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Tin stope, Majuba Hill Mine (Majuba Mine; Mylar Mine; Tin Mine; Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology sample sites 2844 & 2846), Antelope District, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° North , 118° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~97km
Locality type:Stope
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate


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Tin Stope, Majuba Hill Mine (Mylar Mine), Antelope District, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA
Tin stope, Majuba Hill Mine, Antelope District, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA

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Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Agardite-(Ce)
Formula: CeCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Natural History Museum Vienna collection; Jensen, M. (1993): Update on the mineralogy of the Majuba Hill mine, Pershing County. Mineralogical Record. 24, 171-180.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Jensen, M. (1993): Update on the mineralogy of the Majuba Hill mine, Pershing County. Mineralogical Record. 24, 171-180.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Jensen, M. (1993): Update on the mineralogy of the Majuba Hill mine, Pershing County. Mineralogical Record. 24, 171-180.
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: Jensen, M. (1993): Update on the mineralogy of the Majuba Hill mine, Pershing County. Mineralogical Record. 24, 171-180.
Clinoclase
Formula: Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Reference: Jensen, M. (1993): Update on the mineralogy of the Majuba Hill mine, Pershing County. Mineralogical Record. 24, 171-180.
Cornubite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Reference: Jensen, M. (1985): The Majuba Hill Mine, Pershing County. Mineralogical Record. 16, 57-72.
Cornwallite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Reference: Jensen, M. (1993): Update on the mineralogy of the Majuba Hill mine, Pershing County. Mineralogical Record. 24, 171-180.
Iodargyrite
Formula: AgI
Reference: Jensen, M. (1993): Update on the mineralogy of the Majuba Hill mine, Pershing County. Mineralogical Record. 24, 171-180.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Jensen, M. (1993): Update on the mineralogy of the Majuba Hill mine, Pershing County. Mineralogical Record. 24, 171-180.
Mixite
Formula: BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Jensen, M. (1993): Update on the mineralogy of the Majuba Hill mine, Pershing County. Mineralogical Record. 24, 171-180.
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Natural History Museum Vienna collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Natural History Museum Vienna collection
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Jensen, M. (1993): Update on the mineralogy of the Majuba Hill mine, Pershing County. Mineralogical Record. 24, 171-180.
'commodity:Tin'
Formula: Sn
Reference: From USGS MRDS database
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Description: Radiating acicular; very dark greenish brown to yellowish brown, translucent, under microscope (megascopically almost black).
Reference: Alfredo Petrov specimen

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
'Chlorargyrite'3.AA.15AgCl
'Iodargyrite'3.AA.10AgI
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Jarosite'7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Agardite-(Ce)'8.DL.15CeCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
'Clinoclase'8.BE.20Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
'Cornubite'8.BD.30Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
'Cornwallite'8.BD.05Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
'Mixite'8.DL.15BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
'Olivenite'8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Iodargyrite9.1.5.1AgI
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)Zq
Clinoclase41.3.1.1Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Cornubite41.4.2.1Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cornwallite41.4.2.2Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
A2(XO4)Zq
Olivenite41.6.6.1Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Mixite42.5.1.1BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Agardite-(Ce)-CeCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Agardite-(Ce)CeCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
H ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
H CornubiteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
H CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
H OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O Agardite-(Ce)CeCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
O ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
O CornubiteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
O CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
O OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CuCopper
Cu Agardite-(Ce)CeCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Cu CornubiteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cu CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cu MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As Agardite-(Ce)CeCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
As ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
As CornubiteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
As CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
As MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
As OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
AgSilver
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag IodargyriteAgI
IIodine
I IodargyriteAgI
CeCerium
Ce Agardite-(Ce)CeCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
BiBismuth
Bi MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Jensen, M. (1985), The Majuba Hill Mine, Pershing County. Mineralogical Record: 16: 57-72.
Jensen, M. (1993): Update on the mineralogy of the Majuba Hill mine, Pershing County. Mineralogical Record: 24: 171-180.


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