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Giveway-Simplot Mine, Red Canyon, San Juan Co., Utah, USAi
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Giveway-Simplot MineMine
Red CanyonCanyon
San Juan Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° 33' 9'' North , 110° 16' 58'' West
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Commodities (Major) - Uranium; (Trace) - Copper
Development Status: Past Producer
Host Rock Unit: Chinle Formation, Shinarump Member
Host Rock: Sandstone, Clay, Mud, Mudstone, Conglomerate
Tectonic Structure: Stable Platform

Production:: UGMS INVESTIGATION 1973
Reserve-Resource:: JONES, H., 1977

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Mineral List


10 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Bobcookite
Formula: NaAl(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O
Reference: Travis Olds collection
'Copiapite Group'
Reference: Travis Olds collection
Ferricopiapite
Formula: Fe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
Reference: Travis Olds collection
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Travis Olds collection
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: Travis Olds collection
Johannite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Collected and analyzed by Joy Desor.
Natrozippeite
Formula: Na5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
Reference: Collected and analyzed by Joy Desor.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Travis Olds collection
Rietveldite (TL)
Formula: Fe(UO2)(SO4)2(H2O)5
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Sejkora, J., Witzke, T., Plášil, J., Čejka, J., Nash, B.P., Marty, J. (2016): Rietveldite, IMA 2016-081. CNMNC Newsletter No. 34, December 2016, page 1320; Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 1315–1321; Kampf, A.R., Sejkora, J., Witzke, T., Plášil, J., Čejka, J., Nash, B.P., Marty, J. (2017): Rietveldite, Fe(UO2)(SO4)2(H2O)5, a new uranyl sulfate mineral from Giveaway-Simplot mine (Utah, USA), Willi Agatz mine (Saxony, Germany) and Jáchymov (Czech Republic). Journal of Geosciences: 62: 107-120.
Römerite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Reference: Travis Olds collection
Shumwayite (TL)
Formula: (UO2)2(SO4)2·5H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Plášil, J., Kasatkin, A.V., Marty, J., Čejka, J. and Lapčák, L. (2015) Shumwayite, IMA 2015-058. CNMNC Newsletter No. 27, October 2015, page 1228; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 1229–1236.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Ferricopiapite7.DB.35Fe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halotrichite7.CB.85FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Johannite7.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Natrozippeite7.EC.05Na5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
Römerite7.CB.75Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Bobcookite-NaAl(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O
'Copiapite Group'-
Rietveldite (TL)-Fe(UO2)(SO4)2(H2O)5
Shumwayite (TL)-(UO2)2(SO4)2·5H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Halotrichite29.7.3.2FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Römerite29.7.2.1Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Johannite31.8.2.1Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Miscellaneous
Ferricopiapite31.10.5.4Fe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
Natrozippeite31.10.4.2Na5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Bobcookite-NaAl(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O
'Copiapite Group'-
Rietveldite (TL)-Fe(UO2)(SO4)2(H2O)5
Shumwayite (TL)-(UO2)2(SO4)2·5H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Shumwayite(UO2)2(SO4)2·5H2O
H RietvelditeFe(UO2)(SO4)2(H2O)5
H BobcookiteNaAl(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
H RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
H HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
H NatrozippeiteNa5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
OOxygen
O Shumwayite(UO2)2(SO4)2·5H2O
O RietvelditeFe(UO2)(SO4)2(H2O)5
O BobcookiteNaAl(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
O RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
O HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
O NatrozippeiteNa5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
NaSodium
Na BobcookiteNaAl(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O
Na NatrozippeiteNa5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
AlAluminium
Al BobcookiteNaAl(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O
Al HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
SSulfur
S Shumwayite(UO2)2(SO4)2·5H2O
S RietvelditeFe(UO2)(SO4)2(H2O)5
S BobcookiteNaAl(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
S RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
S NatrozippeiteNa5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe RietvelditeFe(UO2)(SO4)2(H2O)5
Fe FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
Fe RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
CuCopper
Cu JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
UUranium
U Shumwayite(UO2)2(SO4)2·5H2O
U RietvelditeFe(UO2)(SO4)2(H2O)5
U BobcookiteNaAl(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O
U JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
U NatrozippeiteNa5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O

References

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Haden, R. E., Trites, A. F., and Finnell, T. L. (1964): Geology and ore deposits of the White Canyon area, San Juan and Garfield Counties, Utah. USGS Bulletin 112.
Kampf, A.R., Plášil, J., Kasatkin, A.V., Marty, J., Čejka, J. and Lapčák, L. (2015) Shumwayite, IMA 2015-058. CNMNC Newsletter No. 27, October 2015, page 1228; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 1229–1236.
Kampf, A.R., Sejkora, J., Witzke, T., Plášil, J., Čejka, J., Nash, B.P., Marty, J. (2016): Rietveldite, IMA 2016-081. CNMNC Newsletter No. 34, December 2016, page 1320; Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 1315–1321.

USGS MRDS Record:10089643

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