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Sunlight Mining District, Park Co., Wyoming, USAi
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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude: 44° North , 109° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~128km
Locality type:Mining District


Absaroka Mts, 30 miles NW of Cody via State 120 to State 296 into the Sunlight River drainage, essentially an undeveloped mineral area; includes the veins near Lower Copper Lake, Morning Star claim, Copper King claim, Hoodoo claim, Big Goose claim, & Tip Top claims as well as the Bluff vein, Butte claim, Evening Star claim, Greenhorn vein, Hardee's claim, Hargrave-Newton-LaFond mine, Joe vein, Malachite vein, Marin deposit, McClung mine, Novelty claim, Painter mine, Silvertip claim, Wild Goose claim, & Winona mine.

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Mineral List

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19 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:388-389
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:388-389
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:388-389
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:388-389
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:388-389
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:388-389; Economic Geology; September 1937; v. 32; no. 6; p. 832-854;
Copper
Formula: Cu
Famatinite
Formula: Cu3SbS4
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:388-389
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:388-389; Economic Geology; September 1937; v. 32; no. 6; p. 832-854;
Gold
Formula: Au
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:388-389
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:388-389; Economic Geology; September 1937; v. 32; no. 6; p. 832-854;
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:388-389; Economic Geology; September 1937; v. 32; no. 6; p. 832-854;
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:388-389
Silver
Formula: Ag
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:388-389
Stromeyerite
Formula: AgCuS
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:388-389
Sylvanite
Formula: (Au,Ag)2Te4
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:388-389; Economic Geology; September 1937; v. 32; no. 6; p. 832-854;
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:388-389

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Famatinite2.KA.10Cu3SbS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stromeyerite2.BA.40AgCuS
Sylvanite2.EA.05(Au,Ag)2Te4
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Stromeyerite2.4.6.1AgCuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
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 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Famatinite3.2.2.2Cu3SbS4
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S FamatiniteCu3SbS4
S GalenaPbS
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S StromeyeriteAgCuS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu FamatiniteCu3SbS4
Cu StromeyeriteAgCuS
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu CopperCu
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
AgSilver
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag StromeyeriteAgCuS
Ag Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb FamatiniteCu3SbS4
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
TeTellurium
Te Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
PbLead
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb GalenaPbS

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Rocks & Minerals (2001): 76: 388-389.
Economic Geology (1937): 32(6)(September): 832-854.

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