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Jackpile Mine (Jackpile-Paguate), Laguna District, Cibola Co., New Mexico, USA
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Jackpile Mine, Laguna District, Cibola Co., New Mexico, USA

Photo: Paul Schumacher
 
 
Sec 26 & 35 T11N R5W and Sec 2 T10N R5W

Listed as the "Jackpile-Paguate" mine, Section 26 and 33 T11N R5W in "Uranium Mines and Deposits in the Grants District, Cibola and McKinley Counties, New Mexico," by V. T. McLemore and W. L. Chenoweth. New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources Open File Report 353 - Revised December, 1991. By far the largest producer of uranium ore in the Grants District (Laguna District is a sub-disctict) in the 1950-1985 time frame.

Mineral List

Aragonite
Autunite
Baryte
Becquerelite
Calcite
Carnotite
Chalcopyrite
Chernikovite
'Chlorite Group'
Cobaltite
Coffinite
Corvusite
Covellite
Cuprosklodowskite
Dolomite
Galena
Gypsum
Kaolinite
'Limonite'
Meta-autunite
Metatorbernite
Metatyuyamunite
Paramontroseite
'Petrified Wood'
Phosphuranylite
Pyrite
Schoepite
Sincosite
Sklodowskite
Soddyite
Sphalerite
Tyuyamunite
Uraninite
Uranophane
Weeksite
Wurtzite
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37 entries listed. 33 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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