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Buster claim, Eldorado Mining District (Colorado Mining District), Eldorado Mountains, Clark Co., Nevada, USAi
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Buster claimClaim
Eldorado Mining District (Colorado Mining District)Mining District
Eldorado MountainsMountain Range
Clark Co.County
NevadaState
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 42' 28'' North , 114° 48' 59'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Searchlight539 (2011)28.5km
Boulder City15,551 (2017)30.1km
White Hills323 (2011)38.0km
Henderson285,667 (2017)39.8km
Cal-Nev-Ari244 (2011)45.1km


Sec 3 T26S R64E Copper Gold
Geology: Ore in quartz veins

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2 valid minerals.

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Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
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.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: NBMG Bull 62 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark County, Nevada
'Wad'
Reference: NBMG Bull 62 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark County, Nevada

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
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Wad'-

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 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2

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Longwell, C. R., Pampeyan, E. H., Bowyer, B., Roberts, R. J., (1965) , Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark Co., Nev. Bureau of Mines Bull. 62 , P. 181 .

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USGS MRDS Record:10037157

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