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Black Rock Desert, Millard Co., Utah, USAi
Regional Level Types
Black Rock DesertDesert
Millard Co.County
UtahState
USACountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° North , 112° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~4km
Locality type:Desert
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


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2 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Ash'
'Basalt'
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
'Fine-grained ("volcanic") normal crystalline igneous rock'
'Obsidian'
'Obsidian var: Snowflake Obsidian'
'Pumice'
'commodity:Pumice'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Rhyolite'
Tridymite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Robert Werner, (2016) Tridymite from Millard Co., Utah, Mineral News, 32, #2
'Tuff'
'Vitrophyric porphyry'

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cristobalite'4.DA.15SiO2
'Tridymite'4.DA.10SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Ash'-
'Basalt'-
'Fine-grained ("volcanic") normal crystalline igneous rock'-
'Obsidian'-
'var: Snowflake Obsidian'-
'Pumice'-
'Rhyolite'-
'Tuff'-
'Vitrophyric porphyry'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Cristobalite75.1.1.1SiO2
Tridymite75.1.2.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Ash'-
'Basalt'-
'Fine-grained ("volcanic") normal crystalline igneous rock'-
'Obsidian'-
'var: Snowflake Obsidian'-
'Pumice'-
'Rhyolite'-
'Tuff'-
'Vitrophyric porphyry'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O CristobaliteSiO2
O TridymiteSiO2
SiSilicon
Si CristobaliteSiO2
Si TridymiteSiO2

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