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San Simon Basin (San Simon River; Bowie Chabazite deposit), Bowie area, Cochise Co., Arizona, USAi
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San Simon Basin (San Simon River; Bowie Chabazite deposit)Basin
Bowie areaArea
Cochise Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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32° 26' 48'' North , 109° 21' 3'' West
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A Zeolite occurrence located in sec. 26, T11S, R29E, 7 miles NW of Bowie, on land of unknown status. Deposit covers parts of T11S, T12S, R29E, and R30E.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate
Sonoran Desert, North AmericaDesert

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Description: Occurs in late Cenozoic tuffs.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 108, 160, 178, 249; Sand, L.B. & A.J. Regis (1966), An unusual zeolite assemblage, Bowie, AZ (abstract), Geol. Soc. Amer. Spec. Paper 87; Regis, A.J. & L.B. Sand (1967), Lateral gradation of chabazite to herschelite in the San Simon basin (abstract), in S.W. Baily (editor), Clays and clay minerals. Proc. 15th. National Conference Clays and Clay Minerals: 193.
'Chabazite'
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 108, 160, 178, 216, 249; Sand, L.B. & A.J. Regis (1966), An unusual zeolite assemblage, Bowie, AZ (abstract), Geol. Soc. Amer. Spec. Paper 87; Regis, A.J. & L.B. Sand (1967), Lateral gradation of chabazite to herschelite in the San Simon basin (abstract), in S.W. Baily (editor), Clays and clay minerals. Proc. 15th. National Conference Clays and Clay Minerals: 193.
Chabazite-Na
Formula: (Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Description: Minute spherules & crystal aggregates formed by alteration of volcanic pyroclastic material.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 108, 160, 178, 216, 249; Sand, L.B. & A.J. Regis (1966), An unusual zeolite assemblage, Bowie, AZ (abstract), Geol. Soc. Amer. Spec. Paper 87; Regis, A.J. & L.B. Sand (1967), Lateral gradation of chabazite to herschelite in the San Simon basin (abstract), in S.W. Baily (editor), Clays and clay minerals. Proc. 15th. National Conference Clays and Clay Minerals: 193.
'Clinoptilolite'
Description: Occurs in bedded lacustrine deposits.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 108, 160, 178, 216, 249; Sand, L.B. & A.J. Regis (1966), An unusual zeolite assemblage, Bowie, AZ (abstract), Geol. Soc. Amer. Spec. Paper 87; Regis, A.J. & L.B. Sand (1967), Lateral gradation of chabazite to herschelite in the San Simon basin (abstract), in S.W. Baily (editor), Clays and clay minerals. Proc. 15th. National Conference Clays and Clay Minerals: 193.
Darapskite
Formula: Na3(SO4)(NO3) · H2O
Reference: http://www.excaliburmineral.com/mind-j.htm
'Erionite'
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 108, 160, 178, 216, 249; Sand, L.B. & A.J. Regis (1966), An unusual zeolite assemblage, Bowie, AZ (abstract), Geol. Soc. Amer. Spec. Paper 87; Regis, A.J. & L.B. Sand (1967), Lateral gradation of chabazite to herschelite in the San Simon basin (abstract), in S.W. Baily (editor), Clays and clay minerals. Proc. 15th. National Conference Clays and Clay Minerals: 193.
Frohbergite
Formula: FeTe2
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy, http://rruff.geo.arizona.edu/doclib/hom/frohbergite.pdf>
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 160, 178, 216, 243, 249; Regis, A.J. & L.B. Sand (1967), Lateral gradation of chabazite to herschelite in the San Simon basin (abstract), in S.W. Baily (editor), Clays and clay minerals. Proc. 15th. National Conference Clays and Clay Minerals: 193.
'Thénardite'
Formula: Na2SO4
Description: Occurs in tuff-bearing, bedded lacustrine deposits.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 160, 178, 216, 243, 249, 394; Regis, A.J. & L.B. Sand (1967), Lateral gradation of chabazite to herschelite in the San Simon basin (abstract), in S.W. Baily (editor), Clays and clay minerals. Proc. 15th. National Conference Clays and Clay Minerals: 193.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Frohbergite2.EB.10aFeTe2
Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Darapskite7.DG.05Na3(SO4)(NO3) · H2O
'Thénardite'7.AC.25Na2SO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Chabazite-Na9.GD.10(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Clinoptilolite'-
'Erionite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Frohbergite2.12.2.3FeTe2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Group 20 - COMPOUND NITRATES
Miscellaneous
Darapskite20.1.1.1Na3(SO4)(NO3) · H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2XO4
'Thénardite'28.2.3.1Na2SO4
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chabazite'-
Chabazite-Na-(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
'Clinoptilolite'-
'Erionite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
H DarapskiteNa3(SO4)(NO3) · H2O
NNitrogen
N DarapskiteNa3(SO4)(NO3) · H2O
OOxygen
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
O ThénarditeNa2SO4
O DarapskiteNa3(SO4)(NO3) · H2O
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Na HaliteNaCl
Na ThénarditeNa2SO4
Na DarapskiteNa3(SO4)(NO3) · H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
SiSilicon
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
SSulfur
S ThénarditeNa2SO4
S DarapskiteNa3(SO4)(NO3) · H2O
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl
KPotassium
K Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
FeIron
Fe FrohbergiteFeTe2
SrStrontium
Sr Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
TeTellurium
Te FrohbergiteFeTe2

References

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Sand, L.B. & A.J. Regis (1966), An unusual zeolite assemblage, Bowie, Arizona (abstract), Geological Society of America Special Paper 87.
Regis, A.J. & L.B. Sand (1967), Lateral gradation of chabazite to herschelite in the San Simon Basin (abstract), in S.W. Baily (editor), Clays and clay minerals. Proc. 15th. National Conference Clays and Clay Minerals: 193.
Eyde, T. (1978), Arizona Zeolites, Arizona Department of Mineral Resources Mineral Report No. 1: 22-24.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 108, 160, 178, 216, 243, 249, 394.
MRDS database Dep. ID #10210170, MAS ID #0040030710.

USGS MRDS Record:10210170

Localities in this Region

  • Arizona
    • Cochise Co.
      • Bowie area
        • San Simon Basin (San Simon River; Bowie Chabazite deposit)

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