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Esquire No. 7 claim, Big Creek, Rush Creek deposit, Big Creek-Rush Creek District, Fresno Co., California, USAi
Regional Level Types
Esquire No. 7 claimClaim
Big CreekCreek
Rush Creek depositDeposit
Big Creek-Rush Creek DistrictMining District
Fresno Co.County
CaliforniaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 55' 0'' North , 119° 14' 42'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Squaw Valley3,162 (2011)19.6km
Shaver Lake634 (2011)21.8km
Auberry2,369 (2011)28.1km
Minkler1,003 (2011)28.6km
Centerville392 (2011)30.3km


A Ba occurrence/claim located 4.7 km (2.9 miles) S of Cats Head Mountain, along Big Creek.

Mineralization is barium silicates formed in quartz-sanbornite rock by contact metamorphism of a migmatite adjoining Cretaceous granodiorite pluton.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


40 valid minerals. 11 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Alforsite (TL)
Formula: Ba5(PO4)3Cl
Type Locality:
Reference: [MinRec 33:161]; American Mineralogist (1981), Volume 66, pages 1050-1053
Anandite
Formula: (Ba,K)(Fe2+,Mg)3((Si,Al,Fe)4O10)(S,OH)2
Reference: [MinRec 33:161]; Canadian Mineralogist (2001): 39:1053-1058.; Kampf, A.R., Rossman, G.R., Steele, I.M., Pluth, J.J., Dunning, G.E., Walstrom, R.E. (2010): Devitoite, a new heterophyllosilicate with astrophyllite-like layers from eastern Fresno County, California. The Canadian Mineralogist: 48: 29-40.
Bazirite
Formula: BaZr(Si3O9)
Reference: [MinRec 33:161]; Canadian Mineralogist (2001): 39:1053-1058.
Benitoite
Formula: BaTi(Si3O9)
Reference: [MinRec 33:161]; Canadian Mineralogist (2001): 39:1053-1058.
Bigcreekite (TL)
Formula: BaSi2O5 · 4H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: [Canadian Mineralogist(2001) 39, 761-768; MinRec 33:161]
'Biotite'
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Celsian
Formula: Ba(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: [MinRec 33:161]; American Mineralogist (1981), Volume 66, pages 1050-1053; Canadian Mineralogist (2001): 39:1053-1058.
Cerchiaraite-(Al) (TL)
Formula: Ba4Al4O3(OH)3(Si4O12)[Si2O3(OH)4]Cl
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Roberts, A.C., Venance, K.E., Dunning, G.E. and Walstrom, R.E. (2012): Cerchiaraite-(Al), IMA 2012-011. CNMNC Newsletter No. 13, June 2012, page 815; Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 807-817
Cerchiaraite-(Fe) (TL)
Formula: Ba4Fe3+4O3(OH)3(Si4O12)[Si2O3(OH)4]Cl
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Roberts, A.C.,Venance, K.E., Carbone, C., Dunning, G.E. and Walstrom, R.E. (2012): Cerchiaraite-(Fe), IMA 2012-012. CNMNC Newsletter No. 13, June 2012, page 815; Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 807-817.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Devitoite
Formula: [Ba6(PO4)2(CO3)][Fe2+7(OH)4Fe3+2O2(Si4O12)2]
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Rossman, G.R., Steele, I.M., Pluth, J.J., Dunning, G.E., Walstrom, R.E. (2010): Devitoite, a new heterophyllosilicate with astrophyllite-like layers from eastern Fresno County, California. The Canadian Mineralogist: 48: 29-40.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2002): 33: 161.
Fencooperite
Formula: Ba6Fe3+3Si8O23(CO3)2Cl3 · H2O
