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3 Metals Mine, Weepah District, Esmeralda Co., Nevada, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 55' 6'' North , 117° 31' 7'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.91854,-117.51872
GeoHash:G#: 9qsrtyc7x
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Three Metals Mine


Alteration: Silica replacement; strong hydrothermal alteration silica replacement

Ores(s): Bedding, shear zones

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


30 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Antlerite
Formula: Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Reference: Ron Layton
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Bayldonite
Formula: PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Carminite
Formula: PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Colour: brown-red
Fluorescence: no
Description: The Carminite crystals are associated with very nice Cornwallite crystals in a single pocket of rich ore from this locality.
Reference: Ron Layton collection specimen
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Chalcophyllite
Formula: Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Chenevixite
Formula: Cu2Fe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)4
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Connellite
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
'commodity:Copper'
Formula: Cu
Reference:  
Cornwallite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Description: Associated with Carminite crystals.
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Cyanotrichite
Formula: Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Duftite
Formula: PbCu(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Lavendulan
Formula: NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
'commodity:Lead'
Formula: Pb
Reference:  
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Paratacamite
Formula: Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Parnauite
Formula: Cu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Pharmacosiderite
Formula: KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Habit: as cubes
Colour: brown to olive-brown
Fluorescence: no
Description: The Pharmacosiderite crystals are in a piece of box-work ore associated with Olivenite and other copper arsenates. The are sparse and occur in only two small pockets.
Reference: Ron Layton collection specimen
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Description: As gray green microscopic crystals associated with Olivenite, Bayldonite, Cornwallite and Brochantite.
Reference: Ron Layton Collection
'commodity:Silver'
Formula: Ag
Reference:  
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Spangolite
Formula: Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Tyrolite
Formula: Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Reference: NBMG Spec Pub 31 Minerals of Nevada

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
'Atacamite'3.DA.10aCu2(OH)3Cl
'Chlorargyrite'3.AA.15AgCl
'Connellite'3.DA.25Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
'Paratacamite'3.DA.10cCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Aurichalcite'5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Cerussite'5.AB.15PbCO3
'Smithsonite'5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anglesite'7.AD.35PbSO4
'Antlerite'7.BB.15Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
'Brochantite'7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
'Caledonite'7.BC.50Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
'Cyanotrichite'7.DE.10Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
'Linarite'7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
'Spangolite'7.DD.15Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Bayldonite'8.BH.45PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
'Carminite'8.BH.30PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
'Chalcophyllite'8.DF.30Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
'Chenevixite'8.DD.05Cu2Fe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)4
'Cornwallite'8.BD.05Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
'Duftite'8.BH.35PbCu(AsO4)(OH)
'Lavendulan'8.DG.05NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
'Mimetite'8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
'Olivenite'8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
'Parnauite'8.DF.35Cu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
'Pharmacosiderite'8.DK.10KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
'Scorodite'8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
'Tyrolite'8.DM.10Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Chrysocolla'9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
'Hemimorphite'9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Atacamite10.1.1.1Cu2(OH)3Cl
Paratacamite10.1.2.1Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Antlerite30.1.12.1Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq·xH2O, where m:p > 6:1
Connellite31.1.1.1Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Spangolite31.1.5.1Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
(AB)6(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Cyanotrichite31.2.1.1Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Caledonite32.3.2.1Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Cornwallite41.4.2.2Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Bayldonite41.5.14.1PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Duftite41.5.1.4PbCu(AsO4)(OH)
A2(XO4)Zq
Olivenite41.6.6.1Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq
Carminite41.10.6.1PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Tyrolite42.4.3.1Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Chenevixite42.7.10.1Cu2Fe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)4
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Pharmacosiderite42.8.1a.1KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Lavendulan42.9.4.2NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Hydrated Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Chalcophyllite43.5.14.1Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Parnauite43.5.13.1Cu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
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
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
H AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
H CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
H ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
H ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
H CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
H CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
H DuftitePbCu(AsO4)(OH)
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
H ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
H ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
H PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
H TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
CCarbon
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
C CalciteCaCO3
C CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
C CerussitePbCO3
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
OOxygen
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
O AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O CalciteCaCO3
O CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
O CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
O CerussitePbCO3
O ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
O ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
O CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
O CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
O DuftitePbCu(AsO4)(OH)
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
O ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
O ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
O PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
O TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
NaSodium
Na LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
AlAluminium
Al ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Al ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Al SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
SSulfur
S AnglesitePbSO4
S AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
S ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
S ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
S CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
S SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
ClChlorine
Cl AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
Cl ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Cl LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Cl ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Cl SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
KPotassium
K PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Ca TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
FeIron
Fe CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
Fe ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
Fe PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
CuCopper
Cu AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
Cu AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Cu BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Cu ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Cu ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Cu CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cu CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Cu DuftitePbCu(AsO4)(OH)
Cu LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
Cu ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Cu ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
Cu SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
Cu TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
ZnZinc
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
AsArsenic
As BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
As CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
As ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
As ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
As CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
As DuftitePbCu(AsO4)(OH)
As LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
As OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
As ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
As PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
As TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
AgSilver
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Pb CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Pb CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb DuftitePbCu(AsO4)(OH)
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl

