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Dripping Springs Valley Chabazite deposit, Dripping Spring Wash, Christmas area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USAi
Regional Level Types
Dripping Springs Valley Chabazite depositDeposit
Dripping Spring WashWash
Christmas areaArea
Banner DistrictMining District
Dripping Spring MtsMountain Range
Gila Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
33° 5' 0'' North , 110° 42' 30'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Hayden650 (2017)11.3km
Winkelman346 (2017)12.1km
Dudleyville959 (2011)13.9km
Kearny2,038 (2017)19.1km
Six Shooter Canyon1,019 (2017)32.1km


A zeolite and clay deposit located in sec. about 1½ miles NNE of Christmas, about 23 miles S of Globe. NOTE: The latitude of 33°43'58"N, longitude 110°59'26"W is an obvious error. These values place the locality miles N of the eastern end of Theodore Roosevelt Lake, far to the west of the Dripping Spring Wash/Valley. The coordinates provided in this file are the Yale-GNIS database values for the Dripping Spring Valley, providing the approximate distance of 23 miles S of Globe. Owned by Anaconda Minerals Co. (Division Of Atlantic Richfield) (1983).

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Sonoran Desert, North AmericaDesert

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID #10062184, MRDS ID #TC35486.
'Chabazite'
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID #10062184, MRDS ID #TC35486.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID #10062184, MRDS ID #TC35486.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID #10062184, MRDS ID #TC35486.
'Erionite'
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID #10062184, MRDS ID #TC35486.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID #10062184, MRDS ID #TC35486.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID #10062184, MRDS ID #TC35486.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID #10062184, MRDS ID #TC35486.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID #10062184, MRDS ID #TC35486.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Erionite'-
'Feldspar Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Erionite'-
'Feldspar Group'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2

References

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Bowie, M.R., Barker, J.M., and Peterson, S.L. (1987) Comparison of Selected Zeolite Deposits of Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas, in: Peirce, H.W., editor, Proceedings of the 21st. Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals. Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Geological Survey Branch Special Paper 4: 37-43.
Eyde, Ted, Wilkinson, P.A.K., and Weiland, E.F. (1986) Field Trip to Selected Industrial Mineral Deposits of Arizona, in Beatty, Barbara, and Wilkinson, P.A.K., editors, Frontiers in Geology and Ore Deposits of Arizona and the Southwest. Arizona Geological Society Digest vol. XVI: 312-318.
Phillips, K.A. (1987), Arizona Industrial Minerals, 2nd. Edition, Arizona Department of Mines & Minerals Mineral Report 4, 185 pp.
MRDS database Dep. ID #10062184, MRDS ID #TC35486.

USGS MRDS Record:10062184
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