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Sundown Claims, Slick Rock Mining District, San Miguel Co., Colorado, USAi
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Sundown ClaimsGroup of Claims
Slick Rock Mining DistrictMining District
San Miguel Co.County
ColoradoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 7' 60'' North , 108° 55' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Claims
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Naturita528 (2017)31.8km
La Sal395 (2011)35.1km
Nucla702 (2017)35.6km
Dove Creek697 (2017)40.8km
Redvale236 (2011)43.9km


REF:Deposit:: DMEA RECORDS
Deposit:: USGS MAP GQ 64
Deposit:: HORSE RANGE MESA 1-19
Deposit:: CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 8,69
Commodities (Major) - Vanadium, Uranium
Development Status: Occurrence
Host Rock Unit: Brushy Basin And Saltwash Member Of Morrison Formation

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

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


Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Duttonite
Formula: V4+O(OH)2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.; Am Min (1958) 43:16-24
Selenium
Formula: Se
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel; Am Min (1958) 43:16-24
Simplotite
Formula: CaV4+4O9 · 5H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel; Am Min (1958) 43:16-24

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Selenium1.CC.10Se
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Duttonite4.HE.35V4+O(OH)2
Simplotite4.HG.20CaV4+4O9 · 5H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Selenium1.3.4.1Se
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)2
Duttonite6.2.7.1V4+O(OH)2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Carnotite40.2a.28.1K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Group 47 - VANADIUM OXYSALTS
Vanadium Bronzes
Simplotite47.4.8.1CaV4+4O9 · 5H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H DuttoniteV4+O(OH)2
H SimplotiteCaV44+O9 · 5H2O
OOxygen
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O DuttoniteV4+O(OH)2
O SimplotiteCaV44+O9 · 5H2O
KPotassium
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca SimplotiteCaV44+O9 · 5H2O
VVanadium
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
V DuttoniteV4+O(OH)2
V SimplotiteCaV44+O9 · 5H2O
SeSelenium
Se SeleniumSe
UUranium
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O

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