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Sutherland mine, Black Knob District, Pershing Co., Nevada, USAi
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Sutherland mineMine
Black Knob DistrictMining District
Pershing Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 12' 44'' North , 118° 15' 38'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Lovelock1,878 (2017)18.4km
Humboldt119 (2011)43.4km


Sec 15 T27N R33E. Slight oxidation of stibnite.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Kermesite
Formula: Sb2S2O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: NBMG Bull 89 Geology and Mineral Resources of Pershing County, Nevada
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: NBMG Bull 89 Geology and Mineral Resources of Pershing County, Nevada

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Kermesite2.FD.05Sb2S2O
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
Oxysulfides
Kermesite2.13.1.1Sb2S2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O KermesiteSb2S2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S StibniteSb2S3
S KermesiteSb2S2O
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb KermesiteSb2S2O

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Middle Jurassic - Norian
163.5 - 227 Ma



ID: 2825823
Jungo Terrane - Turbiditic, fine-grained, terrigenous clastic rocks

Age: Mesozoic (163.5 - 227 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Grass Valley Formation; Happy Creek Volcanic Complex; Osobb Formation; Winnemucca Formation; Raspberry Formation

Description: The Jungo terrane, also called the Lovelock assemblage or Fencemaker allochthon (Oldow, Satterfield, and Silberling, 1993), consists of complexly deformed, thick basinal, turbiditic, fine-grained, terrigenous clastic rocks, mainly Norian, but also as young as Pliensbachian (Late Triassic and Early Jurassic) age. It crops out in southern Washoe, Churchill, Humboldt, and Pershing Counties. These rocks represent the basinal facies component of the Auld Lang Syne Group (Burke and Silberling, 1973; Lupe and Silberling, 1985). The Jungo terrane has no known basement and is structurally detached from coeval shelf facies (Silberling, Jones, and others, 1992). It is locally overlain unconformably by Middle or Upper Jurassic peritidal sedimentary rocks (Jcg) intruded by a gabbroic igneous assemblage (Silberling, 1991). Rocks included with the Jungo terrane were originally mapped as the Grass Valley Formation of the Auld Lang Syne Group in Humboldt and Pershing Counties; some rocks were mapped as the Happy Creek Volcanic “series” (now the Happy Creek Volcanic Complex) in Humboldt County, the Nightingale sequence in southern Washoe County, the Osobb Formation of the Auld Lang Syne Group in Churchill County, and the Winnemucca and Raspberry Formations of the Auld Lang Syne Group (Compton, 1960) in the Santa Rosa Range in Humboldt County.

Comments: Original map source: Crafford, A.E.J., 2007, Geologic Map of Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 249, 1 CD-ROM, 46 p., 1 plate; Scale 1:250,000.

Lithology: Major:{siliciclastic}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3184762
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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