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Unnamed Pb-Cu prospects [4] (USGS PP 1361 locality 967), White Elephant Wash, Gold Basin Mining District, White Hills, Cerbat Mts (Cerbat Range), Mohave Co., Arizona, USAi
Regional Level Types
Unnamed Pb-Cu prospects [4] (USGS PP 1361 locality 967)Prospect
White Elephant WashWash
Gold Basin Mining DistrictMining District
White HillsGroup of Hills
Cerbat Mts (Cerbat Range)Mountain Range
Mohave Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 51' 35'' North , 114° 14' 48'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
White Hills323 (2011)19.2km
Meadview1,224 (2011)22.5km
Dolan Springs2,033 (2011)29.9km
Chloride271 (2011)49.7km


A group of 4 (?) Pb-Cu occurrences/prospects located in the NE¼ sec. 31, T29N, R18W, G&SRM, along the White Elephant Wash.

Mineralization is a series of NE-striking, SE-dipping, milky quartz veins with sulfides. The veins are lenticular and branch approximately parallel to foliation in the paragneiss country rock.

Workings include 4 shallow prospect pits, with the deepest at 4 meters.

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3 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Theodore, T.G., et al (1987), USGS PP 1361: 163 (Table 11).
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Theodore, T.G., et al (1987), USGS PP 1361: 163 (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: 163 (Table 11).
Quartz var: Milky 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: 163 (Table 11).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Milky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Milky Quartz-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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: 163 (Table 11).


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