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Columbite prospect, Rare Metal Mine area, Aquarius Mts (Aquarius Range; Peacock Range), Mohave Co., Arizona, USAi
Regional Level Types
Columbite prospectProspect
Rare Metal Mine areaArea
Aquarius Mts (Aquarius Range; Peacock Range)Mountain Range
Mohave Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° North , 113° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~78km
Locality type:Prospect
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


‡Ref.: Heinrich, E. Wm. (1960), Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 167: 19.

Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 104, 427.

A columbite prospect located about 2 miles SW of the Rare Earth Mine.

Mineralization is 2 small, poorly exposed pegmatites.

Workings include several shallow prospect pits. Limited production of several hundred pounds of columbite.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Xenotime-(Y)8.AD.35Y(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Allanite-(Ce)9.BG.05b{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

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)
Allanite-(Ce)58.2.1a.1{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
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.
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Xenotime-(Y)-Y(PO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
OOxygen
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FeIron
Fe Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
YYttrium
Y Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
CeCerium
Ce Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

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