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Sunrise copper prospect, Nelson Range, Lee District, Inyo Co., California, USAi
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Sunrise copper prospectProspect
Nelson RangeMountain Range
Lee DistrictMining District
Inyo Co.County
CaliforniaState
USACountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° North , 117° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~3km
Locality type:Prospect
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate


Near Bird Springs

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Death Valley National Park, California/Nevada, USANational Park

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apophyllite'
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., Merlino, S., Pasero, M., McDonald, A. M., Wray, W. B., & Hindman, J. R. (2012). Whelanite, Cu2Ca6 [Si6O17 (OH)](CO3)(OH) 3 (H2O) 2, an (old) new mineral from the Bawana mine, Milford, Utah. American Mineralogist, 97(11-12), 2007-2015.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., Merlino, S., Pasero, M., McDonald, A. M., Wray, W. B., & Hindman, J. R. (2012). Whelanite, Cu2Ca6 [Si6O17 (OH)](CO3)(OH) 3 (H2O) 2, an (old) new mineral from the Bawana mine, Milford, Utah. American Mineralogist, 97(11-12), 2007-2015.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., Merlino, S., Pasero, M., McDonald, A. M., Wray, W. B., & Hindman, J. R. (2012). Whelanite, Cu2Ca6 [Si6O17 (OH)](CO3)(OH) 3 (H2O) 2, an (old) new mineral from the Bawana mine, Milford, Utah. American Mineralogist, 97(11-12), 2007-2015.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., Merlino, S., Pasero, M., McDonald, A. M., Wray, W. B., & Hindman, J. R. (2012). Whelanite, Cu2Ca6 [Si6O17 (OH)](CO3)(OH) 3 (H2O) 2, an (old) new mineral from the Bawana mine, Milford, Utah. American Mineralogist, 97(11-12), 2007-2015.
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., Merlino, S., Pasero, M., McDonald, A. M., Wray, W. B., & Hindman, J. R. (2012). Whelanite, Cu2Ca6 [Si6O17 (OH)](CO3)(OH) 3 (H2O) 2, an (old) new mineral from the Bawana mine, Milford, Utah. American Mineralogist, 97(11-12), 2007-2015.
Lepidocrocite
Formula: γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., Merlino, S., Pasero, M., McDonald, A. M., Wray, W. B., & Hindman, J. R. (2012). Whelanite, Cu2Ca6 [Si6O17 (OH)](CO3)(OH) 3 (H2O) 2, an (old) new mineral from the Bawana mine, Milford, Utah. American Mineralogist, 97(11-12), 2007-2015.
Stringhamite
Formula: CaCu(SiO4) · H2O
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., Merlino, S., Pasero, M., McDonald, A. M., Wray, W. B., & Hindman, J. R. (2012). Whelanite, Cu2Ca6 [Si6O17 (OH)](CO3)(OH) 3 (H2O) 2, an (old) new mineral from the Bawana mine, Milford, Utah. American Mineralogist, 97(11-12), 2007-2015.
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., Merlino, S., Pasero, M., McDonald, A. M., Wray, W. B., & Hindman, J. R. (2012). Whelanite, Cu2Ca6 [Si6O17 (OH)](CO3)(OH) 3 (H2O) 2, an (old) new mineral from the Bawana mine, Milford, Utah. American Mineralogist, 97(11-12), 2007-2015.
Thaumasite
Formula: Ca3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., Merlino, S., Pasero, M., McDonald, A. M., Wray, W. B., & Hindman, J. R. (2012). Whelanite, Cu2Ca6 [Si6O17 (OH)](CO3)(OH) 3 (H2O) 2, an (old) new mineral from the Bawana mine, Milford, Utah. American Mineralogist, 97(11-12), 2007-2015.
Whelanite
Formula: Cu2+2Ca6[Si6O17(OH)](CO3)(OH)3 · 2H2O
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., Merlino, S., Pasero, M., McDonald, A. M., Wray, W. B., & Hindman, J. R. (2012). Whelanite, Cu2Ca6 [Si6O17 (OH)](CO3)(OH) 3 (H2O) 2, an (old) new mineral from the Bawana mine, Milford, Utah. American Mineralogist, 97(11-12), 2007-2015.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Lepidocrocite4.FE.15γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Thaumasite7.DG.15Ca3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Stringhamite9.AE.35CaCu(SiO4) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
Whelanite-Cu2+2Ca6[Si6O17(OH)](CO3)(OH)3 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Lepidocrocite6.1.2.2γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Hydrated Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Thaumasite32.4.4.4Ca3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 78 - Unclassified Silicates
Miscellaneous
Stringhamite78.1.9.1CaCu(SiO4) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
Whelanite-Cu2+2Ca6[Si6O17(OH)](CO3)(OH)3 · 2H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H WhelaniteCu22+Ca6[Si6O17(OH)](CO3)(OH)3 · 2H2O
H Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
H StringhamiteCaCu(SiO4) · H2O
H ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
CCarbon
C WhelaniteCu22+Ca6[Si6O17(OH)](CO3)(OH)3 · 2H2O
C ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O WhelaniteCu22+Ca6[Si6O17(OH)](CO3)(OH)3 · 2H2O
O Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
O StringhamiteCaCu(SiO4) · H2O
O ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O TenoriteCuO
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O CalciteCaCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
AlAluminium
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si WhelaniteCu22+Ca6[Si6O17(OH)](CO3)(OH)3 · 2H2O
Si StringhamiteCaCu(SiO4) · H2O
Si ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
SSulfur
S ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
S BorniteCu5FeS4
CaCalcium
Ca WhelaniteCu22+Ca6[Si6O17(OH)](CO3)(OH)3 · 2H2O
Ca StringhamiteCaCu(SiO4) · H2O
Ca ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
CuCopper
Cu WhelaniteCu22+Ca6[Si6O17(OH)](CO3)(OH)3 · 2H2O
Cu StringhamiteCaCu(SiO4) · H2O
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4

References

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Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., Merlino, S., Pasero, M., McDonald, A. M., Wray, W. B., & Hindman, J. R. (2012). Whelanite, Cu2Ca6 [Si6O17 (OH)](CO3)(OH) 3 (H2O) 2, an (old) new mineral from the Bawana mine, Milford, Utah. American Mineralogist, 97(11-12), 2007-2015.


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