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Smuggler Vein, Smuggler Union Consolidated Mine (Smuggler Mine), Marshall Basin, Telluride Mining District (Upper San Miguel Mining District), San Miguel Co., Colorado, USAi
Regional Level Types
Smuggler VeinVein
Smuggler Union Consolidated Mine (Smuggler Mine)Mine
Marshall BasinBasin
Telluride Mining District (Upper San Miguel Mining District)Mining District
San Miguel Co.County
ColoradoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° 57' 24'' North , 107° 46' 36'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Telluride2,399 (2018)3.8km
Mountain Village1,395 (2017)7.5km
Ouray1,008 (2017)11.8km
Ophir169 (2017)12.1km
Portland135 (2011)15.3km


Rocks & Min.: 57:62; 75:336-338.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

25 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 75:337
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 75:337
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 75:337
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 75:337
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 75:337
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 75:337
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 75:337
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 75:337
Freibergite
Formula: (Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe2+2Sb4S12
Reference: Emmons and Becker (1885) Statistics and Technology of the precious Metals. Census reports Tenth census. June 1, 1880, Volume 13 By United States. Census office. 10th census, 1880, United States. Census Office
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 75:337
Galena var:
Formula: PbS
Reference: Emmons and Becker (1885) Statistics and Technology of the precious Metals. Census reports Tenth census. June 1, 1880, Volume 13 By United States. Census office. 10th census, 1880, United States. Census Office
Gold
Formula: Au
Description: Fig. 14, 15, 16
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 57:62; 75:337-338
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 75:338
Pearceite
Formula: [Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 75:338
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 75:338
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 75:338
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Description: Fig. 17
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 75:338
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 75:339
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Description: Fig. 14, 15, 16, 18
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 75:337-339
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 75:339
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 75:339
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 75:339
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 75:339
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Description: Fig. 18
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 75:339
Stephanite
Formula: Ag5SbS4
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 75:339
Sylvanite
Formula: (Au,Ag)2Te4
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 75:339
'Tennantite'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 75:339
'Tetrahedrite'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Description: Fig. 18
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 75:339

Gallery:

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
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Freibergite2.GB.05(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe2+2Sb4S12
Galena2.CD.10PbS
var: Argentiferous Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pearceite2.GB.15[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Polybasite2.GB.15[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stephanite2.GB.10Ag5SbS4
Sylvanite2.EA.05(Au,Ag)2Te4
'Tennantite'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3

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
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
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
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sylvanite2.12.13.3(Au,Ag)2Te4
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Pearceite3.1.8.1[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Polybasite3.1.7.2[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
ø = 4
Stephanite3.2.4.1Ag5SbS4
3 <ø < 4
Freibergite3.3.6.3(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe2+2Sb4S12
'Tennantite'3.3.6.2Cu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
'Tetrahedrite'3.3.6.1Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
ø = 3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
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 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
-PbS

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O SideriteFeCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
S Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S StephaniteAg5SbS4
S TennantiteCu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
S TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
S Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
S Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe22+Sb4S12
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
MnManganese
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe22+Sb4S12
CuCopper
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CopperCu
Cu Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Cu Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Cu TennantiteCu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
Cu TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Cu Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe22+Sb4S12
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
As Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
As TennantiteCu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Ag Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag SilverAg
Ag StephaniteAg5SbS4
Ag Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Ag Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe22+Sb4S12
SbAntimony
Sb Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Sb Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb StephaniteAg5SbS4
Sb TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Sb Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe22+Sb4S12
TeTellurium
Te Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS

Localities in this Region

  • Colorado
    • San Miguel Co.
      • Telluride Mining District (Upper San Miguel Mining District)

Other Regions, Features and Areas containing this locality

North America
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USA

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