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Blythe, Riverside Co., California, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
33° 36' 37'' North , 114° 35' 44'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Blythe19,208 (2017)0.1km
Ehrenberg1,470 (2011)6.5km
Ripley692 (2011)11.0km
Mesa Verde1,023 (2011)12.6km
Palo Verde171 (2011)23.4km


Occurrences in and around Blythe.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

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5 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Amarantite
Formula: Fe3+2(SO4)2O · 7H2O
Reference: Schairer, John Frank & C.C. Lawson (1924), Copiapite from the Santa Maria Mountains, eastern Riverside County, California: American Mineralogist: 9: 242-244; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 612, 626; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 156.
'Asbestos'
Colour: Whitish
Description: Mountain Cork as whitish, cork-like masses.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 68.
'Asbestos var. Mountain Leather'
Colour: Whitish
Description: Mountain Cork as whitish, cork-like masses.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 68.
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10-12H2O
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 91.
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: Schairer, John Frank & C.C. Lawson (1924), Copiapite from the Santa Maria Mountains, eastern Riverside County, California: American Mineralogist: 9: 242-244; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 612, 626.
Magnesiocopiapite (TL)
Formula: MgFe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: American Mineralogist (1939): 24: 182; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 63.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 317.
Quartz var. Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 317.
Quartz var. Fire Agate
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 317.

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var. Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var. Fire Agate4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Amarantite7.DB.30Fe3+2(SO4)2O · 7H2O
Copiapite7.DB.35Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Magnesiocopiapite (TL)7.DB.35MgFe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10-12H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Asbestos'-
'var. Mountain Leather'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Amarantite31.9.3.1Fe3+2(SO4)2O · 7H2O
Miscellaneous
Copiapite31.10.5.1Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Magnesiocopiapite (TL)31.10.5.2MgFe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10-12H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Asbestos'-
'var. Mountain Leather'-
Quartz
var. Chalcedony
-SiO2
var. Fire Agate-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MagnesiocopiapiteMgFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H AmarantiteFe23+(SO4)2O · 7H2O
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10-12H2O
OOxygen
O MagnesiocopiapiteMgFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O AmarantiteFe23+(SO4)2O · 7H2O
O Quartz var. Fire AgateSiO2
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10-12H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz var. ChalcedonySiO2
MgMagnesium
Mg MagnesiocopiapiteMgFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
SiSilicon
Si Quartz var. Fire AgateSiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz var. ChalcedonySiO2
PPhosphorus
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10-12H2O
SSulfur
S MagnesiocopiapiteMgFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S AmarantiteFe23+(SO4)2O · 7H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10-12H2O
FeIron
Fe MagnesiocopiapiteMgFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe AmarantiteFe23+(SO4)2O · 7H2O
UUranium
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10-12H2O

References

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Schairer, John Frank & C.C. Lawson (1924), Copiapite from the Santa Maria Mountains, eastern Riverside County, California: American Mineralogist: 9: 242.
American Mineralogist (1939): 24: 182.
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 63, 68, 317.

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