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Grass Creek deposit, Hot Springs Co., Wyoming, USAi
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Grass Creek depositDeposit
Hot Springs Co.County
WyomingState
USACountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 43° North , 108° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~74km
USGS MRDS Record:10069125
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate


REF:Deposit:: HOUSTON, R.S., AND MURPHY, J.F., 1962, TITANIFEROUS BLACK SANDSTONE DEPOSITS OF WYOMING: WYOMING GEOL. SURVEY BULL. 49, P. 120
Deposit:: HOUSTON, R.S., AND LOVE, J.D., 1956, TITANIFEROUS SANDSTONE IN MARINE ROCKS OF LATE JURASSIC AGE, NORTHWES
Commodities (Major) - Thorium, Iron, Zirconium, Titanium - Metal
Development Status: Occurrence
Host Rock Unit: Valmy Formation

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5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Monazite'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Monazite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Monazite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O AnataseTiO2
O RutileTiO2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
SiSilicon
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

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