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Realgar from
Getchell Mine (North Pit; Center pit; South pit), Adam Peak, Potosi Mining District, Osgood Mts, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Realgar
Formula:As4S4
Habit:Crystals to 12cm
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Lieber, W. (1977) Charakteristisch oder bedeutungslos? Die Farbe von Mineralien. Mineralien-Magazin, 1, 17-23.;
Schilling, J.H. (1979) Molybdenum resources of Nevada. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 79-3.;
Nakai, I. and Appleman, D.E. (1983) Laffitite, AgHgAsS3, crystal structure & second occurrence from the Getchell Mine, Nevada. American Mineralogist, 68, 235-244.;
Groff, J.A., Heizler, M.T., McIntosh, W.C., and Norman, D.I. (1997) 40 Ar/39 Ar dating and mineral paragenesis for Carlin-type gold deposits along the Getchell Trend, Nevada; evidence for Cretaceous and Tertiary gold mineralization. Economic Geology, 92(5), 601-622.;
Castor, S.B. and Ferdock, G.C. (2004) Minerals of Nevada. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication 31, 512 pp.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Orpiment58 photos of Realgar associated with Orpiment at this locality.
Stibnite25 photos of Realgar associated with Stibnite at this locality.
Getchellite19 photos of Realgar associated with Getchellite at this locality.
Pharmacolite19 photos of Realgar associated with Pharmacolite at this locality.
Quartz17 photos of Realgar associated with Quartz at this locality.
Calcite15 photos of Realgar associated with Calcite at this locality.
Fluorite14 photos of Realgar associated with Fluorite at this locality.
Laffittite7 photos of Realgar associated with Laffittite at this locality.
Guérinite6 photos of Realgar associated with Guérinite at this locality.
Scorodite6 photos of Realgar associated with Scorodite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Realgar data
Locality Data:Click here to view Getchell Mine (North Pit; Center pit; South pit), Adam Peak, Potosi Mining District, Osgood Mts, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA
Photo GalleryView Gallery (32 photos)
Localities for Realgar in this Region
Getchell Section 5 pit (Section 5 pit; Marshall Canyon Mine), Getchell Mine (North Pit; Center pit; South pit), Adam Peak, Potosi Mining District, Osgood Mts, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA
Turquoise Ridge Mine (Getchell Underground; Hansen Creek pit), Getchell Mine (North Pit; Center pit; South pit), Adam Peak, Potosi Mining District, Osgood Mts, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Realgar
1.0km (0.6 miles) Turquoise Ridge Mine (Getchell Underground; Hansen Creek pit), Getchell Mine (North Pit; Center pit; South pit), Adam Peak, Potosi Mining District, Osgood Mts, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA
2.7km (1.7 miles) Getchell Section 5 pit (Section 5 pit; Marshall Canyon Mine), Getchell Mine (North Pit; Center pit; South pit), Adam Peak, Potosi Mining District, Osgood Mts, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA
7.6km (4.7 miles) Twin Creeks Mine, Potosi Mining District, Osgood Mts, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA
9.4km (5.8 miles) Pinson Mine, Potosi Mining District, Osgood Mts, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA
42.1km (26.2 miles) Lone Tree Mine, Buffalo Mountain Mining District, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA
59.2km (36.8 miles) Hollister deposit (Ivanhoe/USX; Butte; Velvet; Clementine), Ivanhoe Mining District, Elko Co., Nevada, USA
73.6km (45.7 miles) National Mine (National vein), National Mining District, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA
75.0km (46.6 miles) Copper Canyon mine, Battle Mountain Mining District, Lander Co., Nevada, USA
77.4km (48.1 miles) Meikle Mine, Goldstrike Mines, Bootstrap Mining District, Elko Co., Nevada, USA
77.9km (48.4 miles) Screamer deposit, Betze-Post pit, Goldstrike Mines, Lynn Mining District, Eureka Co., Nevada, USA
 
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