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Parco No. 23 Mine, Parco Mine Group, Yellow Cat Mesa, Thompsons District (S. E. Thomsons), Grand Co., Utah, USAi
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Parco No. 23 MineMine
Parco Mine Group- not defined -
Yellow Cat MesaMesa
Thompsons District (S. E. Thomsons)Mining District
Grand Co.County
UtahState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 49' 59'' North , 109° 31' 59'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Castle Valley342 (2017)24.1km
Moab5,235 (2017)28.9km
Spanish Valley491 (2011)38.3km


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Regions containing this locality

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

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


24 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Andersonite
Formula: Na2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3 · 6H2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Cobaltomenite
Formula: CoSeO3 · 2H2O
Reference: Rick Dalrymple Collection
Corvusite
Formula: (Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; Am Min (1964) 49:1511-1526; American Mineralogist (1956) Vol. 41, pp. 156-157
Galena
Formula: PbS
Grantsite (TL)
Formula: (Na,Ca)2+x(V5+,V4+)6O16 · 4H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: [UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; Am Min (1964) 49:1511-1526
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Bridget E. McCollam (2002) ZIPPEITES: CHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION AND POWDER X-RAY DIFFRACTION STUDIES OF SYNTHETIC AND NATURAL SAMPLES MS Thesis, Notre Dame University
Häggite
Formula: V3+V4+O2(OH)3
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Metarossite
Formula: Ca(V2O6) · 2H2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; Am Min 49:1511-1526; Am Min (1964) 49:1511-1526; American Mineralogist (1956) Vol. 41, pp. 156-157
Metatyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; American Mineralogist (1956) Vol. 41, pp. 156-157
Montroseite
Formula: (V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; Am Min 49:1511-1526; Am Min (1964) 49:1511-1526; American Mineralogist (1956) Vol. 41, pp. 156-157
Natrozippeite
Formula: Na5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; Am Min 49:1511-1526; Am Min (1964) 49:1511-1526; Bridget E. McCollam (2002) ZIPPEITES: CHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION AND POWDER X-RAY DIFFRACTION STUDIES OF SYNTHETIC AND NATURAL SAMPLES MS Thesis, Notre Dame University
Paramontroseite
Formula: V4+O2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Bridget E. McCollam (2002) ZIPPEITES: CHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION AND POWDER X-RAY DIFFRACTION STUDIES OF SYNTHETIC AND NATURAL SAMPLES MS Thesis, Notre Dame University
Roscoelite
Formula: K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Rossite
Formula: Ca(VO3)2•4H2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Schröckingerite
Formula: NaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; Am Min 49:1511-1526; Am Min (1964) 49:1511-1526
Selenium
Formula: Se
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; Am Min 49:1511-1526; Am Min (1964) 49:1511-1526; American Mineralogist (1956) Vol. 41, pp. 156-157
Tyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; Am Min 49:1511-1526; Am Min (1964) 49:1511-1526
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; Am Min 49:1511-1526; Am Min (1964) 49:1511-1526; Bridget E. McCollam (2002) ZIPPEITES: CHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION AND POWDER X-RAY DIFFRACTION STUDIES OF SYNTHETIC AND NATURAL SAMPLES MS Thesis, Notre Dame University
Vanoxite
Formula: V4+4V5+2O13 · 8H2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Zippeite
Formula: K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Reference: American Mineralogist (1956) Vol. 41, pp. 156-157

