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Coyote Peak, Coastal Range, Humboldt Co., California, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 8' 0'' North , 123° 51' 32'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.13333,-123.85889
GeoHash:G#: 9prfj80en
Locality type:Peak
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate


An occurrence located in the NW¼SE¼ sec. 32, T9N, R3E, HM, in the Redwood Creek area, 16 miles SW of Orick.

Mineralization is hosted in a mafic alkalic diatreme.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


39 valid minerals. 5 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/usa.htm.; American Mineralogist: (1983) 68: 245-254.
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/usa.htm.
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: W. S. Wise (2006) research at UCSB
Andradite var: Melanite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: W. S. Wise (2006) research at UCSB
'Apatite'
Reference: www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/usa.htm.
Arfvedsonite
Formula: [Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Reference: www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/usa.htm.
Bartonite (TL)
Formula: K6Fe20S26S
Colour: Blackish brown
Description: Anhedral masses to several mm diameter intergrown with pyrrhotite.
Reference: Czamanske, G.K., R.C. Erd, B.F. Leonard & J.R. Clark (1981), Bartonite, a new potassium iron sulfide mineral: American Mineralogist: 66: 369-375; Fleischer, M. (1979) New Mineral Names. Bartonite. American Mineralogist: 64: 241; Evans, H.T. and J.R. Clark (1981) The crystal structure of bartonite, a potassium iron sulfide and its relationship to pentlandite and djerfisherite. American Mineralogist: 66: 376-384; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 67; American Mineralogist: (1983) 68: 245-254.
Barytolamprophyllite
Formula: (Ba,Na)2(Na,Ti,Fe3+)4Ti2(Si2O7)2O(OH,F)
Description: Occurs in the mafic alkalic host rock.
Reference: Czamanske, G.K., B.F. Leonard & J.R. Clark (1980), Erdite, a new hydrated sodium iron sulfide mineral: American Mineralogist: 65: 510; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 473.
Breithauptite
Formula: NiSb
Reference: Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 66.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: American Mineralogist: (1983) 68: 245-254.
Cancrinite
Formula: (Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Habit: prismatic
Colour: cololress
Fluorescence: not observed
Description: Miarole filling associated with natrolite and pectolite.
Reference: W. S. Wise (2006) research at UCSB; American Mineralogist: (1983) 68: 245-254.
Coyoteite (TL)
Formula: NaFe3S5 · 2H2O
Colour: Black
Description: Small grains (only a few found).
Reference: Erd, R.C. and G.K. Czamanske (1981) Orickite and coyoteite, two new sulfide minerals, American Mineralogist; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 67; American Mineralogist: (1983) 68: 245-254.
Djerfisherite
Formula: K6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Reference: Czamanske, G.K., M.A. Lamphere, R.C. Erd & M.C. Blake (1978) Age measurement of potassium-bearing sulfide minerals by the 40Ar/39Ar technique: Earth Planet. Sci. Lett.: 40: 107-110; Czamanske, G.K., R.C. Erd, M.N. Sokolova, M.G. Dobovol’skaya & M.T. Dmitrieva (1979), New data on rasvumite and djerfisherite: American Mineralogist: 64: 776-778; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 67; American Mineralogist: (1983) 68: 245-254; www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/usa.htm.;
Eckermannite ?
Formula: NaNa2(Mg4Al}Si8O22(OH)2
Description: Need to be checked if it can be assigned to eckermannite according to the redefinition by IMA (IMA2013-136).
Reference: www.mineralogicalassociation.ca/doc/abstracts/cm5_Vol36_Oct98.pdf.
Erdite (TL)
Formula: NaFeS2 · 2H2O
Description: Occurs as tiny patches peripheral to a large knot of pyrrhotite and rasvumite. Commonly associated with fine-grained, euhedral magnetite crystals.
Reference: Czamanske, G.K., B.F. Leonard & J.R. Clark (1980), Erdite, a new hydrated sodium iron sulfide mineral: American Mineralogist: 65: 506-515; Konnert, J.A. and Evans, H.T. (1980) The crystal structure of erdite, NaFeS2 •2H2O. American Mineralogist: 65: 516-521; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 67, 367; American Mineralogist: (1983) 68: 245-254.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/usa.htm.
Ferro-ferri-obertiite (TL)
Formula: NaNa2(Fe2+3Fe3+Ti)Si8O22O2
Reference: IMA approvals - August 2009