Reference: Grice, J.D. (2001) The crystal structure of fencooperite: Unique [Fe33+O13] pinwheels cross-connected by [Si8O22] islands. Canadian Mineralogist: 39: 1065-1071.; Jambor, J.L. and Roberts, A.C. (2002) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 87: 765-768.
Ferroericssonite (TL)
Formula: BaFe2+2 Fe3+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Roberts, A.C., Venance, K.E., Dunning, G.E., Robert E. Walstrom, R.E. (2011): Ferroericssonite, The Fe2+ analogue of ericssonite, from Eastern Fresno County, California, U.S.A. Canadian Mineralogist, 49, 587-594.
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: American Mineralogist (1981), Volume 66, pages 1050-1053
Fresnoite (TL)
Formula: Ba2Ti(Si2O7)O
Type Locality:
Colour: Yellow
Description: Occurs as grains from 0.1 mm or less to 3 mm in size with the average at about 0.3 mm. Occurs in quartzite or quartz-sanbornite rock, associated with celsian, titantaramellite, diopside and pyrrhotite.
Reference: [Amer.Min.(1965) 50, 314-340; MinRec 33:161]; American Mineralogist (1981), Volume 66, pages 1050-1053; Canadian Mineralogist (2001): 39:1053-1058.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Gillespite
Formula: BaFe2+Si4O10
Description: Occurs sparingly.
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2002): 33: 161.; Canadian Mineralogist (2001): 39:1053-1058.; Kampf, A.R., Rossman, G.R., Steele, I.M., Pluth, J.J., Dunning, G.E., Walstrom, R.E. (2010): Devitoite, a new heterophyllosilicate with astrophyllite-like layers from eastern Fresno County, California. The Canadian Mineralogist: 48: 29-40.
Kampfite
Formula: Ba12(Si11Al5)O31(CO3)8Cl5
Reference: Basciano, L.C., Groat, L.A., Roberts, A.C., Grice, J.D., Dunning, G.E., Foord, E.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Walstrom, R.E. (2001) Kampfite, a new barium silicate carbonate mineral species from Fresno County, California. Canadian Mineralogist: 39: 1053-1058.; Jambor, J.L. and Roberts, A.C. (2002) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 87: 765-768.
Macdonaldite (TL)
Formula: BaCa4Si16O36(OH)2 · 10H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: [Amer.Min.(1965) 50, 314-340; MinRec 33:161]; Canadian Mineralogist (2001): 39:1053-1058.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Muirite (TL)
Formula: Ba10Ca2Mn2+Ti[(OH,Cl,F)|HSi2O7]5
Type Locality:
Colour: Orange
Description: Occurs as grains 1 mm or less in diameter.
Reference: Matthews, Robert Alfred & John T. Alfors (1962), Sanbornite from Rush Creek, Fresno County: California Division Mines & Geology Mineral Information Service: 15(6): 1-3; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 465; American Mineralogist (1965) 50, 314-340; Mineralogical Record (2002): 33: 161.
Pellyite
Formula: Ba2Ca(Fe,Mg)2Si6O17
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist (2001): 39:1053-1058.
Powellite
Formula: Ca(MoO4)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: American Mineralogist (1981), Volume 66, pages 1050-1053
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: [MinRec 33:161]
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: [MinRec 33:161]; American Mineralogist (1981), Volume 66, pages 1050-1053
Sanbornite
Formula: Ba2(Si4O10)
Reference: [MinRec 33:161]; American Mineralogist (1981), Volume 66, pages 1050-1053
