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Klinker prospect, Vernon, Vernon Mining Division, British Columbia, Canadai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° 21' 31'' North , 119° 33' 51'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Okanagan297,601 (2012)15.2km
Vernon47,274 (2015)23.0km
Armstrong4,275 (2008)27.6km
Enderby2,830 (2008)36.1km
Salmon Arm16,205 (2008)42.2km


Opal deposit developed by Okanagan Opal Inc. Located 23 kilometres west-northwest of Vernon, north of McGregor Creek.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Simandl, G. J., Hancock, K. D., Callaghan, B., Paradis, S., & Yorke-Hardy, R. (1997). Klinker Precious Opal Deposit, South Central British Columbia, Canada-Field Observations and Potential Deposit-Scale Controls. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, 321-327.
Celadonite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Reference: www.em.gov.bc.ca/cf/minfile; Simandl, G. J., Hancock, K. D., Callaghan, B., Paradis, S., & Yorke-Hardy, R. (1997). Klinker Precious Opal Deposit, South Central British Columbia, Canada-Field Observations and Potential Deposit-Scale Controls. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, 321-327.
'Chabazite'
Reference: www.em.gov.bc.ca/cf/minfile; Simandl, G. J., Hancock, K. D., Callaghan, B., Paradis, S., & Yorke-Hardy, R. (1997). Klinker Precious Opal Deposit, South Central British Columbia, Canada-Field Observations and Potential Deposit-Scale Controls. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, 321-327.
'Clinoptilolite'
Reference: Simandl, G. J., Hancock, K. D., Callaghan, B., Paradis, S., & Yorke-Hardy, R. (1997). Klinker Precious Opal Deposit, South Central British Columbia, Canada-Field Observations and Potential Deposit-Scale Controls. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, 321-327.
'Heulandite subgroup' ?
Reference: Simandl, G. J., Hancock, K. D., Callaghan, B., Paradis, S., & Yorke-Hardy, R. (1997). Klinker Precious Opal Deposit, South Central British Columbia, Canada-Field Observations and Potential Deposit-Scale Controls. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, 321-327.
Kutnohorite
Formula: CaMn2+(CO3)2
Reference: www.em.gov.bc.ca/cf/minfile; Simandl, G. J., Hancock, K. D., Callaghan, B., Paradis, S., & Yorke-Hardy, R. (1997). Klinker Precious Opal Deposit, South Central British Columbia, Canada-Field Observations and Potential Deposit-Scale Controls. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, 321-327.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: www.em.gov.bc.ca/cf/minfile; Simandl, G. J., Hancock, K. D., Callaghan, B., Paradis, S., & Yorke-Hardy, R. (1997). Klinker Precious Opal Deposit, South Central British Columbia, Canada-Field Observations and Potential Deposit-Scale Controls. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, 321-327.
Opal var: Amber Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Simandl, G. J., Hancock, K. D., Callaghan, B., Paradis, S., & Yorke-Hardy, R. (1997). Klinker Precious Opal Deposit, South Central British Columbia, Canada-Field Observations and Potential Deposit-Scale Controls. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, 321-327.
Opal var: Boulder Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Can.Rockhound v.3, no.1; Simandl, G. J., Hancock, K. D., Callaghan, B., Paradis, S., & Yorke-Hardy, R. (1997). Klinker Precious Opal Deposit, South Central British Columbia, Canada-Field Observations and Potential Deposit-Scale Controls. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, 321-327.
Opal var: Honey Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Simandl, G. J., Hancock, K. D., Callaghan, B., Paradis, S., & Yorke-Hardy, R. (1997). Klinker Precious Opal Deposit, South Central British Columbia, Canada-Field Observations and Potential Deposit-Scale Controls. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, 321-327.
Opal var: Hydrophane
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: www.em.gov.bc.ca/cf/minfile
Opal var: Precious Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: www.em.gov.bc.ca/cf/minfile; Simandl, G.J. (2009): Nonmetallic minerals other than coal: Industrial minerals, gemstones and aggregate in British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Geological Survey, Paper 2009‐2, pages.; Simandl, G. J., Hancock, K. D., Callaghan, B., Paradis, S., & Yorke-Hardy, R. (1997). Klinker Precious Opal Deposit, South Central British Columbia, Canada-Field Observations and Potential Deposit-Scale Controls. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, 321-327.
