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Rawhide Mine, Rawhide Wash, Artillery Mountains, Mohave County, Arizona, USAi
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Rawhide MineMine
Rawhide WashWash
Artillery MountainsMountain Range
Mohave CountyCounty
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 17' 54'' North , 113° 39' 33'' West
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Wikieup133 (2011)45.2km


A former underground Pb-Cu-Zn-Au-Ag-Mo occurrence/mine. Operated during the period 1921 to 1958.

Coordinates: 34.29810; -113.65440.

Mineralization is secondary Cu, Pb & Mo minerals. Ore control was a near, or at low angle, thrust fault.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Alamosite
Formula: PbSiO3
Reference: http://www.mindat.org/mesg-7-84077.html
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: MRDS file #10037093.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: MRDS file #10037093.
Creaseyite
Formula: Pb2Cu2Fe3+2(Si4.67Al0.33)O15.33(OH)3 · H2O
Reference: Michael Cline specimens
Dioptase
Formula: CuSiO3 · H2O
Reference: MRDS file #10037093.
Embreyite
Formula: Pb5(CrO4)2(PO4)2 · H2O
Reference: Möckel, Steffen (2018), comfirmation via XRD.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Stefan Koch
Shattuckite
Formula: Cu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Reference: MRDS file #10037093.
Trippkeite
Formula: Cu2+As3+2O4
Reference: Möckel, Steffen (2018), comfirmation via XRD.
Wherryite
Formula: Pb7Cu2(SO4)4(SiO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Ł Kruszewski 08
Wickenburgite
Formula: CaPb3Al2Si10O24(OH)6
Reference: Joan Rosell (2019)
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: MRDS file #10037093.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Trippkeite4.JA.20Cu2+As3+2O4
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Embreyite7.FC.20Pb5(CrO4)2(PO4)2 · H2O
Wherryite7.BC.55Pb7Cu2(SO4)4(SiO4)2(OH)2
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Alamosite9.DO.20PbSiO3
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Creaseyite9.HH.15Pb2Cu2Fe3+2(Si4.67Al0.33)O15.33(OH)3 · H2O
Dioptase9.CJ.30CuSiO3 · H2O
Shattuckite9.DB.40Cu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Wickenburgite9.EG.55CaPb3Al2Si10O24(OH)6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Wherryite32.3.3.1Pb7Cu2(SO4)4(SiO4)2(OH)2
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Hydrated Normal Compound Phosphates, etc·
Embreyite43.3.2.1Pb5(CrO4)2(PO4)2 · H2O
Group 45 - ACID AND NORMAL ANTIMONITES AND ARSENITES
Miscellaneous
Trippkeite45.1.5.1Cu2+As3+2O4
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Dioptase61.1.3.1CuSiO3 · H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Shattuckite65.1.7.1Cu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P > 7
Alamosite65.7.1.1PbSiO3
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers
Wickenburgite74.2.1.1CaPb3Al2Si10O24(OH)6
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
Group 78 - Unclassified Silicates
Creaseyite78.7.2.1Pb2Cu2Fe3+2(Si4.67Al0.33)O15.33(OH)3 · H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H ShattuckiteCu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
H DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
H WherryitePb7Cu2(SO4)4(SiO4)2(OH)2
H CreaseyitePb2Cu2Fe23+(Si4.67Al0.33)O15.33(OH)3 · H2O
H EmbreyitePb5(CrO4)2(PO4)2 · H2O
H WickenburgiteCaPb3Al2Si10O24(OH)6
OOxygen
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O ShattuckiteCu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
O AnglesitePbSO4
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O WherryitePb7Cu2(SO4)4(SiO4)2(OH)2
O CreaseyitePb2Cu2Fe23+(Si4.67Al0.33)O15.33(OH)3 · H2O
O AlamositePbSiO3
O EmbreyitePb5(CrO4)2(PO4)2 · H2O
O TrippkeiteCu2+As23+O4
O WickenburgiteCaPb3Al2Si10O24(OH)6
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al CreaseyitePb2Cu2Fe23+(Si4.67Al0.33)O15.33(OH)3 · H2O
Al WickenburgiteCaPb3Al2Si10O24(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si ShattuckiteCu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Si DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si WherryitePb7Cu2(SO4)4(SiO4)2(OH)2
Si CreaseyitePb2Cu2Fe23+(Si4.67Al0.33)O15.33(OH)3 · H2O
Si AlamositePbSiO3
Si WickenburgiteCaPb3Al2Si10O24(OH)6
PPhosphorus
P EmbreyitePb5(CrO4)2(PO4)2 · H2O
SSulfur
S AnglesitePbSO4
S WherryitePb7Cu2(SO4)4(SiO4)2(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca WickenburgiteCaPb3Al2Si10O24(OH)6
CrChromium
Cr EmbreyitePb5(CrO4)2(PO4)2 · H2O
FeIron
Fe CreaseyitePb2Cu2Fe23+(Si4.67Al0.33)O15.33(OH)3 · H2O
CuCopper
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu ShattuckiteCu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Cu DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
Cu WherryitePb7Cu2(SO4)4(SiO4)2(OH)2
Cu CreaseyitePb2Cu2Fe23+(Si4.67Al0.33)O15.33(OH)3 · H2O
Cu TrippkeiteCu2+As23+O4
AsArsenic
As TrippkeiteCu2+As23+O4
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb WherryitePb7Cu2(SO4)4(SiO4)2(OH)2
Pb CreaseyitePb2Cu2Fe23+(Si4.67Al0.33)O15.33(OH)3 · H2O
Pb AlamositePbSiO3
Pb EmbreyitePb5(CrO4)2(PO4)2 · H2O
Pb WickenburgiteCaPb3Al2Si10O24(OH)6

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Head (1941), U.S. Bureau of Mines Report of Investigation 3560.
Malach (1977), Mohave County mines, Mohave County Board of Supervisors, Kingman: 48.
Möckel, Steffen (2018), comfirmation via XRD (embreyite, trippkeite).
Arizona State Land Department Mineral map.
USGS Prescott map.
USGS 15 minute Artillery Peak map.
Arizona Department of Mineral Resources (ADMR) Mohave County card file.
Arizona Department of Mineral Resources (ADMR) Rawhide Mine file.
Arizona Bureau of Geology file data.
MRDS database Dep. ID files #10037093 & 10137514.

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