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Titantaramellite (TL)
Formula: Ba4(Ti,Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg)4(B2Si8O27)O2Clx
Type Locality:
Reference: Alfors, J.T. & Pabst, A. (1984): Titanian taramellites in western North America, American Mineralogist, 69, 358-373.; [MinRec 33:161]; Canadian Mineralogist (2001): 39:1053-1058.
Tobermorite
Formula: [Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: American Mineralogist (1981), Volume 66, pages 1050-1053
Traskite
Formula: Ba21Ca(Fe2+,Mn,Ti)4(Ti,Fe,Mg)12(Si12O36)(Si2O7)6(O,OH)30Cl6·14H2O
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Uvarovite
Formula: Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Verplanckite (TL)
Formula: Ba2(Mn,Fe,Ti)Si2O6(O,OH,Cl,F)2 · 3H2O or near
Type Locality:
Reference: [Amer.Min.(1965) 50, 314-340; MinRec 33:161]
Walstromite (TL)
Formula: BaCa2(Si3O9)
Type Locality:
Reference: [Amer.Min.(1965) 50, 314-340; MinRec 33:161]; American Mineralogist (1981), Volume 66, pages 1050-1053
Witherite
Formula: BaCO3
Reference: American Mineralogist (1981), Volume 66, pages 1050-1053
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Alfors, J.T., M.C. Stinson, R.A. Matthews & A. Pabst (1965), Seven new barium minerals from eastern Fresno County, California: American Mineralogist: 50: 319; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 405.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Witherite5.AB.15BaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Powellite7.GA.05Ca(MoO4)
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Alforsite (TL)8.BN.05Ba5(PO4)3Cl
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Anandite9.EC.35(Ba,K)(Fe2+,Mg)3((Si,Al,Fe)4O10)(S,OH)2
Bazirite9.CA.05BaZr(Si3O9)
Benitoite9.CA.05BaTi(Si3O9)
Bigcreekite (TL)9.DF.30BaSi2O5 · 4H2O
Celsian9.FA.30Ba(Al2Si2O8)
Cerchiaraite-(Al) (TL)9.CF.25Ba4Al4O3(OH)3(Si4O12)[Si2O3(OH)4]Cl
Cerchiaraite-(Fe) (TL)9.CF.25Ba4Fe3+4O3(OH)3(Si4O12)[Si2O3(OH)4]Cl
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Fencooperite9.BH.20Ba6Fe3+3Si8O23(CO3)2Cl3 · H2O
Ferroericssonite (TL)9.00.BaFe2+2 Fe3+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Fresnoite (TL)9.BE.15Ba2Ti(Si2O7)O
Gillespite9.EA.05BaFe2+Si4O10
Kampfite9.EG.20Ba12(Si11Al5)O31(CO3)8Cl5
Macdonaldite (TL)9.EB.05BaCa4Si16O36(OH)2 · 10H2O
Muirite (TL)9.CN.05Ba10Ca2Mn2+Ti[(OH,Cl,F)|HSi2O7]5
Pellyite9.DO.10Ba2Ca(Fe,Mg)2Si6O17
Sanbornite9.EF.10Ba2(Si4O10)
Titantaramellite (TL)9.CE.20Ba4(Ti,Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg)4(B2Si8O27)O2Clx
Tobermorite9.DG.10[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Traskite9.CP.05Ba21Ca(Fe2+,Mn,Ti)4(Ti,Fe,Mg)12(Si12O36)(Si2O7)6(O,OH)30Cl6·14H2O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Uvarovite9.AD.25Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Verplanckite (TL)9.CE.10Ba2(Mn,Fe,Ti)Si2O6(O,OH,Cl,F)2 · 3H2O or near
Walstromite (TL)9.CA.25BaCa2(Si3O9)
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
Devitoite-[Ba6(PO4)2(CO3)][Fe2+7(OH)4Fe3+2O2(Si4O12)2]
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
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
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Witherite14.1.3.2BaCO3
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Alforsite (TL)41.8.5.2Ba5(PO4)3Cl
