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Kendall mine, Goldfield District, Esmeralda Co., Nevada, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 44' 30'' North , 117° 13' 40'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.74189,-117.22785
GeoHash:G#: 9qswsqtq3
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate


Immediately north of the Sandstorm mine
Structure: A Fault Seperates The Sandstorm Rhyolite And The Kendall Tuff.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

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Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Econ Geol (1989) 84:2115-2138
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Econ Geol (1989) 84:2115-2138; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Econ Geol (1989) 84:2115-2138
Famatinite
Formula: Cu3SbS4
Reference: Econ Geol (1989) 84:2115-2138
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Econ Geol (1989) 84:2115-2138; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'commodity:Gold'
Formula: Au
Reference:  
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Econ Geol (1989) 84:2115-2138
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Econ Geol (1989) 84:2115-2138; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Luzonite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Econ Geol (1989) 84:2115-2138
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Econ Geol (1989) 84:2115-2138
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Econ Geol (1989) 84:2115-2138
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Econ Geol (1989) 84:2115-2138; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Rhyolite'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Tuff'
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 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bismuthinite'2.DB.05Bi2S3
'Famatinite'2.KA.10Cu3SbS4
'Luzonite'2.KA.10Cu3AsS4
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Alunite'7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Kaolinite'9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Montmorillonite'9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Rhyolite'-
'Tuff'-

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
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Famatinite3.2.2.2Cu3SbS4
Luzonite3.2.2.1Cu3AsS4
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Rhyolite'-
'Tuff'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
OOxygen
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O BaryteBaSO4
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
NaSodium
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S BaryteBaSO4
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S FamatiniteCu3SbS4
S LuzoniteCu3AsS4
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu FamatiniteCu3SbS4
Cu LuzoniteCu3AsS4
AsArsenic
As LuzoniteCu3AsS4
SbAntimony
Sb FamatiniteCu3SbS4
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Neogene
2.588 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3186305
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Columbia River Basalt

Comments: Columbia Plateau

Lithology: Flood basalt(s); mafic volcanic rocks; basalt

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Early Miocene - Oligocene
15.97 - 33.9 Ma



ID: 2749548
Intermediate rhyolitic flows and shallow intrusive rocks

Age: Cenozoic (15.97 - 33.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Sandstorm Formation

Description: Includes rocks mapped as the rhyolite of Big Sand Springs Valley on the Nye North map, the Sandstorm Formation in Esmeralda County, rhyolite flow domes in the Sheep Creek Range in Lander County, and other units. It corresponds to unit Tr2 on the 1978 State map. It is present in Nye, Lincoln, Churchill, Esmeralda, Eureka, Mineral, Elko, Humboldt, and Lander Counties.

Comments: Original map source: Crafford, A.E.J., 2007, Geologic Map of Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 249, 1 CD-ROM, 46 p., 1 plate; Scale 1:250,000.

Lithology: Major:{rhyolite,hypabyssal rhyolite}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Econ Geol (1989) 84:2115-2138
Ransome, F.L., (1909), the Geology and Ore Deposits of Goldfield, Nevada: USGS Pp 66, P. 237-238


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