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80 foot level, Gold Hill Mine (Western Utah Mine), Gold Hill, Gold Hill District (Clifton District), Tooele Co., Utah, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° North , 113° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Locality type:Level
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate


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Deep Creek Range, Nevada/Utah, USAMountain Range

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22 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Adamite
Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993), Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele County, Utah. Mineralogical Record: 24(1): 11-22.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Arseniosiderite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Reference: Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993), Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele County, Utah. Mineralogical Record: 24(1): 11-22.
Austinite
Formula: CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993), Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele County, Utah. Mineralogical Record: 24(1): 11-22.
Austinite var: Cuprian Austinite
Formula: CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Van King
Barahonaite-(Al)
Formula: (Ca,Cu,Na,Fe3+,Al)12Al2(AsO4)8(OH,Cl)x · nH2O
Description: (Previously known as "UK #2".)
Reference: Viñals, J., Jambor, J.L., Raudsepp, M., Roberts, A.C., Grice. J.D., Kokinos, M., Wise, W.S. (2008): Barahonaite-(Al) and barahonaite-(Fe), new Ca-Cu arsenate mineral species, from Murcia Province, southeastern Spain, and Gold Hill, Utah. Canadian Mineralogist, 46, 205-217; Brent Thorne and Joe Marty specimens.
Beudantite
Formula: PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993), Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele County, Utah. Mineralogical Record: 24(1): 11-22.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993), Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele County, Utah. Mineralogical Record: 24(1): 11-22.
Carminite
Formula: PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993), Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele County, Utah. Mineralogical Record: 24(1): 11-22.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993), Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele County, Utah. Mineralogical Record: 24(1): 11-22.
Chalcophanite
Formula: (Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Reference: Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993), Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele County, Utah. Mineralogical Record: 24(1): 11-22.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993), Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele County, Utah. Mineralogical Record: 24(1): 11-22.
Clinoclase
Formula: Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Reference: Rick Dalrymple Collection
Conichalcite
Formula: CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993), Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele County, Utah. Mineralogical Record: 24(1): 11-22.
'Fornacite-Vauquelinite Series'
Reference: Christophe Boutry Collection
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993), Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele County, Utah. Mineralogical Record: 24(1): 11-22.
Hidalgoite
Formula: PbAl3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1971): 2(5): 212-213. Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993), Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele County, Utah. Mineralogical Record: 24(1): 11-22.
'Hydrohetaerolite'
Formula: ZnMn2O4 · H2O
Reference: Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993), Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele County, Utah. Mineralogical Record: 24(1): 11-22.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993), Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele County, Utah. Mineralogical Record: 24(1): 11-22.
Mixite
Formula: BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993), Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele County, Utah. Mineralogical Record: 24(1): 11-22.
Natropharmacosiderite
Formula: (Na,K)Fe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Reference: Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993), Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele County, Utah. Mineralogical Record: 24(1): 11-22.
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993), Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele County, Utah. Mineralogical Record: 24(1): 11-22.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993), Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele County, Utah. Mineralogical Record: 24(1): 11-22.
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993), Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele County, Utah. Mineralogical Record: 24(1): 11-22.
Thometzekite
Formula: PbCu2+2(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993), Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele County, Utah. Mineralogical Record: 24(1): 11-22.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chalcophanite4.FL.20(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
'Hydrohetaerolite'4.BB.10ZnMn2O4 · H2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Adamite8.BB.30Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Arseniosiderite8.DH.30Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Austinite8.BH.35CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
var: Cuprian Austinite8.BH.35CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Barahonaite-(Al)8.CH.60(Ca,Cu,Na,Fe3+,Al)12Al2(AsO4)8(OH,Cl)x · nH2O
Beudantite8.BL.05PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Carminite8.BH.30PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Clinoclase8.BE.20Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Conichalcite8.BH.35CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Hidalgoite8.BL.05PbAl3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Mixite8.DL.15BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Natropharmacosiderite8.DK.10(Na,K)Fe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Olivenite8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Thometzekite8.CG.15PbCu2+2(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fornacite-Vauquelinite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
'Hydrohetaerolite'7.2.7.3ZnMn2O4 · H2O
AB3X7
Chalcophanite7.8.2.1(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
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
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O
Thometzekite40.2.9.3PbCu2+2(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
