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Thorpe Hills, Mercur District (Camp Floyd District), Oquirrh Mts, Tooele Co., Utah, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 10' 0'' North , 112° 8' 45'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.1666666667, -112.145833333


All three localities for sulvanite in Utah may be the same locality (prospect in Sec 35 T7S R3W). The county line between Utah and Tooele runs through this section. A mine symbol on the topographic map is placed in Tooele Co. side of the border. The matrix for both descriptions is a brecciated black limestone cemented with white calcite. Alteration and crystal habits are similar.

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References

Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990.
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Schemp, C. A., W. T. Schaller (1931) Sulvanite from Utah. Am. Mineral. 16:557-562
Dolanski, J. (1974) Sulvanite from Thorpe Hills, Utah. American Mineralogist 59:307-313.

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