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Powellite48.1.2.2Ca(MoO4)
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Uvarovite51.4.3b.3Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Group 55 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups,Generally with no Additional Anions
Si2O7 Groups, Generally with No Additional Anions with cations in [8] and lower coordination
Fresnoite (TL)55.4.2.1Ba2Ti(Si2O7)O
Group 59 - CYCLOSILICATES Three-Membered Rings
Three-Membered Rings, anhydrous, no other anions
Bazirite59.1.1.1BaZr(Si3O9)
Benitoite59.1.1.2BaTi(Si3O9)
Walstromite (TL)59.1.2.1BaCa2(Si3O9)
Group 62 - CYCLOSILICATES Eight-Membered Rings
Eight-Membered Rings with 8-membered and larger rings
Muirite (TL)62.1.1.1Ba10Ca2Mn2+Ti[(OH,Cl,F)|HSi2O7]5
Group 64 - CYCLOSILICATES Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups
Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups: 4-membered rings with [Si2O7] dimers
Titantaramellite (TL)64.3.1.2Ba4(Ti,Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg)4(B2Si8O27)O2Clx
Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups: 12-membered rings with [Si2O7] dimers
Traskite64.5.1.1Ba21Ca(Fe2+,Mn,Ti)4(Ti,Fe,Mg)12(Si12O36)(Si2O7)6(O,OH)30Cl6·14H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Anandite71.2.2c.4(Ba,K)(Fe2+,Mg)3((Si,Al,Fe)4O10)(S,OH)2
Gillespite71.2.3.2BaFe2+Si4O10
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 3-, 4-, or 5-membered rings and 8-membered rings
Tobermorite72.3.2.1[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with corrugated and complex layers
Macdonaldite (TL)72.5.1.3BaCa4Si16O36(OH)2 · 10H2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Sanbornite74.3.4.1Ba2(Si4O10)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Celsian76.1.1.4Ba(Al2Si2O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - related species
Verplanckite (TL)77.2.8.1Ba2(Mn,Fe,Ti)Si2O6(O,OH,Cl,F)2 · 3H2O or near
Group 78 - Unclassified Silicates
Pellyite78.6.3.1Ba2Ca(Fe,Mg)2Si6O17
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Bigcreekite (TL)-BaSi2O5 · 4H2O
'Biotite'-
Cerchiaraite-(Al) (TL)-Ba4Al4O3(OH)3(Si4O12)[Si2O3(OH)4]Cl
Cerchiaraite-(Fe) (TL)-Ba4Fe3+4O3(OH)3(Si4O12)[Si2O3(OH)4]Cl
Devitoite-[Ba6(PO4)2(CO3)][Fe2+7(OH)4Fe3+2O2(Si4O12)2]
Fencooperite-Ba6Fe3+3Si8O23(CO3)2Cl3 · H2O
Ferroericssonite (TL)-BaFe2+2 Fe3+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Kampfite-Ba12(Si11Al5)O31(CO3)8Cl5
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BigcreekiteBaSi2O5 · 4H2O
H MuiriteBa10Ca2Mn2+Ti[(OH,Cl,F)|HSi2O7]5
H MacdonalditeBaCa4Si16O36(OH)2 · 10H2O
H TitantaramelliteBa4(Ti,Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg)4(B2Si8O27)O2Clx
H VerplanckiteBa2(Mn,Fe,Ti)Si2O6(O,OH,Cl,F)2 · 3H2O or near
H FerroericssoniteBaFe22+ Fe3+(Si2O7)O(OH)
H Cerchiaraite-(Al)Ba4Al4O3(OH)3(Si4O12)[Si2O3(OH)4]Cl
H Cerchiaraite-(Fe)Ba4Fe43+O3(OH)3(Si4O12)[Si2O3(OH)4]Cl
H Anandite(Ba,K)(Fe2+,Mg)3((Si,Al,Fe)4O10)(S,OH)2
H FencooperiteBa6Fe33+Si8O23(CO3)2Cl3 · H2O
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
H TraskiteBa21Ca(Fe2+,Mn,Ti)4(Ti,Fe,Mg)12(Si12O36)(Si2O7)6(O,OH)30Cl6·14H2O
H Devitoite[Ba6(PO4)2(CO3)][Fe72+(OH)4Fe23+O2(Si4O12)2]
BBoron
B TitantaramelliteBa4(Ti,Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg)4(B2Si8O27)O2Clx
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C KampfiteBa12(Si11Al5)O31(CO3)8Cl5
