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Santa Rita Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
31° North , 110° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~12km
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‡Ref.: Schrader, F.C. & J.M. Hill (1915), Mineral deposits of the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains, Arizona, USGS Bull. 582.

Schrader, F.C. (1917), The geologic distribution and genesis of the metals in the Santa Rita-Patagonia Mountains, Arizona, Economic Geology: 12: 237-269.

Stauffer, C.B. (1928) Devonian of the Santa Rita Mountains, Arizona: Geological Society of America Bulletin: 39: 429-433.

Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of Arizona: 60, 97.

Drewes, H.D. (1966) Road log for southern Santa Rita Mountains, Santa Cruz and Pima Counties, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report [unnumbered], 6 p.

Heatwole, D.A. (1966) Geology of the Box Canyon area, Santa Rita Mountains, Pima County, Arizona: Tucson, University of Arizona, M.S. thesis, 70 p.

Drewes, H.D. (1967) A geochemical anomaly of base metals and silver in the southern Santa Rita Mountains, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, in Geological Survey research 1967: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 575-D, p. D176-D182.

Drewes, H.D., and Finnell, T.L. (1968) Mesozoic stratigraphy and Laramide tectonics of part of the Santa Rita and Empire Mountains, southeast of Tucson, Arizona, Field Trip II, in Titley, S.R., ed., Southern Arizona Guidebook III: Arizona Geological Society, p. 315-324.

Drewes, H.D. (1968) New and revised stratigraphic names in the Santa Rita Mountains of southeastern Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1274-C, 15 p.

Drewes, H.D. (1969) The Laramide orogeny of Arizona southeast of Tucson [abs.], in Abstracts for 1968: Geological Society of America Special Paper 121, p. 501-502.

Drewes, H.D. (1971) Mesozoic stratigraphy of the Santa Rita Mountains, southeast of Tucson, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 658-C, 81 p.

Drewes, H.D. (1971) Geologic map of the Mount Wrightson quadrangle, southeast of Tucson, Santa Cruz and Pima Counties, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Geologic Investigations Map I-614, 1 sheet, scale 1:48,000.

Drewes, H.D. (1972) Cenozoic rocks of the Santa Rita Mountains, southeast of Tucson, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 746, 66 p.

Drewes, H.D. (1972) Structural geology of the Santa Rita Mountains, southeast of Tucson, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 748, 35 p., scale 1:12,000, 4 sheets.

Drewes, H.D. (1973) Geochemical reconnaissance of the Santa Rita Mountains, southeast of Tucson, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1365, 67 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:24,000.

Van Fleet, J.M. (1973) Geomorphology of the Box Canyon drainage basin, Santa Rita Mountains, Pima County, Arizona: Tucson, University of Arizona, M.S. thesis, 47 p.

Drewes, H.D. (1976) Plutonic rocks of the Santa Rita Mountains, southeast of Tucson, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 915, 75 p.

Hennessy, J.A. (1976) A reinterpretation of the nature of the Precambrian-Paleozoic contact in the northern Santa Rita Mountains [abs.], in Geoscience Daze Colloquium, Fourth annual, Tucson, Ariz., March 24-25-26, 1976 [Abstracts and Program]: Tucson, University of Arizona, Department of Geosciences, p. 14.

Drewes, Harald (1979) Preliminary tectonic map of southeast Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 79-0775, 2 sheets, scale 1:125,000.

Inman, K.F. (1982) Depositional environments and sandstone petrography of Upper Cretaceous sedimentary rocks, Adobe Canyon, Santa Rita Mountains, southeast Arizona: Tucson, University of Arizona, M.S. thesis, 41 p.

Mertz, August, III (1985) Mountain-front recharge to the Tucson Basin from the Santa Rita Mountains, Arizona: Tucson, University of Arizona, M.S. thesis, 122 p., 2 sheets.

