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Veta Mad Mine (Veta Glad Mine), Slick Rock Mining District, San Miguel Co., Colorado, USAi
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Veta Mad Mine (Veta Glad Mine)Mine
Slick Rock Mining DistrictMining District
San Miguel Co.County
ColoradoState
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 3' 12'' North , 108° 54' 14'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Dove Creek697 (2017)31.9km
Naturita528 (2017)34.6km
Nucla702 (2017)39.3km
La Sal395 (2011)41.6km
Monticello2,069 (2017)43.5km


A former V-U occurrence/mine.

Workings include underground openings.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


15 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: In the collection of Alex Earl, analyzed by EDS
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Reference: U.S. Dept. of the Interior Geological Survey: Bush, A. L., Hilpert L. S., and Trace, R. D., Carnotite Resources of the Georgetown Group of Claims, San Miguel Co., Colorado; In the collection of Alex Earl
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: In the collection of Alex Earl, analyzed by EDS
Corvusite
Formula: (Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Reference: In the collection of Alex Earl
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: In the collection of Alex Earl
Hendersonite
Formula: (Ca,Sr)1.3V6O16 · 6H2O
Reference: In the collection of Alex Earl
Hewettite
Formula: CaV6O16 · 9H2O
Reference: In the collection of Alex Earl
Metahewettite
Formula: CaV6O16 · 3H2O
Reference: In the collection of Alex Earl
Metarossite
Formula: Ca(V2O6) · 2H2O
Reference: In the collection of Alex Earl
Metatyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Reference: In the collection of Alex Earl
Pascoite
Formula: Ca3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Reference: Collection of Alex Earl, analyzed by EDS
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: In the collection of Alex Earl
Rossite
Formula: Ca(VO3)2•4H2O
Reference: In the collection of Alex Earl
Tyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Reference: In the collection of Alex Earl
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: In the collection of Alex Earl

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Corvusite4.HE.20(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Hendersonite4.HG.50(Ca,Sr)1.3V6O16 · 6H2O
Hewettite4.HE.15CaV6O16 · 9H2O
Metahewettite4.HE.15CaV6O16 · 3H2O
Metarossite4.HD.10Ca(V2O6) · 2H2O
Metatyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Pascoite4.HC.05Ca3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rossite4.HD.05Ca(VO3)2•4H2O
Tyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Halotrichite7.CB.85FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Halotrichite29.7.3.2FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Carnotite40.2a.28.1K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Metatyuyamunite40.2a.26.2Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Tyuyamunite40.2a.26.1Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Group 47 - VANADIUM OXYSALTS
Normal Anhydrous Vanadium Oxysalts
Metarossite47.1.1.2Ca(V2O6) · 2H2O
Rossite47.1.1.1Ca(VO3)2•4H2O
Anhydrous Vanadium Oxysalts Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Pascoite47.2.1.1Ca3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Hydrated Normal Vanadium Oxysalts
Corvusite47.3.2.2(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Hendersonite47.3.1.4(Ca,Sr)1.3V6O16 · 6H2O
Hewettite47.3.1.1CaV6O16 · 9H2O
Metahewettite47.3.1.2CaV6O16 · 3H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H MetahewettiteCaV6O16 · 3H2O
H HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
H Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
H MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
H TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
H RossiteCa(VO3)2•4H2O
H MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
H HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
H Hendersonite(Ca,Sr)1.3V6O16 · 6H2O
OOxygen
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O MetahewettiteCaV6O16 · 3H2O
O HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
O Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
O MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
O TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
O UraniniteUO2
O QuartzSiO2
O RossiteCa(VO3)2•4H2O
O MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
O HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
O Hendersonite(Ca,Sr)1.3V6O16 · 6H2O
NaSodium
Na Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
AlAluminium
Al HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
KPotassium
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
K Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
CaCalcium
Ca MetahewettiteCaV6O16 · 3H2O
Ca HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
Ca Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Ca MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Ca TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Ca RossiteCa(VO3)2•4H2O
Ca MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
Ca PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Ca Hendersonite(Ca,Sr)1.3V6O16 · 6H2O
VVanadium
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
V MetahewettiteCaV6O16 · 3H2O
V HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
V Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
V MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
V TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
V RossiteCa(VO3)2•4H2O
V MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
V PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
V Hendersonite(Ca,Sr)1.3V6O16 · 6H2O
FeIron
Fe Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Fe HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
CuCopper
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
SrStrontium
Sr Hendersonite(Ca,Sr)1.3V6O16 · 6H2O
UUranium
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
U MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
U TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
U UraniniteUO2

References

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Bush, A. L., Hilpert L. S., and Trace, R. D. (1950), Carnotite Resources of the Georgetown Group of Claims, San Miguel County, Colorado, USGS Trace Elements Investigation (TEI) 116.
Dare, W. L. (1961), Uranium Mining Methods and Costs at Several Mines on the Colorado Plateau, U.S. Bureau of Mines: 11-19.
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (1969), Connecting Sheets, Conservation Division, completion date 8-69.

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