconnaissance of beryllium-bearing pegmatite deposits in six western states, US Bur. Mines Info. Circ. 8298: 34 (Table A-1).
Graphite
Formula: C
'Lepidolite'
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:386
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:386
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:386
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:386
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:386
Petalite
Formula: LiAl(Si4O10)
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:386
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:386
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:386
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:386
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:386
Spodumene
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Reference: Meeves, H., et al (1966), Reconnaissance of beryllium-bearing pegmatite deposits in six western states, US Bur. Mines Info. Circ. 8298: 34 (Table A-1).
'Tantalite'
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Tapiolite'
Formula: (Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:386
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Meeves, H., et al (1966), Reconnaissance of beryllium-bearing pegmatite deposits in six western states, US Bur. Mines Info. Circ. 8298: 33 (Table A-1).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Gahnite4.BB.05ZnAl2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Beusite8.AB.20Mn2+Mn2+2 (PO4)2
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Cleavelandite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Braunite9.AG.05Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Elbaite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Petalite9.EF.05LiAl(Si4O10)
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Spodumene9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amblygonite-Montebrasite Series'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Lepidolite'-
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tapiolite'-(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Gahnite7.2.1.4ZnAl2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
(AB)2X3
Braunite7.5.1.3Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
(AB)3(XO4)2
Beusite38.3.3.2Mn2+Mn2+2 (PO4)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Elbaite61.3.1.8Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Spodumene65.1.4.1LiAlSi2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with tetrahedral Al cross-linking
Petalite72.6.1.1LiAl(Si4O10)
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)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Albite
var: Cleavelandite
-Na(AlSi3O8)
'Amblygonite-Montebrasite Series'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Lepidolite'-
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tapiolite'-(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
LiLithium
Li ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Li PetaliteLiAl(Si4O10)
Li SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
O BeusiteMn2+Mn22+ (PO4)2
O ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O GahniteZnAl2O4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PetaliteLiAl(Si4O10)
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O QuartzSiO2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O CassiteriteSnO2
O SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Na ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al GahniteZnAl2O4
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PetaliteLiAl(Si4O10)
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Si ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PetaliteLiAl(Si4O10)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
PPhosphorus
P BeusiteMn2+Mn22+ (PO4)2
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
MnManganese
Mn BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Mn BeusiteMn2+Mn22+ (PO4)2
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Mn Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
FeIron
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Fe Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn GahniteZnAl2O4
NbNiobium
Nb Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Nb Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
TaTantalum
Ta Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Ta Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3

References

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Thad G. McLaughlin (1940) Pegmatite dikes of the Bridger Mountains, Wyoming. American Mineralogist 25:46-68
Jacobson, M.I. (2001). "The Copper Mountain Pegmatite District, Fremont county, Wyoming." Rocks & Minerals, 76(4),pp:234-241.

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