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Big 3 Mine, Railroad Springs Mining District, Esmeralda Co., Nevada, USAi
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Big 3 MineMine
Railroad Springs Mining DistrictMining District
Esmeralda Co.County
NevadaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° 32' 54'' North , 117° 30' 56'' West
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PlacePopulationDistance
Silver Peak107 (2011)25.2km
Goldfield268 (2011)30.4km


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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10 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Adamite
Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Agardite-(Nd)
Formula: NdCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Agardite-(Y)
Formula: YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Austinite
Formula: CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Conichalcite
Formula: CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Nevada Bureau of Mines & Geology (1983) A mineral inventory of the Esmeralda-Stateline resource area, Las Vegas District, Nevada. NBMG Open File Report 83-11: 137.
Zálesíite
Formula: CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Reiner Mielke & Pavel Kartashov

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Adamite8.BB.30Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Agardite-(Nd)8.DL.15NdCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Agardite-(Y)8.DL.15YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Austinite8.BH.35CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Conichalcite8.BH.35CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Zálesíite8.DL.15CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Austinite41.5.1.3CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Conichalcite41.5.1.2CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
A2(XO4)Zq
Adamite41.6.6.3Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Agardite-(Y)42.5.1.2YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Zálesíite42.5.1.7CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Agardite-(Nd)-NdCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
H Agardite-(Nd)NdCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
H Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
H AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)
H ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
O Agardite-(Nd)NdCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
O Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
O AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)
O ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Ca ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Ca ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
FeIron
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CuCopper
Cu Agardite-(Nd)NdCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
ZnZinc
Zn AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
Zn AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
AsArsenic
As AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
As Agardite-(Nd)NdCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
As Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
As AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)
As ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
As ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
YYttrium
Y Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
NdNeodymium
Nd Agardite-(Nd)NdCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O

References

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Nevada Bureau of Mines & Geology (1983) A mineral inventory of the Esmeralda-Stateline resource area, Las Vegas District, Nevada. NBMG Open File Report 83-11: 137.

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