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Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA

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Detailed Mineral List:


Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
'Arkose'
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Baryte var: Strontian Baryte
Formula: (Ba,Sr)SO4
'Biotite'
'Biotite gneiss'
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Copper
Formula: Cu
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Galena
Formula: PbS
'Gneiss'
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
'Granite'
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Localities:
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Localities:
'commodity:Kyanite'
Lazulite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Mottramite
Formula: PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Pegmatitic granite'
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Agate
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Jasper
'Quartz-diorite'
'Quartzite'
'Quartz-mica schist'
'Quartz-monzonite'
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
'Schist'
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Scorzalite
Formula: Fe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
Silver
Formula: Ag
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Svanbergite
Formula: SrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

References

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Henshaw, Paul Carrington (1942), Geology and mineral resources of the Cargo Muchacho Mountains, Imperial County, California: California Division Mines Report 38: 147-196.

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