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Cuprotungstite claim (Right of Way; Cuprotungtite; Birthday Gift), Big Dodd Spring, Ubehebe Mining District, Cottonwood Mountains, Panamint Mts (Panamint Range), Inyo Co., California, USAi
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Cuprotungstite claim (Right of Way; Cuprotungtite; Birthday Gift)Claim
Big Dodd SpringSpring
Ubehebe Mining DistrictMining District
Cottonwood MountainsMountain Range
Panamint Mts (Panamint Range)Mountain Range
Inyo Co.County
CaliforniaState
USACountry

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36° 36' 5'' North , 117° 33' 52'' West
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A W-Cu occurrence/claim located in sec. 30, T15S, R41E, MDM, 1.3 miles N16E of Big Dodd Spring, on National Park Service wilderness land (Death Valley National Park/Death Valley Wilderness) (located claim). MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 10 meters.

Local rocks include Silurian and/or Ordovician marine rocks, unit 1 (Death Valley).

Workings apparently include surface openings (trench ?).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: McAllister, James Franklin (1955), Geology of mineral deposits in the Ubehebe Peak quadrangle, Inyo County, California. California Division Mines, Special Report 42, 63 pp.: 50; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 94.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: McAllister, James Franklin (1955), Geology of mineral deposits in the Ubehebe Peak quadrangle, Inyo County, California. California Division Mines, Special Report 42, 63 pp.: 51; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 97.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: McAllister, James Franklin (1955), Geology of mineral deposits in the Ubehebe Peak quadrangle, Inyo County, California. California Division Mines, Special Report 42, 63 pp.: 50; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 94.
Cuprotungstite
Formula: Cu2(WO4)(OH)2
Colour: light olive-green to greenish yellow
Description: Occurs as a replacement of scheelite in fractures in the scheelite.
Reference: McAllister, James Franklin (1955), Geology of mineral deposits in the Ubehebe Peak quadrangle, Inyo County, California. California Division Mines, Special Report 42, 63 pp.: 51, 55; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 165; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 338.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: McAllister, James Franklin (1955), Geology of mineral deposits in the Ubehebe Peak quadrangle, Inyo County, California. California Division Mines, Special Report 42, 63 pp.: 47, 49-51; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 225.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: McAllister, James Franklin (1955), Geology of mineral deposits in the Ubehebe Peak quadrangle, Inyo County, California. California Division Mines, Special Report 42, 63 pp.: 51, 55; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 165; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 338.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Cuprotungstite7.GB.15Cu2(WO4)(OH)2
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Basic Anhydrous Molybdates and Tungstates
Cuprotungstite48.3.2.1Cu2(WO4)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CuprotungstiteCu2(WO4)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O CuprotungstiteCu2(WO4)(OH)2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ChalcociteCu2S
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu CuprotungstiteCu2(WO4)(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
WTungsten
W CuprotungstiteCu2(WO4)(OH)2
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)

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McAllister, James Franklin (1955), Geology of mineral deposits in the Ubehebe Peak quadrangle, Inyo County, California. California Division Mines, Special Report 42, 63 pp.: 47, 49-51, 55.
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 165.
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 94, 97, 225, 232 (map 6-5), 338.
U.S. Bureau of Mines Open File Report MLA 105-85 (1985): No. 11: p. 13.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10236670.
U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0060270865.

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USGS MRDS Record:10236670

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