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Wedekind Mining District, Washoe Co., Nevada, USAi
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Wedekind Mining DistrictMining District
Washoe Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude:
40° North , 119° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~170km
Locality type:


Low hills north of Sparks, Nevada.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

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

34 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: NBMG Bull 70 Geology and Mineral Resources of Washoe and Storey Counties, Nevada
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: NBMG Bull 70 Geology and Mineral Resources of Washoe and Storey Counties, Nevada
Apjohnite
Formula: Mn2+Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: NBMG Bull 70 Geology and Mineral Resources of Washoe and Storey Counties, Nevada
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: NBMG Bull 70 Geology and Mineral Resources of Washoe and Storey Counties, Nevada
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Diaspore
Formula: AlO(OH)
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: NBMG Bull 70 Geology and Mineral Resources of Washoe and Storey Counties, Nevada
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: NBMG Bull 70 Geology and Mineral Resources of Washoe and Storey Counties, Nevada
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Hexahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 6H2O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Pickeringite
Formula: MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: NBMG Bull 70 Geology and Mineral Resources of Washoe and Storey Counties, Nevada
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: NBMG Bull 70 Geology and Mineral Resources of Washoe and Storey Counties, Nevada
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: NBMG Bull 70 Geology and Mineral Resources of Washoe and Storey Counties, Nevada
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: NBMG Bull 70 Geology and Mineral Resources of Washoe and Storey Counties, Nevada
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Reference: NBMG Spec Pub 31 Minerals of Nevada

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Diaspore4.FD.10AlO(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Apjohnite7.CB.85Mn2+Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hexahydrite7.CB.25MgSO4 · 6H2O
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Pickeringite7.CB.85MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Clinozoisite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Dickite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Pyrophyllite9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

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 = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Diaspore6.1.1.1AlO(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hexahydrite29.6.8.1MgSO4 · 6H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Apjohnite29.7.3.3Mn2+Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Pickeringite29.7.3.1MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
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)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Dickite71.1.1.1Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Pyrophyllite71.2.1.1Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Chlorite Group'-
Gypsum
var: Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H DiasporeAlO(OH)
H ApjohniteMn2+Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
H Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
OOxygen
O CerussitePbCO3
O AnglesitePbSO4
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O DiasporeAlO(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O ApjohniteMn2+Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
O Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Mg HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al DiasporeAlO(OH)
Al ApjohniteMn2+Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AnglesitePbSO4
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S AcanthiteAg2S
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S ApjohniteMn2+Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S StibniteSb2S3
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
KPotassium
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
MnManganese
Mn ApjohniteMn2+Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
AsArsenic
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
AgSilver
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb GalenaPbS

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