(AB)5(XO4)4·xH2O
Barahonaite-(Al)40.6.4.1(Ca,Cu,Na,Fe3+,Al)12Al2(AsO4)8(OH,Cl)x · nH2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)Zq
Clinoclase41.3.1.1Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
(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)7(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Mixite42.5.1.1BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Arseniosiderite42.8.4.3Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Natropharmacosiderite42.8.1.2(Na,K)Fe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Beudantite43.4.1.1PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Hidalgoite43.4.1.3PbAl3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
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.
Aragonite-CaCO3
Austinite
var: Cuprian Austinite
-CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
'Fornacite-Vauquelinite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
H ArseniosideriteCa2Fe33+(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
H AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)
H BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
H CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H HidalgoitePbAl3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
H HydrohetaeroliteZnMn2O4 · H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
H OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H Natropharmacosiderite(Na,K)Fe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
H ThometzekitePbCu22+(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
H Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
H Barahonaite-(Al)(Ca,Cu,Na,Fe3+,Al)12Al2(AsO4)8(OH,Cl)x · nH2O
H Austinite (var: Cuprian Austinite)CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
H ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
O ArseniosideriteCa2Fe33+(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
O AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)
O BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
O CalciteCaCO3
O CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
O CerussitePbCO3
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O HidalgoitePbAl3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
O HydrohetaeroliteZnMn2O4 · H2O
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
O OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O Natropharmacosiderite(Na,K)Fe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
O ThometzekitePbCu22+(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
O Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
O Barahonaite-(Al)(Ca,Cu,Na,Fe3+,Al)12Al2(AsO4)8(OH,Cl)x · nH2O
O Austinite (var: Cuprian Austinite)CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
O AragoniteCaCO3
O ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
NaSodium
Na Natropharmacosiderite(Na,K)Fe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Na Barahonaite-(Al)(Ca,Cu,Na,Fe3+,Al)12Al2(AsO4)8(OH,Cl)x · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al HidalgoitePbAl3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Al Barahonaite-(Al)(Ca,Cu,Na,Fe3+,Al)12Al2(AsO4)8(OH,Cl)x · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
S HidalgoitePbAl3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
ClChlorine
Cl Barahonaite-(Al)(Ca,Cu,Na,Fe3+,Al)12Al2(AsO4)8(OH,Cl)x · nH2O
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca ArseniosideriteCa2Fe33+(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Ca AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Ca Barahonaite-(Al)(Ca,Cu,Na,Fe3+,Al)12Al2(AsO4)8(OH,Cl)x · nH2O
Ca Austinite (var: Cuprian Austinite)CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
MnManganese
Mn HydrohetaeroliteZnMn2O4 · H2O
Mn Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
FeIron
Fe ArseniosideriteCa2Fe33+(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Fe BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Fe CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe Natropharmacosiderite(Na,K)Fe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Fe Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Fe Barahonaite-(Al)(Ca,Cu,Na,Fe3+,Al)12Al2(AsO4)8(OH,Cl)x · nH2O
CuCopper
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Cu MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
Cu ThometzekitePbCu22+(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Cu Barahonaite-(Al)(Ca,Cu,Na,Fe3+,Al)12Al2(AsO4)8(OH,Cl)x · nH2O
Cu ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
ZnZinc
Zn AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
Zn AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn HydrohetaeroliteZnMn2O4 · H2O
Zn Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Zn Austinite (var: Cuprian Austinite)CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
AsArsenic
As AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
As ArseniosideriteCa2Fe33+(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
As AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)
As BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
As CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
As ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
As HidalgoitePbAl3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
As MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
As OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
As Natropharmacosiderite(Na,K)Fe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
As ThometzekitePbCu22+(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
As Barahonaite-(Al)(Ca,Cu,Na,Fe3+,Al)12Al2(AsO4)8(OH,Cl)x · nH2O
As Austinite (var: Cuprian Austinite)CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
As ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
PbLead
Pb BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Pb CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb HidalgoitePbAl3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Pb ThometzekitePbCu22+(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
BiBismuth
Bi MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O

References

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Clarkson, John F., Roberts, Willard L., and Lingard, Amos L. (1971) Hidalgoite from Gold Hill, Utah. Mineralogical Record, 2(5), 212-213.
Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993) Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele Co., Utah. Mineralogical Record, 24(1), 11-22.
Viñals, J., Jambor, J.L., Raudsepp, M., Roberts, A.C., Grice. J.D., Kokinos, M., and Wise, W.S. (2008) Barahonaite-(Al) and barahonaite-(Fe), new Ca-Cu arsenate mineral species, from Murcia Province, southeastern Spain, and Gold Hill, Utah. Canadian Mineralogist, 46, 205-217.


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