Help mindat.org|Log In|Register|
Home PageMindat NewsThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusManagement TeamContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatSponsor a PageSponsored PagesTop Available PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on MindatThe Mindat Store
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryRandom MineralSearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportAdd Glossary Item
StatisticsMember ListBooks & MagazinesMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryHow to Link to MindatDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Selenite from
Acme Cement Plaster Company workings (Navajo Gypsum & Fertilizer), Winslow, Navajo Co., Arizona, USA

Description
Comments:Mined as large plates in upper member Permian Supai Formation.
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 242; Peirce, H.W. & T.A. Gerrard (1966), Evaporite deposits of the Permian Holbrook Basin, AZ, 2nd. Symposium on Salt. Northern Ohio Geological Soc., Inc. 1: 1-10; Stone, R.W. (1920), Gypsum deposits of the US, USGS Bull. 697: 51; Galbraith, F.W. & Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 60.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Selenite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Acme Cement Plaster Company workings (Navajo Gypsum & Fertilizer), Winslow, Navajo Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Selenite
120.4km (74.8 miles) Fort Apache Gypsum deposit (Ft. Apache gypsum deposit), Navajo Co., Arizona, USA
135.2km (84.0 miles) Fort Apache Indian Reservation, Navajo Co., Arizona, USA
162.7km (101.1 miles) Pine Flat Mine, Pine Flat, Turkey Creek District, Bradshaw Mts (Bradshaw Range), Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA
172.4km (107.1 miles) Oro Flame Mine (Oro Flame property; American Eagle Mine; Mormon Patent; Old Ohio Patent MS 2025; Gold Bug Mine; Sterling property; Mescal claim; American Eagle Patent; Oro Grand Patent MS 2024), Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA
177.3km (110.2 miles) Copper Cities Mine (Sleeping Beauty Mine; Lost Gulch Mine; Yellow Metal Mine; Diamond-H Mine), Copper Cities Mine area, Sleeping Beauty Peak, Miami, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
223.6km (138.9 miles) Monument No. 2 Mine, Monument No. 2 channel, Monument Valley, Navajo Indian Reservation, Apache Co., Arizona, USA
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2015, except where stated. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: April 1, 2015 09:11:52