C FencooperiteBa6Fe33+Si8O23(CO3)2Cl3 · H2O
C CalciteCaCO3
C WitheriteBaCO3
C Devitoite[Ba6(PO4)2(CO3)][Fe72+(OH)4Fe23+O2(Si4O12)2]
OOxygen
O BigcreekiteBaSi2O5 · 4H2O
O AlforsiteBa5(PO4)3Cl
O WalstromiteBaCa2(Si3O9)
O FresnoiteBa2Ti(Si2O7)O
O MuiriteBa10Ca2Mn2+Ti[(OH,Cl,F)|HSi2O7]5
O MacdonalditeBaCa4Si16O36(OH)2 · 10H2O
O TitantaramelliteBa4(Ti,Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg)4(B2Si8O27)O2Clx
O VerplanckiteBa2(Mn,Fe,Ti)Si2O6(O,OH,Cl,F)2 · 3H2O or near
O FerroericssoniteBaFe22+ Fe3+(Si2O7)O(OH)
O Cerchiaraite-(Al)Ba4Al4O3(OH)3(Si4O12)[Si2O3(OH)4]Cl
O Cerchiaraite-(Fe)Ba4Fe43+O3(OH)3(Si4O12)[Si2O3(OH)4]Cl
O SanborniteBa2(Si4O10)
O QuartzSiO2
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Anandite(Ba,K)(Fe2+,Mg)3((Si,Al,Fe)4O10)(S,OH)2
O BaziriteBaZr(Si3O9)
O BenitoiteBaTi(Si3O9)
O CelsianBa(Al2Si2O8)
O GillespiteBaFe2+Si4O10
O KampfiteBa12(Si11Al5)O31(CO3)8Cl5
O FencooperiteBa6Fe33+Si8O23(CO3)2Cl3 · H2O
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
O UraniniteUO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
O PowelliteCa(MoO4)
O TraskiteBa21Ca(Fe2+,Mn,Ti)4(Ti,Fe,Mg)12(Si12O36)(Si2O7)6(O,OH)30Cl6·14H2O
O WitheriteBaCO3
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O PellyiteBa2Ca(Fe,Mg)2Si6O17
O Devitoite[Ba6(PO4)2(CO3)][Fe72+(OH)4Fe23+O2(Si4O12)2]
FFluorine
F MuiriteBa10Ca2Mn2+Ti[(OH,Cl,F)|HSi2O7]5
F VerplanckiteBa2(Mn,Fe,Ti)Si2O6(O,OH,Cl,F)2 · 3H2O or near
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
MgMagnesium
Mg TitantaramelliteBa4(Ti,Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg)4(B2Si8O27)O2Clx
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg TraskiteBa21Ca(Fe2+,Mn,Ti)4(Ti,Fe,Mg)12(Si12O36)(Si2O7)6(O,OH)30Cl6·14H2O
Mg PellyiteBa2Ca(Fe,Mg)2Si6O17
AlAluminium
Al Cerchiaraite-(Al)Ba4Al4O3(OH)3(Si4O12)[Si2O3(OH)4]Cl
Al CelsianBa(Al2Si2O8)
Al KampfiteBa12(Si11Al5)O31(CO3)8Cl5
SiSilicon
Si BigcreekiteBaSi2O5 · 4H2O
Si WalstromiteBaCa2(Si3O9)
Si FresnoiteBa2Ti(Si2O7)O
Si MuiriteBa10Ca2Mn2+Ti[(OH,Cl,F)|HSi2O7]5
Si MacdonalditeBaCa4Si16O36(OH)2 · 10H2O
Si TitantaramelliteBa4(Ti,Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg)4(B2Si8O27)O2Clx
Si VerplanckiteBa2(Mn,Fe,Ti)Si2O6(O,OH,Cl,F)2 · 3H2O or near
Si FerroericssoniteBaFe22+ Fe3+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Si Cerchiaraite-(Al)Ba4Al4O3(OH)3(Si4O12)[Si2O3(OH)4]Cl
Si Cerchiaraite-(Fe)Ba4Fe43+O3(OH)3(Si4O12)[Si2O3(OH)4]Cl
Si SanborniteBa2(Si4O10)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Anandite(Ba,K)(Fe2+,Mg)3((Si,Al,Fe)4O10)(S,OH)2
Si BaziriteBaZr(Si3O9)
Si BenitoiteBaTi(Si3O9)
Si CelsianBa(Al2Si2O8)
Si GillespiteBaFe2+Si4O10
Si KampfiteBa12(Si11Al5)O31(CO3)8Cl5
Si FencooperiteBa6Fe33+Si8O23(CO3)2Cl3 · H2O
Si UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Si TraskiteBa21Ca(Fe2+,Mn,Ti)4(Ti,Fe,Mg)12(Si12O36)(Si2O7)6(O,OH)30Cl6·14H2O
Si PellyiteBa2Ca(Fe,Mg)2Si6O17
Si Devitoite[Ba6(PO4)2(CO3)][Fe72+(OH)4Fe23+O2(Si4O12)2]
PPhosphorus
P AlforsiteBa5(PO4)3Cl
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P Devitoite[Ba6(PO4)2(CO3)][Fe72+(OH)4Fe23+O2(Si4O12)2]
SSulfur
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S Anandite(Ba,K)(Fe2+,Mg)3((Si,Al,Fe)4O10)(S,OH)2
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
ClChlorine
Cl AlforsiteBa5(PO4)3Cl
