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Topaz Mountain, Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USAi
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39° 42' 34'' North , 113° 6' 11'' West
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19 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Beryl var: Morganite
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Description: A mistake for red beryl
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Beryl var: Red Beryl (FRL)
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Type Locality:
Reference: J. Holfert, W. Mroch, J. Fuller (1996) A Field Guide to Topaz and Associated Minerals of the Thomas Range, Utah (Topaz Mountain) Vol I HM Publishing 103pp
Bixbyite
Formula: Mn3+2O3
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
'Clinoptilolite'
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Holfertite
Formula: CaxU6+2-xTi(O8-xOH4x) · 3H2O
Reference: In the collection of Alex Earl
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: No reference listed
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Pseudobrookite
Formula: Fe2TiO5
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Agate
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Personally collected at this site
Quartz var: Carnelian
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: MinRec. 26:123
Rutile var: Niobian Rutile
Formula: (Ti,Nb)O2
Reference: MinRec. 26:123
Sanidine
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Schröckingerite
Formula: NaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
'UM1995-17-O:CaHTiUY'
Reference: Foord et. al. Min Rec. vol. 26 pp. 122-128 (1995)
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Weeksite (TL)
Formula: K2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2O
Reference: Outerbridge, W.F., et al (1960), Weeksite, a new uranium silicate from the Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah, Am.Min.: 45: 39-52; Min.Rec.: 10: 271.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Bixbyite4.CB.10Mn3+2O3
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Holfertite4.GB.70CaxU6+2-xTi(O8-xOH4x) · 3H2O
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Pseudobrookite4.CB.15Fe2TiO5
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Carnelian4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
var: Niobian Rutile4.DB.05(Ti,Nb)O2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Schröckingerite5.EG.05NaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Morganite ?9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Red Beryl (TL)9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
Sanidine9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Weeksite (TL)9.AK.30K2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Clinoptilolite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'UM1995-17-O:CaHTiUY'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Bixbyite4.3.7.2Mn3+2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X5
Pseudobrookite7.7.1.1Fe2TiO5
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
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 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Carnotite40.2a.28.1K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
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
Weeksite (TL)53.3.2.1K2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Sanidine76.1.1.2K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Beryl
var: Morganite ?
-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Red Beryl (FRL)-Be3Al2Si6O18
'Clinoptilolite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3
Holfertite-CaxU6+2-xTi(O8-xOH4x) · 3H2O
Opal
var: Opal-AN
-SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz
var: Agate
-SiO2
var: Amethyst-SiO2
var: Carnelian-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
Rutile
var: Niobian Rutile
-(Ti,Nb)O2
'UM1995-17-O:CaHTiUY'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H WeeksiteK2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2O
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
H SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H HolfertiteCaxU6+2-xTi(O8-xOH4x) · 3H2O
BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Red Beryl)Be3Al2Si6O18
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
OOxygen
O WeeksiteK2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2O
O Beryl (var: Red Beryl)Be3Al2Si6O18
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O BixbyiteMn23+O3
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O QuartzSiO2
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
O CalciteCaCO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5
O Rutile (var: Niobian Rutile)(Ti,Nb)O2
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
O SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O HolfertiteCaxU6+2-xTi(O8-xOH4x) · 3H2O
O RutileTiO2
O Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F FluoriteCaF2
F SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
NaSodium
Na SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
AlAluminium
Al Beryl (var: Red Beryl)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si WeeksiteK2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2O
Si Beryl (var: Red Beryl)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
SSulfur
S SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
KPotassium
K WeeksiteK2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2O
K SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca HolfertiteCaxU6+2-xTi(O8-xOH4x) · 3H2O
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5
Ti Rutile (var: Niobian Rutile)(Ti,Nb)O2
Ti HolfertiteCaxU6+2-xTi(O8-xOH4x) · 3H2O
Ti RutileTiO2
VVanadium
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
MnManganese
Mn BixbyiteMn23+O3
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
FeIron
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
NbNiobium
Nb Rutile (var: Niobian Rutile)(Ti,Nb)O2
UUranium
U WeeksiteK2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2O
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
U SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U HolfertiteCaxU6+2-xTi(O8-xOH4x) · 3H2O

References

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Outerbridge, W.F., et al (1960), Weeksite, a new uranium silicate from the Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah, American Mineralogist: 45: 39-52.
Bullock, Kenneth C. (1981), Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah, Utah Geological and Mineral Survey, Bulletin 117.

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