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Lopez incline, Temple Mountain, San Rafael District (San Rafael Swell), Emery Co., Utah, USAi
Regional Level Types
Lopez inclineIncline
Temple MountainMountain
San Rafael District (San Rafael Swell)Mining District
Emery Co.County
UtahState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 40' 22'' North , 110° 40' 45'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.67303,-110.67935
GeoHash:G#: 9wck12jy8
Locality type:Incline
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Hanksville212 (2017)33.5km


Past Producer in Emery County in Utah, the United States with commodities Uranium, Vanadium. 1.2 miles south of Temple Mountain, adjacent to the North Mesa.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Alunogen
Formula: Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Reference: Patrick Haynes, FOUR CORNERS MINERAL NEWS in New Mexico Mineral Symposium 2004
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Clinochalcomenite' ?
Formula: CuSeO3 · 2H2O
Reference: Patrick Haynes, FOUR CORNERS MINERAL NEWS in New Mexico Mineral Symposium 2004
Cobaltomenite
Formula: CoSeO3 · 2H2O
Reference: Patrick Haynes, FOUR CORNERS MINERAL NEWS in New Mexico Mineral Symposium 2004
'Halotrichite Group'
Formula: MAl2(SO4)4·22H2O
Reference: Patrick Haynes, FOUR CORNERS MINERAL NEWS in New Mexico Mineral Symposium 2004
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: 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 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
'Clinochalcomenite' ?4.JH.10CuSeO3 · 2H2O
Cobaltomenite4.JH.10CoSeO3 · 2H2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunogen7.CB.45Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Halotrichite Group'-MAl2(SO4)4·22H2O
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2(XO4)3·H2O
Alunogen29.8.6.1Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 34 - SELENITES, TELLURITES AND SULFITES
A(XO3)·xH2O
'Clinochalcomenite' ?34.2.3.1CuSeO3 · 2H2O
Cobaltomenite34.2.3.2CoSeO3 · 2H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Carnotite40.2a.28.1K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Halotrichite Group'-MAl2(SO4)4·22H2O
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CobaltomeniteCoSeO3 · 2H2O
H AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
H Halotrichite GroupMAl2(SO4)4·22H2O
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H ClinochalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O CobaltomeniteCoSeO3 · 2H2O
O AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
O Halotrichite GroupMAl2(SO4)4·22H2O
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O ClinochalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2O
AlAluminium
Al AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Al Halotrichite GroupMAl2(SO4)4·22H2O
SSulfur
S AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
S Halotrichite GroupMAl2(SO4)4·22H2O
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
KPotassium
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
VVanadium
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
FeIron
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CoCobalt
Co CobaltomeniteCoSeO3 · 2H2O
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ClinochalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2O
SeSelenium
Se CobaltomeniteCoSeO3 · 2H2O
Se ClinochalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2O
UUranium
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Early Jurassic - Late Triassic
174.1 - 237 Ma



ID: 3185972
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Mesozoic (174.1 - 237 Ma)

Lithology: Sandstone-conglomerate

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Early Triassic
247.2 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 2991462
Moenkopi Formation

Age: Early Triassic (247.2 - 251.902 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Moenkopi Formation

Description: fluvial, mudflat, sabkha, shallow marine; redbeds

Comments: Original map source: Hintze, L.F., Willis, G.C., Laes, D.Y.M., Sprinkel, D.A., and Brown, K.D., 2000, Digital Geologic Map of Utah: Utah Geological Survey, Map 179DM, scale 1:500,000.

Lithology: Major:{sandstone mudstone}, Minor:{limestone}, Incidental:{gypsum, conglomerate}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Hawley, C.C., Wyant, D.G., and Brooks, D.B. (1965) Geology and Uranium Deposits of the Temple Mountain District. United States Geological Survey Bulletin 1192.
Gloyn, R.W., Tabet, D.E., Tripp, B.T., Bishop, C.E., Morgan, C.D., Gwynn, J.W., and Blackett, R.E. (2003) Energy, Mineral, and Ground-Water Resources of Carbon and Emery Counties, Utah. Utah Geological Survey Bulletin 132.
Keys, W. S., and White, R. L., (1956), Investigation of the Temple Mountain collapse and associated features, San Rafael Swell, Emery County, Utah: U. S. Geol. Survey Prof. Paper 300, p. 285-298.

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