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Coloradoite from
Mountain Lion Mine - Keystone vein, Magnolia Mining District, Boulder Co., Colorado, USA

Locality type:Vein
Classification
Species:Coloradoite
Formula:HgTe
Comments:Closely intermixed with native tellurium and quartz.
The type description of coloradoite was based on impure specimens from the Keystone and Mountain Lion mines in the Magnolia district and from the Smuggler mine in the Balarat district.
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:"Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", p. 158, by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Coloradoite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Mountain Lion Mine - Keystone vein, Magnolia Mining District, Boulder Co., Colorado, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Coloradoite
0.3km (0.2 miles) Keystone Mine, Magnolia Mining District, Boulder Co., Colorado, USA
0.8km (0.5 miles) Lady Franklin Mine, Magnolia Mining District, Boulder Co., Colorado, USA
0.8km (0.5 miles) Poorman Mine (1), Magnolia Mining District, Boulder Co., Colorado, USA
1.9km (1.2 miles) Empress (Sylvan Ute), Boulder County Tungsten Mining District, Boulder Co., Colorado, USA
2.4km (1.5 miles) Empress Mine & Post Boy Tunnel, Sugarloaf Mining District, Boulder Co., Colorado, USA
5.5km (3.4 miles) Last Chance (Gray Copper Emerson; Concord; Forest; Franklin Occurrence), Gold Hill Mining District, Boulder Co., Colorado, USA
6.9km (4.3 miles) Ingram mine (Valley Forge Occurrence; Critic and Railroad Boy; Sunshine; Three Brothers; Atchison; Belle; Golden Eagle; Melvina; Baron; Richmond), Gold Hill Mining District, Boulder Co., Colorado, USA
6.9km (4.3 miles) Melvina, Gold Hill Mining District, Boulder Co., Colorado, USA
7.8km (4.8 miles) Richmond Mine, Gold Hill Mining District, Boulder Co., Colorado, USA
8.3km (5.1 miles) American, Gold Hill Mining District, Boulder Co., Colorado, USA
 
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