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Mount Vernon, Grant Co., Oregon, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 25' 3'' North , 119° 6' 48'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.41765,-119.11357
GeoHash:G#: 9rgk9tbps
Locality type:Mountain
Köppen climate type:Dsb : Warm, dry-summer continental climate


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Mineral List

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13 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
'commodity:Asbestos'
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
'Chabazite'
'Chabazite var: Phacolite'
'commodity:Chromium'
Formula: Cr
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Copper
Formula: Cu
Cowlesite (TL)
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Reference: WISE, W.S. & TSCHERNICH, R.W. (1975): Cowlesite, a new Ca-zeolite. American Mineralogist 60, 951-956. GAIT, R.I. (1983): Mineral species from Canadian type localities, an annotated list. Canadian Mineralogist 21, 145-157. Micro Probe Volume VI Number 4
'Erionite'
Erionite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
'commodity:Gold'
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Greenstone'
'Heulandite subgroup'
'Lévyne'
Lévyne-Ca
Formula: (Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
'commodity:Manganese'
Formula: Mn
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Offretite
Formula: KCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
'Phillipsite'
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
'Serpentinite'
'commodity:Silver'
Formula: Ag
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Stilbite subgroup'
Thomsonite-Ca
Formula: NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Copper'1.AA.05Cu
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Aragonite'5.AB.15CaCO3
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Analcime'9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
'Chrysotile'9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Cowlesite' (TL)9.GG.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
'Erionite-Ca'9.GD.20(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
'Lévyne-Ca'9.GD.15(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
'Mesolite'9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
'Offretite'9.GD.25KCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
'Rhodonite'9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
'Thomsonite-Ca'9.GA.10NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'var: Phacolite'-
'Erionite'-
'Greenstone'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Lévyne'-
'Phillipsite'-
'Serpentinite'-
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Cowlesite (TL)77.1.5.8CaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
'Lévyne'77.1.2.8
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Offretite77.1.2.4KCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Chabazite'-
'var: Phacolite'-
'Erionite'-
Erionite-Ca-(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
'Greenstone'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
Lévyne-Ca-(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
'Phillipsite'-
'Serpentinite'-
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Stilbite subgroup'-
Thomsonite-Ca-NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
H Erionite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
H Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
H OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
H Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O AragoniteCaCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
O Erionite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
O Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
O OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Na Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Al Erionite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
Al Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Al OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Al Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
SiSilicon
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Si Erionite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
Si Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Si OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
KPotassium
K OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Ca Erionite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
Ca Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Ca OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Ca Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
MnManganese
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu

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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Holocene
0 - 0.0117 Ma



ID: 2722928
Alluvial deposits

Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)

Description: Sand, gravel, and silt forming flood plains and filling channels of present streams. In places includes talus and slope wash. Locally includes soils containing abundant organic material, and thin peat beds

Comments: Includes silt and fine sand deposited on broad benches adjacent to the Snake and Malheur Rivers by the Bonneville Flood (OR143; OR144; OR145; OR146) 14,000 years ago (late Pleistocene). In OR291, includes lacustrine silt, clay, and diatomite.

Lithology: Major:{sand,gravel,silt}, Minor:{peat}

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]

Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 1522049
Quaternary surficial deposits; Alluvial deposits

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Description: Alluvium; unconsolidated rocks; mixed grained sediments; fluvial

Lithology: Major:: {mixed fluvial sediment}

Reference: R.L. Smith, W.P. Roe (compilers). Oregon Geologic Data Compilation, release 6. State of Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries. [20]

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]

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

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