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Silver Leaf mine (Tri-State Metals mine; Mesquite; Deer Trail; Cabin Canyon), Bunkerville Mining District, Virgin Mountains, Clark Co., Nevada, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 38' 6'' North , 114° 4' 37'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bunkerville1,303 (2011)16.0km
Scenic1,643 (2017)18.5km
Mesquite17,496 (2017)18.9km
Littlefield308 (2011)30.9km
Beaver Dam1,962 (2011)32.1km


Sec 16 T15S R71E
Structure: Reverse Fault W/N 50 E, 65 S Bearing

Geology: Higher wo2 values in the upper adit of the upper workings in quartz veins. Associated hornblendite dikes contain limited amounts of expansible hydrobiotite. Mine is located along the south central portion of the mineral belt extending SE from arizona border to 1.5 miles NE of virgin peak.

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Chlorite Group'
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
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: NBMG Bull 62 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark County, Nevada
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: NBMG Bull 62 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark County, Nevada
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: NBMG Bull 62 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark County, Nevada; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Hornblende'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Hornblende'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)

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Beal, Laurence H., (1965) , Geology and Mineral Deposits of Bunkerville Mining District, Clark Co., Nevada: Nev. Bureau Mines Bull. 63 , P. 76 - 79 .

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USGS MRDS Record:10037153

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