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Bill Nye Mine, Goodsprings District, Spring Mts, Clark Co., Nevada, USAi
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Bill Nye MineMine
Goodsprings DistrictMining District
Spring MtsMountain Range
Clark Co.County
NevadaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 48' 38'' North , 115° 30' 32'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.81056,-115.50890
GeoHash:G#: 9qmgex0gx
USGS MRDS Record:10008117
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Goodsprings229 (2011)7.2km
Sandy Valley2,051 (2011)11.1km
Blue Diamond290 (2011)27.9km
Enterprise108,481 (2011)33.9km
Summerlin South24,085 (2012)37.7km


Sec 31 T24S R58E Zn, Pb, Cu, Ag.
Structure: Beds Are Upper Part Of A Thick Section Forming Limb Of Anticline

Deposit type: Polymetallic replacement

Geology: Pipelike ore body in dolomitized breccia zone.

Ore(s): Shear Zone On South

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7 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Calamine'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: [Hewett, D (1931) Geology and Ore Depositsof the Goodsprings Quadrangle, Nevada; USGS PP 162]
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: [Hewett, D (1931) Geology and Ore Depositsof the Goodsprings Quadrangle, Nevada; USGS PP 162]; 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: 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.
Mottramite
Formula: PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: [Hewett, D (1931) Geology and Ore Depositsof the Goodsprings Quadrangle, Nevada; USGS PP 162]; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Reference: NBMG Spec Pub 31 Minerals of Nevada

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Mottramite8.BH.40PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Calamine'-

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)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Mottramite41.5.2.2PbCu(VO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Vanadinite41.8.4.3Pb5(VO4)3Cl
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.
'Calamine'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
CCarbon
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C CerussitePbCO3
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
O VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
O CerussitePbCO3
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
ClChlorine
Cl VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
VVanadium
V MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
V VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
CuCopper
Cu MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
ZnZinc
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
PbLead
Pb MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
Pb VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Quaternary - Miocene
0 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3185380
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Mississippian
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 2955008
Carbonate Shelf Sequence - Limestone

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Monte Cristo Limestone; Joana Limestone; Mercury Limestone; Bristol Pass Limestone; Rogers Spring Limestone

Description: This unit is present in southern Nye, Lincoln, and Clark Counties. Unit includes the Monte Cristo Limestone, and Lower Mississippian rocks referred to as the Joana, Mercury, Bristol Pass, and Rogers Spring Limestones. It generally lies depositionally above Devonian carbonate rocks and beneath Pennsylvanian carbonate and clastic rocks. In the Meadow Valley Mountains in southern Lincoln County it is also shown sitting on a thin horizon of Pilot Shale and overlain by a thin Mississippian clastic unit assigned to unit IPMcl.

Comments: Original map source: Crafford, A.E.J., 2007, Geologic Map of Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 249, 1 CD-ROM, 46 p., 1 plate; Scale 1:250,000.

Lithology: Major:{limestone}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Hewett, (1931) , Geology and Ore Deposits of Goodsprings Quad., USGS Prof. Paper 162 , P. 146 .
Longwell, C. R., Pampeyan, E. H., Bowyer, B., Roberts, R. J., (1965) , Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark Co., Nev.: Nev. Bur. of Mines Bull. 62 , P. 186 .


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