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Santa Cruz Mine (Taglo prospect; Teagle mine; Emerald group; Blue Jay group; Rising Star; Rattle Snake), Bunkerville Mining District, Virgin Mountains, Clark Co., Nevada, USAi
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Santa Cruz Mine (Taglo prospect; Teagle mine; Emerald group; Blue Jay group; Rising Star; Rattle Snake)Mine
Bunkerville Mining DistrictMining District
Virgin MountainsMountain Range
Clark Co.County
NevadaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 39' 2'' North , 114° 3' 24'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bunkerville1,303 (2011)15.0km
Scenic1,643 (2017)16.4km
Mesquite17,496 (2017)17.2km
Littlefield308 (2011)28.6km
Beaver Dam1,962 (2011)29.8km


Sec 9 T15S R71E.

Structure: Faults

Deposit: The dikes follo W the foliation direction of the country rock.

Deposit type: W skarn

Development: By estimate the total amount of beryl and chrysoberyl doesn't exceed 1%

Ore(s): Fractures

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6 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: NBMG Bull 62 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark County, Nevada; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 57: 55.; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: NBMG Bull 62 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark County, Nevada; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Phenakite
Formula: Be2SiO4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: NBMG Spec Pub 31 Minerals of Nevada; 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
Chrysoberyl4.BA.05BeAl2O4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Group 9 - Silicates
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phenakite9.AA.05Be2SiO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chrysoberyl7.2.9.1BeAl2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Phenakite51.1.1.1Be2SiO4
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be PhenakiteBe2SiO4
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O HematiteFe2O3
O PhenakiteBe2SiO4
AlAluminium
Al ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si PhenakiteBe2SiO4
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Rocks & Minerals (1982): 57: 55.
NEV BUR MINES BULL.62, (1965), P.159, (GEOL MAP INCL ), P.205
NEV BUREAU OF MINES BULL 63, (1965), P. 81-83.
NEV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. REPORT 45, (1989), P. 4.
Beal, L.H., (1965), Geology and Mineral Deposits of the Bunkerville Dist, Clark Co., Nev., Mev. Bureau of Mine Bull 63, P. 81-83

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USGS MRDS Record:10047006

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