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Selenium1.CC.10Se
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cobaltomenite4.JH.10CoSeO3 · 2H2O
Corvusite4.HE.20(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Grantsite (TL)4.HG.55(Na,Ca)2+x(V5+,V4+)6O16 · 4H2O
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Häggite4.HE.25V3+V4+O2(OH)3
Metarossite4.HD.10Ca(V2O6) · 2H2O
Metatyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Montroseite4.FD.10(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Paramontroseite4.DB.15aV4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rossite4.HD.05Ca(VO3)2•4H2O
Tyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Vanoxite4.HG.25V4+4V5+2O13 · 8H2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Andersonite5.ED.30Na2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3 · 6H2O
Schröckingerite5.EG.05NaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Natrozippeite7.EC.05Na5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
Zippeite7.EC.05K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Roscoelite9.EC.15K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Selenium1.3.4.1Se
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Paramontroseite4.4.11.1V4+O2
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)
Miscellaneous
Häggite6.4.3.1V3+V4+O2(OH)3
Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
AmBn(XO3)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p > 1:1
Andersonite15.2.5.1Na2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3 · 6H2O
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
Miscellaneous
Natrozippeite31.10.4.2Na5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
Zippeite31.10.4.1K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Group 34 - SELENITES, TELLURITES AND SULFITES
A(XO3)·xH2O
Cobaltomenite34.2.3.2CoSeO3 · 2H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Metatyuyamunite40.2a.26.2Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Tyuyamunite40.2a.26.1Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Group 47 - VANADIUM OXYSALTS
Normal Anhydrous Vanadium Oxysalts
Metarossite47.1.1.2Ca(V2O6) · 2H2O
Rossite47.1.1.1Ca(VO3)2•4H2O
Hydrated Normal Vanadium Oxysalts
Corvusite47.3.2.2(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Grantsite (TL)47.3.1.5(Na,Ca)2+x(V5+,V4+)6O16 · 4H2O
Vanadium Bronzes
Vanoxite47.4.6.1V4+4V5+2O13 · 8H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Roscoelite71.2.2a.4K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Grantsite(Na,Ca)2+x(V5+,V4+)6O16 · 4H2O
H NatrozippeiteNa5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
H HäggiteV3+V4+O2(OH)3
H AndersoniteNa2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3 · 6H2O
H Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
H MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
H Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
H RossiteCa(VO3)2•4H2O
H RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
H TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
H VanoxiteV44+V25+O13 · 8H2O
H MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
H CobaltomeniteCoSeO3 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C AndersoniteNa2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3 · 6H2O
C SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
OOxygen
O Grantsite(Na,Ca)2+x(V5+,V4+)6O16 · 4H2O
O NatrozippeiteNa5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O HäggiteV3+V4+O2(OH)3
O ParamontroseiteV4+O2
O AndersoniteNa2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3 · 6H2O
O Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
O MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
O Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
O RossiteCa(VO3)2•4H2O
O RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
O TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
O UraniniteUO2
O VanoxiteV44+V25+O13 · 8H2O
O MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
O CobaltomeniteCoSeO3 · 2H2O
FFluorine
F SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
NaSodium
Na Grantsite(Na,Ca)2+x(V5+,V4+)6O16 · 4H2O
Na NatrozippeiteNa5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
Na AndersoniteNa2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3 · 6H2O
Na Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Na SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
AlAluminium
Al RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S NatrozippeiteNa5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
KPotassium
K Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
K RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Grantsite(Na,Ca)2+x(V5+,V4+)6O16 · 4H2O
Ca AndersoniteNa2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3 · 6H2O
Ca Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Ca MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
Ca RossiteCa(VO3)2•4H2O
Ca SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Ca TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Ca MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
VVanadium
V Grantsite(Na,Ca)2+x(V5+,V4+)6O16 · 4H2O
V HäggiteV3+V4+O2(OH)3
V ParamontroseiteV4+O2
V Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
V MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
V Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
V RossiteCa(VO3)2•4H2O
V RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
V TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
V VanoxiteV44+V25+O13 · 8H2O
V MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Fe Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
CoCobalt
Co CobaltomeniteCoSeO3 · 2H2O
SeSelenium
Se SeleniumSe
Se CobaltomeniteCoSeO3 · 2H2O
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
UUranium
U NatrozippeiteNa5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
U AndersoniteNa2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3 · 6H2O
U SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
U TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
U UraniniteUO2
U MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
U ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 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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Late Jurassic
145 - 163.5 Ma



ID: 2171990
Salt Wash Member of Morrison Formation

Age: Jurassic (145 - 163.5 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Salt Wash Member

Description: Light-yellow-gray sandstone interbedded with red and gray mudstone and siltstone; sandstone is fine to coarse grained, cross-bedded, and forms medium to thick lenses; mudstone and siltstone form slopes or recesses between sandstone ledges; lower contact at base of first thick sandstone bed above the red or lavender siltstone of the Tidwell Member of the Morrison Formation; locally intertongues with Tidwell siltstones; 40 to 90 meters (130-300 ft) thick; Upper Jurassic.

Reference: Doelling, H.H. Geologic map of the Moab and eastern part of the San Rafael Desert 30x60 Quad. Utah Geological Survey. [30]

Late Jurassic
145 - 163.5 Ma



ID: 2890230
Morrison Formation (Brushy Basin and Salt Wash Members)

Age: Jurassic (145 - 163.5 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Brushy Basin Member; Salt Wash Member

Description: continental environment, braided rivers and streams, overbank mudstones. dinosaur fossils

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:{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]

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]

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