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Metatyuyamunite

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Formula:
Ca(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
· 3-5H
 
2
O
System:OrthorhombicColour:Bright yellow
Hardness:2
Name:Named in 1953 by Alice Mary Dowse Weeks, Mary E. Thompson, and Raymond B. Thompson for prefix meta- indicating a dehydration relationship to tyuyamunite.
Isostructural with:Carnotite


Visually indistinguishable from tyuyamunite or similar uranyl vanadates. May spontaneously dehydrate in dry atmosphere from tyuyamunite.

Classification of Metatyuyamunite

IMA status:Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
Strunz 8th edition ID:7/E.11-90
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:4.HB.25

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
H : V[5,6] Vanadates
B : Uranyl Sorovanodates
Dana 8th edition ID:40.2a.26.2

40 : HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
2a : AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Hey's CIM Ref.:21.4.7

21 : Vanadates (and vanadates with arsenate or phosphate)
4 : Vanadates of U, Mn, Fe or Ni
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Type Occurrence of Metatyuyamunite

Co-type Localities:Mesa No. 1 Mine, Lukachukai Mts, Apache Co., Arizona, USA
Haystack Mine, Ambrosia Lake area, Grants District, McKinley Co., New Mexico, USA
Laguna District, McKinley Co., New Mexico, USA
Shiprock District, San Juan Co., New Mexico, USA
Year of Discovery:1953
Geological Setting of type material:Sedimentary uranium deposit

Physical Properties of Metatyuyamunite

Lustre:Resinous, Waxy
Diaphaneity (Transparency):Translucent
Colour:Bright yellow
Streak:Yellow
Hardness (Mohs):2
Tenacity:Sectile
Cleavage:Perfect
{001}
Density (measured):3.81 - 3.93 g/cm3
Density (calculated):3.85 g/cm3

Crystallography of Metatyuyamunite

Crystal System:Orthorhombic
Class (H-M):mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) - Dipyramidal
Cell Parameters:a = 10.54Å, b = 8.49Å, c = 17.34Å
Ratio:a:b:c = 1.241 : 1 : 2.042
Unit Cell Volume:V 1,551.66 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:4
Morphology:Usually earthy granular, also rhombic platy crystals
Comment:Pnam
X-Ray Powder Diffraction:
d-spacingIntensity
8.51 (100)
5.22 (25)
4.22 (75)
3.77 (25)
3.26 (50b)
3.05 (50b)
2.58 (25)
Comments:See also ICDD 43-187

Optical Data of Metatyuyamunite

Type:Biaxial (-)
RI values: nα = 1.620 - 1.680 nβ = 1.835 - 1.842 nγ = 1.865 - 1.899
2V:Measured: 45° , Calculated: 44°
Birefringence:0.2
Maximum Birefringence:δ = 0.245

Chart shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:Very High
Dispersion:r > v strong
Optical Extinction:XYZ = cab
Pleochroism:Weak
Comments:X = colorless
Y= very pale canary yellow
Z = pale canary yellow

Chemical Properties of Metatyuyamunite

Formula:
Ca(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
· 3-5H
 
2
O
Simplified for copy/paste:Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2·3-5H2O
Essential elements:Ca, H, O, U, V
All elements listed in formula:Ca, H, O, U, V

Relationship of Metatyuyamunite to other Species

Common Associates:
UraniniteRauviteHewettiteCorvusiteCarnotite
Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
4.HB.05Carnotite
K
 
2
(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
· 3H
 
2
O
4.HB.05Margaritasite
(Cs,K,H
 
3
O)
 
2
(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
· H
 
2
O
4.HB.10Sengierite
Cu
 
2
(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
· 6H
 
2
O
4.HB.15Curienite
Pb(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
· 5H
 
2
O
4.HB.15Francevillite
(Ba,Pb)(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
· 5H
 
2
O
4.HB.15Fritzscheite
Mn(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
,VO
 
4
)
 