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Reference: Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 443.
Fluoro-richterite
Formula: {Na}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(F,OH)2
Reference: www.mineralogicalassociation.ca/doc/abstracts/cm5_Vol36_Oct98.pdf.
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: W. S. Wise (2006) research at UCSB
Fresnoite
Formula: Ba2Ti(Si2O7)O
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/usa.htm.
Gonnardite
Formula: (Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Reference: W. S. Wise (2006) research at UCSB
Greigite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2S4
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy
Kaersutite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Reference: Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 402.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Colour: orange brown
Fluorescence: none
Description: Pyrite cubes pseudomorphing to limonite See: http://www.mindat.org/forum.php?read,11,336290,336369,page=1#msg-336369
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Reference: Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 77.
Magnesio-arfvedsonite
Formula: {Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Description: Titanian material.
Reference: Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 404.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Czamanske, G.K., B.F. Leonard & J.R. Clark (1980), Erdite, a new hydrated sodium iron sulfide mineral: American Mineralogist: 65: 509-515; Konnert, J.A. and Evans, H.T. (1980) The crystal structure of erdite, NaFeS2 •2H2O. American Mineralogist: 65: 516-521; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 67; American Mineralogist: (1983) 68: 245-254; www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/usa.htm.
Magnetite var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
'Melilite Group'
Formula: Ca2M(XSiO7)
Reference: Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 493; www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/usa.htm.
'Melnikovite'
Reference: Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 71.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/usa.htm.
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Reference: www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/usa.htm.; American Mineralogist: (1983) 68: 245-254.
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Reference: Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 366; www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/usa.htm.
Orickite (TL)
Formula: 2CuFeS2 · H2O
Colour: Bright pale yellow
Description: Resembles chalcopyrite.
Reference: Erd, R.C. and G.K. Czamanske (1981) Orickite and coyoteite, two new sulfide minerals. American Mineralogist; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 92; American Mineralogist: (1983) 68: 245-254.
Pectolite
Formula: NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Reference: www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/usa.htm.; American Mineralogist: (1983) 68: 245-254.
Perovskite
Formula: CaTiO3
Reference: www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/usa.htm.
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/usa.htm.; American Mineralogist: (1983) 68: 245-254.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Habit: small cubes
Colour: yellow
Fluorescence: none
Description: Pyrite cubes pseudomorphing to limonite See: http://www.mindat.org/forum.php?read,11,336290,336369,page=1#msg-336369
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Czamanske, G.K., M.A. Lamphere, R.C. Erd & M.C. Blake (1978) Age measurement of potassium-bearing sulfide minerals by the 40Ar/39Ar technique: Earth Planet. Sci. Lett.: 40: 107-110; Czamanske, G.K., R.C. Erd, M.N. Sokolova, M.G. Dobovol’skaya & M.T. Dmitrieva (1979), New data on rasvumite and djerfisherite: American Mineralogist: 64: 776-778; Czamanske, G.K., B.F. Leonard & J.R. Clark (1980), Erdite, a new hydrated sodium iron sulfide mineral: American Mineralogist: 65: 509-515; Konnert, J.A. and Evans, H.T. (1980) The crystal structure of erdite, NaFeS2 •2H2O. American Mineralogist: 65: 516-521; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 67; American Mineralogist: (1983) 68: 245-254; www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/usa.htm.;
Rasvumite
Formula: KFe2S3
