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Lincoln Mine (Ajax mine), Goodsprings Mining District, Spring Mts, Clark Co., Nevada, USAi
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Lincoln Mine (Ajax mine)Mine
Goodsprings Mining DistrictMining District
Spring MtsMountain Range
Clark Co.County
NevadaState
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 46' 40'' North , 115° 25' 17'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Goodsprings229 (2011)6.2km
Sandy Valley2,051 (2011)19.5km
Blue Diamond290 (2011)29.9km
Enterprise108,481 (2011)31.9km
Summerlin South24,085 (2012)38.6km


Sec 13 T25S R58E. Cu Ag.
Structure: Large Scale Overthrusts Well Defined Wall N 15 - 25 W, 80 SW Which Appears To Determine The Ore Distribution

Geology: Ore is from lenses and rounded masses of ferruginous silica, with surrounding veinlets and small masses of chrysocolla. Iron bearing chert shows thin films of silver chloride and bromide on fractures

Ore(s): Wall

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8 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: USGS Bul 540
Bromargyrite
Formula: AgBr
Reference: NBMG Bull 62 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark County, Nevada
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: USGS Bul 540
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: NBMG Bull 62 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark County, Nevada
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
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.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: USGS Bul 540
Heterogenite
Formula: Co3+O(OH)
Reference: NBMG Bull 62 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark County, Nevada
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: USGS Bul 540
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: USGS Bul 540

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Bromargyrite3.AA.15AgBr
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Heterogenite4.FE.20Co3+O(OH)
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Heterogenite6.1.4.2Co3+O(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Bromargyrite9.1.4.2AgBr
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O CupriteCu2O
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CoCobalt
Co HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu CupriteCu2O
BrBromine
Br BromargyriteAgBr
AgSilver
Ag BromargyriteAgBr
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl

References

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Hewett, (1931) , Geology and Ore Deposits of Goodsprings Quad,; USGS Prof. Paper 162 P. 122 - 123

USGS MRDS Record:10037225

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