Beatty, B. (1987) Correlation of some mid-Mesozoic redbeds and quartz sandstones in the Santa Rita Mountains, Mustang Mountains, and Canelo Hills, southeastern Arizona: Tucson, University of Arizona, M.S. prepublication manuscript, 30 p. [available for inspection at Arizona Geological Survey, 416 W. Congress, Suite 100, Tucson, Ariz.].

Inman, K.F. (1987) Depositional environments and sandstone petrography of Cretaceous sedimentary rocks, Adobe Canyon, Santa Rita Mountains, southeastern Arizona, in Dickinson, W.R., and Klute, M.A., eds., Mesozoic rocks of southern Arizona and adjacent areas: Arizona Geological Society Digest: 18: 301-314.

Pearthree, P.A., and Calvo, S.S. (1987) The Santa Rita fault zone: Evidence for large magnitude earthquakes with very long recurrence intervals in the Basin and Range province of southeastern Arizona: Seismological Society of America, Bulletin: 77(1): 97-116.

Trapp, R.A. (1987) Geochemistry of the Laramide igneous suite of the Santa Rita and Empire Mountains, southeastern Arizona: Tucson, University of Arizona, M.S. thesis, 95 p.

Asmerom, Yemane, Zartman, R.E., Damon, P.E., and Shafiqullah, M. (1988) U-Th-Pb zircon ages from Santa Rita Mtns., SE Arizona: Implications for timing of early Mesozoic magmatism [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs: 20(3): 140.

Asmerom, Yemane, Zartman, R.E., Damon, P.E., and Shafiqullah, M. (1990) Zircon U-Th-Pb and whole-rock Rb-Sr age patterns of lower Mesozoic igneous rocks in the Santa Rita Mountains, southeast Arizona: Implications for Mesozoic magmatism and tectonics in the southern Cordillera: Geological Society of America Bulletin: 102(7): 961-968.

Hagstrum, J.T. (1994) Remagnetization of Jurassic volcanic rocks in the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains, Arizona: Implications for North American polar wander: Journal of Geophysical Research: 99(B8): 15,103-15,113.

Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 215, 235, 242, 341, 378, 431.

Hagmann, Mary (2001) Gravity and magnetic surveys over the Santa Rita fault system, southeastern Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-0503 [available only online: http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of01-503].

Gettings, M.E. (2002) An interpretation of the 1996 aeromagnetic data for the Santa Cruz basin, Tumacacori Mountains, Santa Rita Mountains, and Patagonia Mountains, south-central Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-0099 [available only online: http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of02-99/].