2
· 10H
 
2
O (?)
4.HB.20Metavanuralite
Al(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH) · 8H
 
2
O
4.HB.20Vanuralite
Al(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH) · 11H
 
2
O
4.HB.25Tyuyamunite
Ca(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
· 5-8H
 
2
O
4.HB.30Strelkinite
Na
 
2
(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
· 6H
 
2
O
4.HB.35Uvanite
U
6+
2
V
5+
6
O
 
21
· 15H
 
2
O (?)
4.HB.40Rauvite
Ca(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(V
 
10
O
 
28
) · 16H
 
2
O
Related Minerals - Hey's Index Grouping:

- +
21.4.1Uvanite
U
6+
2
V
5+
6
O
 
21
· 15H
 
2
O (?)
21.4.2Vanuranylite
(H
 
3
O)
 
2
(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
· 4H
 
2
O
21.4.3Strelkinite
Na
 
2
(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
· 6H
 
2
O
21.4.4Carnotite
K
 
2
(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
· 3H
 
2
O
21.4.5Margaritasite
(Cs,K,H
 
3
O)
 
2
(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
· H
 
2
O
21.4.6Sengierite
Cu
 
2
(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
· 6H
 
2
O
21.4.8Tyuyamunite
Ca(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
· 5-8H
 
2
O
21.4.9Rauvite
Ca(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(V
 
10
O
 
28
) · 16H
 
2
O
21.4.10Francevillite
(Ba,Pb)(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
· 5H
 
2
O
21.4.11Metavanuralite
Al(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH) · 8H
 
2
O
21.4.12Vanuralite
Al(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH) · 11H
 
2
O
21.4.13Curienite
Pb(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
· 5H
 
2
O
21.4.14Fritzscheite
Mn(UO
 
2
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
,VO
 
4
)
 
2
· 10H
 
2
O (?)
21.4.15Palenzonaite
(Ca,Na)
 
3
CaMn
2+
2
(VO
 
4
)
 
3
21.4.16Santafeite
(Na,Ca,Sr)
 
12
(Mn
2+
 
,Fe
3+
 
,Al,Mg)
 
8
Mn
4+
8
(VO
 
4
)
 
16
(OH,O)
 
20
· 8H
 
2
O
21.4.17Pyrobelonite
PbMn
2+
 
(VO
 
4
)(OH)
21.4.18Brackebuschite
Pb
 
2
(Mn
3+
 
,Fe
3+
 
)(VO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
21.4.19Čechite
Pb(Fe
2+
 
,Mn
2+
 
)(VO
 
4
)(OH)
21.4.20Heyite
Pb
 
5
Fe
2+
2
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
O
 
4
21.4.21Mounanaite
PbFe
3+
2
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
· 2(OH,F)
21.4.22Schubnelite
Fe
3+
 
VO
 
4
· H
 
2
O
21.4.23Fervanite
Fe
3+
4
V
5+
4
O
 
16
· 5H
 
2
O
21.4.24Kazakhstanite
Fe
3+
5
V
4+
3
V
5+
12
O
 
39
(OH)
 
9
· 9H
 
2
O
21.4.25Bokite
(Al,Fe
3+
 
)
 
1.3
(V
5+
 
,V
4+
 
,Fe
3+
 
)
 
8
O
 
20
· 7.4H
 
2
O
21.4.26Rusakovite
(Fe
3+
 
,Al)
 
5
(VO
 
4
,PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
9
· 3H
 
2
O
21.4.27Kolovratite
Ni
 
x
Zn
 
y
(VO
 
4
)
 
0.67(x+y)
· nH
 
2
O

Other Names for Metatyuyamunite

Other Languages:
German:Metatyuyamunit
Simplified Chinese:变钒钙铀矿
准钒钙铀矿
Spanish:Metatyuyamunita
Traditional Chinese:變釩鈣鈾礦
準釩鈣鈾礦

Other Information

Fluorescence in UV light:Not fluorescent in UV
Health Warning:Contains uranium - always wash hands after handling. Avoid inhaling dust when handling or breaking. Never lick or ingest. Avoid prolonged exposure in proximity of the body. Store away from inhabited areas.

References for Metatyuyamunite

Reference List:

- +
Weeks, A. D. and Thompson, M. E. (1953), Identification and Occurrence of Uranium and Vanadium Minerals from the Colorado Plateaus, Trace Elements Investigations 334, USGS.

Alice D. Weeks, Mary E. Thompson, and Raymond B.. Thompson, (1953) Frogr. & Abstr. Min. Soc. Amer., p. 43; Amer. Min.,. 1954, vol. 39, p. 348 (abstract)
American Mineralogist (1956): 41: 187-201.

Frondel, Clifford (1958), Systematic Mineralogy of Uranium and Thorium, US Geological Survey Bull. 1064: 254-257.

