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Grey Rock Mine, Truax Creek, Bridge River area, Lillooet Mining Division, British Columbia, Canadai
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Grey Rock MineMine
Truax CreekCreek
Bridge River areaArea
Lillooet Mining DivisionDivision
British ColumbiaProvince
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50° 53' 43'' North , 122° 47' 14'' West
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Moore et al. gives Quartz, Stibnite, Tetrahedrite, Sphalerite, Jamesonite, Cinnabar and Gold as the late-stage open-space phases of the veins.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'α-Arsenic Sulphide'
Formula: AsS
Reference: Roberts, A.C., Ansell, H.G., Bonardi, M. (1980) Pararealgar, a new polymorph of AsS, from British Columbia. The Canadian Mineralogist 18 525-527.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Richard Gunter specimen
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Moore et al (2009)
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Habit: needles!
Colour: metallic yellow
Fluorescence: none
Description: Micro acicular and needle-like crystals in epitaxi on tetrahedrite
Reference: http://www.canadianrockhound.com/2002/01/cr0206105_topten.html
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: Moore et al (2009)
Pararealgar (TL)
Formula: As4S4
Type Locality:
Reference: ROBERTS, A.C., ANSELL, H.G. & BONARDI, M. (1980): Pararealgar, a new polymorph of AsS, from British Columbia. Canadian Mineralogist 18, 525-527. BONAZZI, P., MENCHETTI, S. & PRATESI, G. (1995): The crystal structure of pararealgar, As4S4. American Mineralogist 80, 400-403.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Richard Gunter specimen
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
Reference: Can Min (1980) 18, 525-27
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Moore et al (2009)
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Can Min (1980) 18, 525-27
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Reference: http://www.canadianrockhound.com/2002/01/cr0206105_topten.html

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Pararealgar (TL)2.FA.15bAs4S4
Realgar2.FA.15aAs4S4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'α-Arsenic Sulphide'-AsS

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Pararealgar (TL)2.8.21.2As4S4
Realgar2.8.21.1As4S4
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'α-Arsenic Sulphide'-AsS

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PararealgarAs4S4
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S StibniteSb2S3
S RealgarAs4S4
S SphaleriteZnS
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S CinnabarHgS
S α-Arsenic SulphideAsS
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
CuCopper
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
AsArsenic
As PararealgarAs4S4
As RealgarAs4S4
As α-Arsenic SulphideAsS
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
PbLead
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14

References

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ROBERTS, A.C., ANSELL, H.G. & BONARDI, M. (1980): Pararealgar, a new polymorph of AsS, from British Columbia. Canadian Mineralogist 18, 525-527.
BONAZZI, P., MENCHETTI, S. & PRATESI, G. (1995): The crystal structure of pararealgar,As4S4. American Mineralogist 80, 400-403.
Econ Geol (1991) 86:318-353
Econ Geol (1991) 86:318-353
Moore, L.H., Hart C.J.R, and Marsh, E.E. (2009): Sulphur sources for gold deposits in the Bridge River-Bralorne mineral district, southwestern British Columbia; in Geoscience BC Summary of Activities 2008, Geoscience BC, Report 2009-1, p. 91-102


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