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Kingston Peak, Kingston Range District, Kingston Range, San Bernardino Co., California, USAi
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Kingston PeakPeak
Kingston Range DistrictMining District
Kingston RangeMountain Range
San Bernardino Co.County
CaliforniaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 43' 37'' North , 115° 55' 4'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Sandy Valley2,051 (2011)27.6km
Tecopa150 (2011)30.9km
Goodsprings229 (2011)45.2km


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

18 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Wright, L.A., et al (1953), Mines and mineral resources of San Bernardino County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 49(1-2): 113; Hewett, Donnel Foster (1956) Geology and mineral resources of the Ivanpah quadrangle, California and Nevada, USGS Professional Paper 275, 172 pp.: 118-119; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 301.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: USGS Bull1709D
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Description: Common occurrence here.
Reference: Hewett, Donnel Foster (1956) Geology and mineral resources of the Ivanpah quadrangle, California and Nevada, USGS Professional Paper 275, 172 pp.: 118 (& 143 ?); Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 229.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Description: Irregular lenses.
Reference: Tucker, W. Burling & Reid J. Sampson (1943b), Mineral resources of San Bernardino County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 39): 39(4): 489; Wright, L.A., et al (1953), Mines and mineral resources of San Bernardino County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 49(1-2): 113; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 233-234.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: USGS Bull1709D
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: USGS Bull1709D
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: USGS Bull1709D
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: USGS Bull1709D
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Description: Widespread here.
Reference: Wright, L.A., et al (1953), Mines and mineral resources of San Bernardino County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 49(1-2): 90-91; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 72; Calzia, J. P.; Frisken, J. G.; Jachens, R. C.; McMahon, A. B.; Rumsey, C. M. (1987), Mineral Resources of the Kingston Range Wilderness Study Area, San Bernardino County, California. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1709-D, 34 p., maps.
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Colour: Yellow
Description: A principal mineral here.
Reference: Hewett, Donnel Foster (1956) Geology and mineral resources of the Ivanpah quadrangle, California and Nevada, USGS Professional Paper 275, 172 pp.: 118, 143-144; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 325.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Sepiolite
Formula: Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Hewett, Donnel Foster (1956) Geology and mineral resources of the Ivanpah quadrangle, California and Nevada, USGS Professional Paper 275, 172 pp.: 144; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 441.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: USGS Bull1709D
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: USGS Bull1709D

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Antigorite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Sepiolite9.EE.25Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Antigorite71.1.2a.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Sepiolite74.3.1b.1Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
O CerussitePbCO3
O AnglesitePbSO4
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
SiSilicon
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S AnglesitePbSO4
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
ZnZinc
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb AnglesitePbSO4

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