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    Localities for Metatyuyamunite

    The map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
    (TL) indicates type locality. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
    Argentina
     
    • Mendoza
      • Malargüe Department
        • Pampa Amarilla District
    Brodtkorb, M.K. de, Mineralogia y y consideraciones geneticas del yacimiento Huemul. Provincia de Mendoza. Revista de la Asociacion Geologica Argentina 21 (3): 165-179. 1966
    Austria
     
    • Upper Austria
      • Kirchdorf an der Krems
        • Reichraminger Hintergebirge
    R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
    Canada
     
    • Québec
      • Outaouais
        • Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais RCM
          • Val-des-Monts
            • Lac Saint-Pierre (Wakefield Lake)
    CM 24, 665-673
    Czech Republic
     
    • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
      • Karlovy Vary Region
        • Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge)
          • Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal)
    Lapis 2002(7/8), 63-65
      • Plzeň Region
        • Klatovy (Klattau)
    Cílek, V., Černý, P., Palivcová, M.: Tremolitické horniny z okolí Tětic u Klatov (západočeské svrchní proterozoikum). Časopis pro mineralogii a geologii, 1984, roč. 29, č. 3, s. 235-254.
    • Moravia (Mähren; Maehren)
      • Olomouc Region
        • Javorník (Jauernig)
    Sejkora, J., Pauliš, P., Škoda, R.: Uranové ložisko Zálesí v Rychlebských horách. Minerál, 2007, roč. 15, č. 4, s. 305-238.
    Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
     
    • Katanga (Shaba)
      • Katanga Copper Crescent
        • Kolwezi District
          • Kolwezi
    No reference listed
    [MinRec 22:13-20,28]
          • Mutoshi (Ruwe)
    Luc Vandenberghe ( XRD Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences)
    Germany
     
    • Baden-Württemberg
      • Black Forest
        • Triberg
          • Nußbach
    No reference listed
        • Wolfach
          • Oberwolfach
            • Rankach valley
    U. Kolitsch, J. Gröbner, G. Blaß, H.-W. Graf und A. Pring (2005): Neufunde aus der Grube Clara im mittleren Schwarzwald (II): Dreyerit, Gasparit-(Ce), Klinobisvanit, Kobaltkoritnigit, Metatyuyamunit, Roscoelith, Sengierit, Vésigniéit und Wakefieldit. Lapis 30 (9), 35-39; 58. (in German); Gröbner, J., Kolitsch, U. und Bayerl, R. (2005): Interessante Uranmineralien im Stinkspat der Grube Clara. Lapis 30 (10), 34-39; 90; Gröbner, J., Bayerl, R. und Kolitsch, U. (2006): Weitere Beobachtungen zu den Uran- und Vanadium-Paragenesen der Grube Clara aus den Jahren 2002, 2004 und 2005. Erzgräber 20, 1-10
    • Saxony
      • Erzgebirge
        • Johanngeorgenstadt District
    J. Gröbner und U. Kolitsch (2006): Neufunde aus dem Erzgebirge (II). Mineralien-Welt 17 (3), 22-27.
    Israel
     
    • Negev
    Shulamit Gross (1977) The mineralogy of the Hatrurim Formation, Israel. Geol. Surv. of Israel, Bull. # 70.
    Gross, S. (1977): The Mineralogy of the Hatrurim Formation, Israel. Geological Survey of Israel, Bulletin no. 70, 80 pp.
    Italy
     
    • Liguria
      • Genova Province
        • Ne
          • Graveglia Valley
    Bersani, D., Balestra, C., Kolitsch, U., Blass, G., Ciriotti, M.E., Ambrino, P. (2009): La spettroscopia Raman a supporto della mineralogia sistematica ligure. Micro (UK report), 2/2009, 112-117
    • Trentino-Alto Adige
      • Trento Province
        • Rendena Valley
    - Ravagnani D.(1974): I giacimenti uraniferi italiani e i loro minerali. Gruppo Mineralogico Italiano Ed., Milano (pagg.188).
    Kyrgyzstan
     
    • Osh Oblast
      • Alai Range (Alay Range)
        • Fergana Valley
          • Fergana
    V.Y. Karpenko et al.: Zap. Vses. Mineral. Obshch. 133(2):59-68 (2004)
    Pavel M. Kartashov specimen and common sence
    Mexico
     
    • Chihuahua
      • Mun. de Aldama
        • Sierra del Cuervo
    Panczner(1987):272.
    Norway
     
    • Telemark
      • Kviteseid
        • Dalane
    Bjørlykke, H. (1960): Årsberetning for 1959. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 211, p.249.
    Palestine
     
