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Barneys Canyon Lower Mine, Bingham Mining District (West Mountain Mining District), Oquirrh Mts, Salt Lake Co., Utah, USAi
Regional Level Types
Barneys Canyon Lower MineMine
Bingham Mining District (West Mountain Mining District)Mining District
Oquirrh MtsMountain Range
Salt Lake Co.County
UtahState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 36' North , 112° 8' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bingham Canyon726 (2013)4.6km
Copperton826 (2011)5.0km
Oquirrh11,668 (2006)9.1km
Magna26,505 (2011)12.4km
Herriman30,835 (2017)12.8km


Commodities (Major) - Zinc, Lead
Development Status: Occurrence
Host Rock Unit: Volcanic Flows
Structure: Basin And Range, Fissures, Fractures And Folds
Host Rock: Limestone, Quartzite
Tectonic Structure: Sevier Orogenic Belt
Carlin type gold deposit

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

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


Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:273-288
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:273-288
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:273-288
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:273-288
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:273-288
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:273-288
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:273-288
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:273-288
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:273-288
Orpiment
Formula: As2S3
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:273-288
Pharmacosiderite ?
Formula: KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:273-288
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:273-288
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:273-288
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:273-288
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:273-288
'Wad'
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:273-288

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Orpiment2.FA.30As2S3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pharmacosiderite ?8.DK.10KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
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.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Wad'-

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Orpiment2.11.1.1As2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Pharmacosiderite ?42.8.1a.1KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
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
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Quartz
var: Jasper
-SiO2
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Wad'-

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 Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
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 QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S OrpimentAs2S3
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
AsArsenic
As OrpimentAs2S3
As PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu

References

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Econ Geol (1996) 91:273-288
Deposit:: BRAY, E.R., WILSON, J.C., 1975, GUIDE BOOK TO THE BINGHAM MINING DISTRICT: SOCIETY OF ECONOMIC GEOLOGISTS
Deposit:: COOK, D.R., 1961, GEOLOGY OF THE BINGHAN MINING DISTRICT AND NORTHERN OQUIRRH MOUNTAIN, GUIDE BOOK TO THE GEOLOGY OF UTAH, NO

USGS MRDS Record:10012752
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