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Royston Mine, Royston District, Royston Hills, Nye Co., Nevada, USA

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° North , 117° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate


Bunker Hill, Easter Blue, Oscar Wehrend, and Royal Blue claims

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada; J.V. Tingley and J. Quade (1986) A mineral inventory of the Tonopah Resource Area, Battle Mountain District, Nevada. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology OFR 86-14
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: J.V. Tingley and J. Quade (1986) A mineral inventory of the Tonopah Resource Area, Battle Mountain District, Nevada. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology OFR 86-14
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: J.V. Tingley and J. Quade (1986) A mineral inventory of the Tonopah Resource Area, Battle Mountain District, Nevada. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology OFR 86-14
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: J.V. Tingley and J. Quade (1986) A mineral inventory of the Tonopah Resource Area, Battle Mountain District, Nevada. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology OFR 86-14
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: J.V. Tingley and J. Quade (1986) A mineral inventory of the Tonopah Resource Area, Battle Mountain District, Nevada. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology OFR 86-14
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: Tony Charlton photo & collection (Photo ID 625615)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Turquoise'8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Turquoise42.9.3.1Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
OOxygen
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O QuartzSiO2
O TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
AlAluminium
Al TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
CuCopper
Cu TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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Tingley, J.V. and J. Quade (1986) NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada; A mineral inventory of the Tonopah Resource Area, Battle Mountain District, Nevada. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology OFR 86-14.


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