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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Neogene
2.588 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3186305
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Columbia River Basalt

Comments: Columbia Plateau

Lithology: Flood basalt(s); mafic volcanic rocks; basalt

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]

Early Cambrian - Neoproterozoic
511 - 1000 Ma



ID: 2729929
Crossbedded quartzite, siltstone, and phyllite

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (511 - 1000 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Campito Formation; Deep Spring Formation; Harkless Formation; Poleta Formation; Reed Dolomite; Gold Hill Formation; Osgood Mountain Quartzite; Prospect Mountain Quartzite; Stirling Quartzite; Wood Canyon Formation; Zabriskie Quartzite

Description: These lowermost Cambrian to Precambrian strata are scattered over much of central and eastern Nevada and form the base of the Phanerozoic part of the continental margin stratigraphic section. They include the Campito, Deep Spring, Harkless, and Poleta Formations, and the Reed Dolomite in Esmeralda County; the Gold Hill Formation in northern Nye County; unnamed quartzite and shale in White Pine County; the Osgood Mountain quartzite in Humboldt County; the Prospect Mountain Quartzite in northern Nye, Lincoln, Eureka, and Elko Counties; unnamed quartzite and shale in Lander and Clark counties; and the Stirling Quartzite, Wood Canyon Formation, and Zabriskie Quartzite in southern Nye County. In a number of places, these rocks are depositional on Late Proterozoic unit Zqs. In southernmost Clark County, CZq is lying unconformably directly on Early Proterozoic gneiss (Xm). In the east-central part of Nevada, CZq is overlain depositionally by Cambrian carbonate (Cc) of the Carbonate shelf sequence. In the Nolan belt, these rocks are depositionally overlain by unit Ctd. In the Osgood Mountains in Humboldt County, Permian and Pennsylvanian rocks of the Siliciclastic overlap assemblage (PIPacl, Pacl) rest unconformably directly on the Osgood Mountain Quartzite.

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:{quartzite,siltstone,phyllite}, Minor:{shale,dolostone}

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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Castor, Steven B. and Ferdock, Gregory C. (2004) Minerals of Nevada. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, Special Publication 31.
Dick, J.G. (1965) Preliminary Report on Weepah Lead Silver Deposits, Three Metals Mining Property: Unpublished Consultants Report on Fiel (Reference title incomplete?). Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology District File 96.
Albers, J.P. and Stewart, J.H. (1972) Geology and minerals resources of Esmeralda County, Nevada. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Bulletin 78, 80 pp.
Tingley, Joseph V. and Maldonado, Florian (1983) Investigation of the mineral potential of the Clipper Gap, Lone Mountain-Weepah, and Pipe Spring plutons, Nevada. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 1983-08.
Smith, Peggy L., Tingley, J.V., Bentz, Jo L., Garside, Larry J., Papke, Keith G., and Quade, Jack (1983) A mineral inventory of the Esmeralda-Stateline Resource Area, Las Vegas District, Nevada. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 1983-11.


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