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White Elephant Wash, Gold Basin Mining District, White Hills, Cerbat Mts (Cerbat Range), Mohave Co., Arizona, USAi
Regional Level Types
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° North , 114° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~6km
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9 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Theodore, T.G., et al (1987), USGS PP 1361: 165 (Table 11).
Baryte ?
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Theodore, T.G., et al (1987), USGS PP 1361: 165 (Table 11).
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Description: Encrusts placer nuggets of galena.
Reference: Theodore, T.G., et al 91987), USGS PP 1361: 163 (Table 11).
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Theodore, T.G., et al (1987), USGS PP 1361: 163 (Table 11).
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Theodore, T.G., et al (1987), USGS PP 1361: 164 (Table 11).
Galena
Formula: PbS
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Theodore, T.G., et al (1987), USGS PP 1361: 164 (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 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Milky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte ?7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

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
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte ?28.3.1.1BaSO4
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.
'Chlorite Group'-
Quartz
var: Milky Quartz
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O CerussitePbCO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BaryteBaSO4
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3

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