Cl MuiriteBa10Ca2Mn2+Ti[(OH,Cl,F)|HSi2O7]5
Cl TitantaramelliteBa4(Ti,Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg)4(B2Si8O27)O2Clx
Cl VerplanckiteBa2(Mn,Fe,Ti)Si2O6(O,OH,Cl,F)2 · 3H2O or near
Cl Cerchiaraite-(Al)Ba4Al4O3(OH)3(Si4O12)[Si2O3(OH)4]Cl
Cl Cerchiaraite-(Fe)Ba4Fe43+O3(OH)3(Si4O12)[Si2O3(OH)4]Cl
Cl KampfiteBa12(Si11Al5)O31(CO3)8Cl5
Cl FencooperiteBa6Fe33+Si8O23(CO3)2Cl3 · H2O
Cl TraskiteBa21Ca(Fe2+,Mn,Ti)4(Ti,Fe,Mg)12(Si12O36)(Si2O7)6(O,OH)30Cl6·14H2O
CaCalcium
Ca WalstromiteBaCa2(Si3O9)
Ca MuiriteBa10Ca2Mn2+Ti[(OH,Cl,F)|HSi2O7]5
Ca MacdonalditeBaCa4Si16O36(OH)2 · 10H2O
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Ca PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Ca TraskiteBa21Ca(Fe2+,Mn,Ti)4(Ti,Fe,Mg)12(Si12O36)(Si2O7)6(O,OH)30Cl6·14H2O
Ca PellyiteBa2Ca(Fe,Mg)2Si6O17
TiTitanium
Ti FresnoiteBa2Ti(Si2O7)O
Ti MuiriteBa10Ca2Mn2+Ti[(OH,Cl,F)|HSi2O7]5
Ti TitantaramelliteBa4(Ti,Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg)4(B2Si8O27)O2Clx
Ti VerplanckiteBa2(Mn,Fe,Ti)Si2O6(O,OH,Cl,F)2 · 3H2O or near
Ti BenitoiteBaTi(Si3O9)
Ti TraskiteBa21Ca(Fe2+,Mn,Ti)4(Ti,Fe,Mg)12(Si12O36)(Si2O7)6(O,OH)30Cl6·14H2O
CrChromium
Cr UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
MnManganese
Mn MuiriteBa10Ca2Mn2+Ti[(OH,Cl,F)|HSi2O7]5
Mn VerplanckiteBa2(Mn,Fe,Ti)Si2O6(O,OH,Cl,F)2 · 3H2O or near
Mn TraskiteBa21Ca(Fe2+,Mn,Ti)4(Ti,Fe,Mg)12(Si12O36)(Si2O7)6(O,OH)30Cl6·14H2O
FeIron
Fe TitantaramelliteBa4(Ti,Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg)4(B2Si8O27)O2Clx
Fe VerplanckiteBa2(Mn,Fe,Ti)Si2O6(O,OH,Cl,F)2 · 3H2O or near
Fe FerroericssoniteBaFe22+ Fe3+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Fe Cerchiaraite-(Fe)Ba4Fe43+O3(OH)3(Si4O12)[Si2O3(OH)4]Cl
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Anandite(Ba,K)(Fe2+,Mg)3((Si,Al,Fe)4O10)(S,OH)2
Fe GillespiteBaFe2+Si4O10
Fe FencooperiteBa6Fe33+Si8O23(CO3)2Cl3 · H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe TraskiteBa21Ca(Fe2+,Mn,Ti)4(Ti,Fe,Mg)12(Si12O36)(Si2O7)6(O,OH)30Cl6·14H2O
Fe PellyiteBa2Ca(Fe,Mg)2Si6O17
Fe Devitoite[Ba6(PO4)2(CO3)][Fe72+(OH)4Fe23+O2(Si4O12)2]
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
ZrZirconium
Zr BaziriteBaZr(Si3O9)
MoMolybdenum
Mo PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
BaBarium
Ba BigcreekiteBaSi2O5 · 4H2O
Ba AlforsiteBa5(PO4)3Cl
Ba WalstromiteBaCa2(Si3O9)
Ba FresnoiteBa2Ti(Si2O7)O
Ba MuiriteBa10Ca2Mn2+Ti[(OH,Cl,F)|HSi2O7]5
Ba MacdonalditeBaCa4Si16O36(OH)2 · 10H2O
Ba TitantaramelliteBa4(Ti,Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg)4(B2Si8O27)O2Clx
Ba VerplanckiteBa2(Mn,Fe,Ti)Si2O6(O,OH,Cl,F)2 · 3H2O or near
Ba FerroericssoniteBaFe22+ Fe3+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Ba Cerchiaraite-(Al)Ba4Al4O3(OH)3(Si4O12)[Si2O3(OH)4]Cl
Ba Cerchiaraite-(Fe)Ba4Fe43+O3(OH)3(Si4O12)[Si2O3(OH)4]Cl
Ba SanborniteBa2(Si4O10)
Ba Anandite(Ba,K)(Fe2+,Mg)3((Si,Al,Fe)4O10)(S,OH)2
Ba BaziriteBaZr(Si3O9)
Ba BenitoiteBaTi(Si3O9)
Ba CelsianBa(Al2Si2O8)
Ba GillespiteBaFe2+Si4O10
Ba KampfiteBa12(Si11Al5)O31(CO3)8Cl5
Ba FencooperiteBa6Fe33+Si8O23(CO3)2Cl3 · H2O
Ba TraskiteBa21Ca(Fe2+,Mn,Ti)4(Ti,Fe,Mg)12(Si12O36)(Si2O7)6(O,OH)30Cl6·14H2O
Ba WitheriteBaCO3
Ba PellyiteBa2Ca(Fe,Mg)2Si6O17
Ba Devitoite[Ba6(PO4)2(CO3)][Fe72+(OH)4Fe23+O2(Si4O12)2]
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2

