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Olinghouse District (White Horse District), Pah Rah Range (Pah Rah Mts), Washoe Co., Nevada, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 38' 55'' North , 119° 25' 4'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.64849,-119.41770
GeoHash:G#: 9r51d9f9j
Locality type:Mining District
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate


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Mineral List

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32 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rocks and Minerals, (1989) 64:397-403
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Coloradoite
Formula: HgTe
Copper
Formula: Cu
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epistilbite
Formula: CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Reference: R&M 79:1 p44-54
Galena
Formula: PbS
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Girdite'
Formula: H2Pb3(Te4+O3)(Te6+O6)
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Rocks and Minerals, (1989) 64:397-403
'commodity:Gold'
Formula: Au
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
'Heulandite subgroup'
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
'K Feldspar'
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Manganese Oxides'
'Manganese Oxides var: Manganese Dendrites'
Nitratine
Formula: NaNO3
Petzite
Formula: Ag3AuTe2
'Phillipsite'
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks and Minerals, (1989) 64:397-403
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks and Minerals, (1989) 64:397-403
Rucklidgeite
Formula: PbBi2Te4
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Scolecite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Silver
Formula: Ag
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
'Wad'

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Electrum1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Coloradoite2.CB.05aHgTe
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
'Petzite'2.BA.75Ag3AuTe2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Rucklidgeite2.GC.40cPbBi2Te4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Girdite4.JL.30H2Pb3(Te4+O3)(Te6+O6)
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Nitratine'5.NA.05NaNO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Clinozoisite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epistilbite9.GD.45CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Scolecite9.GA.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Garnet Group-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Heulandite subgroup-
K Feldspar-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Manganese Oxides'-
'var: Manganese Dendrites'-
'Phillipsite'-
Stilbite subgroup-
Wad-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
Petzite2.4.3.3Ag3AuTe2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 4:3
Rucklidgeite2.6.2.7PbBi2Te4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Coloradoite2.8.2.5HgTe
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 18 - NORMAL NITRATES
AXO3·xH2O, where x can equal zero
Nitratine18.1.1.1NaNO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 33 - SELENATES AND TELLURATES
Compound Selenates and Tellurates
'Girdite'33.3.3.1H2Pb3(Te4+O3)(Te6+O6)
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Epistilbite77.1.6.2CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Scolecite77.1.5.5CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Manganese Oxides'-
'var: Manganese Dendrites'-
'Phillipsite'-
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Rock Crystal-SiO2
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
H GirditeH2Pb3(Te4+O3)(Te6+O6)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
NNitrogen
N NitratineNaNO3
OOxygen
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O CupriteCu2O
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O GirditeH2Pb3(Te4+O3)(Te6+O6)
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O NitratineNaNO3
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
O TenoriteCuO
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na NitratineNaNO3
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
SiSilicon
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
SSulfur
S AnglesitePbSO4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CinnabarHgS
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CopperCu
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TenoriteCuO
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag PetziteAg3AuTe2
Ag SilverAg
TeTellurium
Te ColoradoiteHgTe
Te GirditeH2Pb3(Te4+O3)(Te6+O6)
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te PetziteAg3AuTe2
Te RucklidgeitePbBi2Te4
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
Au PetziteAg3AuTe2
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
Hg ColoradoiteHgTe
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb GirditeH2Pb3(Te4+O3)(Te6+O6)
Pb RucklidgeitePbBi2Te4
BiBismuth
Bi RucklidgeitePbBi2Te4

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Rocks and Minerals, (1989): 64: 397-403.
Castor, S.B. and Ferdock, G.C. (2004), Minerals of Nevada, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, Special Publication 31.
Rocks & Minerals (2004): 79(1): 44-54.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10198320.

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