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Joe Bishop Mine, Red Canyon, White Canyon Mining District, San Juan Co., Utah, USAi
Regional Level Types
Joe Bishop MineMine (Inactive)
Red CanyonCanyon
White Canyon Mining DistrictMining District
San Juan Co.County
UtahState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° 32' 28'' North , 110° 17' 25'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Mine (Inactive) - last checked 2016


REF:Deposit:: THADEN, R. E., TRITES, A. F., AND FINNELL, T. L., 1964 , GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE WHITE CANYON AREA, SAN JUAN AND GARFIELD CO.'S UTAH, USGS BULL 112
Production:: UGMS INVESTIGATION 1973
Reserve-Resource:: HAROLD JONES, 1977
Commodities (Major) - Uranium
Development Status: Past Producer
Host Rock Unit: Chinle Formation, Shinarump Member
Host Rock: Sandstone, Clay, Mud, Mudstone, Conglomerate
Tectonic Structure: Stable Platform

Regions containing this locality

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

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Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Bobcookite
Formula: NaAl(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O
Reference: In the collection of Alex Earl, collected and analyzed by Travis Olds
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Patrick Haynes. IDs by the late Howard Evans, Jr.
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: Patrick Haynes. IDs by the late Howard Evans, Jr.
Ferricopiapite
Formula: Fe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
Reference: Patrick Haynes. IDs by the late Howard Evans, Jr.
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: Patrick Haynes. IDs by the late Howard Evans, Jr.
Manganoblödite
Formula: Na2Mn(SO4)2·4H2O
Reference: In the collection of Alex Earl, collected and analyzed by Travis Olds
Metazeunerite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: collected by and in the collection of Eckhard D. Stuart
Römerite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Reference: Patrick Haynes. IDs by the late Howard Evans, Jr.
Sideronatrite
Formula: Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Reference: In the collection of Alex Earl, collected and analyzed by Travis Olds
Szomolnokite
Formula: FeSO4 · H2O
Reference: Patrick Haynes. IDs by the late Howard Evans, Jr.
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
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 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Ferricopiapite7.DB.35Fe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
Halotrichite7.CB.85FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Manganoblödite7.00.Na2Mn(SO4)2·4H2O
Römerite7.CB.75Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Sideronatrite7.DF.20Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Szomolnokite7.CB.05FeSO4 · H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Metazeunerite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Allophane9.ED.20(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Bobcookite-NaAl(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Szomolnokite29.6.2.2FeSO4 · H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Halotrichite29.7.3.2FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Römerite29.7.2.1Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Sideronatrite31.8.3.1Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Miscellaneous
Ferricopiapite31.10.5.4Fe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Metazeunerite40.2a.14.2Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
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
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Allophane71.1.5.1(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Bobcookite-NaAl(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O
Manganoblödite-Na2Mn(SO4)2·4H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
H HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
H FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
H MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H BobcookiteNaAl(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O
H SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
H ManganoblöditeNa2Mn(SO4)2·4H2O
OOxygen
O Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
O HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
O FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
O MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O BobcookiteNaAl(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O
O SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
O ManganoblöditeNa2Mn(SO4)2·4H2O
NaSodium
Na BobcookiteNaAl(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O
Na SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Na ManganoblöditeNa2Mn(SO4)2·4H2O
AlAluminium
Al Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Al HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al BobcookiteNaAl(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O
SiSilicon
Si Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
SSulfur
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
S HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
S FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
S BobcookiteNaAl(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O
S SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
S ManganoblöditeNa2Mn(SO4)2·4H2O
CaCalcium
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
MnManganese
Mn ManganoblöditeNa2Mn(SO4)2·4H2O
FeIron
Fe SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
Fe HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Fe RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Fe FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
Fe SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
CuCopper
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
AsArsenic
As MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
UUranium
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
U BobcookiteNaAl(UO2)2(SO4)4·18H2O
USGS MRDS Record:10079024
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