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East Erickson Mining District, Sheeprock Mountains, Tooele Co., Utah, USAi
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East Erickson Mining DistrictMining District
Sheeprock MountainsMountain Range
Tooele Co.County
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40° North , 113° West (est.)
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~99km
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28 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hübnerite
Formula: MnWO4
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Monazite'
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Plumbojarosite
Formula: Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Samarskite-(Y)
Formula: YFe3+Nb2O8
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Reference: Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp97-103
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hübnerite4.DB.30MnWO4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Samarskite-(Y)4.DB.25YFe3+Nb2O8
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Plumbojarosite7.BC.10Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Turquoise8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Monazite'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4to (Mn2+)WO4

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
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 = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Samarskite-(Y)8.1.11.1YFe3+Nb2O8
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
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
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Plumbojarosite30.2.5.6Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Turquoise42.9.3.1Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Hübnerite48.1.1.1MnWO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(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.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Monazite'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C CerussitePbCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O UraniniteUO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O Samarskite-(Y)YFe3+Nb2O8
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O HübneriteMnWO4
O HematiteFe2O3
O BaryteBaSO4
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
O AnglesitePbSO4
O CerussitePbCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S BaryteBaSO4
S PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
S AnglesitePbSO4
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Mn HübneriteMnWO4
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Samarskite-(Y)YFe3+Nb2O8
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
YYttrium
Y Samarskite-(Y)YFe3+Nb2O8
NbNiobium
Nb Samarskite-(Y)YFe3+Nb2O8
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W HübneriteMnWO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb CerussitePbCO3
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2

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