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Hope prospect (Lower Copper), Lead Mountain [2], Barstow, Barstow District, San Bernardino Co., California, USAi
Regional Level Types
Hope prospect (Lower Copper)Prospect
Lead Mountain [2]Mountain
Barstow- not defined -
Barstow DistrictMining District
San Bernardino Co.County
CaliforniaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 55' 11'' North , 116° 56' 39'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 34.92000,-116.94417
GeoHash:G#: 9qhydugze
USGS MRDS Record:10212755
Locality type:Prospect
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Barstow23,692 (2017)7.6km
Barstow Heights24,202 (2006)11.6km
Lenwood3,543 (2011)15.3km
Silver Lakes5,623 (2017)41.1km
Fort Irwin8,845 (2011)44.8km


A Ba(baryte)-Ag occurrence/prospect located in the NE¼NE¼NE¼ of sec. 35, T10N, R1W, SBM, 0.8 km (0.5 mile) W of Lead Mountain [2] (coordinates of record). MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 10 meters.

Local rocks include Tertiary intrusive rocks (hypabyssal), unit 7 (Northern Mojave Desert).

Workings include unspecified underground openings.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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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


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Agardite-(Y)
Formula: YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: R. Housley (2008). The Lead Mountain Field Trip, Bull. Min. Soc. So. Calif.: 79(3) (March 2008): 6-9.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: MarekC pers. coll. 2019
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10212755.
Conichalcite
Formula: CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: R. Housley (2008). The Lead Mountain Field Trip, Bull. Min. Soc. So. Calif.: 79(3) (March 2008): 6-9.
Goudeyite
Formula: AlCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: R. Housley (2008). The Lead Mountain Field Trip, Bull. Min. Soc. So. Calif.: 79(3) (March 2008): 6-9.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: R. Housley (2008). The Lead Mountain Field Trip, Bull. Min. Soc. So. Calif.: 79(3) (March 2008): 6-9.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: R. Housley (2008). The Lead Mountain Field Trip, Bull. Min. Soc. So. Calif.: 79(3) (March 2008): 6-9.
Zálesíite
Formula: CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: R. Housley (2008). The Lead Mountain Field Trip, Bull. Min. Soc. So. Calif.: 79(3) (March 2008): 6-9.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Agardite-(Y)8.DL.15YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Conichalcite8.BH.35CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Goudeyite8.DL.15AlCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Zálesíite8.DL.15CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Conichalcite41.5.1.2CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Agardite-(Y)42.5.1.2YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Goudeyite42.5.1.3AlCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Zálesíite42.5.1.7CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
H ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
H Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
H GoudeyiteAlCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
O ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
O Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
O GoudeyiteAlCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al GoudeyiteAlCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Ca ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
FeIron
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CuCopper
Cu ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Cu ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu GoudeyiteAlCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
AsArsenic
As ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
As ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
As Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
As GoudeyiteAlCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
YYttrium
Y Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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

Quaternary - Miocene
0 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3185380
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 23.03 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]

Zanclean - Aquitanian
3.6 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 2983827
Tertiary intrusive rocks (hypabyssal), unit 7 (Northern Mojave Desert)

Age: Neogene (3.6 - 23.03 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Bobtail Quartz Latite Member; Fountain Peak Rhyolite

Description: Tertiary intrusive rocks; mostly shallow (hypabyssal) plugs and dikes. Includes some Mesozoic rocks.

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:{hypabyssal rhyolite}, Minor:{hypabyssal andesite,hypabyssal dacite}, Incidental:{hypabyssal basalt, hypabyssal 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]

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

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Oesterling, W.A. and Spurck, W.H. (1964), Minerals for Industry, Summary of Geological Survey 1955 - 1961: Vol III - 242 pp., Southern California, Southern Pacific Company, San Francisco, CA 94105: 67.
Dibblee, T. W., Jr. (1970), Geologic map of the Daggett Quadrangle, San Bernardino County, California. USGS Miscellaneous Geologic Investigations Map I-592, scale 1:62,500.
U.S. Bureau of Mines (1995), Minerals Availability System/Mineral Industry Location System (MAS/MILS): file #0060710842.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10212755.
Housley, Robert M. (2008). The Lead Mountain Field Trip, Bulletin of the Mineralogical Society of Southern California: 79(3) (March 2008): 6-9.


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