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Keystone Mine, Goodsprings Mining District, Spring Mountains, Clark Co., Nevada, USAi
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Keystone MineMine
Goodsprings Mining DistrictMining District
Spring MountainsMountain Range
Clark Co.County
NevadaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 50' 11'' North , 115° 31' 22'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Goodsprings229 (2011)8.0km
Sandy Valley2,051 (2011)10.1km
Blue Diamond290 (2011)25.7km
Enterprise108,481 (2011)32.9km
Summerlin South24,085 (2012)35.7km


8 km. west of Goodsprings. Sec 19 T24S R58E
Structure: Large Scale Overthrusts Broad Anticline, Keystone Thrust, Small Underground Faults

Deposit: Also includes barefoot mine as part of the keystone group ; info.src : 1 pub lit

Geology: Ore is along porphyry/dolomite contact, in veins in porphyry and in the dolomite and along faults. Gold chiefly associated with limonite stained greenish clay and in the dark chert.

Ore(s): Contact Of Porphyry With Dolomite

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6 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: NBMG Bull 62 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark County, Nevada
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: NBMG Bull 62 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark County, Nevada; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: NBMG Bull 62 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark County, Nevada
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: NBMG Bull 62 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark County, Nevada
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: NBMG Bull 62 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark County, Nevada
'Wad'
Reference: NBMG Bull 62 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark County, Nevada

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
'Halloysite'9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Wad'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
'Halloysite'71.1.1.4Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O BaryteBaSO4
O HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu CopperCu
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu

References

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Hewett, (1931) , Geology and Ore Deposits of Goodsprings Quad, USGS Prof. Paper 162 , P. 105 - 107 .
Longwell, C. R., Pampeyan, E. H., Bowyer, B., Roberts, R. J., (1965) , Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark Co. Nev. Bureau of Mines, Bull. 62 , P. 191 .
NBMG, (1994), Mi-1993

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USGS MRDS Record:10037224

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