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Virginia Prospect, West Tintic Mining District, West Tintic Mountains, Juab Co., Utah, USAi
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Virginia ProspectProspect
West Tintic Mining DistrictMining District
West Tintic MountainsMountain Range
Juab Co.County
UtahState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
39° 50' 40'' North , 112° 24' 12'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Eureka666 (2017)27.0km
Vernon275 (2017)27.7km
Leamington231 (2017)35.9km
Lynndyl111 (2017)36.2km
Mount Nebo302 (2006)40.0km


REF:Deposit:: STRINGHAM, B F, 1942, MINERALIZATION IN THE WEST TINTIC DISTRICT, GSA BULL, V 53, NO 2
Deposit:: PERRY, L I & MCARTHY, B, 1976, LEAD & ZINC IN UTAH: UT GEOL & MIN SURVEY SS #22
Deposit:: CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 03-21-1958
Deposit:: 1920 REC
Commodities (Major) - Iron
Deposit Type: Contact Metamorphic
Development Status: Past Producer
Host Rock Unit: Limestone, Quartzites, Shales & Dolomites
Structure: Overthrusting Of Proterozoic Rocks Over Paleozoic. Area Forms Steep Homocline Striking N-S., Basin & Range
Host Rock: Limestone, Dolomite, Quartzite, Shale
Tectonic Structure: Sevier Orogenic Belt

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4 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: From USGS MRDS database
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
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
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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USGS MRDS Record:10020289

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