Reference: Czamanske, G.K., M.A. Lamphere, R.C. Erd & M.C. Blake (1978) Age measurement of potassium-bearing sulfide minerals by the 40Ar/39Ar technique: Earth Planet. Sci. Lett.: 40: 107-110; Czamanske, G.K., R.C. Erd, M.N. Sokolova, M.G. Dobovol’skaya & M.T. Dmitrieva (1979), New data on rasvumite and djerfisherite: American Mineralogist: 64: 776-778; Czamanske, G.K., B.F. Leonard & J.R. Clark (1980), Erdite, a new hydrated sodium iron sulfide mineral: American Mineralogist: 65: 509-515; Konnert, J.A. and Evans, H.T. (1980) The crystal structure of erdite, NaFeS2 •2H2O. American Mineralogist: 65: 516-521; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 67; American Mineralogist: (1983) 68: 245-254; www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/usa.htm.
Richterite
Formula: {Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/usa.htm.
Schorlomite
Formula: Ca3(Ti,Fe3+)2((Si,Fe3+)O4)3
Description: Crystals to 5 mm.
Reference: Czamanske, G.K., B.F. Leonard & J.R. Clark (1980), Erdite, a new hydrated sodium iron sulfide mineral: American Mineralogist: 65: 508; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 495; American Mineralogist: (1983) 68: 245-254.
Sodalite
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Reference: Czamanske, G.K., B.F. Leonard & J.R. Clark (1980), Erdite, a new hydrated sodium iron sulfide mineral: American Mineralogist: 65: 506-515; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 367; American Mineralogist: (1983) 68: 245-254; www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/usa.htm.
Tainiolite
Formula: KLiMg2(Si4O10)F2
Habit: platy euhedral 1mm thick and 3 mm in diameter
Reference: Erd, R.C.,Czamanske, G.K. & Meyer, C.E.(1983): Taeniolite an uncommon lithium-mica from Coyote Peak, Humboldt County, California. Mineralogical Record 14, 39-40; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 430; www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/usa.htm.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: W. S. Wise (2006) research at UCSB
Vishnevite
Formula: (Na,K)8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3) · 2H2O
Reference: Czamanske, G.K., B.F. Leonard & J.R. Clark (1980), Erdite, a new hydrated sodium iron sulfide mineral: American Mineralogist: 65: 506-515; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 367; American Mineralogist: (1983) 68: 245-254.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bartonite' (TL)2.FC.10K6Fe20S26S
'Breithauptite'2.CC.05NiSb
'Coyoteite' (TL)2.FD.25NaFe3S5 · 2H2O
'Djerfisherite'2.FC.05K6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
'Erdite' (TL)2.FD.20NaFeS2 · 2H2O
'Greigite'2.DA.05Fe2+Fe3+2S4
'Löllingite'2.EB.15aFeAs2
Orickite (TL)2.FB.152CuFeS2 · H2O
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Rasvumite2.FB.20KFe2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
var: Titaniferous Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Perovskite4.CC.30CaTiO3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Aegirine'9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
'Andradite'9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
var: Melanite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'Arfvedsonite'9.DE.25[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
'Barytolamprophyllite'9.BE.25(Ba,Na)2(Na,Ti,Fe3+)4Ti2(Si2O7)2O(OH,F)
'Cancrinite'9.FB.05(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
'Eckermannite' ?9.DE.25NaNa2(Mg4Al}Si8O22(OH)2
'Ferro-ferri-obertiite' (TL)9.DE.25NaNa2(Fe2+3Fe3+Ti)Si8O22O2
'Fluorapophyllite-(K)'9.EA.15KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
'Fluoro-richterite'9.DE.20{Na}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(F,OH)2
'Forsterite'9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
'Fresnoite'9.BE.15Ba2Ti(Si2O7)O
'Gonnardite'9.GA.05(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
'Kaersutite'9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
'Magnesio-arfvedsonite'9.DE.25{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Pectolite9.DG.05NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Richterite9.DE.20{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Schorlomite9.AD.25Ca3(Ti,Fe3+)2((Si,Fe3+)O4)3
Sodalite9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Tainiolite9.EC.15KLiMg2(Si4O10)F2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Vishnevite9.FB.05(Na,K)8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3) · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Melilite Group-Ca2M(XSiO7)
Melnikovite-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Breithauptite2.8.11.2NiSb
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Bartonite (TL)2.9.19.1K6Fe20S26S
Rasvumite2.9.11.1KFe2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Greigite2.10.1.10Fe2+Fe3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Hydroxysulfides and Hydrated Sulfides
Coyoteite (TL)2.14.6.1NaFe3S5 · 2H2O
