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Richmond Basin, Richmond Basin Mining District, Apache Peaks, Gila Co., Arizona, USAi
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Richmond BasinBasin
Richmond Basin Mining DistrictMining District
Apache PeaksGroup of Peaks
Gila Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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33° 31' 58'' North , 110° 45' 30'' West
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9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Description: Chief primary mineral with masses to several pounds in weight.
Reference: Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 153: 15.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Description: Abundant in veins.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 127; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 57.
Bromargyrite
Formula: AgBr
Reference: The Resources of Arizona - A Manual of Reliable Information Concerning the Territory, compiled by Patrick Hamilton (1881), Scottsdale, AZ: 64.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID #10109788, MRDS ID #M241232.
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID #10112416.
'K Feldspar'
Description: Important gangue mineral in veins.
Reference: Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 57, 88.
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Description: Important gangue mineral in veins.
Reference: Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 57, 88.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Stephanite
Formula: Ag5SbS4
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 381.
Stromeyerite
Formula: AgCuS
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 381, 385; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 153: 16.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Stephanite2.GB.10Ag5SbS4
Stromeyerite2.BA.40AgCuS
Group 3 - Halides
Bromargyrite3.AA.15AgBr
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Stromeyerite2.4.6.1AgCuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Stephanite3.2.4.1Ag5SbS4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Bromargyrite9.1.4.2AgBr
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
SiSilicon
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
SSulfur
S StephaniteAg5SbS4
S StromeyeriteAgCuS
S BaryteBaSO4
S AcanthiteAg2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu StromeyeriteAgCuS
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
BrBromine
Br BromargyriteAgBr
AgSilver
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag StephaniteAg5SbS4
Ag StromeyeriteAgCuS
Ag SilverAg
Ag BromargyriteAgBr
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
SbAntimony
Sb StephaniteAg5SbS4
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu

References

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Bishop, O.M. (1935) Geology and Ore Deposits of the Richmond Basin area, Gila County, University of Arizona M.S thesis.
Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of Arizona, Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 153: 15.
Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of Arizona: 57, 88.
Peterson, N.P. (1962), Geology and ore deposits of the Globe-Miami district, Arizona, USGS PP 342: 69.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 127, 169, 372.

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