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Unnamed Au prospect [2], Gold Basin Mining District, White Hills, Cerbat Mountains (Cerbat Range), Mohave County, Arizona, USAi
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Unnamed Au prospect [2]Prospect
Gold Basin Mining DistrictMining District
White HillsGroup of Census-designated Places
Cerbat Mountains (Cerbat Range)Mountain Range
Mohave CountyCounty
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 47' 20'' North , 114° 23' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
White Hills323 (2011)5.8km
Dolan Springs2,033 (2011)24.0km
Meadview1,224 (2011)37.0km
Chloride271 (2011)44.8km
Boulder City15,551 (2017)45.6km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
USGS Professional Paper 1361 locality 1225


A Au occurrence/prospect located in the NE¼ sec. 26, T28N, R20W, G&SRM, North of Bug Peak.

Mineralization is gold-bearing quartz-pyrite-carbonate vein material occurring in a coarse, angular landslide breccia.

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3 valid minerals.

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Gold
Formula: Au
Description: Lode gold in visible traces.
Reference: Theodore, T.G., et al (1987), USGS PP 1361: 166 (Table 11).
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Theodore, T.G., et al (1987), USGS PP 1361: 166 (Table 11).
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: 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: 166 (Table 11).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2

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 = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

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OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
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: 166 (Table 11).

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