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Middle pit, Gold Hill Mine (Western Utah Mine), Gold Hill, Gold Hill District (Clifton District), Tooele Co., Utah, USAi
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Middle pitPit
Gold Hill Mine (Western Utah Mine)Mine
Gold HillHill
Gold Hill District (Clifton District)Mining District
Tooele Co.County
UtahState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 26' 55'' North , 113° 7' 52'' West (est.)
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North America PlateTectonic Plate
Great Salt Lake Desert, Nevada/Utah, USADesert

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


22 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Adamite
Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Min Rec 24:1 pp11-22
Austinite
Formula: CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Min Rec 24:1 pp11-22
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Collection of Alex Earl
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Reference: collected by Brent Thorne
Carminite
Formula: PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Reference: collected by Brent Thorne
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: collected by Brent Thorne
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Min Rec 24:1 pp11-22; Adams, P.M. (2005): Zalesiite from the Gold Hill Mine, Toole County, Utah. Mineral News, 21(8), 1; 3; 5.
Clinoclase
Formula: Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Reference: Min Rec 24:1 pp11-22
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: various added photos
Conichalcite
Formula: CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Min Rec 24:1 pp11-22; Mineralogical Record: 32: 215.; Adams, P.M. (2005): Zalesiite from the Gold Hill Mine, Toole County, Utah. Mineral News, 21(8), 1; 3; 5.
Cornwallite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Reference: Min Rec 24:1 pp11-22; Adams, P.M. (2005): Zalesiite from the Gold Hill Mine, Toole County, Utah. Mineral News, 21(8), 1; 3; 5.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Collected by Brent Thorne; UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Collection of Alex Earl
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Min Rec 24:1 pp11-22
Lavendulan
Formula: NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Reference: Collected by Robert Meyer.
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: collected by Brent Thorne; Rocks & Minerals (2006): 81: 208-213 (mine in general).
Mixite
Formula: BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Min Rec 24:1 pp11-22
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Min Rec 24:1 pp11-22; Adams, P.M. (2005): Zalesiite from the Gold Hill Mine, Toole County, Utah. Mineral News, 21(8), 1; 3; 5.
Philipsburgite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)6(AsO4,PO4)2(OH)6 · H2O
Reference: Min Rec 24:1 pp11-22; Adams, P.M. (2005): Zalesiite from the Gold Hill Mine, Toole County, Utah. Mineral News, 21(8), 1; 3; 5.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Min Rec 24:1 pp11-22
Tyrolite
Formula: Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Reference: Collection of Alex Earl, photo id 680328
Zálesíite
Formula: CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Description: A pale green to yellow-green mineral previously referred to as "Ca-mixite" that ocurred in garnet skarn rock from the Middle Pit area. SEM-EDS showed no Bi, Ca>>sum of REE (Adams, 2005).
Reference: Paul M. Adams, "Microbits," April 2002; Jaroslaw Skupiewski collection.; Adams, P.M. (2005): Zalesiite from the Gold Hill Mine, Toole County, Utah. Mineral News, 21(8), 1; 3; 5.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Caledonite7.BC.50Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Adamite8.BB.30Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Austinite8.BH.35CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Carminite8.BH.30PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Clinoclase8.BE.20Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Conichalcite8.BH.35CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Cornwallite8.BD.05Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Lavendulan8.DG.05NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Mixite8.DL.15BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Olivenite8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Philipsburgite8.DA.35(Cu,Zn)6(AsO4,PO4)2(OH)6 · H2O
Tyrolite8.DM.10Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Zálesíite8.DL.15CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Clinozoisite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

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 = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Caledonite32.3.2.1Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)Zq
Clinoclase41.3.1.1Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Cornwallite41.4.2.2Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Austinite41.5.1.3CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Conichalcite41.5.1.2CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
A2(XO4)Zq
Adamite41.6.6.3Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Olivenite41.6.6.1Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq
Carminite41.10.6.1PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Philipsburgite42.2.4.2(Cu,Zn)6(AsO4,PO4)2(OH)6 · H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Tyrolite42.4.3.1Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
(AB)7(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Mixite42.5.1.1BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Zálesíite42.5.1.7CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Lavendulan42.9.4.2NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
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)
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

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
H AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
H CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
H OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
H Philipsburgite(Cu,Zn)6(AsO4,PO4)2(OH)6 · H2O
H ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
H ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
H CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
H TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
CCarbon
C CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
C CerussitePbCO3
C TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
OOxygen
O AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
O AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
O CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
O OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
O Philipsburgite(Cu,Zn)6(AsO4,PO4)2(OH)6 · H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
O ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
O CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O CerussitePbCO3
O CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
O TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
NaSodium
Na LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
PPhosphorus
P Philipsburgite(Cu,Zn)6(AsO4,PO4)2(OH)6 · H2O
SSulfur
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S GalenaPbS
S BorniteCu5FeS4
ClChlorine
Cl LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Ca ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Ca ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Ca Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Ca TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
FeIron
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
CuCopper
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Cu CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cu MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
Cu Philipsburgite(Cu,Zn)6(AsO4,PO4)2(OH)6 · H2O
Cu ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Cu ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
ZnZinc
Zn AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
Zn AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Zn Philipsburgite(Cu,Zn)6(AsO4,PO4)2(OH)6 · H2O
AsArsenic
As AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
As AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)
As ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
As CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
As MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
As OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
As Philipsburgite(Cu,Zn)6(AsO4,PO4)2(OH)6 · H2O
As ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
As ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
As CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
As LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
As TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
BiBismuth
Bi MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O

References

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Adams, P. M. (2005), Zalesiite from the Gold Hill Mine, Toole County, Utah. Mineral News: 21(8): 1, 3, 5.
Mineralogical Record (1993): 24(1): 11-22.
Mineralogical Record (2001): 32: 215.
Adams, Paul M. (2002), "Microbits," (April).


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