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Camp Verde Salt Mine (Wingfield Gypsum; Sodium Products Corp. Mine; Graham Wingfield Sulphate Mine; Graham-Wingfield Sulfate Ground), Camp Verde, Camp Verde District, Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA

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Detailed Mineral List:


Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Habit: Pseudo-hexagonal twinned crystals aggregated into ball-like clusters.
Description: Ball-like aggregates of pseudo-hexagonal crystals & as pseudomorphs after glauberite.
Reference: Thompson, J.R. (1983), Camp Verde evaporites, Min.Rec.: 14: 85-90.; Anthony, J.W. et al. (1995) Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 118.; https://celestialearthminerals.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Glauberite-01-2005.pdf
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Colour: buff to white
Description: as pseudomorphs after glauberite
Reference: Thompson, J.R. (1983) Camp Verde Evaporites. Mineralogical Record 14 (2): 85-90.; https://celestialearthminerals.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Glauberite-01-2005.pdf
'Clays'
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID #10062403, MRDS ID #TC35800.
Glauberite
Formula: Na2Ca(SO4)2
Reference: Tenny, J.B. (1928) The Mineral Industries of Arizona. Arizona Bureau of Mines Bulletin 125: 115.; https://celestialearthminerals.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Glauberite-01-2005.pdf
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Tenny, J.B. (1928) The Mineral Industries of Arizona. Arizona Bureau of Mines Bulletin 125: 115.; https://celestialearthminerals.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Glauberite-01-2005.pdf
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: Tenny, J.B. (1928) The Mineral Industries of Arizona. Arizona Bureau of Mines Bulletin 125: 115.; https://celestialearthminerals.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Glauberite-01-2005.pdf
Mirabilite
Formula: Na2SO4 · 10H2O
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID #10062403, MRDS ID #TC35800.
'Thénardite'
Formula: Na2SO4
Reference: Tenny, J.B. (1928) The Mineral Industries of Arizona. Arizona Bureau of Mines Bulletin 125: 115.; https://celestialearthminerals.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Glauberite-01-2005.pdf

References

Tenny, J.B. (1928) The Mineral Industries of Arizona, Arizona Bureau of Mines Bulletin 125: 115.

Wilson, E.D. and Roseveare, G.H. (1949) Arizona Nonmetallics, A Summary of Past Production and Present Operations, 2nd. Edition (revised). Arizona Bureau of Mines Bulletin 155: 43.

USGS & Arizona Bureau of Mines, and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (1969) Mineral and Water Resources of Arizona. Arizona Bureau of Mines Bulletin 180 (USGS Bulletin 871): 378, 422.

Thompson, J.R. (1983) Camp Verde Evaporites. Mineralogical Record 14 (2): 85-90.

Eyde, T., Wilkinson, P.A.K., and Weiland, E.F. (1986) Field Trip to Selected Industrial Mineral Deposits of Arizona, in Beatty, B., and Wilkinson, P.A.K., editors, Frontiers in Geology and Ore Deposits of Arizona and the Southwest. Arizona Geological Society Digest vol. XVI: 312-318.

Phillips, K.A. (1987) Arizona Industrial Minerals, 2nd. Edition. Arizona Department of Mines & Minerals Mineral Report 4, 185 pp.

Anthony, J.W. et al. (1995) Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 118.

Arizona Department of Mineral Resources Graham-Wingfield Sulfate Ground file.

USGS Camp Verde Quadrangle map.

USGS Middle Verde Quadrangle map.

MRDS database Dep. ID #10062403, MRDS ID #TC35800; and, Dep. ID #10186199, MAS ID #0040250843; and, Dep. ID #10186271, MRDS ID #TC10151, MAS ID #0040251610; and, Dep. ID #10283456, MAS ID #0040250397.

Slaughter, D.S. Collecting at Camp Verde, Arizona (unpublished paper).

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