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Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Alum Group'
Formula: XAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Schrader, F.C. & J.M. Hill (1915), Mineral deposits of the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains, Arizona, USGS Bull. 582: 237.
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID file #10039602, MRDS ID #M050441.
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 118; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 49.
Aragonite var: Flos Ferri
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 118; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 49.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Schrader, F.C. & J.M. Hill (1915), Mineral deposits of the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains, Arizona, USGS Bull. 582: 177.
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Schrader, F.C. & J.M. Hill (1915), Mineral deposits of the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains, Arizona, USGS Bull. 582: 222-226.
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Description: Occurs in arkosic sandstone with kasolite.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 124, 408; Robinson, R.L. (1954), Duranium claims Santa Cruz Co., AZ, US Atomic Energy Comm. Preliminary Recon. Rept. A-P-285.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 144; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 153: 28.
Bromargyrite
Formula: AgBr
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Calcite var: Limestone Onyx
Formula: CaCO3
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Cerussite var: Argentiferous Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Description: A product of near-surface, supergene enrichment.
Reference: Keith, Stanton B. (1975), Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 191, Index of Mining Properties in Santa Cruz County Arizona: 88 (Table 4); Schrader (1915): 229-230; Galbraith, F.W. & Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 50; Schrader, F.C. & J.M. Hill (1915), Mineral deposits of the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains, Arizona, USGS Bull. 582: 229; Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 75 localities in this region.
Chenevixite
Formula: Cu2Fe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)4
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 168.
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Chlorargyrite var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
Formula: Ag(Cl,Br)
'Chlorite Group'
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 339-340, 395; Bideaux, R.A., et al (1960), Some new occurrences of minerals of Arizona, AZ Geol. Soc. Digest: 3: 53-56.
Clinochlore var: Pennine
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 339-340, 395; Bideaux, R.A., et al (1960), Some new occurrences of minerals of Arizona, AZ Geol. Soc. Digest: 3: 53-56.
Clinoclase
Formula: Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Description: Druses on barite.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 177, 292, 325; Bideaux, R.A., et al (1960), Some new occurrences of minerals of Arizona, AZ Geol. Soc. Digest: 3: 53-56.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 335, 395; Tschernich, 1992. Zeolites of the World, p.502.
Coronadite
Formula: Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Description: As botryoidal crusts and pseudomorphs after wulfenite.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 189; Min.Rec.: 14: 299-306.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Description: Occurs pseudomorphous after wulfenite with calcite.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 195.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
'Delessite'
Formula: (Mg,Fe,Fe,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(O,OH)8
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 339-340.
Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 426.
Diaboleite
Formula: Pb2CuCl2(OH)4
Description: Occurs as fist-sized masses of fine-grained, crystalline material.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 202.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Ronald Render-field collected at Alto Hill mine areas
Dyscrasite
Formula: Ag3Sb
Description: Secondary mineral in quartz diorite.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 210; Schrader, F.C. (1917), The geologic distribution and genesis of the metals in the Santa Rita-Patagonia Mountains, Arizona, Econ.Geol.: 12: 237-269.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Ferro-hornblende
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID file #10037110, MRDS ID #M030418.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Colour: Purple
Description: Banded with quartz.
Reference: Schrader, F.C. & J.M. Hill (1915), Mineral deposits of the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains, Arizona, USGS Bull. 582: 224.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 71 localities in this region.
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 31 localities in this region.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Graphite
Formula: C
Description: In metamorphosed limestone.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 403.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hausmannite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Description: Occurs as a constituent of fine-grained, brownish manganese oxides.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 244; Olson, H.J. (1966), Oxidation of a sulfide body, Glove mine, Santa Cruz Co., AZ, Econ.Geol.: 61: 731-743; Bideaux, R.A., et al (1960), Some new occurrences of minerals of Arizona, AZ Geol. Soc. Digest: 3: 53-56.
Hedyphane
Formula: Ca2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: J.D. Mizer, collection
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Habit: Thin, tabular, striated crystals
Colour: clear
Description: Self collected in quartz on dumps of the Glove Mine.
Reference: Rolf Luetcke
'Hornblende'
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Ronald Render-field collected at Alto Hill mine areas
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kasolite
Formula: Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 34 localities in this region.
Manganite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 289; Olson, H.J. (1966), Oxidation of a sulfide body, Glove mine, Santa Cruz Co., AZ, Econ.Geol.: 61: 731-743.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 290; Schrader, F.C. (1917), The geologic distribution and genesis of the metals in the Santa Rita-Patagonia Mountains, Arizona, Econ.Geol.: 12: 237-269.