    • West Bank
    Geological Survey of Israel, Bulletin # 70 (1977).
    Saudi Arabia
     
    • Mintaqah ar Riyad
      • Sirhan-Turayf
    Saudi Geological Survey
    Switzerland
     
    • Wallis (Valais)
      • Le Trient Valley
        • Les Marécottes
    Meisser, N. (2012): La minéralogie de l'uranium dans le massif des Aiguilles Rouges. Matér. Géol. Suisse, Sér. géotech. 96, 183 p.
    UK
     
    • England
      • Devon
        • East Devon
          • Budleigh Salterton
    [Specimen in J.Ralph collection]
    USA
     
    • Arizona
      • Apache Co.
        • Carrizo Mts (Carrizo Range)
          • Chinle District
            • Chinle area
              • Cove Mesa
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 296; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 77.
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 296; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 77.
        • Lukachukai Mts
    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 pp1243-267
    Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 77.
        • Navajo Indian Reservation
          • Monument Valley
            • Monument No. 2 channel
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 296; Rosenzweig, A., et al (1954), Widespread occurrence and character of uraninite in the Triassic and Jurassic sediments of the Colorado Plateau, Econ.Geol.: 49: 351-361; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 77.
      • Coconino Co.
        • Cameron District
          • Cameron
            • Huskon Mines
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 296; Austin, S.R. (1964), Mineralogy of the Cameron area, Coconino Co., AZ, US Atomic Energy Comm. RME 99, Tech. Info. Serv., Oak Ridge, TN: 99.
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 296.
        • Prospect Canyon District
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 147, 150, 296, 311, 405, 414; Wenrich, K.J. & H.B. Sutphin (1989), Lithotectonic setting necessary for formation of a uranium-rich, solution-collapse breccia-pipe, Grand Canyon region, AZ, USGS Open File Rept. 89-0173.
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 296; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 77.
      • Navajo Co.
        • Holbrook District
          • Holbrook
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 296; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 77.
        • Navajo Indian Reservation
          • Monument Valley
            • Mitchell Mesa (Mitchell Mesa prospects)
    Witkind, Irving J. & Thaden (1963), Geology and U-V deposits of the Monument Valley area Apache & Navajo Cos., AZ: 142.
            • Mystery Valley
              • Monument No. 1 channel
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 296; Witkind, Irving J. & Thaden (1963), USGS Bull. 1103, Geology & Uranium-Vanadium Deposits of the Monument Valley Area Apache and Navajo Counties, Arizona: 68, 135; Witkind, I.J. (1961), The uranium-vanadium ore deposit at the Monument No. 1-Mitten No. 2 mine, Monument Valley, Navajo Co., AZ, USGS Bull. 1107-C: 219-242.
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 296; Witkind, I.J. (1961), The uranium-vanadium ore deposit at the Monument No. 1-Mitten No. 2 mine, Monument Valley, Navajo Co., AZ, USGS Bull. 1107-C: 219-242.
    • Arkansas
      • Garland Co.
        • Wilson Springs (Potash Sulfur Springs)
          • Union Carbide Mine
    R&M 70:3 pp 154-170
    • Colorado
      • Clear Creek Co.
        • Lawson District (Dumont District)
          • Virginia Canyon area
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
      • Jefferson Co.
        • Foothill District
          • Leyden
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
      • Mesa Co.
        • Uravan District
          • Calamity Mesa
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
      • Moffat Co.
        • Maybell District
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
          • Maybell Mines
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
        • Skull Creek District (Blue Mountain District)
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
      • Montrose Co.
        • Uravan District
          • Paradox Valley
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.; USGS Bull 1042F
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
    Am Min 41 (1956), 187; HB4 (2000)
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
      • Park Co.
        • Garo Area
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
      • Saguache Co.
        • Marshall Pass District
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
      • San Miguel Co.
        • Bull Pen Canyon
    Rocks & Minerals 80:5 pp358-359
    Excalibur mineral list
    • Michigan
      • Baraga Co.
        • Huron River
    Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
      • Iron Co.
        • Menominee iron range
          • Gaastra
            • Buck Group
    Rocks & Min.:58:111.
    • Montana
    Jay Ellis Ransom,1974, Gems and Minerals of America
      • Carbon Co.
        • Pryor Mts
    Rocks and Minerals V.74 No.3 p.190,191
    • Nevada
      • Elko Co.
        • Mountain City District
    NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada
      • Eureka Co.
        • Carlin Trend
          • Maggie Creek Subdistrict
    MinRec 26(5):449-469.
        • Lynn District
          • Elko
