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Gunsight Hills, Pima Co., Arizona, USAi
Regional Level Types
Gunsight HillsGroup of Hills
Pima Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
32° 10' 54'' North , 112° 39' 55'' West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~0km
Locality type:
Group of Hills
Köppen climate type:


‡Ref.: Wilson, E.D. (1941), Tungsten deposits of Arizona, Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 148.

Dale, V.B., et al (1960), Tungsten deposits of Cochise, Pima, and Santa Cruz Counties, Arizona, U.S. Bureau of Mines Report of Investgation 5650.

Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of Arizona: 81.

Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 363.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Sonoran Desert, North AmericaDesert
Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation, Arizona, USAReservation

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

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

9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aerinite
Formula: (Ca5.1Na0.5)(Fe3+,Al,Fe2+,Mg)4(Al,Mg)6[HSi12O36(OH)12][(CO3)1.2(H2O)12]
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Description: Occurs as micro-crystals.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 224.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID file #10109853, MRDS ID #M800265.
Plattnerite
Formula: PbO2
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 331.
Powellite
Formula: Ca(MoO4)
Reference: Keith, Stanton B. (1974), AZ Bur. of Geol. & Min. Technology, Geol. Survey Br. Bull. 189, Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, AZ: 122 (Table 4); Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Shattuckite
Formula: Cu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Reference: Rolf Luetcke

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Plattnerite4.DB.05PbO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Powellite7.GA.05Ca(MoO4)
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Aerinite9.DB.45(Ca5.1Na0.5)(Fe3+,Al,Fe2+,Mg)4(Al,Mg)6[HSi12O36(OH)12][(CO3)1.2(H2O)12]
Shattuckite9.DB.40Cu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2

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 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Plattnerite4.4.1.6PbO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
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 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Shattuckite65.1.7.1Cu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Group 68 - INOSILICATES Structures with Chains of More Than One Width
Structures with Chains of More Than One Width
Aerinite68.1.3.1(Ca5.1Na0.5)(Fe3+,Al,Fe2+,Mg)4(Al,Mg)6[HSi12O36(OH)12][(CO3)1.2(H2O)12]

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ShattuckiteCu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
H Aerinite(Ca5.1Na0.5)(Fe3+,Al,Fe2+,Mg)4(Al,Mg)6[HSi12O36(OH)12][(CO3)1.2(H2O)12]
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C Aerinite(Ca5.1Na0.5)(Fe3+,Al,Fe2+,Mg)4(Al,Mg)6[HSi12O36(OH)12][(CO3)1.2(H2O)12]
OOxygen
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O CalciteCaCO3
O PowelliteCa(MoO4)
O BaryteBaSO4
O PlattneritePbO2
O ShattuckiteCu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
O Aerinite(Ca5.1Na0.5)(Fe3+,Al,Fe2+,Mg)4(Al,Mg)6[HSi12O36(OH)12][(CO3)1.2(H2O)12]
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na Aerinite(Ca5.1Na0.5)(Fe3+,Al,Fe2+,Mg)4(Al,Mg)6[HSi12O36(OH)12][(CO3)1.2(H2O)12]
MgMagnesium
Mg Aerinite(Ca5.1Na0.5)(Fe3+,Al,Fe2+,Mg)4(Al,Mg)6[HSi12O36(OH)12][(CO3)1.2(H2O)12]
AlAluminium
Al Aerinite(Ca5.1Na0.5)(Fe3+,Al,Fe2+,Mg)4(Al,Mg)6[HSi12O36(OH)12][(CO3)1.2(H2O)12]
SiSilicon
Si ShattuckiteCu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Si Aerinite(Ca5.1Na0.5)(Fe3+,Al,Fe2+,Mg)4(Al,Mg)6[HSi12O36(OH)12][(CO3)1.2(H2O)12]
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Aerinite(Ca5.1Na0.5)(Fe3+,Al,Fe2+,Mg)4(Al,Mg)6[HSi12O36(OH)12][(CO3)1.2(H2O)12]
FeIron
Fe Aerinite(Ca5.1Na0.5)(Fe3+,Al,Fe2+,Mg)4(Al,Mg)6[HSi12O36(OH)12][(CO3)1.2(H2O)12]
CuCopper
Cu ShattuckiteCu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
MoMolybdenum
Mo PowelliteCa(MoO4)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb PlattneritePbO2

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