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Ferguson Spring Mining District, Elko Co., Nevada, USAi
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Ferguson Spring Mining DistrictMining District
Elko Co.County
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USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude:
41° North , 115° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~168km
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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7 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Copper Stain'
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Jasper
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
'Wad'

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Copper Stain'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Wad'-

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 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
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 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Copper Stain'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Quartz
var: Jasper
-SiO2
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O QuartzSiO2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O BaryteBaSO4
O TenoriteCuO
O CalciteCaCO3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu CopperCu
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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