Opal var: White Opal
Reference: Simandl, G. J., Hancock, K. D., Callaghan, B., Paradis, S., & Yorke-Hardy, R. (1997). Klinker Precious Opal Deposit, South Central British Columbia, Canada-Field Observations and Potential Deposit-Scale Controls. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, 321-327.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: www.em.gov.bc.ca/cf/minfile; Simandl, G. J., Hancock, K. D., Callaghan, B., Paradis, S., & Yorke-Hardy, R. (1997). Klinker Precious Opal Deposit, South Central British Columbia, Canada-Field Observations and Potential Deposit-Scale Controls. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, 321-327.
Quartz var: Agate
Reference: www.em.gov.bc.ca/cf/minfile; Simandl, G. J., Hancock, K. D., Callaghan, B., Paradis, S., & Yorke-Hardy, R. (1997). Klinker Precious Opal Deposit, South Central British Columbia, Canada-Field Observations and Potential Deposit-Scale Controls. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, 321-327.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: www.em.gov.bc.ca/cf/minfile; Simandl, G. J., Hancock, K. D., Callaghan, B., Paradis, S., & Yorke-Hardy, R. (1997). Klinker Precious Opal Deposit, South Central British Columbia, Canada-Field Observations and Potential Deposit-Scale Controls. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, 321-327.
Saponite
Formula: Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: www.em.gov.bc.ca/cf/minfile; Simandl, G. J., Hancock, K. D., Callaghan, B., Paradis, S., & Yorke-Hardy, R. (1997). Klinker Precious Opal Deposit, South Central British Columbia, Canada-Field Observations and Potential Deposit-Scale Controls. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, 321-327.
'Stilbite subgroup' ?
Reference: Simandl, G. J., Hancock, K. D., Callaghan, B., Paradis, S., & Yorke-Hardy, R. (1997). Klinker Precious Opal Deposit, South Central British Columbia, Canada-Field Observations and Potential Deposit-Scale Controls. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, 321-327.
Thomsonite-Ca ?
Formula: NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Reference: Simandl, G. J., Hancock, K. D., Callaghan, B., Paradis, S., & Yorke-Hardy, R. (1997). Klinker Precious Opal Deposit, South Central British Columbia, Canada-Field Observations and Potential Deposit-Scale Controls. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, 321-327.
'Wad'
Reference: Simandl, G. J., Hancock, K. D., Callaghan, B., Paradis, S., & Yorke-Hardy, R. (1997). Klinker Precious Opal Deposit, South Central British Columbia, Canada-Field Observations and Potential Deposit-Scale Controls. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, 321-327.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Amber Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Boulder Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Honey Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Hydrophane4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Precious Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: White Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Kutnohorite5.AB.10CaMn2+(CO3)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Celadonite9.EC.15K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Saponite9.EC.45Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Thomsonite-Ca ?9.GA.10NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Clinoptilolite'-
'Heulandite subgroup' ?-
'Stilbite subgroup' ?-
'Wad'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Kutnohorite14.2.1.3CaMn2+(CO3)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Celadonite71.2.2a.6K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Saponite71.3.1b.2Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Clinoptilolite'-
'Heulandite subgroup' ?-
Opal
var: Amber Opal
-SiO2 · nH2O
var: Boulder Opal-SiO2 · nH2O
var: Honey Opal-SiO2 · nH2O
var: Hydrophane-SiO2 · nH2O
var: Precious Opal-SiO2 · nH2O
var: White Opal-SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz
var: Agate
-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
'Stilbite subgroup' ?-
Thomsonite-Ca ?-NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Opal (var: Precious Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Opal (var: Hydrophane)SiO2 · nH2O
H CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
H SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H Opal (var: Boulder Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
H Opal (var: Honey Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
H Opal (var: Amber Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
H Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
CCarbon
C KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Opal (var: Precious Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Opal (var: Hydrophane)SiO2 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
O KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
O SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O Opal (var: Boulder Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
O Opal (var: Honey Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
O Opal (var: Amber Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
NaSodium
Na SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Mg SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
SiSilicon
Si Opal (var: Precious Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Opal (var: Hydrophane)SiO2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Si SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si Opal (var: Boulder Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
Si Opal (var: Honey Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
Si Opal (var: Amber Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
KPotassium
K CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
Ca SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
MnManganese
Mn KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Fe SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O

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