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Jarbidge Mining District, Elko Co., Nevada, USAi
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41° North , 115° West (est.)
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Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada
'Argentite'
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: USGS Bull 741
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada; NBMG Open File Report 79-3
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada
'K Feldspar'
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: USGS Bull 741
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: USGS Bull 741
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada
Minium
Formula: Pb3O4
Reference: Tom Moore 2008 Tucson Report
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Naumannite
Formula: Ag2Se
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada
Powellite
Formula: Ca(MoO4)
'Psilomelane'
Formula: Mn, O
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 32 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: USGS Bull 741; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: NBMG Spec Pub 31 Minerals of Nevada
'Wad'
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Naumannite2.BA.55Ag2Se
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Minium4.BD.05Pb3O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Powellite7.GA.05Ca(MoO4)
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Halloysite'9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Argentite'-Ag2S
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
'Wad'-

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
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Naumannite2.4.1.2Ag2Se
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Minium7.2.8.1Pb3O4
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
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Powellite48.1.2.2Ca(MoO4)
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
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 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
'Halloysite'71.1.1.4Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Argentite'-Ag2S
'Chlorite Group'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Opal
var: Opal-AN
-SiO2 · nH2O
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O HematiteFe2O3
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O BaryteBaSO4
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O PsilomelaneMn, O
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O PowelliteCa(MoO4)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O MiniumPb3O4
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F FluoriteCaF2
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ChalcociteCu2S
S BaryteBaSO4
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S ArgentiteAg2S
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca PowelliteCa(MoO4)
MnManganese
Mn PsilomelaneMn, O
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
SeSelenium
Se NaumanniteAg2Se
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag NaumanniteAg2Se
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag SilverAg
Ag ArgentiteAg2S
SbAntimony
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
PbLead
Pb MiniumPb3O4

References

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F. Schrader (1923) "The Jarbidge Mining District, Nevada" USGS Bull 741.
Granger, A E; Bell, M M, Simmons, G C, and Lee, F, (1957) Geol and Min Resources of Elko Co., Nev.: Nev. Bur of Mines Bull. P. 83-101

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