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North Mesa Mine group, Temple Mountain, San Rafael District (San Rafael Swell), Emery Co., Utah, USAi
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North Mesa Mine group- not defined -
Temple MountainMountain
San Rafael District (San Rafael Swell)Mining District
Emery Co.County
UtahState
USACountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° North , 110° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


Orthominasragrite, anorthominasragrite and Bobjonesite were found in a coal-clad, pyritiferous silicified tree in the Triassic age Shinarump conglomerate.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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19 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Anorthominasragrite (TL)
Formula: (V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
Reference: Lapis 28(12), 46 (2003)
Bobjonesite (TL)
Formula: (V4+O)(SO4) · 3H2O
Description: Blue-green crusts and efflorescences in fractures in a fossil (Triassic) tree; individual crystals are <<1 mm and are intimately intergrown.
Reference: M. Schindler et al. (2003) Can. Mineral. 41, 83-90
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Corvusite
Formula: (Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Ferricopiapite
Formula: Fe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
Reference: M. Schindler et al. (2003) Can. Mineral. 41, 83-90
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Kornelite
Formula: Fe2(SO4)3 · 7H2O
Reference: M. Schindler et al. (2003) Can. Mineral. 41, 83-90
Minasragrite
Formula: (V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 39:1325-1331
Montroseite
Formula: (V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Reference: M. Schindler et al. (2003) Can. Mineral. 41, 83-90
Orthominasragrite (TL)
Formula: (V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 39:1325-1331
Pascoite
Formula: Ca3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: DANA R. KELLEY AND PAUL F. KERR (1958) URANO-ORGANIC ORE AT TEMPLE MOUNTAIN, UTAH. BULLETIN OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA VOL. 69. PP. 701-756.
Rozenite
Formula: FeSO4 · 4H2O
Reference: M. Schindler et al. (2003) Can. Mineral. 41, 83-90
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 39:1325-1331
Szomolnokite
Formula: FeSO4 · H2O
Reference: M. Schindler et al. (2003) Can. Mineral. 41, 83-90
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
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
Montroseite4.FD.10(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Pascoite4.HC.05Ca3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anorthominasragrite (TL)7.DB.20(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
Bobjonesite (TL)7.DB.25(V4+O)(SO4) · 3H2O
Ferricopiapite7.DB.35Fe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
Kornelite7.CB.60Fe2(SO4)3 · 7H2O
Minasragrite7.DB.20(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
Orthominasragrite (TL)7.DB.20(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
Rozenite7.CB.15FeSO4 · 4H2O
Szomolnokite7.CB.05FeSO4 · H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Montroseite6.1.1.4(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Minasragrite29.6.12.1(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
Rozenite29.6.6.1FeSO4 · 4H2O
Szomolnokite29.6.2.2FeSO4 · H2O
A2(XO4)3·H2O
Kornelite29.8.2.1Fe2(SO4)3 · 7H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Miscellaneous
Ferricopiapite31.10.5.4Fe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Carnotite40.2a.28.1K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 47 - VANADIUM OXYSALTS
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
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Anorthominasragrite (TL)-(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
Bobjonesite (TL)-(V4+O)(SO4) · 3H2O
Orthominasragrite (TL)-(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Orthominasragrite(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
H Bobjonesite(V4+O)(SO4) · 3H2O
H Anorthominasragrite(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
H Minasragrite(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
H Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
H FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
H KorneliteFe2(SO4)3 · 7H2O
H RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
H SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
H PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
OOxygen
O Orthominasragrite(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
O Bobjonesite(V4+O)(SO4) · 3H2O
O Anorthominasragrite(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
O Minasragrite(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
O Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
O FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
O KorneliteFe2(SO4)3 · 7H2O
O RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
O SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
O UraniniteUO2
O PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
NaSodium
Na Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S Orthominasragrite(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
S Bobjonesite(V4+O)(SO4) · 3H2O
S Anorthominasragrite(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S Minasragrite(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
S SulphurS8
S FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
S KorneliteFe2(SO4)3 · 7H2O
S RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
S SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
K Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Ca PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
VVanadium
V Orthominasragrite(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
V Bobjonesite(V4+O)(SO4) · 3H2O
V Anorthominasragrite(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
V Minasragrite(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
V Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
V Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
V PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Fe FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
Fe KorneliteFe2(SO4)3 · 7H2O
Fe RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
Fe SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
Fe Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
CoCobalt
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
UUranium
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
U UraniniteUO2

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