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Coppereid prospect, Copper Kettle District, Churchill Co., Nevada, USAi
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Coppereid prospectProspect
Copper Kettle DistrictMining District
Churchill Co.County
NevadaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 50' 53'' North , 118° 11' 1'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.84820,-118.18377
GeoHash:G#: 9r5fwwjhw
USGS MRDS Record:10124974
Locality type:Prospect
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Lovelock1,878 (2017)44.3km


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Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: 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
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
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.
Aragonite-CaCO3
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AragoniteCaCO3
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS

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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Middle Jurassic - Norian
163.5 - 227 Ma



ID: 3000014
Jungo Terrane - Turbiditic, fine-grained, terrigenous clastic rocks

Age: Mesozoic (163.5 - 227 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Grass Valley Formation; Happy Creek Volcanic Complex; Osobb Formation; Winnemucca Formation; Raspberry Formation

Description: The Jungo terrane, also called the Lovelock assemblage or Fencemaker allochthon (Oldow, Satterfield, and Silberling, 1993), consists of complexly deformed, thick basinal, turbiditic, fine-grained, terrigenous clastic rocks, mainly Norian, but also as young as Pliensbachian (Late Triassic and Early Jurassic) age. It crops out in southern Washoe, Churchill, Humboldt, and Pershing Counties. These rocks represent the basinal facies component of the Auld Lang Syne Group (Burke and Silberling, 1973; Lupe and Silberling, 1985). The Jungo terrane has no known basement and is structurally detached from coeval shelf facies (Silberling, Jones, and others, 1992). It is locally overlain unconformably by Middle or Upper Jurassic peritidal sedimentary rocks (Jcg) intruded by a gabbroic igneous assemblage (Silberling, 1991). Rocks included with the Jungo terrane were originally mapped as the Grass Valley Formation of the Auld Lang Syne Group in Humboldt and Pershing Counties; some rocks were mapped as the Happy Creek Volcanic “series” (now the Happy Creek Volcanic Complex) in Humboldt County, the Nightingale sequence in southern Washoe County, the Osobb Formation of the Auld Lang Syne Group in Churchill County, and the Winnemucca and Raspberry Formations of the Auld Lang Syne Group (Compton, 1960) in the Santa Rosa Range in Humboldt County.

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:{siliciclastic}

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]

Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3184762
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 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]

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

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Gage, H.L., the Pb-Zn Mines of Nev., (1941), Bonnevville Power
Nev., (1923).
Churchill. Co., Nev., (1940), Us Bu Mines I.C. 7093, P. 53.
Of Churchill Cc., Ne., (1974), Us Bu Mines Bull. 83, P. 88.
Co., Nev., (1909), USGS Bull. 414, P. 56-61.
Hill, J.M., the Mining Districts of the Western Us, (1912),
Papke, K.G., (1979), Fluorspar in Nevada: Nev. Bureau of Mines And
Shawe, F.R., and Others, (1962), Iron Ore Deposits of Nevada:


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