SUPPORT US. If mindat.org is important to you, click here to donate to our Fall 2019 fundraiser!
Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat ArticlesThe ElementsBooks & Magazines
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsUsersMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day GalleryMineral Photography

Unnamed Beryl prospect [1], Virgin Peak (Bunkerville Mt.), Virgin Mts, Mohave Co., Arizona, USAi
Regional Level Types
Unnamed Beryl prospect [1]Prospect
Virgin Peak (Bunkerville Mt.)Peak
Virgin MtsMountain Range
Mohave Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Key
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° North , 114° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~1km
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:


A Be occurrence/prospect located 200 feet NW of the Hummingbird claims, North side of Virgin Peak.

Mineralization is a pegmatite dike that strikes NE and dips steeply SE. It pinches and swells in thickness to a maximum of about 10 feet (3 meters).

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

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


Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Description: Abundant
Reference: Olson, Jerry C. & Hinrichs (1960), USGS Bull. 1082-D, Beryl-bearing pegmatites in the Ruby Mts & other areas in NV & NW AZ: 192.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Olson, Jerry C. & Hinrichs (1960), USGS Bull. 1082-D, Beryl-bearing pegmatites in the Ruby Mts & other areas in NV & NW AZ: 192.
Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
Reference: Olson, Jerry C. & Hinrichs (1960), USGS Bull. 1082-D, Beryl-bearing pegmatites in the Ruby Mts & other areas in NV & NW AZ: 192.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Description: Numerous crystals to over 1 inch (2.4 cm) diameter.
Reference: Olson, Jerry C. & Hinrichs (1960), USGS Bull. 1082-D, Beryl-bearing pegmatites in the Ruby Mts & other areas in NV & NW AZ: 192.
'K Feldspar'
Description: Abundant.
Reference: Olson, Jerry C. & Hinrichs (1960), USGS Bull. 1082-D, Beryl-bearing pegmatites in the Ruby Mts & other areas in NV & NW AZ: 192.
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Olson, Jerry C. & Hinrichs (1960), USGS Bull. 1082-D, Beryl-bearing pegmatites in the Ruby Mts & other areas in NV & NW AZ: 192.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chrysoberyl4.BA.05BeAl2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'K Feldspar'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chrysoberyl7.2.9.1BeAl2O4
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 borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'K Feldspar'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
OOxygen
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
FeIron
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)

References

Sort by

Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Olson, Jerry C. & Hinrichs (1960), USGS Bull. 1082-D, Beryl-bearing pegmatites in the Ruby Mts & other areas in NV & NW AZ: 192.


This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.
 
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2019, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: November 12, 2019 02:50:41 Page generated: July 16, 2019 00:13:10
Go to top of page