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Starvation Canyon (Searles Canyon), Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USAi
Regional Level Types
Starvation Canyon (Searles Canyon)Canyon
Thomas RangeMountain Range
Juab Co.County
UtahState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
39° North , 112° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~2km
Locality type:


This site is on the south end of the Thomas Range about 1 mile northwest of the famed Topaz Mountain collection site. The site is reached by following the dry stream bed northeast from where it intersects the Brush Wellman mine road. This site is located within a private claim and permission must be obtained from the owners before collecting at the site.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

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

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

Detailed Mineral List:

Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Beryl var: Red Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: G. W. Robinson, V. King (1993) Whats New in Minerals. Mineralogical Record 24:381-395; Christian Bracke Collection
Bixbyite
Formula: Mn3+2O3
Reference: Min Rec (2006) 37:311-317
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Min Rec (2006) 37:311-317
Cerianite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce4+,Th)O2
Reference: Min Rec (2006) 37:311-317
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Min Rec (2006) 37:311-317
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Personally collected by Dr. Scott Campbell.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Personally collected by Dr. Scott Campbell.
Holfertite (TL)
Formula: CaxU6+2-xTi(O8-xOH4x) · 3H2O
Reference: Min Rec (2006) 37:311-317
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Rick Dalrymple Collection
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Rick Dalrymple Collection
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Rick Dalrymple Collection
Pseudobrookite
Formula: Fe2TiO5
Reference: Personally collected by Dr. Scott Campbell.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rick Dalrymple
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rick Dalrymple Collection
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Min Rec (2006) 37:311-317
Rutile var: Niobian Rutile
Formula: (Ti,Nb)O2
Reference: Min Rec (2006) 37:311-317
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Bixbyite4.CB.10Mn3+2O3
Cerianite-(Ce)4.DL.05(Ce4+,Th)O2
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Holfertite (TL)4.GB.70CaxU6+2-xTi(O8-xOH4x) · 3H2O
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Pseudobrookite4.CB.15Fe2TiO5
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
var: Niobian Rutile4.DB.05(Ti,Nb)O2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Red Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Bixbyite4.3.7.2Mn3+2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Cerianite-(Ce)4.4.12.1(Ce4+,Th)O2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X5
Pseudobrookite7.7.1.1Fe2TiO5
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Beryl
var: Red Beryl
-Be3Al2Si6O18
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3
Holfertite (TL)-CaxU6+2-xTi(O8-xOH4x) · 3H2O
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
Rutile
var: Niobian Rutile
-(Ti,Nb)O2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HolfertiteCaxU6+2-xTi(O8-xOH4x) · 3H2O
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl (var: Red Beryl)Be3Al2Si6O18
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O HolfertiteCaxU6+2-xTi(O8-xOH4x) · 3H2O
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5
O HematiteFe2O3
O BixbyiteMn23+O3
O Rutile (var: Niobian Rutile)(Ti,Nb)O2
O Cerianite-(Ce)(Ce4+,Th)O2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Beryl (var: Red Beryl)Be3Al2Si6O18
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O RutileTiO2
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F FluoriteCaF2
AlAluminium
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al Beryl (var: Red Beryl)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
SiSilicon
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Beryl (var: Red Beryl)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
CaCalcium
Ca HolfertiteCaxU6+2-xTi(O8-xOH4x) · 3H2O
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti HolfertiteCaxU6+2-xTi(O8-xOH4x) · 3H2O
Ti PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5
Ti Rutile (var: Niobian Rutile)(Ti,Nb)O2
Ti RutileTiO2
MnManganese
Mn BixbyiteMn23+O3
FeIron
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
Fe PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5
Fe HematiteFe2O3
NbNiobium
Nb Rutile (var: Niobian Rutile)(Ti,Nb)O2
CeCerium
Ce Cerianite-(Ce)(Ce4+,Th)O2
ThThorium
Th Cerianite-(Ce)(Ce4+,Th)O2
UUranium
U HolfertiteCaxU6+2-xTi(O8-xOH4x) · 3H2O

Localities in this Region

  • Utah
    • Juab Co.

Other Regions, Features and Areas containg this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
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