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Paso Robles site, Cumberland Ridge, Husband Hill, Columbia Hills, Gusev Crater, Aeolis quadrangle, Marsi
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Latitude & Longitude: 0° North , 175° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km


Whitish, light-toned soils, containing ferric sulphates and possibly also ferric phosphates, hydrated silica, and elemental sulphur. Mineral deposition from Fe- and SO4-rich brines or fumaroles.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


21 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Alluaudite
Formula: (Na,Ca)Mn2+(Fe3+,Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)2(PO4)3
Anhydrite ?
Formula: CaSO4
Barbosalite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Barićite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Beraunite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Chalcosiderite
Formula: CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Coquimbite ?
Formula: Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Ferristrunzite
Formula: Fe3+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)3 · 5H2O
Ferroalluaudite
Formula: (Na,Ca)Fe2+(Fe3+,Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)3
Fibroferrite ?
Formula: Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Kidwellite
Formula: NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Kryzhanovskite
Formula: (Fe3+,Mn2+)3(PO4)2(OH,H2O)3
Landesite
Formula: Mn2+3-xFe3+x(PO4)2(OH)x · (3-x)H2O
Lipscombite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Paracoquimbite ?
Formula: Fe2(SO4)3 · 9H2O
Phosphosiderite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Rockbridgeite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Strengite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Strunzite
Formula: Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite ?7.AD.30CaSO4
Coquimbite ?7.CB.55Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Fibroferrite ?7.DC.15Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Paracoquimbite ?7.CB.55Fe2(SO4)3 · 9H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Alluaudite8.AC.10(Na,Ca)Mn2+(Fe3+,Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)2(PO4)3
Barbosalite8.BB.40Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Barićite8.CE.40(Mg,Fe)3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Beraunite8.DC.27Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Cacoxenite8.DC.40Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Chalcosiderite8.DD.15CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Ferristrunzite8.DC.25Fe3+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)3 · 5H2O
Ferroalluaudite8.AC.10(Na,Ca)Fe2+(Fe3+,Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)3
Kidwellite8.DK.20NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Kryzhanovskite8.CC.05(Fe3+,Mn2+)3(PO4)2(OH,H2O)3
Landesite8.CC.05Mn2+3-xFe3+x(PO4)2(OH)x · (3-x)H2O
Lipscombite8.BB.90Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Phosphosiderite8.CD.05FePO4 · 2H2O
Rockbridgeite8.BC.10Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Strengite8.CD.10FePO4 · 2H2O
Strunzite8.DC.25Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
Turquoise8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite ?28.3.2.1CaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2(XO4)3·H2O
Coquimbite ?29.8.3.1Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Paracoquimbite ?29.8.4.1Fe2(SO4)3 · 9H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Fibroferrite ?31.9.12.1Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)3
Alluaudite38.2.3.6(Na,Ca)Mn2+(Fe3+,Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)2(PO4)3
Ferroalluaudite38.2.3.5(Na,Ca)Fe2+(Fe3+,Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)3
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Barićite40.3.6.2(Mg,Fe)3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Kryzhanovskite40.3.2.2(Fe3+,Mn2+)3(PO4)2(OH,H2O)3
Landesite40.3.2.4Mn2+3-xFe3+x(PO4)2(OH)x · (3-x)H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Phosphosiderite40.4.3.2FePO4 · 2H2O
Strengite40.4.1.2FePO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq
Rockbridgeite41.9.2.1Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq
Barbosalite41.10.1.4Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Lipscombite41.10.2.1Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Kidwellite42.8.2.1NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Chalcosiderite42.9.3.4CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Turquoise42.9.3.1Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Beraunite42.11.16.1Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Ferristrunzite42.11.9.3Fe3+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)3 · 5H2O
Strunzite42.11.9.1Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
Miscellaneous
Cacoxenite42.13.5.1Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BarbosaliteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
H Barićite(Mg,Fe)3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
H CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
H ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H FerristrunziteFe3+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)3 · 5H2O
H KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
H Kryzhanovskite(Fe3+,Mn2+)3(PO4)2(OH,H2O)3
H LandesiteMn2+3-xFex3+(PO4)2(OH)x · (3-x)H2O
H LipscombiteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
H PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
H RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
H StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
H StrunziteMn2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
H CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
H ParacoquimbiteFe2(SO4)3 · 9H2O
OOxygen
O Alluaudite(Na,Ca)Mn2+(Fe3+,Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)2(PO4)3
O BarbosaliteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
O Barićite(Mg,Fe)3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
O CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
O ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O FerristrunziteFe3+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)3 · 5H2O
O Ferroalluaudite(Na,Ca)Fe2+(Fe3+,Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)3
O KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
O Kryzhanovskite(Fe3+,Mn2+)3(PO4)2(OH,H2O)3
O LandesiteMn2+3-xFex3+(PO4)2(OH)x · (3-x)H2O
O LipscombiteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
O PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
O RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
O StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
O StrunziteMn2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
O TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
O ParacoquimbiteFe2(SO4)3 · 9H2O
NaSodium
Na Alluaudite(Na,Ca)Mn2+(Fe3+,Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)2(PO4)3
Na Ferroalluaudite(Na,Ca)Fe2+(Fe3+,Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)3
Na KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
MgMagnesium
Mg Alluaudite(Na,Ca)Mn2+(Fe3+,Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)2(PO4)3
Mg Barićite(Mg,Fe)3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
AlAluminium
Al CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Al TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
PPhosphorus
P Alluaudite(Na,Ca)Mn2+(Fe3+,Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)2(PO4)3
P BarbosaliteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
P Barićite(Mg,Fe)3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
P CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
P ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P FerristrunziteFe3+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)3 · 5H2O
P Ferroalluaudite(Na,Ca)Fe2+(Fe3+,Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)3
P KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
P Kryzhanovskite(Fe3+,Mn2+)3(PO4)2(OH,H2O)3
P LandesiteMn2+3-xFex3+(PO4)2(OH)x · (3-x)H2O
P LipscombiteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
P PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
P RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
P StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
P StrunziteMn2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
P TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
SSulfur
S FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
S ParacoquimbiteFe2(SO4)3 · 9H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Alluaudite(Na,Ca)Mn2+(Fe3+,Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)2(PO4)3
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
MnManganese
Mn Alluaudite(Na,Ca)Mn2+(Fe3+,Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)2(PO4)3
Mn Kryzhanovskite(Fe3+,Mn2+)3(PO4)2(OH,H2O)3
Mn LandesiteMn2+3-xFex3+(PO4)2(OH)x · (3-x)H2O
Mn StrunziteMn2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
FeIron
Fe Alluaudite(Na,Ca)Mn2+(Fe3+,Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)2(PO4)3
Fe BarbosaliteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
Fe Barićite(Mg,Fe)3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Fe BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Fe CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Fe ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe FerristrunziteFe3+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)3 · 5H2O
Fe Ferroalluaudite(Na,Ca)Fe2+(Fe3+,Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)3
Fe KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Fe Kryzhanovskite(Fe3+,Mn2+)3(PO4)2(OH,H2O)3
Fe LandesiteMn2+3-xFex3+(PO4)2(OH)x · (3-x)H2O
Fe LipscombiteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
Fe PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
Fe RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
Fe StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
Fe StrunziteMn2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
Fe TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Fe CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Fe ParacoquimbiteFe2(SO4)3 · 9H2O
CuCopper
Cu ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Cu TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O

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Farrand, W.H., Johnson, J.R., Rice, M.S., Wang, A., Bell III, J.F. (2016) VNIR Multispectral Observations of Aqueous Alteration Materials by the Pancams on the Spirit and Opportunity Mars Exploration Rovers. American Mineralogist, 101:9, 2005-2019.
Lane, M.D., Bishop, J.L., Dyar, M.D., King, P.L., Parene, M., Hyde, B.C. (2008) Mineralogy of the Paso Robles soils on Mars. American Mineralogist, 93 (5-6), 728-739.


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