    MinRecord 26:467
    • New Mexico
      • Cibola Co.
    Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd. rev. ed. (1996)
    NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region; Moench, Robert Hadley; Schlee, John Stevens (1967) Geology and uranium deposits of the Laguna district, New Mexico. USGS Prof. Paper 519
    Moench, R. H. & Schlee, J.S.(1967): Geology and uranium deposits of the Laguna district, New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 519.
      • Colfax Co.
    NMGS 38th Field Conference
      • Eddy Co.
        • Carlsbad
    Donald G. Davis - Extraordinary features of Lechuguilla Cave, Guadalupe Mountains, New Mexico. Journal of Cave and Karst Studies 62(2): 147-157.
    Donald G. Davis - Extraordinary features of Lechuguilla Cave, Guadalupe Mountains, New Mexico. Journal of Cave and Karst Studies 62(2): 147-157.
    Eur.J.Min 13:135-143
      • McKinley Co.
    Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
          • Church Rock area
    Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.; Hilpert, Lowell S. (1969) Uranium resources of northwestern New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 603
    Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.; Hilpert, Lowell S. (1969) Uranium resources of northwestern New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 603
    Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
          • Ambrosia Lake area
    NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
    Weeks, A. D. and Thompson, M. E., 1953, Identification and Occurrence of Uranium and Vanadium Minerals from the Colorado Plateaus, Trace Elements Investigations 334, USGS.
    NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
    NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
    NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
    Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.; Hilpert, Lowell S. (1969) Uranium resources of northwestern New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 603
          • Poison Canyon area
    NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region; 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 pp243-267
          • Smith Lake area
    NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
    Weeks, A. D. and Thompson, M. E., 1953, Identification and Occurrence of Uranium and Vanadium Minerals from the Colorado Plateaus, Trace Elements Investigations 334, USGS.
      • Mora Co.
    Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
      • San Juan Co.
    Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd. Rev. Ed., 1996
      • Socorro Co.
    Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
    • South Dakota
      • Fall River Co.
    R&M 75:3 pp 156-169; USGS Bull 1063D
    SDSMT Bull 18 Roberts and Rapp "Mineralogy of the Black Hills"
      • Harding Co.
    SDSMT Bull 18 Roberts and Rapp "Mineralogy of the Black Hills"
    SDSMT Bull 18 Roberts and Rapp "Mineralogy of the Black Hills"
    SDSMT Bull 18 Roberts and Rapp "Mineralogy of the Black Hills"
    SDSMT Bull 18 Roberts and Rapp "Mineralogy of the Black Hills"
    SDSMT Bull 18 Roberts and Rapp "Mineralogy of the Black Hills"
      • Pennington Co.
        • Scenic
    SDSMT Bull 18 Roberts and Rapp "Mineralogy of the Black Hills"; USGS: Geological Survey Circular 359
    • Texas
      • Sutton Co.
        • Edwards Plateau
    [Eur.J.Min 13:135-143]
    • Utah
      • Emery Co.
        • San Rafael District (San Rafael Swell)
          • Delta
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
      • Grand Co.
        • Thompsons District (S. E. Thomsons)
          • Parco Mine Group
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; American Mineralogist (1956) Vol. 41, pp. 156-157
      • San Juan Co.
        • Abajo Mts
          • Monticello District (Blue Mountain District)
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 453
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 453
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 453
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 453
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 453
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 453
        • Big Indian District (Big Indian Wash - Lisbon Valley Area)
    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 pp195-201
        • Cottonwood Canyon District (N. of Bluff)
    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 pp243-267
        • La Sal Quadrangle
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
        • Paradox Valley
          • Paradox Valley District
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
        • White Canyon District
          • White Canyon
            • Copper Point
    Bridget E. McCollam (2002) ZIPPEITES: CHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION AND POWDER X-RAY DIFFRACTION STUDIES OF SYNTHETIC AND NATURAL SAMPLES MS Thesis, Notre Dame University
    • Wyoming
      • Big Horn Co.
    Rocks & Minerals 76:383
      • Campbell Co.
    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 pp371-374.
      • Crook Co.
        • Northern Black Hills District
    USGS Bull 1127
      • Fremont Co.
    Rocks & Minerals 76:386
    Rocks & Minerals 76:386
      • Johnson Co.
        • Mayoworth
    USGS: Geological Survey Circular 358
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