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Edison Bird Mine, Utahlite Hill, Lucin, Lucin Mining District, Pilot Range, Box Elder Co., Utah, USAi
Regional Level Types
Edison Bird MineMine
Utahlite HillHill
Lucin- not defined -
Lucin Mining DistrictMining District
Pilot RangeMountain Range
Box Elder Co.County
UtahState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
41° 24' 11'' North , 113° 54' 15'' West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~0km
Locality type:


Commodities (Major) - Gemstone
Development Status: Producer
Host Rock: Sedimentary Breccia

Metavariscite from Lucin was originally thought to be Variscite (Schaller 1912, 1916), while Variscite from this locality was called "Lucinite" (ibid.). The correct identities were determined by Larsen and Schaller (1925), and Lucin became the type locality for Metavariscite.

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

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'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: James Zigras specimen, minID CLKGH8.
Metavariscite (TL)
Formula: AlPO4 · 2H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: American Mineralogist (1925) 10, 23-28; 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: 769.
Minyulite
Formula: KAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
Reference: James Zigras specimen, minID CLKGH8.
Variscite
Formula: AlPO4 · 2H2O
Reference: 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: 769.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Metavariscite (TL)8.CD.05AlPO4 · 2H2O
Minyulite8.DH.05KAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
Variscite8.CD.10AlPO4 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Metavariscite (TL)40.4.3.1AlPO4 · 2H2O
Variscite40.4.1.1AlPO4 · 2H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Minyulite42.11.5.1KAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MetavarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
H VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
H MinyuliteKAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
OOxygen
O MetavarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
O VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
O MinyuliteKAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
FFluorine
F MinyuliteKAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
AlAluminium
Al MetavarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
Al VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
Al MinyuliteKAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
PPhosphorus
P MetavarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
P VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
P MinyuliteKAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
KPotassium
K MinyuliteKAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
MINING AND SCIENCE PRESS (1911), (AUG. 11): 233.
USGS MINERAL RESOURCES (1911): 1074.
PROCEEDINGS, U.S. NATIONAL MUSEUM (1912): 41: 413-430.
Schaller (1912) USGS Bulletin 509: 48.
Schaller (1916) USGS Bulletin 610: 69.
Larsen and Schaller (1925), American Mineralogist: 10: 23-28.

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