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Coyote Mountains, Imperial Co., California, USAi
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Coyote MountainsMountain Range
Imperial Co.County
CaliforniaState
USACountry

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32° 48' 41'' North , 116° 4' 20'' West
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A mountain range that form a narrow ESE-trending, 2 miles (3.2 km) wide range with a length of about 12 miles (19.0 km), hooked on the SE end, and straddling the San Diego County - Imperial County border.

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12 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Pemberton, H Earl " Minerals of California" Van Nostrand Reinholt Press
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Butler, 1995. Rockhounding California, p.118.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Butler, 1995. Rockhounding California, p.118.
'Copper Stain'
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10034268.
Enstatite
Formula: Mg2Si2O6
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10033778.
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: Pemberton, H Earl " Minerals of California" Van Nostrand Reinholt Press
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10033778.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Garnierite'
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10033778.
Graphite
Formula: C
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
'K Feldspar'
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10064330.
'Lepidolite'
Reference: Butler, 1995. Rockhounding California, p.118.
Morenosite
Formula: NiSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10033778.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Butler, 1995. Rockhounding California, p.118.
Népouite
Formula: (Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Pemberton, H Earl " Minerals of California" Van Nostrand Reinholt Press
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Butler, 1995. Rockhounding California, p.118.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Butler, 1995. Rockhounding California, p.118.
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10033778.
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Description: Occurs as a small deposit.
Reference: Merrill, Frederick James Hamilton (1916), San Diego, Imperial Counties: Calif. Min Bureau Report 14: 741; Tucker, W. Burling (1926), Imperial, Inyo Counties: California Mining Bureau. Report 22: 284; Bradley, W.W. (1928), California’s commercial nonmetallic minerals: Mining Congress Journal: 14: 678; Bradley, W.W. (1934), Thirtieth report of the State Mineralogist: California Mining Bureau. Report 30: 196; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 355.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Epsomite7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Morenosite7.CB.40NiSO4 · 7H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Antigorite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Enstatite9.DA.05Mg2Si2O6
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Népouite9.ED.15(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Copper Stain'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Garnierite'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Lepidolite'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Morenosite29.6.11.3NiSO4 · 7H2O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Enstatite65.1.2.1Mg2Si2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Antigorite71.1.2a.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Népouite71.1.2b.3(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Copper Stain'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Garnierite'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Lepidolite'-
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
H Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
O Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O EnstatiteMg2Si2O6
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
Mg Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg EnstatiteMg2Si2O6
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si EnstatiteMg2Si2O6
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
S SulphurS8
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
NiNickel
Ni MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
Ni Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

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