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Cerbat District, Wallapai District, Cerbat Mts (Cerbat Range), Mohave Co., Arizona, USAi
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Cerbat DistrictMining District
Wallapai DistrictMining District
Cerbat Mts (Cerbat Range)Mountain Range
Mohave Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° North , 114° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~1km
Locality type:
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Ref.: The Resources of Arizona - A Manual of Reliable Information Concerning the Territory, compiled by Patrick Hamilton (1881), Prescott, AZ: 67; Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 100, 235, 340, 377; Schrader, F.C. (1909), Mineral deposits of the Cerbat Range, Black Mountains, and Grand Wash Cliffs, Mohave Co., AZ, USGS Bull. 397; Thomas, B.E. (1949), Ore deps. of the Wallapai District, AZ, Econ.Geol.: 44:663-705.

Prevailing country rock is granite.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

23 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 100; Schrader, F.C. (1909), Mineral deposits of the Cerbat Range, Black Mountains, and Grand Wash Cliffs, Mohave Co., AZ, USGS Bull. 397.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Econ Geol (1989) 84:650-662
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Econ Geol (1989) 84:650-662
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Econ Geol (1989) 84:650-662
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Econ Geol (1989) 84:650-662
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: MRDS file #10027797.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: MRDS file #10283681.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: The Resources of Arizona - A Manual of Reliable Information Concerning the Territory, compiled by Patrick Hamilton (1881), Scottsdale, AZ: 68.
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: MRDS file #10027733.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: MRDS file #10027735.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: MRDS file #10037085.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 335; Thomas, B.E. (1949); Galbraith, F.W. (1947), AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 153: 27.
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 340; Thomas, B.E. (1949), Ore deps. of the Wallapai District, AZ, Econ.Geol.: 44:663-705.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Econ Geol (1989) 84:650-662
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 377.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Description: Gem quality material in veins in gold-bearing quartz.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 405; Frenzel, A.B. (1898), A turquoise deposit in Mohave Co., AZ, Engr,Mining Jour,: 66:24.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
var: Argentiferous Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Turquoise8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
ø = 3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Turquoise42.9.3.1Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
-PbS
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O HematiteFe2O3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
AlAluminium
Al TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
SSulfur
S StibniteSb2S3
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S AcanthiteAg2S
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
S CovelliteCuS
S ChalcociteCu2S
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
AsArsenic
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS

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