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Description: Efflorescences on tunnel walls.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 177, 292, 325; Bideaux, R.A., et al (1960), Some new occurrences of minerals of Arizona, AZ Geol. Soc. Digest: 3: 53-56.
Melanterite var: Cuprian Melanterite
Formula: (Fe,Cu)SO4 · 7H2O
Description: Efflorescences on tunnel walls.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 177, 292, 325; Bideaux, R.A., et al (1960), Some new occurrences of minerals of Arizona, AZ Geol. Soc. Digest: 3: 53-56.
Metatorbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Keith, Stanton B. (1975), Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 191, Index of Mining Properties in Santa Cruz County Arizona: 84 (Table 4); US Atomic Energy Commission Prelim. Reconnaisance Report A-P-359 (1955); Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Mottramite
Formula: PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Colour: Amber-brown, yellowish-brown
Description: Occurs in a 6 inch (15 cm) vein in andesite and rhyolite.
Reference: Schrader, F.C. & J.M. Hill (1915), Mineral deposits of the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains, Arizona, USGS Bull. 582: 361.
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Description: Stalactitic and stalagmitic forms on the joint and sheeting planes of the rock.
Reference: Schrader, F.C. & J.M. Hill (1915), Mineral deposits of the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains, Arizona, USGS Bull. 582: 361.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
'Petrified Wood'
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 350.
Pharmacosiderite
Formula: KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Description: Alteration product of tennantite.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 177, 292, 325; Bideaux, R.A., et al (1960), Some new occurrences of minerals of Arizona, AZ Geol. Soc. Digest: 3: 53-56.
Plattnerite
Formula: PbO2
Description: Occurs as crystals on wulfenite.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 331; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 32.
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 333, 335, 385; Engineering & Mining Jour. (1912), The mining news: 97: 395.
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Description: Occurs in andesite.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 335, 339-340, 395; Bideaux, R.A., et al (1960), Some new occurrences of minerals of Arizona, AZ Geol. Soc. Digest: 3: 53-56; Tschernich, 1992. Zeolites of the World, p.502.
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
'Psilomelane'
Formula: Mn, O
'Pumpellyite'
Description: Occurs as amygdules in altered andesite.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 339-340, 395; Bideaux, R.A., et al (1960), Some new occurrences of minerals of Arizona, AZ Geol. Soc. Digest: 3: 53-56; Tschernich, 1992. Zeolites of the World, p.502.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 62 localities in this region.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Keith, Stanton B. (1975), Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 191, Index of Mining Properties in Santa Cruz County Arizona: 87 (Table 4); Schrader (1915): 203; Univ. of AZ Bull. 41 (1916-17), Mineralogy of Useful Minerals in AZ: 51; Schrader, F.C. & J.M. Hill (1915), Mineral deposits of the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains, Arizona, USGS Bull. 582: 197; Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Schrader, F.C. & J.M. Hill (1915), Mineral deposits of the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains, Arizona, USGS Bull. 582: 174.
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Reference: Schrader, F.C. & J.M. Hill (1915), Mineral deposits of the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains, Arizona, USGS Bull. 582: 206.
Rosasite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 357; Olson, H.J. (1966), Oxidation of a sulfide body, Glove mine, Santa Cruz Co., AZ, Econ.Geol.: 61: 731-743.
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 401.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Silver
Formula: Ag
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Smithsonite var: Dry Bone Ore
Formula: ZnCO3
Colour: Gray
Description: Abundant as incrustations in intermediate zone of the replacement orebodies in limestone.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 374-375, 411; Olson, H.J. (1966), Oxidation of a sulfide body, Glove mine, Santa Cruz Co., AZ, Econ.Geol.: 61: 731-743.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 45 localities in this region.
Sphalerite var: Cleiophane
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Field collected
Stromeyerite
Formula: AgCuS
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 333, 335, 385; Engineering & Mining Jour. (1912), The mining news: 97: 395.
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Schrader, F.C. & J.M. Hill (1915), Mineral deposits of the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains, Arizona, USGS Bull. 582: 237.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Reference: Schrader, F.C. & J.M. Hill (1915), Mineral deposits of the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains, Arizona, USGS Bull. 582: 207.
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Thomsonite-Ca
Formula: NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 339-340, 395; Bideaux, R.A., et al (1960), Some new occurrences of minerals of Arizona, AZ Geol. Soc. Digest: 3: 53-56; Tschernich, 1992. Zeolites of the World, p.502.
Tschermakite
Formula: ☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Description: In metamorphosed limestone.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 403.
'Turgite'
Reference: Ronald Render-field collected at Alto Hill mine areas
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 124, 408; Robinson, R.L. (1954), Duranium claims Santa Cruz Co., AZ, US Atomic Energy Comm. Preliminary Recon. Rept. A-P-285.
Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
'Wad'
Willemite
Formula: Zn2SiO4
Habit: hexagonal prisms and equant grains
Colour: water clear
Description: Excellent micro crystals with wulfenite (also micro)
Reference: Collection of Tom Trebisky, verified with Raman.
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Description: Occurs in granite porphyry & schists.
