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Widowmaker Mine, Fry Mesa, White Canyon, White Canyon District, San Juan Co., Utah, USAi
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Widowmaker MineMine
Fry MesaMesa
White CanyonCanyon
White Canyon DistrictMining District
San Juan Co.County
UtahState
USACountry

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37° 37' 44'' North , 110° 6' 5'' West
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North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range
Colorado Plateau, USAPlateau

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


17 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ammoniozippeite
Formula: (NH4)2[(UO2)2(SO4)O2]·H2O
Reference: EDS and XRD analyzed by Joy Desor.
Antlerite
Formula: Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
Bobcookite
Formula: NaAl(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O
Reference: EDS and XRD analyzed by Joy Desor.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Rick Dalrymple Collection
Carbonatecyanotrichite
Formula: Cu4Al2(CO3,SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Reference: Collection Elmar Lackner
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
Devilline
Formula: CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Collected and analyzed by Joy Desor.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
Johannite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
Metatorbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
Natrozippeite
Formula: Na5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
Reference: Rick Dalrymple Collection
Pickeringite
Formula: MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: Collected and analyzed by Joy Desor.
Pseudojohannite
Formula: Cu3(OH)2[(UO2)4(SO4)2]· 12H2O
Reference: Plášil, J., Fejfarová, K., Wallwork, K.S., Dušek, M., Škoda, D., Sejkora, J., Čejka, J., Veselovský, F., Hloušek, J., Meisser, N., Brugger, J. (2012): Crystal structure of pseudojohannite, with a revised formula, Cu3(OH)2[(UO2)4O4(SO4)2](H2O)12. American Mineralogist, 97, 1796-1803.
Straßmannite
Formula: Al(UO2)(SO4)2F·16H2O
Reference: EDS analyzed by Joy Desor.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Antlerite7.BB.15Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Carbonatecyanotrichite7.DE.10Cu4Al2(CO3,SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Devilline7.DD.30CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Johannite7.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Natrozippeite7.EC.05Na5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
Pickeringite7.CB.85MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Pseudojohannite7.EC.20Cu3(OH)2[(UO2)4(SO4)2]· 12H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Metatorbernite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Ammoniozippeite-(NH4)2[(UO2)2(SO4)O2]·H2O
Bobcookite-NaAl(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O
Straßmannite-Al(UO2)(SO4)2F·16H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Carbonatecyanotrichite16b.7.7.1Cu4Al2(CO3,SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Pickeringite29.7.3.1MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Antlerite30.1.12.1Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Devilline31.6.1.1CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Johannite31.8.2.1Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Miscellaneous
Natrozippeite31.10.4.2Na5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Metatorbernite40.2a.13.2Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Ammoniozippeite-(NH4)2[(UO2)2(SO4)O2]·H2O
Bobcookite-NaAl(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O
Pseudojohannite-Cu3(OH)2[(UO2)4(SO4)2]· 12H2O
Straßmannite-Al(UO2)(SO4)2F·16H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CarbonatecyanotrichiteCu4Al2(CO3,SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
H NatrozippeiteNa5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H PseudojohanniteCu3(OH)2[(UO2)4(SO4)2]· 12H2O
H MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Ammoniozippeite(NH4)2[(UO2)2(SO4)O2]·H2O
H JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H BobcookiteNaAl(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O
H StraßmanniteAl(UO2)(SO4)2F·16H2O
H PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
H DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
CCarbon
C CarbonatecyanotrichiteCu4Al2(CO3,SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
NNitrogen
N Ammoniozippeite(NH4)2[(UO2)2(SO4)O2]·H2O
OOxygen
O CarbonatecyanotrichiteCu4Al2(CO3,SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
O NatrozippeiteNa5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O PseudojohanniteCu3(OH)2[(UO2)4(SO4)2]· 12H2O
O CupriteCu2O
O MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O Ammoniozippeite(NH4)2[(UO2)2(SO4)O2]·H2O
O JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O BobcookiteNaAl(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O
O StraßmanniteAl(UO2)(SO4)2F·16H2O
O PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
O DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
FFluorine
F StraßmanniteAl(UO2)(SO4)2F·16H2O
NaSodium
Na NatrozippeiteNa5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
Na BobcookiteNaAl(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
AlAluminium
Al CarbonatecyanotrichiteCu4Al2(CO3,SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Al BobcookiteNaAl(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O
Al StraßmanniteAl(UO2)(SO4)2F·16H2O
Al PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
PPhosphorus
P MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
SSulfur
S NatrozippeiteNa5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S PseudojohanniteCu3(OH)2[(UO2)4(SO4)2]· 12H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S Ammoniozippeite(NH4)2[(UO2)2(SO4)O2]·H2O
S JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S BobcookiteNaAl(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O
S StraßmanniteAl(UO2)(SO4)2F·16H2O
S PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
S DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
S BorniteCu5FeS4
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
CuCopper
Cu CarbonatecyanotrichiteCu4Al2(CO3,SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu PseudojohanniteCu3(OH)2[(UO2)4(SO4)2]· 12H2O
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu CopperCu
Cu MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Cu JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
Cu AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
Cu DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
UUranium
U NatrozippeiteNa5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
U PseudojohanniteCu3(OH)2[(UO2)4(SO4)2]· 12H2O
U MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
U Ammoniozippeite(NH4)2[(UO2)2(SO4)O2]·H2O
U JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
U BobcookiteNaAl(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O
U StraßmanniteAl(UO2)(SO4)2F·16H2O

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Finnell, Tommy L., Franks, Paul C., and Hubbard, Harold A. (1963) Geology, Ore Deposits, and Exploratory Drilling in the Deer Flat Area, White Canyon District, San Juan County, Utah. United States Geological Survey Bulletin 1132.
Thaden, Robert E., Trites, Albert F., Jr., and Finnell, Tommy L. (1964) Geology and Ore Deposits of the White Canyon Area, San Juan and Garfield Counties Utah. United States Geological Survey Bulletin 1125.

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