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Bawana Mine, Rocky Mining District, Rocky Range, Beaver Co., Utah, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 27' 11'' North , 113° 4' 53'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Milford1,331 (2017)8.8km
Minersville869 (2017)29.9km
Beaver3,007 (2017)43.1km


Diopside-magnetite skarn. 4 miles NW of Milford.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


22 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; USGS Bull 945D
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; USGS Bull 945D
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., Merlino, S., Pasero, M., McDonald, A. M., Wray, W. B., & Hindman, J. R. (2012). Whelanite, Cu2Ca6 [Si6O17 (OH)](CO3)(OH) 3 (H2O) 2, an (old) new mineral from the Bawana mine, Milford, Utah. American Mineralogist, 97(11-12), 2007-2015.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Collected and identified by Brent Thorne
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., Merlino, S., Pasero, M., McDonald, A. M., Wray, W. B., & Hindman, J. R. (2012). Whelanite, Cu2Ca6 [Si6O17 (OH)](CO3)(OH) 3 (H2O) 2, an (old) new mineral from the Bawana mine, Milford, Utah. American Mineralogist, 97(11-12), 2007-2015.
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Kinoite
Formula: Ca2Cu2(H2O)2[Si3O10]
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., Merlino, S., Pasero, M., McDonald, A. M., Wray, W. B., & Hindman, J. R. (2012). Whelanite, Cu2Ca6 [Si6O17 (OH)](CO3)(OH) 3 (H2O) 2, an (old) new mineral from the Bawana mine, Milford, Utah. American Mineralogist, 97(11-12), 2007-2015.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., Merlino, S., Pasero, M., McDonald, A. M., Wray, W. B., & Hindman, J. R. (2012). Whelanite, Cu2Ca6 [Si6O17 (OH)](CO3)(OH) 3 (H2O) 2, an (old) new mineral from the Bawana mine, Milford, Utah. American Mineralogist, 97(11-12), 2007-2015.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Powellite
Formula: Ca(MoO4)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: USGS Bull 945D
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; USGS Bull 945D
Stringhamite (TL)
Formula: CaCu(SiO4) · H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., Merlino, S., Pasero, M., McDonald, A. M., Wray, W. B., & Hindman, J. R. (2012). Whelanite, Cu2Ca6 [Si6O17 (OH)](CO3)(OH) 3 (H2O) 2, an (old) new mineral from the Bawana mine, Milford, Utah. American Mineralogist, 97(11-12), 2007-2015.
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: Am Min 61:3-4 pp 189-192
Thaumasite
Formula: Ca3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., Merlino, S., Pasero, M., McDonald, A. M., Wray, W. B., & Hindman, J. R. (2012). Whelanite, Cu2Ca6 [Si6O17 (OH)](CO3)(OH) 3 (H2O) 2, an (old) new mineral from the Bawana mine, Milford, Utah. American Mineralogist, 97(11-12), 2007-2015.
Vesuvianite
Formula: Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Whelanite (TL)
Formula: Cu2+2Ca6[Si6O17(OH)](CO3)(OH)3 · 2H2O
Type Locality:
Description: The approved IMA new mineral proposal (IMA1977-006) specifies the Bawana mine as the type locality. The occurrence of the mineral at the Christmas mine is not mentioned in the proposal.
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., Merlino, S., Pasero, M., McDonald, A. M., Wray, W. B., & Hindman, J. R. (2012). Whelanite, Cu2Ca6 [Si6O17 (OH)](CO3)(OH) 3 (H2O) 2, an (old) new mineral from the Bawana mine, Milford, Utah. American Mineralogist, 97(11-12), 2007-2015.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Powellite7.GA.05Ca(MoO4)
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Thaumasite7.DG.15Ca3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Kinoite9.BH.10Ca2Cu2(H2O)2[Si3O10]
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Stringhamite (TL)9.AE.35CaCu(SiO4) · H2O
Vesuvianite9.BG.35Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Whelanite (TL)-Cu2+2Ca6[Si6O17(OH)](CO3)(OH)3 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
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 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Hydrated Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Thaumasite32.4.4.4Ca3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Powellite48.1.2.2Ca(MoO4)
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 57 - SOROSILICATES Si3O10 Groups and Larger Noncyclic Groups
Insular Si3O10 and Larger Noncyclic Groups with [Si3O10] groups
Kinoite57.1.2.1Ca2Cu2(H2O)2[Si3O10]
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 78 - Unclassified Silicates
Miscellaneous
Stringhamite (TL)78.1.9.1CaCu(SiO4) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Whelanite (TL)-Cu2+2Ca6[Si6O17(OH)](CO3)(OH)3 · 2H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H StringhamiteCaCu(SiO4) · H2O
H WhelaniteCu22+Ca6[Si6O17(OH)](CO3)(OH)3 · 2H2O
H ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
H KinoiteCa2Cu2(H2O)2[Si3O10]
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C WhelaniteCu22+Ca6[Si6O17(OH)](CO3)(OH)3 · 2H2O
C ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
C CalciteCaCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O StringhamiteCaCu(SiO4) · H2O
O WhelaniteCu22+Ca6[Si6O17(OH)](CO3)(OH)3 · 2H2O
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
O TenoriteCuO
O KinoiteCa2Cu2(H2O)2[Si3O10]
O CalciteCaCO3
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O PowelliteCa(MoO4)
O VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
AlAluminium
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
SiSilicon
Si StringhamiteCaCu(SiO4) · H2O
Si WhelaniteCu22+Ca6[Si6O17(OH)](CO3)(OH)3 · 2H2O
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Si KinoiteCa2Cu2(H2O)2[Si3O10]
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
SSulfur
S ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca StringhamiteCaCu(SiO4) · H2O
Ca WhelaniteCu22+Ca6[Si6O17(OH)](CO3)(OH)3 · 2H2O
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Ca KinoiteCa2Cu2(H2O)2[Si3O10]
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Ca VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu StringhamiteCaCu(SiO4) · H2O
Cu WhelaniteCu22+Ca6[Si6O17(OH)](CO3)(OH)3 · 2H2O
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu KinoiteCa2Cu2(H2O)2[Si3O10]
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
MoMolybdenum
Mo PowelliteCa(MoO4)
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., Merlino, S., Pasero, M., McDonald, A. M., Wray, W. B., & Hindman, J. R. (2012). Whelanite, Cu2Ca6 [Si6O17 (OH)](CO3)(OH) 3 (H2O) 2, an (old) new mineral from the Bawana mine, Milford, Utah. American Mineralogist, 97(11-12), 2007-2015.
USGS Bulletin 945D.
UGMS Bulletin 117, Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah.

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