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Alvarado Mine, Gold Hill, Gold Hill Mining District (Clifton Mining District), Tooele Co., Utah, USAi
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Gold HillHill
Gold Hill Mining District (Clifton Mining District)Mining District
Tooele Co.County
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40° 10' 5'' North , 113° 49' 0'' West
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1/2 mile north of Gold Hill (Western Utah) mine.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


26 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; W. T. Schaller and T. B. Nolan (1931) An occurrence of spadaite at Gold Hill, Utah. American Mineralogist 16:231-236
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: W. T. Schaller and T. B. Nolan (1931) An occurrence of spadaite at Gold Hill, Utah. American Mineralogist 16:231-236
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; W. T. Schaller and T. B. Nolan (1931) An occurrence of spadaite at Gold Hill, Utah. American Mineralogist 16:231-236
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; W. T. Schaller and T. B. Nolan (1931) An occurrence of spadaite at Gold Hill, Utah. American Mineralogist 16:231-236
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; W. T. Schaller and T. B. Nolan (1931) An occurrence of spadaite at Gold Hill, Utah. American Mineralogist 16:231-236
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; W. T. Schaller and T. B. Nolan (1931) An occurrence of spadaite at Gold Hill, Utah. American Mineralogist 16:231-236
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Siderotil
Formula: FeSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Spadaite
Formula: MgSiO2(OH)2 · H2O (?)
Reference: W. T. Schaller and T. B. Nolan (1931) An occurrence of spadaite at Gold Hill, Utah. American Mineralogist 16:231-236
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Vesuvianite
Formula: Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; W. T. Schaller and T. B. Nolan (1931) An occurrence of spadaite at Gold Hill, Utah. American Mineralogist 16:231-236
Zoisite
Formula: Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Siderotil7.CB.20FeSO4 · 5H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Oligoclase9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Spadaite9.EC.45MgSiO2(OH)2 · H2O (?)
Vesuvianite9.BG.35Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Zoisite9.BG.10Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
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
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Siderotil29.6.7.2FeSO4 · 5H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Zoisite58.2.1b.1Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
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 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · 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
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Group 78 - Unclassified Silicates
Spadaite78.7.14.1MgSiO2(OH)2 · H2O (?)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Albite
var: Oligoclase
-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H SpadaiteMgSiO2(OH)2 · H2O (?)
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H SiderotilFeSO4 · 5H2O
H VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
H ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C GraphiteC
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O SpadaiteMgSiO2(OH)2 · H2O (?)
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O SideriteFeCO3
O SiderotilFeSO4 · 5H2O
O VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
O ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
O TenoriteCuO
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O QuartzSiO2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
NaSodium
Na Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg SpadaiteMgSiO2(OH)2 · H2O (?)
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
AlAluminium
Al Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Al ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si SpadaiteMgSiO2(OH)2 · H2O (?)
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Si ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S PyriteFeS2
S SiderotilFeSO4 · 5H2O
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Ca VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Ca ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe SiderotilFeSO4 · 5H2O
Fe VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Schaller, W. T. and T. B. Nolan (1931), An occurrence of spadaite at Gold Hill, Utah. American Mineralogist 16: 231-236.
Bullock, Kenneth C. (1981), Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah, Utah Geological and Mineral Survey, Bulletin 117.

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