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White Hills meteorite, White Hills, Cerbat Mts (Cerbat Range), Mohave Co., Arizona, USAi
Regional Level Types
White Hills meteoriteMeteorite Fall Location
White HillsGroup of Hills
Cerbat Mts (Cerbat Range)Mountain Range
Mohave Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 51' 24'' North , 114° 13' 24'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Meteorite Class:
Meteoritical Society Class:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
White Hills323 (2011)20.5km
Meadview1,224 (2011)21.4km
Dolan Springs2,033 (2011)29.8km
Chloride271 (2011)49.2km


Mesosiderite found in 1999. 11.7 g meteorite

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Meteorite/Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 36, A315 (2001)
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 36, A315 (2001)
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 36, A315 (2001)
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 36, A315 (2001)
Iron
Formula: Fe
Reference: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 36, A315 (2001)
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 36, A315 (2001)
Pigeonite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 36, A315 (2001)
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 36, A315 (2001)
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
Reference: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 36, A315 (2001)
Taenite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 36, A315 (2001)
Tridymite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 36, A315 (2001)
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 36, A315 (2001)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Schreibersite1.BD.05(Fe,Ni)3P
Taenite1.AE.10(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Tridymite4.DA.10SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Pigeonite9.DA.10(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Schreibersite1.1.21.2(Fe,Ni)3P
Taenite1.1.11.2(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Pigeonite65.1.1.4(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Tridymite75.1.2.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Iron-Fe

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O TridymiteSiO2
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O RutileTiO2
MgMagnesium
Mg Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
SiSilicon
Si Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si TridymiteSiO2
PPhosphorus
P Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
SSulfur
S TroiliteFeS
CaCalcium
Ca Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Fe Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Fe IronFe
NiNickel
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Ni Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Quaternary - Miocene
0 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3185380
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Statherian
1600 - 1800 Ma



ID: 2779943
Early Proterozoic metamorphic rocks

Age: Statherian (1600 - 1800 Ma)

Description: Undivided metasedimentary, metavolcanic, and gneissic rocks. (1600-1800 Ma)

Comments: Original map source: Arizona Geological Survey, DI-8 Geologic Map of Arizona, Digital Spatial data for the Geologic Map of Arizona, v. 3.0, edited by S.M. Richard and S.M. Kneale, 2002, 10 p., 2 DOS HD disks. Arc/INFO export file (.e00) format, scale 1:1,000,000.

Lithology: Major:{metasedimentary,metavolcanic,gneiss}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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