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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Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3192002
Mesozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

Cretaceous - Paleoproterozoic
66 - 2500 Ma



ID: 2933664
pre-Cenozoic metasedimentary and metavolcanic rocks undivided

Age: to Cretaceous (66 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Kings Sequence; McCoy Mountains Formation; Palm Canyon Complex; Placerita Formation

Description: Undivided pre-Cenozoic metasedimentary and metavolcanic rocks of great variety. Mostly slate, quartzite, hornfels, chert, phyllite, mylonite, schist, gneiss, and minor marble.

Comments: Original map source: Saucedo, G.J., Bedford, D.R., Raines, G.L., Miller, R.J., and Wentworth, C.M., 2000, GIS Data for the Geologic Map of California, California Department of Conservation, Division of Mines and Geology, CD-ROM 2000-07, scale 1:750,000.

Lithology: Major:{schist,gneiss}, Minor:{quartzite,argillite}, Incidental:{phyllite, metavolcanic, slate, hornfels, marble, chert, sandstone, mudstone, conglomerate}

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]

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

References

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Matthews, R.A. and Alfors, J.T. (1962) Sanbornite from Rush Creek, Fresno County. California Division Mines & Geology Mineral Information Service: 15(6): 1-3.
Alfors, J.T., Stinson, M.C., Matthews, R.A., and Pabst, A. (1965) Seven new barium minerals from eastern Fresno County, California. American Mineralogist: 50: 314-340.
American Mineralogist (1981) 66: 1050-1053.
Alfors, J.T. and Pabst, A. (1984) Titanian taramellites in western North America. American Mineralogist: 69: 358-373.
Basciano, L.C., Groat, L.A., Roberts, A.C., Grice, J.D., Dunning, G.E., Foord, E.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Walstrom, R.E. (2001) Kampfite, a new barium silicate carbonate mineral species from Fresno County, California. Canadian Mineralogist: 39: 1053-1058.
Canadian Mineralogist (2001) 39: 761-768.
Mineralogical Record (2002) 33: 161.
Kampf, A.R., Roberts, A.C., Venance, K.E., Dunning, G.E., and Walstrom, R.E. (2010) Ferroericssonite, IMA 2010-025. CNMNC Newsletter, August 2010, page 799; Mineralogical Magazine: 74: 797-800.
Kampf, A.R., Roberts, A.C., Venance, K.E., Dunning, G.E., and Walstrom, R.E. (2011) Ferroericssonite, The Fe2+ analogue of ericssonite, from Eastern Fresno County, California, U.S.A. Canadian Mineralogist: 49: 587-594.
Kampf, A.R., Roberts, A.C., Venance, K.E., Dunning, G.E., and Walstrom, R. E. (2012) Cerchiaraite-(Al), IMA 2012-011. CNMNC Newsletter No. 13, June 2012, page 815; Mineralogical Magazine: 76: 807-817.


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