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Hoosier Mine, Goodsprings District, Spring Mts, Clark Co., Nevada, USAi
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Hoosier MineMine
Goodsprings DistrictMining District
Spring MtsMountain Range
Clark Co.County
NevadaState
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 48' 7'' North , 115° 29' 31'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.80222,-115.49195
GeoHash:G#: 9qmgevt74
USGS MRDS Record:10098364
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Goodsprings229 (2011)6.2km
Sandy Valley2,051 (2011)12.7km
Blue Diamond290 (2011)28.3km
Enterprise108,481 (2011)33.5km
Summerlin South24,085 (2012)37.9km


Sec 5 T25S R58E. Pb, Zn, Ag, Au, Cu.
Structure: Late Normal Fault Dipping East; Another In The Upper Stope Faulting The Ore Zone 3 Feet.

Deposit type: Polymetallic replacement

Geology: Galena forms coarse crystals or lenses in the dolomite breccia, in places it is largely altered to cerussite.

Ore(s): Breccia Zone Permeabilities

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7 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: [Hewett, D (1931) Geology and Ore Depositsof the Goodsprings Quadrangle, Nevada; USGS PP 162]
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: NBMG Bull 62 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark County, Nevada; NBMG Open File Report 79-3
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: NBMG Bull 62 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark County, Nevada; NBMG Open File Report 79-3; 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; NBMG Open File Report 79-3; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: USGS Bul 540
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: NBMG Open File Report 79-3; 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
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · 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)
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 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
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

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O CerussitePbCO3
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O AnglesitePbSO4
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S AnglesitePbSO4
ZnZinc
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)

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]

Cisuralian - Pennsylvanian
272.95 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 2861073
Carbonate Shelf Sequence - Limestone, dolomite, siltstone, sandstone, and shale

Age: Paleozoic (272.95 - 323.2 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Bird Spring Formation; Riepe Spring Limestone; Ely Limestone

Description: Present in Elko, White Pine, Lincoln, and Clark Counties. This unit represents mostly Upper Pennsylvanian and Lower Permian rocks that have not otherwise been separated into units Psc or IPMbc. Unit includes unnamed Pennsylvanian and Lower Permian limestone and sandstone beds in Lincoln County, the Bird Spring Formation in Clark County, the Riepe Spring and Ely Limestones (undivided) in White Pine County, and limestone and dolomite rocks not otherwise assigned in Elko County. This unit lies depositionally below unit Psc and above the Ely Limestone (IPMbc) where it is mapped separately. Where unit IPMbc is not mapped separately in southern Nevada, the unit lies directly on Mississippian carbonate (Mc) and in White Pine County it rests on undivided Chainman and Pilot Shales and Joana Limestone (shown as either unit IPMcl or MDcl).

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,dolostone,siltstone}, Minor:{sandstone,shale}

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. 150-151.
Longwell, C. R., Pampeyan, E. H., Bowyer, B., Roberts, R. J., (1965) Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark Co. Nev. Bur Mines Bull. 62 P. 191 .


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