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Copper King Mine, Red Mountain, Red Mountain Mining District, Mendocino Co., California, USAi
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Copper King MineMine
Red MountainMountain
Red Mountain Mining DistrictMining District
Mendocino Co.County
CaliforniaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
39° 4' 30'' North , 123° 7' 40'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Talmage1,130 (2011)7.3km
Ukiah15,917 (2017)10.8km
Hopland756 (2011)11.4km
Lakeport4,807 (2017)18.6km
Calpella679 (2011)18.8km


A former Cu mine located 3.4 km (2.1 miles) WNW of Red Mountain.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: MINERALOGICAL MAGAZINE, SEPTEMBER 1984, VOL. 48, PP. 457-9
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: www.mineralsocal.org
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: MINERALOGICAL MAGAZINE, SEPTEMBER 1984, VOL. 48, PP. 457-9
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: MINERALOGICAL MAGAZINE, SEPTEMBER 1984, VOL. 48, PP. 457-9
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: www.mineralsocal.org
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: www.mineralsocal.org
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: MINERALOGICAL MAGAZINE, SEPTEMBER 1984, VOL. 48, PP. 457-9
'Grossular-Hibschite Series'
Reference: No reference listed
Magnesiochromite
Formula: MgCr2O4
Reference: www.mineralsocal.org
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: MINERALOGICAL MAGAZINE, SEPTEMBER 1984, VOL. 48, PP. 457-9
Mcguinnessite (TL)
Formula: (Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
Type Locality:
Reference: Min.Rec.(1981) 12, 143-147; MINERALOGICAL MAGAZINE, SEPTEMBER 1984, VOL. 48, PP. 457-9
Vesuvianite
Formula: Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Reference: No reference listed
Vuagnatite
Formula: CaAl(SiO4)(OH)
Description: Occurs in metagabbro dikes and serpentinized peridotite.
Reference: Pabst, A. et.al (1977): Vuagnatite from California. Mineralogical Record 8, 497-500; Mineralogical Magazine, September 1984: 48: 457-459.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Magnesiochromite4.BB.05MgCr2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Mcguinnessite (TL)5.BA.10(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Vesuvianite9.BG.35Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Vuagnatite9.AG.60CaAl(SiO4)(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Grossular-Hibschite Series'-

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnesiochromite7.2.3.1MgCr2O4
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Mcguinnessite (TL)16a.3.1.4(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
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
Vuagnatite52.4.2.2CaAl(SiO4)(OH)
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)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Grossular-Hibschite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Mcguinnessite(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
H VuagnatiteCaAl(SiO4)(OH)
H VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
CCarbon
C Mcguinnessite(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O Mcguinnessite(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
O VuagnatiteCaAl(SiO4)(OH)
O VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
O CupriteCu2O
O MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Mcguinnessite(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
Mg VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Mg MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
AlAluminium
Al VuagnatiteCaAl(SiO4)(OH)
Al VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si VuagnatiteCaAl(SiO4)(OH)
Si VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SSulfur
S ChalcociteCu2S
CaCalcium
Ca VuagnatiteCaAl(SiO4)(OH)
Ca VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
CrChromium
Cr MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
FeIron
Fe VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu Mcguinnessite(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu CopperCu
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O

References

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Pabst, A., Erd, R.C., Goff, F. & Rosenhahn, L. (1977): Vuagnatite from California. Mineralogical Record 8, 497-500.
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 479.
Mineralogical Magazine (1984)(September): 48: 457-459.

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