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Boriana Mining District, Hualapai Mountains, Mohave County, Arizona, USAi
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34° North , 113° West (est.)
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27 valid minerals.

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Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Stensrud, H.L. & S.W. More (1980), Precambrian geology and massive sulfide environments of the west-central Hualapai Mountains, Mohave County, Arizona – A preliminary report: AZ Geol. Soc. Igest: 12: 155-165; MRDS file #10098710.
Anthophyllite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Stensrud, H.L. & S.W. More (1980), Precambrian geology and massive sulfide environments of the west-central Hualapai Mountains, Mohave County, Arizona – A preliminary report: AZ Geol. Soc. Igest: 12: 155-165; MRDS file #10098710.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: MRDS file #10008548.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Conway, C.M., et al (1990), USGS Bull. 1737-E: E10; Wilson, E.D. (1941), AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 148, Tungsten Deps. of AZ: 11-14.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Stensrud, H.L. & S.W. More (1980), Precambrian geology and massive sulfide environments of the west-central Hualapai Mountains, Mohave County, Arizona – A preliminary report: AZ Geol. Soc. Igest: 12: 155-165; MRDS file #10098710.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Wilson, E.D. (1941), AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 148, Tungsten Deps. of AZ: 11-14.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Stensrud, H.L. & S.W. More (1980), Precambrian geology and massive sulfide environments of the west-central Hualapai Mountains, Mohave County, Arizona – A preliminary report: AZ Geol. Soc. Igest: 12: 155-165; MRDS file #10098710.
Cuprotungstite
Formula: Cu2(WO4)(OH)2
Reference: Conway, C.M., et al (1990), USGS Bull. 1737-E: E10; Wilson, E.D. (1941), AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 148, Tungsten Deps. of AZ: 11-14.
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Reference: Conway, C.M., et al (1990), USGS Bull. 1737-E: E10; Wilson, E.D. (1941), AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 148, Tungsten Deps. of AZ: 11-14; Galbraith, F.W. & Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 79.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Galena
Formula: PbS
Gold
Formula: Au
Description: A little is present.
Reference: Wilson, E.D. (1941), AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 148, Tungsten Deps. of AZ: 11-14.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hübnerite
Formula: MnWO4
Reference: MRDS file #10008533.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: MRDS file #10102542.
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Description: Very minor.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 166, 280, 345; Rasor (1946), Loellingite from AZ, Am.Min.: 31:406-408; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 153, Minerals of AZ: 20, 23.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Stensrud, H.L. & S.W. More (1980), Precambrian geology and massive sulfide environments of the west-central Hualapai Mountains, Mohave County, Arizona – A preliminary report: AZ Geol. Soc. Igest: 12: 155-165; MRDS file #10098710.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: MRDS file #10008548.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Description: Reported in large quantities.
Reference: Galbraith, F.W. & Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 109.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 166, 280, 345; Rasor (1946), Loellingite from AZ, Am.Min.: 31:406-408; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 153, Minerals of AZ: 20, 23.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Agate
Reference: Pabian R. Agate Lexicon UNL Database
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Pabian R. Agate Lexicon UNL Database
Quartz var: Dendritic Agate
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Pabian R. Agate Lexicon UNL Database
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Description: As a gangue mineral in a lenticular Cu-Zn sulfide orebody.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 401; Rasor (1946), Loellingite from AZ, Am.Min.: 31:406-408.
Tungstite
Formula: WO3 · H2O
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of AZ: 404.
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Löllingite2.EB.15aFeAs2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ferberite4.DB.30FeWO4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hübnerite4.DB.30MnWO4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Dendritic Agate4.DA.05SiO2
Tungstite4.FJ.10WO3 · H2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Cuprotungstite7.GB.15Cu2(WO4)(OH)2
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Anthophyllite9.DD.05☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'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
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX3
Tungstite4.5.2.1WO3 · H2O
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Ferberite48.1.1.2FeWO4
Hübnerite48.1.1.1MnWO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Basic Anhydrous Molybdates and Tungstates
Cuprotungstite48.3.2.1Cu2(WO4)(OH)2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Anthophyllite66.1.2.1☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
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
Pyrophyllite71.2.1.1Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
var: Agate
-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Dendritic Agate-SiO2
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CuprotungstiteCu2(WO4)(OH)2
H TungstiteWO3 · H2O
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O QuartzSiO2
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O Quartz (var: Dendritic Agate)SiO2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O CuprotungstiteCu2(WO4)(OH)2
O TungstiteWO3 · H2O
O FerberiteFeWO4
O HematiteFe2O3
O CalciteCaCO3
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
O HübneriteMnWO4
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Dendritic Agate)SiO2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S GalenaPbS
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Mn HübneriteMnWO4
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Fe FerberiteFeWO4
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe LöllingiteFeAs2
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CuprotungstiteCu2(WO4)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As LöllingiteFeAs2
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
W CuprotungstiteCu2(WO4)(OH)2
W TungstiteWO3 · H2O
W FerberiteFeWO4
W HübneriteMnWO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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