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Sierra Mining District, East Range, Pershing Co., Nevada, USAi
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Sierra Mining DistrictMining District
East Range- not defined -
Pershing Co.County
NevadaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° North , 117° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~4km
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10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: NBMG Bull 89 Geology and Mineral Resources of Pershing County, Nevada
Akaganeite
Formula: (Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada; Castor and Ferdock (2004), Minerals of Nevada: 137.
Andalusite var: Chiastolite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada; Castor and Ferdock (2004), Minerals of Nevada: 137.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Galena
Formula: PbS
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Reference: NBMG Bull 89 Geology and Mineral Resources of Pershing County, Nevada

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Akaganeite4.DK.05(Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
var: Chiastolite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O

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 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Akaganeite6.1.6.1(Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Andalusite
var: Chiastolite
-Al2(SiO4)O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Akaganeite(Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O Akaganeite(Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
O Andalusite (var: Chiastolite)Al2(SiO4)O
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
AlAluminium
Al Andalusite (var: Chiastolite)Al2(SiO4)O
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Andalusite (var: Chiastolite)Al2(SiO4)O
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
S AcanthiteAg2S
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
ClChlorine
Cl Akaganeite(Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Fe Akaganeite(Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
NiNickel
Ni Akaganeite(Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
CuCopper
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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