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Mineral Co., West Virginia, USAi
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Mineral Co.County
West VirginiaState
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Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Keyser5,248 (2017)
Fort Ashby1,380 (2011)
Wiley Ford1,026 (2011)
Maryland Junction954 (2006)
Carpendale937 (2017)
Piedmont837 (2017)
Other Languages:
French:
comté de Mineral, Virginie-Occidentale, États-Unis
German:
Mineral County, West Virginia, Vereinigte Staaten
Italian:
contea di Mineral, Virginia Occidentale, Stati Uniti d'America
Russian:
Минерал, Западная Виргиния, Соединённые Штаты Америки
Simplified Chinese:
米納勒爾縣, 西維吉尼亞州, 美国
Spanish:
Condado de Mineral, Virginia Occidental, Estados Unidos
Albanian:
Mineral County, West Virginia, Shtetet e Bashkuara të Amerikës
Arabic:
مقاطعة مينرال , فيرجينيا الغربية, الولايات المتحدة
Armenian:
Միներալ շրջան, Արևմտյան Վիրջինիա, Ամերիկայի Միացյալ Նահանգներ
Basque:
Mineral konderria , Mendebaldeko Virginia
Bavarian:
Mineral County, West Virginia, Vaoanigte Stootn
Bishnupriya Manipuri:
মিনেরাল কাউন্টি, ওয়েস্ট ভার্জিনিয়া, তিলপারাষ্ট্র
Bulgarian:
Минеръл, Западна Вирджиния, Съединени американски щати
Cebuano:
Mineral County, West Virginia
Cornish:
Konteth Mineral, Vyrjynia West, Statys Unys
Dutch:
Mineral County, West Virginia, Verenigde Staten
Esperanto:
Kantono Mineralo, Okcidenta Virginio
Farsi/Persian:
شهرستان مینرال، ویرجینیای غربی, ویرجینیای غربی, ایالات متحده آمریکا
Georgian:
მინერალის ოლქი, დასავლეთი ვირჯინია, ამერიკის შეერთებული შტატები
Hungarian:
Mineral megye, Nyugat-Virginia, Amerikai Egyesült Államok
Icelandic:
Mineral County, Vestur-Virginía, Bandaríkin
Japanese:
ミネラル郡, ウェストバージニア州, アメリカ合衆国
Low Saxon/Low German:
Mineral County, West Virginia, USA
Min Dong Chinese:
Mineral Gông, West Virginia
Minnan / Hokkien-Taiwanese:
Mineral Kūn
Norwegian:
Mineral County, Vest-Virginia, USA
Pennsylvania German:
Mineral Kaundi, Wescht Wirschini, Amerikaa
Polish:
Hrabstwo Mineral, Wirginia Zachodnia, Stany Zjednoczone
Portuguese:
Condado de Mineral, Virgínia Ocidental, Estados Unidos
Romanian:
Comitatul Mineral, Virginia de Vest, Statele Unite ale Americii
Sardinian:
contea de Mineral, Virgìnia Otzidentale, Istados Unidos de Amèrica
Serbian:
Mineral County, Западна Вирџинија, Сједињене Америчке Државе
Serbo-Croatian:
Mineral County, Zapadna Virginia, Sjedinjene Američke Države
Swedish:
Mineral County, West Virginia, USA
Turkish:
Mineral, Batı Virginia, Amerika Birleşik Devletleri
Ukrainian:
Мінерал, Західна Вірджинія, Сполучені Штати Америки
Urdu:
منرل کاؤنٹی، مغربی ورجینیا, مغربی ورجینیا, ریاستہائے متحدہ امریکا
Vietnamese:
Quận Mineral, West Virginia, Chủng Quốc Hoa Kỳ
Waray:
Condado han Mineral, West Virginia, Estados Unidos
Western Punjabi:
منرل کاؤنٹی, ویسٹ ورجینیا, امریکہ


Note: The geographic coordinates presented are taken from the Keyser topo map (GNIS database preferred). The USGS GNIS database presents 17 sets of coordinates for this county.

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11 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: National Geochemical Database :Rocks - File D391075
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Description: Crystals are colorless, pale blue to deep blue, measuring in size from 1mm to more than 75mm in length and 5cm in thickness, both attached to the walls of vugs in the limestone or as "floaters" occuring in clay filled vugs. The larger crystals often contained clay inclusions. see: http://www.mindat.org/photo-196264.html for a contemporary illustration
Reference: Williams, G H Celestite from Mineral County, West Virginia American Journal of Science Third Series Vol 39 No. 231 (1890) Nicolay & Stone (1967), Rocks & Minerals: A Guide For Collectors of the Eastern US
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Zeitner, 1968. Appalachian Mineral & Gem Trails
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Gems and Minerals of America- Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Zeitner, 1968. Appalachian Mineral & Gem Trails
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Novak, Tim (2016), personal communication to Mindat.org.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Zeitner, 1968. Appalachian Mineral & Gem Trails
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: George H. Williams (1890) Celestite from Mineral County, West Virginia
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Zeitner, 1968. Appalachian Mineral & Gem Trails

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C StrontianiteSrCO3
OOxygen
O CelestineSrSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O HematiteFe2O3
O BaryteBaSO4
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O StrontianiteSrCO3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
SSulfur
S CelestineSrSO4
S SphaleriteZnS
S SulphurS8
S GalenaPbS
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mineral_County,_West_Virginia
Wikidata ID:Q510407
GeoNames ID:4815060

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