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Accident Mine, Goodsprings Mining District, Spring Mountains, Clark Co., Nevada, USAi
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Accident MineMine
Goodsprings Mining DistrictMining District
Spring MountainsMountain Range
Clark Co.County
NevadaState
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 45' 36'' North , 115° 26' 37'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Goodsprings229 (2011)8.1km
Sandy Valley2,051 (2011)18.1km
Blue Diamond290 (2011)32.0km
Enterprise108,481 (2011)34.6km
Summerlin South24,085 (2012)41.0km


Sec 23 T25S R58E. Pb Zn Ag Cu
Structure: Fredrickson Rift Belt (Nw Belt Of Pronounced Shearing) Several Faults Exposed In The Workings; 75 Feet East Of The Mouth Of The Main Tunnel Is A Fault Breccia Striking N 17 W And Dipping 65 W, Separating Bullion Dolomite From Bird Spring Fm. Base. This Fault Is Cut Off On The N By Another Eastward Dipping Fault.

Geology: 75 ft. East of the mouth of the main accident tunnel is a fault breccia separating bullion dolomite from bird spring fm. Base. Ore occurs along breccia zone parallel to the bedding, 1 - 3 feet thick with speradic galena crystals.

Ore(s): Breccia Zone Permeability

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6 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: NBMG Bull 62 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark County, Nevada; USGS Bul 540; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: USGS Bul 540
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: [Hewett, D (1931) Geology and Ore Depositsof the Goodsprings Quadrangle, Nevada; USGS PP 162]; USGS Bul 540
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: NBMG Bull 62 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark County, Nevada; USGS Bul 540; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: [Hewett, D (1931) Geology and Ore Depositsof the Goodsprings Quadrangle, Nevada; USGS PP 162]
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: [Hewett, D (1931) Geology and Ore Depositsof the Goodsprings Quadrangle, Nevada; USGS PP 162]
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: USGS Bul 540

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AnglesitePbSO4
O CerussitePbCO3
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O CalciteCaCO3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S AnglesitePbSO4
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
ZnZinc
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb CerussitePbCO3

References

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Hewett, (1931) , Geology and Ore Deposits of Goodsprings Quad., USGS Prof. Paper 162 P. 158 .
Longwell, C. R., Pampeyan, E. H., Bowyer, B., Roberts, R. J., (1965) , Geology & Mineral Deposits of Clark Co. Nev. Bureau of Mines Bull. 62 P. 186 .
Albritton & Others, (1954) , Geology Controls of Lead and Zinc Deposits in Goodsprings District, Nev. USGS Bull. 1010 P. 97 - 100 .

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USGS MRDS Record:10037206

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