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Mineral Basin Mining District, Pershing Co., Nevada, USAi
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Pershing Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° North , 118° West (est.)
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Margin of Error:
~97km
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18 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: NBMG Bull 89 Geology and Mineral Resources of Pershing County, Nevada
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: NBMG Bull 89 Geology and Mineral Resources of Pershing County, Nevada
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: NBMG Spec Pub 31 Minerals of Nevada
Coulsonite
Formula: Fe2+V3+2O4
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Tony Nikischer specimen
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Hematite var: Martite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: NBMG Bull 89 Geology and Mineral Resources of Pershing County, Nevada
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Tony Nikischer specimen
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: NBMG Bull 53
Meionite
Formula: Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: NBMG Bull 53
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: NBMG Bull 53
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: NBMG Bull 89 Geology and Mineral Resources of Pershing County, Nevada
Riebeckite
Formula: ◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
'Scapolite'
Reference: NBMG Bull 89 Geology and Mineral Resources of Pershing County, Nevada
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ulvöspinel
Formula: TiFe2O4
Reference: NBMG Spec Pub 31 Minerals of Nevada

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Coulsonite4.BB.05Fe2+V3+2O4
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Martite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Ulvöspinel4.BB.05TiFe2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Meionite9.FB.15Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Riebeckite9.DE.25◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Coulsonite7.2.4.2Fe2+V3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Ulvöspinel7.2.5.2TiFe2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
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
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
Hematite
var: Martite
-Fe2O3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Meionite-Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Riebeckite-◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O Hematite (var: Martite)Fe2O3
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O CoulsoniteFe2+V23+O4
O MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
O Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O UlvöspinelTiFe2O4
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Na Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Si Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
S MarcasiteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Cl MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti UlvöspinelTiFe2O4
VVanadium
V CoulsoniteFe2+V23+O4
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Hematite (var: Martite)Fe2O3
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe CoulsoniteFe2+V23+O4
Fe Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Fe UlvöspinelTiFe2O4
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

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