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Unnamed adits [5] (USGS PP 1361 locality 464), Lost Basin Mining District, Lost Basin Mts (Lost Basin Range), Mohave Co., Arizona, USAi
Regional Level Types
Unnamed adits [5] (USGS PP 1361 locality 464)- not defined -
Lost Basin Mining DistrictMining District
Lost Basin Mts (Lost Basin Range)Mountain Range
Mohave Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 56' 55'' North , 114° 7' 32'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Meadview1,224 (2011)7.9km
White Hills323 (2011)33.9km
Dolan Springs2,033 (2011)41.8km


A Au-Cu occurrence/prospect located in the NE¼ sec. 32, T30N, R17W, G&SRM.

Workings include a 15 meter long adit driven due South and a second, nearby adit.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Theodore, T.G., et al (1987), USGS PP 1361: 148 (Table 11).
Calcite var: Ferroan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Fe)CO3
Reference: Theodore, T.G., et al (1987), USGS PP 1361: 148 (Table 11).
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Description: Sparse amounts.
Reference: Theodore, T.G., et al (1987), USGS PP 1361: 148 (Table 11).
Gold
Formula: Au
Description: Free lode gold.
Reference: Theodore, T.G., et al (1987), USGS PP 1361: 148 (Table 11).
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Theodore, T.G., et al (1987), USGS PP 1361: 148 (Table 11).
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Theodore, T.G., et al (1987), USGS PP 1361: 148 (Table 11).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Ferroan Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Fe)CO3

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 = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Ferroan Calcite-(Ca,Fe)CO3
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C Calcite (var: Ferroan Calcite)(Ca,Fe)CO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O Calcite (var: Ferroan Calcite)(Ca,Fe)CO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O CalciteCaCO3
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca Calcite (var: Ferroan Calcite)(Ca,Fe)CO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Calcite (var: Ferroan Calcite)(Ca,Fe)CO3
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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Theodore, Ted G., Blair, Will N., and Nash, J. Thomas (1987), Geology and Gold Mineralization of the Gold Basin-Lost Basin Mining Districts, Mohave County, Arizona, USGS Professional Paper 1361: 148 (Table 11).


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