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Bullfrog Mine (Original Bullfrog Mine), Bullfrog Mining District, Bullfrog Hills, Nye Co., Nevada, USAi
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Bullfrog Mine (Original Bullfrog Mine)Mine
Bullfrog Mining DistrictMining District
Bullfrog HillsGroup of Hills
Nye Co.County
NevadaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 54' 10'' North , 116° 53' 5'' West
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Beatty1,010 (2011)11.2km


Sec 12 T12S R45E

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


19 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Castor, S.B. and Sjoberg, J.J. (1993) Uytenbogaardtite, Ag3AuS2, in the Bullfrog mining district, Nevada. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 89-98.
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Castor, S.B. and Sjoberg, J.J. (1993) Uytenbogaardtite, Ag3AuS2, in the Bullfrog mining district, Nevada. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 89-98.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: NBMG Bull 77 Geology and Mineral Resources of Southern Nye County, Nevada; USGS Bull 407
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: NBMG Bull 77 Geology and Mineral Resources of Southern Nye County, Nevada; USGS Bull 407
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: NBMG Bull 77 Geology and Mineral Resources of Southern Nye County, Nevada
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: NBMG Bull 77 Geology and Mineral Resources of Southern Nye County, Nevada; USGS Bull 407
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: NBMG Bull 77 Geology and Mineral Resources of Southern Nye County, Nevada
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Castor, S.B. and Sjoberg, J.J. (1993) Uytenbogaardtite, Ag3AuS2, in the Bullfrog mining district, Nevada. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 89-98.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: NBMG Bull 77 Geology and Mineral Resources of Southern Nye County, Nevada; USGS Bull 407
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Castor, S.B. and Sjoberg, J.J. (1993) Uytenbogaardtite, Ag3AuS2, in the Bullfrog mining district, Nevada. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 89-98.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Castor, S.B. and Sjoberg, J.J. (1993) Uytenbogaardtite, Ag3AuS2, in the Bullfrog mining district, Nevada. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 89-98.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: NBMG Bull 77 Geology and Mineral Resources of Southern Nye County, Nevada; USGS Bull 407
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Castor, S.B. and Sjoberg, J.J. (1993) Uytenbogaardtite, Ag3AuS2, in the Bullfrog mining district, Nevada. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 89-98.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Castor, S.B. and Sjoberg, J.J. (1993) Uytenbogaardtite, Ag3AuS2, in the Bullfrog mining district, Nevada. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 89-98.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Castor, S.B. and Sjoberg, J.J. (1993) Uytenbogaardtite, Ag3AuS2, in the Bullfrog mining district, Nevada. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 89-98.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Castor, S.B. and Sjoberg, J.J. (1993) Uytenbogaardtite, Ag3AuS2, in the Bullfrog mining district, Nevada. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 89-98.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: NBMG Bull 77 Geology and Mineral Resources of Southern Nye County, Nevada; USGS Bull 407
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada; USGS Bull 407; Castor, S.B. and Sjoberg, J.J. (1993) Uytenbogaardtite, Ag3AuS2, in the Bullfrog mining district, Nevada. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 89-98.
Stromeyerite
Formula: AgCuS
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
'Tetrahedrite'
Formula: Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Reference: NBMG Spec Pub 31 Minerals of Nevada
Uytenbogaardtite
Formula: Ag3AuS2
Reference: Castor, S.B. and Sjoberg, J.J. (1993) Uytenbogaardtite, Ag3AuS2, in the Bullfrog mining district, Nevada. Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 89-98.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Altaite2.CD.10PbTe
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Stromeyerite2.BA.40AgCuS
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Uytenbogaardtite2.BA.75Ag3AuS2
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'K Feldspar'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
Stromeyerite2.4.6.1AgCuS
Uytenbogaardtite2.4.3.1Ag3AuS2
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
'Tetrahedrite'3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](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
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'K Feldspar'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O BaryteBaSO4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](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 QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S StromeyeriteAgCuS
S CovelliteCuS
S ChalcociteCu2S
S AcanthiteAg2S
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
S PyriteFeS2
S BaryteBaSO4
S UytenbogaardtiteAg3AuS2
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu StromeyeriteAgCuS
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
AgSilver
Ag StromeyeriteAgCuS
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag UytenbogaardtiteAg3AuS2
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
TeTellurium
Te AltaitePbTe
Te HessiteAg2Te
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
Au UytenbogaardtiteAg3AuS2
PbLead
Pb AltaitePbTe

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