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Silver Peak, Silver Peak District, Esmeralda Co., Nevada, USA

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° North , 117° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Locality type:Peak
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate


Guanno deposit.

Alternative Label Names

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Silver Peak, Esmeralda Co, Nevada, USA
Silver Peak, Esmeralda Co., Nevada, USA

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Alum-(K)
Formula: KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy
Niter
Formula: KNO3
Reference: NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Niter'5.NA.10KNO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Alum-(K)'7.CC.20KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 18 - NORMAL NITRATES
AXO3·xH2O, where x can equal zero
Niter18.1.2.1KNO3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AB(XO4)2·xH2O
Alum-(K)29.5.5.1KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
NNitrogen
N NiterKNO3
OOxygen
O Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
O NiterKNO3
AlAluminium
Al Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
SSulfur
S Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
KPotassium
K Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
K NiterKNO3

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