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Dolly Mine (Justice claims), Dolly Varden District, Elko Co., Nevada, USAi
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Dolly Mine (Justice claims)Mine
Dolly Varden DistrictMining District
Elko Co.County
NevadaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 18' 35'' North , 114° 28' 20'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.30992,-114.47226
GeoHash:G#: 9rnt745y7
USGS MRDS Record:10045658
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


Alteration: Sericitization, Silicification Kaolinitized

Deposit: Vein/fault zone

Deposit type: Polymetallic veins

Geology: Fault zone in limestone, zone N15 deg E, vert w/cuox + feox, jasper calcite. Cuox in silicated zone along bedding, kaolinized, sericitized porphyry exposed in cut.

Ore(s): N-S Fault Structures

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Quartz
var: Jasper
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O TenoriteCuO
O CerussitePbCO3
O AnglesitePbSO4
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O QuartzSiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AnglesitePbSO4
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S BaryteBaSO4
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Quaternary - Miocene
0 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3185380
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Cisuralian
272.95 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 2718818
Carbonate Shelf Sequence - Siltstone, sandstone, limestone, and dolomite

Age: Cisuralian (272.95 - 298.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Arcturus Formation; Rib Hill Sandstone; Kaibab Limestone; Toroweap Formation; Coconino Sandstone; Pequop Formation

Description: This largely siliciclastic unit of siltstone, sandstone, limestone, and dolomite crops out in Elko, White Pine, Lincoln, and Clark Counties. It includes rocks originally mapped as the Arcturus Formation, Rib Hill Sandstone, undivided Kaibab Limestone, Toroweap Formation, and Coconino Sandstone in Clark County; and the Pequop Formation and red beds in Lincoln County. Unit Psc represents a strong influx of clastic material over the carbonate shelf during the Early Permian, presumably derived primarily from the craton to the east. It is depositionally overlain by unit Pc and lies conformably above unit PIPc. At its western and northern edges it can be difficult to distinguish from Permian clastic rocks of the Siliciclastic overlap assemblage (units Pacl and PIPacl). It follows closely with unit Psc of Stewart and Carlson (1978).

Comments: Original map source: Crafford, A.E.J., 2007, Geologic Map of Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 249, 1 CD-ROM, 46 p., 1 plate; Scale 1:250,000.

Lithology: Major:{siltstone,sandstone,limestone}, Minor:{dolostone}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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