Erdite (TL)2.14.5.1NaFeS2 · 2H2O
Orickite (TL)2.14.7.12CuFeS2 · H2O
Chlor-sulfides
Djerfisherite2.15.2.1K6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Perovskite4.3.3.1CaTiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Schorlomite51.4.3c.1Ca3(Ti,Fe3+)2((Si,Fe3+)O4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 55 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups,Generally with no Additional Anions
Si2O7 Groups, Generally with No Additional Anions with cations in [8] and lower coordination
Fresnoite55.4.2.1Ba2Ti(Si2O7)O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Barytolamprophyllite56.2.6c.1(Ba,Na)2(Na,Ti,Fe3+)4Ti2(Si2O7)2O(OH,F)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Pectolite65.2.1.4aNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Eckermannite ?66.1.3c.6NaNa2(Mg4Al}Si8O22(OH)2
Kaersutite66.1.3a.18{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Richterite66.1.3b.9{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Amphiboles - Na subgroup
Ferro-ferri-obertiite (TL)66.4.9.3NaNa2(Fe2+3Fe3+Ti)Si8O22O2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Tainiolite71.2.2b.9KLiMg2(Si4O10)F2
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 3-, 4-, or 5-membered rings and 8-membered rings
Fluorapophyllite-(K)72.3.1.1KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Cancrinite76.2.5.3(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Sodalite76.2.3.1Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Vishnevite76.2.5.15(Na,K)8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3) · 2H2O
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Gonnardite77.1.5.7(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Andradite
var: Melanite
-Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'Apatite'-
Arfvedsonite-[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Fluoro-richterite-{Na}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(F,OH)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Magnesio-arfvedsonite-{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
-Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
'Melilite Group'-Ca2M(XSiO7)
'Melnikovite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
H Barytolamprophyllite(Ba,Na)2(Na,Ti,Fe3+)4Ti2(Si2O7)2O(OH,F)
H Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
H CoyoteiteNaFe3S5 · 2H2O
H EckermanniteNaNa2(Mg4Al}Si8O22(OH)2
H ErditeNaFeS2 · 2H2O
H Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
H Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Magnesio-arfvedsonite{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H Orickite2CuFeS2 · H2O
H PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Vishnevite(Na,K)8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3) · 2H2O
LiLithium
Li TainioliteKLiMg2(Si4O10)F2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
C Vishnevite(Na,K)8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3) · 2H2O
OOxygen
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
O Barytolamprophyllite(Ba,Na)2(Na,Ti,Fe3+)4Ti2(Si2O7)2O(OH,F)
O CalciteCaCO3
O Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
O CoyoteiteNaFe3S5 · 2H2O
O EckermanniteNaNa2(Mg4Al}Si8O22(OH)2
O ErditeNaFeS2 · 2H2O
O Ferro-ferri-obertiiteNaNa2(Fe32+Fe3+Ti)Si8O22O2
O Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
O Fluoro-richterite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(F,OH)2
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O FresnoiteBa2Ti(Si2O7)O
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
O Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Magnesio-arfvedsonite{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O Orickite2CuFeS2 · H2O
O PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
O PerovskiteCaTiO3
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O SchorlomiteCa3(Ti,Fe3+)2((Si,Fe3+)O4)3
O SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
O TainioliteKLiMg2(Si4O10)F2
O Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Vishnevite(Na,K)8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3) · 2H2O
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
F Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
F Fluoro-richterite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(F,OH)2
F TainioliteKLiMg2(Si4O10)F2
NaSodium
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Na Barytolamprophyllite(Ba,Na)2(Na,Ti,Fe3+)4Ti2(Si2O7)2O(OH,F)
Na Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Na CoyoteiteNaFe3S5 · 2H2O
Na EckermanniteNaNa2(Mg4Al}Si8O22(OH)2
Na ErditeNaFeS2 · 2H2O
Na Ferro-ferri-obertiiteNaNa2(Fe32+Fe3+Ti)Si8O22O2
