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Nevada Mineral Inventory Sample No. 5515, Cactus Range Turquoise deposit

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Dataset Reference Date
2016-09-01

Summary

Index No. NBM055150; Nevada Mineral Inventory; Turquoise nodules and veinlets in kaolinized, sericitized, silicified porphyritic rhyolite, some clear, glassy quartz veining, cavities in rock left by weathered-out feldspar phenocrysts lined with pale amber crystals--jarosite (?); crystalline sericite with trace amount of poorly-crystalline kaolinite replaces original plagioclase phenocrysts (XRD analysis by Li Hsu)

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Reference Item
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Sample Collection Database
Reference File
CCMETADATA09222016-FINALedit.csv

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  • Nevada Mineral Inventory Sample No. 5515

Identifiers

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title Parent-5494ba35e4b0a2b9adad8ee3 Nevada Mineral Inventory Sample No. 5515, Cactus Range Turquoise deposit

NGGDPP Item Extension

alternateGeometryCactus Springs Mining District; Nye County, Nevada; UTMs: 4172180N, 511772E, NAD 1927, Zone 11

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