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Virgin River (Daniel Boneili; White Basin; Three Kids Mine), Black Mountains Mining District, Black Mountains, Clark Co., Nevada, USAi
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Virgin River (Daniel Boneili; White Basin; Three Kids Mine)Deposit
Black Mountains Mining DistrictMining District
Black MountainsMountain Range
Clark Co.County
NevadaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 11' 23'' North , 114° 28' 14'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Boulder City15,551 (2017)40.1km
Meadview1,224 (2011)41.7km
Moapa Valley6,924 (2011)43.4km


T20S R67E
Structure: Se Plunging Syncline, Minor Ns Faults.

Deposit type: Dimension stone - sandstone

Geology: Mn mineralization 9.1 % Mn beds underlain by basalt flows and overlain by beds of gypsum. Dips range from 20 - 45 deg.

Rock formation(s): Muddy Creek Formation



Deposit: General size of ore body is large.

Geology: 4.5 m thick basalt flow separates 2 manganiferous beds.

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6 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Mica Group'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Wad'
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.; 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 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Mica Group'-
'Wad'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Mica Group'-
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3

References

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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. 199 .
Trengove, R. R., (1959) , Reconnaissance of Nevada Mn Deposits, Us Bureau of Mines Report of Investigations 5446 P. 10 .
Electrolytic Manganese. Bumines Ri (3815), 1945, 78
Manganese from U.S. Resources. Bumines Ic (8368), 1968, 36
Geol. Bull. 13, (1931), 17 Pp.
Geol. Surv. Bull. 936-l, (1942), Pp. 293-319.
Mining and Processing. Bumines Ri (5209), 1956, 31 Pp.
County, Nevada. Bumines Ri (4471), 1949, 6 Pp.
Nevada. Nv Bureau of Mines and Geol. Bull. 62, (1965), 218
Bull. 710-f, (1920), Pp. 158-248.
Deposits. Bumines Ri (5446), 1959, 40 Pp.
Surv. 10, (1952), 538 Pp.
July 23, (1964), 314 Pp. (also Published As Nv Bureau of Mines

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USGS MRDS Record:10037205

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