Na Fluoro-richterite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(F,OH)2
Na Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Na Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Na Magnesio-arfvedsonite{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Na PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Na Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Na SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Na Vishnevite(Na,K)8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3) · 2H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg EckermanniteNaNa2(Mg4Al}Si8O22(OH)2
Mg Fluoro-richterite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(F,OH)2
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Mg Magnesio-arfvedsonite{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg TainioliteKLiMg2(Si4O10)F2
AlAluminium
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Al EckermanniteNaNa2(Mg4Al}Si8O22(OH)2
Al Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Al Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Al Vishnevite(Na,K)8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3) · 2H2O
SiSilicon
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Si Barytolamprophyllite(Ba,Na)2(Na,Ti,Fe3+)4Ti2(Si2O7)2O(OH,F)
Si Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Si EckermanniteNaNa2(Mg4Al}Si8O22(OH)2
Si Ferro-ferri-obertiiteNaNa2(Fe32+Fe3+Ti)Si8O22O2
Si Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Si Fluoro-richterite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(F,OH)2
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si FresnoiteBa2Ti(Si2O7)O
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Si Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Si Magnesio-arfvedsonite{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si SchorlomiteCa3(Ti,Fe3+)2((Si,Fe3+)O4)3
Si SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Si TainioliteKLiMg2(Si4O10)F2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Vishnevite(Na,K)8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3) · 2H2O
SSulfur
S BartoniteK6Fe20S26S
S Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
S CoyoteiteNaFe3S5 · 2H2O
S DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
S ErditeNaFeS2 · 2H2O
S GreigiteFe2+Fe23+S4
S Orickite2CuFeS2 · H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S RasvumiteKFe2S3
S Vishnevite(Na,K)8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3) · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Cl DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Cl SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
KPotassium
K BartoniteK6Fe20S26S
K Barytolamprophyllite(Ba,Na)2(Na,Ti,Fe3+)4Ti2(Si2O7)2O(OH,F)
K DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
K Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K RasvumiteKFe2S3
K TainioliteKLiMg2(Si4O10)F2
K Vishnevite(Na,K)8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3) · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Ca Fluoro-richterite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(F,OH)2
Ca Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Ca Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Ca Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
Ca PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Ca PerovskiteCaTiO3
Ca Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca SchorlomiteCa3(Ti,Fe3+)2((Si,Fe3+)O4)3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti Barytolamprophyllite(Ba,Na)2(Na,Ti,Fe3+)4Ti2(Si2O7)2O(OH,F)
Ti Ferro-ferri-obertiiteNaNa2(Fe32+Fe3+Ti)Si8O22O2
Ti FresnoiteBa2Ti(Si2O7)O
Ti Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Ti PerovskiteCaTiO3
Ti SchorlomiteCa3(Ti,Fe3+)2((Si,Fe3+)O4)3
Ti Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Fe BartoniteK6Fe20S26S
Fe CoyoteiteNaFe3S5 · 2H2O
Fe DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Fe ErditeNaFeS2 · 2H2O
Fe Ferro-ferri-obertiiteNaNa2(Fe32+Fe3+Ti)Si8O22O2
Fe GreigiteFe2+Fe23+S4
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe LöllingiteFeAs2
Fe Magnesio-arfvedsonite{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe Orickite2CuFeS2 · H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe RasvumiteKFe2S3
Fe SchorlomiteCa3(Ti,Fe3+)2((Si,Fe3+)O4)3
Fe Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
NiNickel
Ni BreithauptiteNiSb
Ni DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
CuCopper
Cu DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Cu Orickite2CuFeS2 · H2O
AsArsenic
As LöllingiteFeAs2
SbAntimony
Sb BreithauptiteNiSb
BaBarium
Ba Barytolamprophyllite(Ba,Na)2(Na,Ti,Fe3+)4Ti2(Si2O7)2O(OH,F)
Ba FresnoiteBa2Ti(Si2O7)O

