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White Canyon District, San Juan Co., Utah, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 45' North , 110° 18' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.75000,-110.30000


A former U-Mo mining district.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Allophane

Almandine

Aluminocoquimbite

Alunite

Alunogen

Alwilkinsite-(Y) (TL)

Andersonite

Anhydrite

Antlerite

Arsenopyrite

Asbolane

Atacamite

Autunite

Azurite

Baryte

Bayleyite

Becquerelite

Belakovskiite (TL)

Beshtauite

Bieberite

Birnessite

'Bitumen'

Blatonite (TL)

Blödite

Bluelizardite (TL)

Bobcookite (TL)

Boltwoodite

Boothite

Bornite

Boussingaultite

Boyleite

Brochantite

Calcite

Carbonatecyanotrichite

Carnotite

Čejkaite

Chalcanthite

Chalcoalumite

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

Chinleite-(Y) (TL)

'Clays'

Cobaltoblödite (TL)

Cobaltzippeite (TL)

Coconinoite

Coffinite

Compreignacite

Copiapite

'Copiapite Group'

Copper

'Copper Stain'

Coquimbite

Corvusite

Covellite

Cuprite

Cuprosklodowskite

Cyanotrichite

D'Ansite

D'Ansite-(Mn)

Deliensite

Devilline

Dickite

Dietrichite

Diopside

Dolomite

Domeykite

Epsomite

Erythrite

'Feldspar Group'

Fermiite (TL)

Ferricopiapite

Ferrinatrite

Feynmanite (TL)

Galena

Gerhardtite

Gersdorffite

Gibbsite

Goethite

Gordaite

Greenlizardite (TL)

Greenockite

Gypsum

Halite

'Halloysite'

Halotrichite

Hematite

Hexahydrite

Hydrombobomkulite

Hydroniumjarosite

Ilsemannite

Ivsite

Jarosite

Johannite

Jordisite

Kaolinite

Kieserite

Klaprothite (TL)

Konyaite

Kröhnkite

Leesite (TL)

Leószilárdite (TL)

Lepidocrocite

Liebigite

'Limonite'

Lishizhenite

Magnesiozippeite

Magnetite

Malachite

'Manganese Oxides'

Manganoblödite (TL)

Marcasite

Marécottite

Markeyite (TL)

Mbobomkulite

Meisserite (TL)

Meta-ankoleite

Meta-autunite

Metarossite

Metaschoepite

Metatorbernite

Metatyuyamunite

Metavoltine

Metazellerite

Metazeunerite

Microcline

Montmorillonite

Natrojarosite

Natrozippeite (TL)

Opal

Oppenheimerite (TL)

Oswaldpeetersite (TL)

Ottohahnite (TL)

Péligotite (TL)

Pentahydrite

'Petrified Wood'

Phosphuranylite

Phurcalite

Pickeringite

Plášilite (TL)

Posnjakite

Pseudojohannite

'Psilomelane'

Pyrite

Quartz

var: Chalcedony

Rabbittite

Rabejacite

Redcanyonite (TL)

Rhomboclase

Rietveldite (TL)

Römerite

Rosasite

Roscoelite

Rossite

Rozenite

Rutherfordine

Sabugalite

Schoepite

Schröckingerite

Sepiolite

Serpierite

Shumwayite (TL)

Siderite

var: Manganoan Siderite

Sideronatrite

Siderotil

Sklodowskite

Skutterudite

Smithsonite

Spessartine

Sphalerite

Sulphur

Swamboite-(Nd)

Swartzite

Szomolnokite

Tamarugite

Tennantite

Thérèsemagnanite

Torbernite

'Tourmaline'

Tyuyamunite

'UM1997-23-CO:CaCuHU'

'UM1997-24-CO:CaCuHU'

Uraninite

var: Pitchblende

Uranophane

Uranophane-β

Uranopilite

Uranospathite

Voglite

Volborthite

Voltaite

'Wad'

Weeksite

Wetherillite (TL)

Zellerite

Zeunerite

Zippeite

Zircon


182 valid minerals. 27 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Regional Geology

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Early Jurassic
174.1 - 201.3 Ma
Glen Canyon Group

Age: Early Jurassic (174.1 - 201.3 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Glen Canyon Group

Description: Glen Canyon Group (Navajo Ss, Kayenta Fm, and Wingate Ss). Includes Rainbow Bridge.

Comments: Eolian and floodplain fluvial

Lithology: Major:{arenite}, Minor:{sandstone mudstone}, Incidental:{limestone}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

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Localities in this Region

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References

GRUNER, J. & GARDINER, L., 1952, MINERAL ASSOCIATIONS IN THE URANIUM DEPOSITS OF THE COLO. PLATEAU: U.S.A.E.C

Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp281-284

Finnell, Tommy L., Paul C. Franks, Harold A. Hubbard (1963): Geology, Ore Deposits, and Exploratory Drilling in the Deer Flat Area, White Canyon District, San Juan County, Utah: USGS Bulletin 1132.

Thaden, Robert E., Albert F. Trites Jr., Tommy L. Finnell (1964): Geology and Ore Deposits of the White Canyon Area, San Juan and Garfield Counties Utah: USGS Bulletin 1125.

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