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Georgine Mine, Candelaria Junction, Candelaria District, Mineral Co., Nevada, USAi
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Georgine MineMine
Candelaria JunctionTown
Candelaria DistrictMining District
Mineral Co.County
NevadaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 9' 19'' North , 118° 6' 13'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Mina155 (2011)26.1km
Benton280 (2011)49.6km


A former Ag-Au-Pb-Cu occurrence/mine located 7.3 km (4.5 miles) ESE of Candelaria Junction.

NOTE: USGS MRDS database data extraction incomplete (5/18/19).

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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


11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Bruce Kelley collection
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Kelly Starnes Collection
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Collection of Kelly Starnes 1991
Carminite
Formula: PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Collection of Kelly Starnes 1991
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: U.S. Bureau of Mines (1995), Minerals Availability System/Mineral Industry Location System (MAS/MILS), file #10045323.
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: Collection of Kelly Starnes 1991
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: U.S. Bureau of Mines (1995), Minerals Availability System/Mineral Industry Location System (MAS/MILS), file #10045323.
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: U.S. Bureau of Mines (1995), Minerals Availability System/Mineral Industry Location System (MAS/MILS), file #10045323.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Collection of Kelly Starnes 1991
Pharmacosiderite
Formula: KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Reference: Collection of Kelly Starnes 1991
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Collection of Kelly Starnes 1991; U.S. Bureau of Mines (1995), Minerals Availability System/Mineral Industry Location System (MAS/MILS), file #10045323.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Annabergite8.CE.40Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Carminite8.BH.30PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Pharmacosiderite8.DK.10KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Annabergite40.3.6.4Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(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)3Zq·xH2O
Pharmacosiderite42.8.1a.1KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
H AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AragoniteCaCO3
O PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
O AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
KPotassium
K PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Fe CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
NiNickel
Ni AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
As CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
As AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
AgSilver
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
SbAntimony
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
PbLead
Pb CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Pb GalenaPbS

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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

Holocene - Pliocene
0 - 5.333 Ma



ID: 2768993
Basalt flows

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 5.333 Ma)

Description: Olivine basalt and basaltic and andesitic rocks. This unit is present in Clark, Elko, Mineral, Esmeralda, Humboldt, Lincoln, Lyon, Douglas, Carson, Nye, Washoe, and Lander Counties. It corresponds to the 1978 State map unit QTb.

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:{basalt,basaltic andesite}

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]

Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 3192576
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 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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Couch and Carpenter (1943), Nevada's Metal and Mineral Production (1859 - 1040, Inclusive), University of Nevada Bulletin: 37(4).
Page, B. M. (1959), Geology of the Candelaria Mining District, Mineral County, Nevada, Nevada Bureau of Mines Bulletin 56: 7, 12-13, 42.
Ross, D.C. (1961), Geology and Mineral Deposits of Mineral County, Nevada, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Bulletin 58.
USGS Candelaria quadrangle, Nevada, topographic map (1967) 1:24000.
Mine Safety and Health Administration (1982), Mine Inspection Report (January, 1982).
Nevada Division of Mines (1991), Inspection, Directory of Nevada Mines.
U.S. Bureau of Mines (1995), Minerals Availability System/Mineral Industry Location System (MAS/MILS), file #10037529, 10045323, 10173945 & 10295483.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #0320210141 & 0320210555.
USGS MRDS ID #M035466 & M233025.

USGS MRDS Record:10045323
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