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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Cretaceous - Jurassic
66 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3190324
Mesozoic tectonic rocks

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 201.3 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Franciscan Complex

Comments: metamorphic protolith: mafic volcanics

Lithology: Shale

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]

Cretaceous - Jurassic
66 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 2942527
Franciscan Complex, unit 1 (Coast Ranges)

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 201.3 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Franciscan Complex; Dothan Formation; Honda Formation; San Luis Formation; Valentine Spring Formation

Description: Franciscan complex: Cretaceous and Jurassic sandstone with smaller amounts of shale, chert, limestone, and conglomerate. Includes Franciscan melange, except where separated--see KJfm.

Comments: Coast Ranges. Primarily Yolla Bolly, Central, and San Simeon terranes of Silberling et al. (1987). Consists primarily of variably deformed and metamorphosed graywacke, mudstone, and chert. Original map source: Saucedo, G.J., Bedford, D.R., Raines, G.L., Miller, R.J., and Wentworth, C.M., 2000, GIS Data for the Geologic Map of California, California Department of Conservation, Division of Mines and Geology, CD-ROM 2000-07, scale 1:750,000.

Lithology: Major:{sandstone,mudstone}, Minor:{chert}, Incidental:{limestone, conglomerate, greenstone, serpentinite, gabbro, amphibolite, schist, felsic volcanic}

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]

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References

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Fleischer, M. (1979) New Mineral Names. Bartonite. American Mineralogist: 64: 241.
Czamanske, G.K., M.A. Lamphere, R.C. Erd & M.C. Blake (1978) Age measurement of potassium-bearing sulfide minerals by the 40Ar/39Ar technique: Earth Planet. Sci. Lett.: 40: 107-110.
Czamanske, G.K., R.C. Erd, M.N. Sokolova, M.G. Dobovol’skaya & M.T. Dmitrieva (1979), New data on rasvumite and djerfisherite: American Mineralogist: 64: 776-778.
Czamanske, G.K., B.F. Leonard & J.R. Clark (1980), Erdite, a new hydrated sodium iron sulfide mineral: American Mineralogist: 65: 506-515.
Konnert, J.A. and Evans, H.T. (1980) The crystal structure of erdite, NaFeS2 •2H2O. American Mineralogist: 65: 516-521.
Czamanske, G.K., R.C. Erd, B.F. Leonard & J.R. Clark (1981), Bartonite, a new potassium iron sulfide mineral: American Mineralogist: 66: 369-375.
Erd, R.C. and G.K. Czamanske (1981) Orickite and coyoteite, two new sulfide minerals. American Mineralogist:
Evans, H.T. and J.R. Clark (1981) The crystal structure of bartonite, a potassium iron sulfide and its relationship to pentlandite and djerfisherite. American Mineralogist: 66: 376-384.
Erd, R.C. and G.K. Czamanske (1983): Orickite and coyoteite, two new sulfide minerals from Coyote Peak, Humboldt Co., California. Am. Mineral., 68, 245–254.
Erd, R.C.,Czamanske, G.K. & Meyer, C.E.(1983): Taeniolite an uncommon lithium-mica from Coyote Peak, Humboldt County, California. Mineralogical Record 14, 39-40.
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 66, 67, 71, 77, 92, 366, 367, 402, 404, 430, 443, 473, 493, 495.
Hawthorne, F.C., Oberti, R., Zanetti, A. and Czamanske, G.K. (1998) The role of Ti in hydrogen-deficient amphiboles: sodic-calcic and sodic amphiboles from Coyote Peak, California. Canadian Mineralogist: 36: 1253-1265.

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