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Uravan Mining District, Mesa Co., Colorado, USAi
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Uravan Mining DistrictMining District
Mesa Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
39° North , 108° West (est.)
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~99km
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Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Uravan Mineral Belt


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

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28 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Barnesite
Formula: (Na,Ca)V6O16 · 3H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Becquerelite
Formula: Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Corvusite
Formula: (Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Doloresite
Formula: V4+3O4(OH)4
Fourmarierite
Formula: Pb(UO2)4O3(OH)4 · 4H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hewettite
Formula: CaV6O16 · 9H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Johannite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Metahewettite
Formula: CaV6O16 · 3H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Metatyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Montroseite
Formula: (V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Navajoite
Formula: Fe3+V5+9O24 · 12H2O
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Rauvite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(V10O28) · 16H2O
Schoepite
Formula: (UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Schröckingerite
Formula: NaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Sherwoodite
Formula: Ca4.5(AlV4+2V5+12O40) · 28H2O
Reference: Thompson, M.E., Roach, C.H., and Meyrowitz, R. (1958): American Mineralogist 43, 749-755
Steigerite
Formula: Al(VO4) · 3H2O
Tyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Uranopilite
Formula: (UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Vanoxite
Formula: V4+4V5+2O13 · 8H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Zippeite
Formula: K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Barnesite4.HG.45(Na,Ca)V6O16 · 3H2O
Becquerelite4.GB.10Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Corvusite4.HE.20(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Doloresite4.HE.30V4+3O4(OH)4
Fourmarierite4.GB.25Pb(UO2)4O3(OH)4 · 4H2O
Hewettite4.HE.15CaV6O16 · 9H2O
Metahewettite4.HE.15CaV6O16 · 3H2O
Metatyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Montroseite4.FD.10(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Navajoite4.HG.30Fe3+V5+9O24 · 12H2O
Rauvite4.HB.40Ca(UO2)2(V10O28) · 16H2O
Schoepite4.GA.05(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
Sherwoodite4.HC.15Ca4.5(AlV4+2V5+12O40) · 28H2O
Tyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Vanoxite4.HG.25V4+4V5+2O13 · 8H2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Schröckingerite5.EG.05NaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Johannite7.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Uranopilite7.EA.05(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
Zippeite7.EC.05K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Steigerite8.CE.65Al(VO4) · 3H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Coffinite9.AD.30U(SiO4) · nH2O
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
Miscellaneous
Navajoite4.6.2.1Fe3+V5+9O24 · 12H2O
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
AXO3·xH2O
Schoepite5.2.1.3(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
AX6O19·xH2O
Becquerelite5.7.1.2Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Miscellaneous
Fourmarierite5.9.2.1Pb(UO2)4O3(OH)4 · 4H2O
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Montroseite6.1.1.4(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 17 - COMPOUND CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Schröckingerite17.1.5.1NaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)6(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Uranopilite31.2.6.1(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Johannite31.8.2.1Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Miscellaneous
Zippeite31.10.4.1K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
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
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Steigerite40.4.5.1Al(VO4) · 3H2O
Group 47 - VANADIUM OXYSALTS
Anhydrous Vanadium Oxysalts Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Sherwoodite47.2.4.1Ca4.5(AlV4+2V5+12O40) · 28H2O
Hydrated Normal Vanadium Oxysalts
Barnesite47.3.1.3(Na,Ca)V6O16 · 3H2O
Corvusite47.3.2.2(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Hewettite47.3.1.1CaV6O16 · 9H2O
Metahewettite47.3.1.2CaV6O16 · 3H2O
Vanadium Bronzes
Doloresite47.4.7.1V4+3O4(OH)4
Rauvite47.4.4.1Ca(UO2)2(V10O28) · 16H2O
Vanoxite47.4.6.1V4+4V5+2O13 · 8H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Coffinite51.5.2.4U(SiO4) · nH2O
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H Barnesite(Na,Ca)V6O16 · 3H2O
H SteigeriteAl(VO4) · 3H2O
H FourmarieritePb(UO2)4O3(OH)4 · 4H2O
H Schoepite(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
H BecquereliteCa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
H DoloresiteV34+O4(OH)4
H MetahewettiteCaV6O16 · 3H2O
H JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
H Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
H ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
H Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
H TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H NavajoiteFe3+V95+O24 · 12H2O
H RauviteCa(UO2)2(V10O28) · 16H2O
H Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
H HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
H SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
H MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
H VanoxiteV44+V25+O13 · 8H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
OOxygen
O UraniniteUO2
O CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O Barnesite(Na,Ca)V6O16 · 3H2O
O SteigeriteAl(VO4) · 3H2O
O FourmarieritePb(UO2)4O3(OH)4 · 4H2O
O Schoepite(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
O BecquereliteCa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
O DoloresiteV34+O4(OH)4
O MetahewettiteCaV6O16 · 3H2O
O JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
O Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
O ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
O Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
O TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O NavajoiteFe3+V95+O24 · 12H2O
O RauviteCa(UO2)2(V10O28) · 16H2O
O Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
O HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
O SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
O MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
O VanoxiteV44+V25+O13 · 8H2O
FFluorine
F SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
NaSodium
Na Barnesite(Na,Ca)V6O16 · 3H2O
Na Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Na SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
AlAluminium
Al SteigeriteAl(VO4) · 3H2O
Al SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
SiSilicon
Si CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
SSulfur
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
S Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
S ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
KPotassium
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
K ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
K Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
CaCalcium
Ca BecquereliteCa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Ca MetahewettiteCaV6O16 · 3H2O
Ca TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Ca RauviteCa(UO2)2(V10O28) · 16H2O
Ca Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Ca HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
Ca SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
Ca MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
VVanadium
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
V Barnesite(Na,Ca)V6O16 · 3H2O
V SteigeriteAl(VO4) · 3H2O
V DoloresiteV34+O4(OH)4
V MetahewettiteCaV6O16 · 3H2O
V Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
V TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
V NavajoiteFe3+V95+O24 · 12H2O
V RauviteCa(UO2)2(V10O28) · 16H2O
V Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
V HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
V SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
V MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
V VanoxiteV44+V25+O13 · 8H2O
FeIron
Fe Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe NavajoiteFe3+V95+O24 · 12H2O
Fe Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
CuCopper
Cu JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
PbLead
Pb FourmarieritePb(UO2)4O3(OH)4 · 4H2O
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2
U CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
U FourmarieritePb(UO2)4O3(OH)4 · 4H2O
U Schoepite(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
U BecquereliteCa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
U JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
U Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
U ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
U TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
U RauviteCa(UO2)2(V10O28) · 16H2O
U MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O

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