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Evening Star Mine, La Sal Mining District (Paradox Valley Mining District), Montrose Co., Colorado, USAi
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Evening Star MineMine
La Sal Mining District (Paradox Valley Mining District)Mining District
Montrose Co.County
ColoradoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 20' 33'' North , 109° 2' 42'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
La Sal395 (2011)18.0km
Spanish Valley491 (2011)39.7km
Naturita528 (2017)43.8km
Nucla702 (2017)44.1km
Castle Valley342 (2017)45.7km


Development Status: Past Producer

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range
Colorado Plateau, USAPlateau

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Roscoelite
Formula: K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Tyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Tyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Roscoelite9.EC.15K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Carnotite40.2a.28.1K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Tyuyamunite40.2a.26.1Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Roscoelite71.2.2a.4K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
H RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
O RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
KPotassium
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
K RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
VVanadium
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
V TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
V RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
UUranium
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
U TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Deposit:: REF:CRIB,DC04819;COLO BU OF MINES 1966 SUM.;MAS FILE
Deposit:: REF:USGS PROF PAPER 508 GRADE:2.00% V205,0.24% U30
Deposit:: OP:R.D. KNUCKLES,1976 OWN:J.W. GRAMLICH,1957

USGS MRDS Record:10108349
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