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Great Eastern mine, Bunkerville Mining District, Virgin Mts, Clark Co., Nevada, USAi
Regional Level Types
Great Eastern mineMine
Bunkerville Mining DistrictMining District
Virgin MtsMountain Range
Clark Co.County
NevadaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 37' 32'' North , 114° 8' 51'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bunkerville1,303 (2011)16.5km
Mesquite17,496 (2017)21.2km
Scenic1,643 (2017)22.2km
Moapa Valley6,924 (2011)29.2km
Littlefield308 (2011)35.0km


Sec 14, 23 T15S R70E. copper nickel

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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: NBMG Bull 62 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark County, Nevada
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: NBMG Bull 62 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark County, Nevada
'Hornblende'
Reference: NBMG Bull 62 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark County, Nevada
'Hypersthene'
Formula: (Mg,Fe)SiO3
Reference: NBMG Bull 62 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark County, Nevada
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: NBMG Spec Pub 31 Minerals of Nevada
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Polydymite
Formula: Ni2+Ni3+2S4
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: NBMG Bull 62 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark County, Nevada
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: NBMG Bull 62 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark County, Nevada
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Violarite
Formula: Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Reference: NBMG Spec Pub 31 Minerals of Nevada

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Polydymite2.DA.05Ni2+Ni3+2S4
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Violarite2.DA.05Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Hornblende'-
'Hypersthene'-(Mg,Fe)SiO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Polydymite2.10.1.7Ni2+Ni3+2S4
Violarite2.10.1.8Fe2+Ni3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Hornblende'-
'Hypersthene'-(Mg,Fe)SiO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
MgMagnesium
Mg Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
SSulfur
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PolydymiteNi2+Ni23+S4
S ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni PolydymiteNi2+Ni23+S4
Ni ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

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