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Milford Mine, Goodsprings Mining District, Spring Mountains, Clark Co., Nevada, USAi
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Milford MineMine
Goodsprings Mining DistrictMining District
Spring MountainsMountain Range
Clark Co.County
NevadaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 42' 32'' North , 115° 29' 31'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Goodsprings229 (2011)14.7km
Sandy Valley2,051 (2011)17.4km
Blue Diamond290 (2011)38.3km
Enterprise108,481 (2011)41.8km
Summerlin South24,085 (2012)47.7km


Sec 31 T25S R58E. Zn, Pb, Ag, Cu, Au.
Structure: Large Scale Thrust Faults Contact Between 2 Members Is Broken By 9 Faults Within 1000 Feet West Of The Milford Shaft, A Westward And Ne Dipping Group.

Deposit type: Polymetallic replacement

Geology: Ore bodies follow the contact of bullion dolomite and anchor limestone. Ore bearing breccia lies along the faults that are westward dipping. There are 5 distinct ore bodies.

Ore(s): Breccia Zone Permeability

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14 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
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.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Hemihedrite
Formula: Pb10Zn(CrO4)6(SiO4)2(OH)2
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
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.
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Minium
Formula: Pb3O4
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
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.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
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.
Willemite
Formula: Zn2SiO4
Reference: NBMG Spec Pub 31 Minerals of Nevada
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: NBMG Bull 62 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Clark County, Nevada; NBMG Open File Report 79-3

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Minium4.BD.05Pb3O4
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
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hemihedrite7.FC.15Pb10Zn(CrO4)6(SiO4)2(OH)2
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Willemite9.AA.05Zn2SiO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Minium7.2.8.1Pb3O4
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 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 36 - COMPOUND CHROMATES
Miscellaneous
Hemihedrite36.1.1.2Pb10Zn(CrO4)6(SiO4)2(OH)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Willemite51.1.1.2Zn2SiO4
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 GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HemihedritePb10Zn(CrO4)6(SiO4)2(OH)2
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
CCarbon
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O HemihedritePb10Zn(CrO4)6(SiO4)2(OH)2
O CerussitePbCO3
O MiniumPb3O4
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O WillemiteZn2SiO4
SiSilicon
Si HemihedritePb10Zn(CrO4)6(SiO4)2(OH)2
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si WillemiteZn2SiO4
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CrChromium
Cr HemihedritePb10Zn(CrO4)6(SiO4)2(OH)2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
ZnZinc
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn HemihedritePb10Zn(CrO4)6(SiO4)2(OH)2
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn WillemiteZn2SiO4
AsArsenic
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb HemihedritePb10Zn(CrO4)6(SiO4)2(OH)2
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb MiniumPb3O4
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl

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USGS MRDS Record:10111423

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