Reference: Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 97.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Dyscrasite2.AA.35Ag3Sb
Galena2.CD.10PbS
var: Argentiferous Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Polybasite2.GB.15[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
var: Cleiophane2.CB.05aZnS
Stromeyerite2.BA.40AgCuS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
Bromargyrite3.AA.15AgBr
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
var: Bromian Chlorargyrite3.AA.15Ag(Cl,Br)
Diaboleite3.DB.05Pb2CuCl2(OH)4
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Coronadite4.DK.05aPb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Cryptomelane4.DK.05aK(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hausmannite4.BB.10Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Manganite4.FD.15Mn3+O(OH)
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Plattnerite4.DB.05PbO2
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
var: Flos Ferri5.AB.15CaCO3
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Limestone Onyx5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
var: Argentiferous Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Rosasite5.BA.10(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
var: Dry Bone Ore5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
var: Cuprian Melanterite7.CB.35(Fe,Cu)SO4 · 7H2O
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Chenevixite8.DD.05Cu2Fe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)4
Clinoclase8.BE.20Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Descloizite8.BH.40PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Hedyphane8.BN.05Ca2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl
Metatorbernite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Mottramite8.BH.40PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Pharmacosiderite8.DK.10KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Oligoclase9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Pennine9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ferro-hornblende9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kasolite9.AK.15Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Thomsonite-Ca9.GA.10NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Tschermakite9.DE.10☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Willemite9.AA.05Zn2SiO4
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Alum Group'-XAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Delessite'-(Mg,Fe,Fe,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(O,OH)8
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Petrified Wood'-
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
'Pumpellyite'-
'Turgite'-
'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
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:1
Dyscrasite2.2.1.1Ag3Sb
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Stromeyerite2.4.6.1AgCuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Polybasite3.1.7.2[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Plattnerite4.4.1.6PbO2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Manganite6.1.3.1Mn3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Hausmannite7.2.7.1Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
AB8X16
Coronadite7.9.1.4Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Cryptomelane7.9.1.2K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Bromargyrite9.1.4.2AgBr
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
AmBn(O,OH)pXq
Diaboleite10.6.1.1Pb2CuCl2(OH)4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rosasite16a.3.1.2(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Metatorbernite40.2a.13.2Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)Zq
Clinoclase41.3.1.1Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Descloizite41.5.2.1PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Mottramite41.5.2.2PbCu(VO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Hedyphane41.8.2.1Ca2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Vanadinite41.8.4.3Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Chenevixite42.7.10.1Cu2Fe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)4
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Pharmacosiderite42.8.1a.1KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Willemite51.1.1.2Zn2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Kasolite53.3.1.1Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
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)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
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
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
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)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Albite
var: Oligoclase
-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Alum Group'-XAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Aragonite-CaCO3
var: Flos Ferri-CaCO3
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Calcite
var: Limestone Onyx
-CaCO3
Cerussite
var: Argentiferous Cerussite
-PbCO3
Chlorargyrite
var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
-Ag(Cl,Br)
'Chlorite Group'-
Clinochlore
var: Pennine
-Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
'Delessite'-(Mg,Fe,Fe,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(O,OH)8
Ferro-hornblende-☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
-PbS
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3
'Hornblende'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Melanterite
var: Cuprian Melanterite
-(Fe,Cu)SO4 · 7H2O
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Opal
var: Opal-AN
-SiO2 · nH2O
'Petrified Wood'-
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
'Pumpellyite'-
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
Smithsonite
var: Dry Bone Ore
-ZnCO3
Sphalerite
var: Cleiophane
-ZnS
Thomsonite-Ca-NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Tschermakite-☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
'Turgite'-
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
H Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
H ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
H ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
H DiaboleitePb2CuCl2(OH)4
H Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
H Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Delessite(Mg,Fe,Fe,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(O,OH)8
H ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
H Melanterite (var: Cuprian Melanterite)(Fe,Cu)SO4 · 7H2O
H PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Alum GroupXAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C Smithsonite (var: Dry Bone Ore)ZnCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C Calcite (var: Limestone Onyx)CaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C Cerussite (var: Argentiferous Cerussite)PbCO3
C GraphiteC
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
C Aragonite (var: Flos Ferri)CaCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
OOxygen
O VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
O PsilomelaneMn, O
O AnglesitePbSO4
O Smithsonite (var: Dry Bone Ore)ZnCO3
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O Calcite (var: Limestone Onyx)CaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
O UraniniteUO2
O MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O CalciteCaCO3
O Cerussite (var: Argentiferous Cerussite)PbCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O PlattneritePbO2
O HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
O ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
O CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
O DiaboleitePb2CuCl2(OH)4
O Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
O Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Delessite(Mg,Fe,Fe,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(O,OH)8
O Aragonite (var: Flos Ferri)CaCO3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
O Melanterite (var: Cuprian Melanterite)(Fe,Cu)SO4 · 7H2O
O PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O CupriteCu2O
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O TenoriteCuO
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O Alum GroupXAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
O WillemiteZn2SiO4
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O HedyphaneCa2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O AragoniteCaCO3
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Mg Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Delessite(Mg,Fe,Fe,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(O,OH)8
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
Al Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Delessite(Mg,Fe,Fe,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(O,OH)8
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al Alum GroupXAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si Delessite(Mg,Fe,Fe,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(O,OH)8
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
Si WillemiteZn2SiO4
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
PPhosphorus
P MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S AnglesitePbSO4
S SphaleriteZnS
S BaryteBaSO4
S AcanthiteAg2S
S PyriteFeS2
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ChalcociteCu2S
S Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
S StromeyeriteAgCuS
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S Melanterite (var: Cuprian Melanterite)(Fe,Cu)SO4 · 7H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
S SulphurS8
S Alum GroupXAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S CovelliteCuS
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S Sphalerite (var: Cleiophane)ZnS
ClChlorine
Cl VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Cl DiaboleitePb2CuCl2(OH)4
Cl Chlorargyrite (var: Bromian Chlorargyrite)Ag(Cl,Br)
Cl HedyphaneCa2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
K PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Calcite (var: Limestone Onyx)CaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca Aragonite (var: Flos Ferri)CaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Ca Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ca HedyphaneCa2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
VVanadium
V VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
V MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
V DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
MnManganese
Mn CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
Mn PsilomelaneMn, O
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
Mn HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
Mn CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
Fe Delessite(Mg,Fe,Fe,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(O,OH)8
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Melanterite (var: Cuprian Melanterite)(Fe,Cu)SO4 · 7H2O
Fe PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
Cu Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cu DiaboleitePb2CuCl2(OH)4
Cu CopperCu
Cu Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Cu StromeyeriteAgCuS
Cu ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Cu Melanterite (var: Cuprian Melanterite)(Fe,Cu)SO4 · 7H2O
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Cu CovelliteCuS
ZnZinc
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Smithsonite (var: Dry Bone Ore)ZnCO3
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
Zn Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Zn DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Zn TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Zn WillemiteZn2SiO4
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn Sphalerite (var: Cleiophane)ZnS
AsArsenic
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
As ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
As Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
As ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
As PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
As HedyphaneCa2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl
BrBromine
Br Chlorargyrite (var: Bromian Chlorargyrite)Ag(Cl,Br)
Br BromargyriteAgBr
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Ag StromeyeriteAgCuS
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag SilverAg
Ag DyscrasiteAg3Sb
Ag Chlorargyrite (var: Bromian Chlorargyrite)Ag(Cl,Br)
Ag BromargyriteAgBr
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S13
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Sb DyscrasiteAg3Sb
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb Cerussite (var: Argentiferous Cerussite)PbCO3
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Pb MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
Pb PlattneritePbO2
Pb DiaboleitePb2CuCl2(OH)4
Pb DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Pb HedyphaneCa2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2
U MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
U KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O

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