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Tonopah, Tonopah Mining District, San Antonio Mountains, Nye Co., Nevada, USAi
Regional Level Types
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Tonopah Mining DistrictMining District
San Antonio MountainsMountain Range
Nye Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 4' 2'' North , 117° 13' 48'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Tonopah2,478 (2011)0.0km
Goldfield268 (2011)39.9km
Silver Peak107 (2011)49.6km


A populated place.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

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

30 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au,Ag)
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 16:21.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: NBMG Spec Pub 31 Minerals of Nevada
Ferrimolybdite
Formula: Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia; Nevada Bureau of Mines & Geology (1983), "A Mineral Inventory of the Esmeralda-Stateline Resource Area, Las Vegas District, Nevada," NBMG Open File Report 83-11
Galena
Formula: PbS
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia
Gold
Formula: Au
Hübnerite
Formula: MnWO4
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Reference: Am.Jour.Sci., 4th ser., 33, 475-482 (1921)
Hydroxylapatite var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
Reference: Am.Jour.Sci., 4th ser., 33, 475-482 (1921)
Iodargyrite
Formula: AgI
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'K Feldspar'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia
Mordenite
Formula: (Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Reference: J.V. Tingley and J. Quade (1986) A mineral inventory of the Tonopah Resource Area, Battle Mountain District, Nevada. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology OFR 86-14
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Powellite
Formula: Ca(MoO4)
Reference: Dana 7:II:1081.; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia; Nevada Bureau of Mines & Geology (1983), "A Mineral Inventory of the Esmeralda-Stateline Resource Area, Las Vegas District, Nevada," NBMG Open File Report 83-11
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: NBMG Spec Pub 31 Minerals of Nevada
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
'Tetrahedrite'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Variscite
Formula: AlPO4 · 2H2O
Reference: personal referernce
'Wad'
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: NBMG Spec Pub 31 Minerals of Nevada

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au,Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
var: Argentiferous Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Polybasite2.GB.15[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Iodargyrite3.AA.10AgI
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hübnerite4.DB.30MnWO4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Ferrimolybdite7.GB.30Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Powellite7.GA.05Ca(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
Turquoise8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Variscite8.CD.10AlPO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mordenite9.GD.35(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Feldspar Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Wad'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
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
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Polybasite3.1.7.2[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
'Tetrahedrite'3.3.6.1Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
ø = 3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Iodargyrite9.1.5.1AgI
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Variscite40.4.1.1AlPO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Hydroxylapatite41.8.1.3Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Turquoise42.9.3.1Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Hübnerite48.1.1.1MnWO4
Powellite48.1.2.2Ca(MoO4)
Group 49 - HYDRATED MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
Hydrated Normal Molybdates and Tungstates
Ferrimolybdite49.2.1.1Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
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
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Mordenite77.1.6.1(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Electrum'-(Au,Ag)
'Feldspar Group'-
Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
-PbS
Hydroxylapatite
var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite
-Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Opal
var: Opal-AN
-SiO2 · nH2O
'Wad'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H Hydroxylapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
H HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C Hydroxylapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
OOxygen
O TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O Hydroxylapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
O PowelliteCa(MoO4)
O CalciteCaCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O HübneriteMnWO4
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
O HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
NaSodium
Na Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
AlAluminium
Al TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
SiSilicon
Si Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P Hydroxylapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
P HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
P VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
SSulfur
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S AcanthiteAg2S
S CovelliteCuS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Hydroxylapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
Ca PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Ca HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
MnManganese
Mn HübneriteMnWO4
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Fe FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CuCopper
Cu TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Cu TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
MoMolybdenum
Mo PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
Mo FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
AgSilver
Ag IodargyriteAgI
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag Electrum(Au,Ag)
Ag Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
IIodine
I IodargyriteAgI
WTungsten
W HübneriteMnWO4
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au,Ag)
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS

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