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Halls Gap, Lincoln Co., Kentucky, USAi
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Lincoln Co.County
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37° 27' 43'' North , 84° 38' 0'' West
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31 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Anderson (1994) Kentucky Geol. Survey Ser. XI Spec. Pub 20
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Mineralogical Record, v. 28, n. 6, 1997
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: T. Kennedy collection
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 81:420-440
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Mineralogical Record, v. 28, n. 6, 1997 ; Rocks & Minerals 81:420-440
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Rocks & Minerals Vol. 70, No. 4, p.256
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: T. Kennedy collection
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 81:420-440
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: T. Kennedy collection
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Rocks & Minerals Vol. 70, No. 4, p.256
'Glauconite'
Formula: (K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 81:420-440
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: T. Kennedy collection
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Rocks & Minerals Vol. 70, No. 4, p.256
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Record, v. 28, n. 6, 1997 ; Rocks & Minerals 81:420-440
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 81:420-440
Honessite
Formula: (Ni1-xFe3+x)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
Reference: T. Kennedy collection
Hydrohonessite
Formula: (Ni1-xFe3+x)(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
Reference: Rocks & Minerals Vol. 70, No. 4, p.256
Jamborite
Formula: Ni2+1-xCo3+x(OH)2-x(SO4)x · nH2O
Reference: Rocks & Minerals Vol. 70, No. 4, p.256
Lepidocrocite
Formula: γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Rocks & Minerals Vol. 70, No. 4, p.256
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals Vol. 70, No. 4, p.256
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Metavoltine
Formula: Na6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Reference: MinRec 28 (5), 369-384.
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Alan Goldstein (2006) Kentucky Mineral Locality Index. Rocks & Minerals 81:420-440
Paratacamite
Formula: Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals Vol. 70, No. 4, p.256
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Description: Pyrite from this locality is found in a multitude of forms from basic cubes to rings and other exotic forms.
Reference: T. Kennedy collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Colour: colorless to white, grey, or brown
Description: As geodes to 8 cm. with either a druzy lining of crystals or a cryptocrystalline form (agate).
Reference: Alan Goldstein (2006) Kentucky Mineral Locality Index. Rocks & Minerals 81:420-440
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 81:420-440
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mineralogical Record, v. 28, n. 6, 1997 ; Rocks & Minerals 81:420-440
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 81:420-440
Römerite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Reference: MinRec 28 (5), 369-384.
Smythite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3+xS4 (x=0-0.3)
Reference: Mineralogical Record, v. 28, n. 6, 1997 ; Rocks & Minerals 81:420-440
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: T. Kennedy collection
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Rocks & Minerals Vol. 70, No. 4, p.256
Violarite
Formula: Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Reference: Rocks & Minerals Vol. 70, No. 4, p.256
Voltaite
Formula: K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Reference: MinRec 28 (5), 369-384.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Smythite2.CC.10(Fe,Ni)3+xS4 (x=0-0.3)
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Violarite2.DA.05Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Group 3 - Halides
Paratacamite3.DA.10cCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Jamborite4.FL.05Ni2+1-xCo3+x(OH)2-x(SO4)x · nH2O
Lepidocrocite4.FE.15γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Copiapite7.DB.35Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halotrichite7.CB.85FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Honessite7.DD.35(Ni1-xFe3+x)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
Hydrohonessite7.DD.35(Ni1-xFe3+x)(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
Metavoltine7.DF.35Na6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Römerite7.CB.75Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Voltaite7.CC.25K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Glauconite'-(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Smythite2.8.10.2(Fe,Ni)3+xS4 (x=0-0.3)
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Violarite2.10.1.8Fe2+Ni3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Lepidocrocite6.1.2.2γ-Fe3+O(OH)
X(OH)3
Jamborite6.3.8.1Ni2+1-xCo3+x(OH)2-x(SO4)x · nH2O
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Paratacamite10.1.2.1Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AmBn(XO4)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p < 3:2 and > 1:1
Metavoltine29.4.6.1Na6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Halotrichite29.7.3.2FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Römerite29.7.2.1Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Miscellaneous
Voltaite29.9.1.1K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Miscellaneous
Copiapite31.10.5.1Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Honessite31.10.6.1(Ni1-xFe3+x)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
Hydrohonessite31.10.7.1(Ni1-xFe3+x)(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
'Glauconite'71.2.2a.5(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Amethyst-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Honessite(Ni1-xFex3+)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
H Hydrohonessite(Ni1-xFex3+)(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
H JamboriteNi2+1-xCox3+(OH)2-x(SO4)x · nH2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
H MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
H RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
H VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
H HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O Honessite(Ni1-xFex3+)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O QuartzSiO2
O AnataseTiO2
O Hydrohonessite(Ni1-xFex3+)(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
O JamboriteNi2+1-xCox3+(OH)2-x(SO4)x · nH2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
O MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
O RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
O VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
O CerussitePbCO3
O HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O BaryteBaSO4
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O CelestineSrSO4
O CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
NaSodium
Na MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Na Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Al HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
SSulfur
S MilleriteNiS
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Honessite(Ni1-xFex3+)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
S SphaleriteZnS
S Hydrohonessite(Ni1-xFex3+)(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
S JamboriteNi2+1-xCox3+(OH)2-x(SO4)x · nH2O
S ChalcociteCu2S
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S SulphurS8
S ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
S MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
S RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
S VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
S HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S Smythite(Fe,Ni)3+xS4 (x=0-0.3)
S BaryteBaSO4
S MarcasiteFeS2
S CelestineSrSO4
S CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
ClChlorine
Cl ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
KPotassium
K MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
K VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
K Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Honessite(Ni1-xFex3+)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
Fe Hydrohonessite(Ni1-xFex3+)(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
Fe Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
Fe MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Fe RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Fe VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Fe HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Fe Smythite(Fe,Ni)3+xS4 (x=0-0.3)
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CoCobalt
Co JamboriteNi2+1-xCox3+(OH)2-x(SO4)x · nH2O
NiNickel
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni Honessite(Ni1-xFex3+)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
Ni Hydrohonessite(Ni1-xFex3+)(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
Ni JamboriteNi2+1-xCox3+(OH)2-x(SO4)x · nH2O
Ni ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
Ni Smythite(Fe,Ni)3+xS4 (x=0-0.3)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3

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