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Parco Mine group, Yellow Cat Mesa, Thompsons Mining District, Grand Co., Utah, USAi
Regional Level Types
Parco Mine group- not defined -
Yellow Cat MesaMesa
Thompsons Mining DistrictMining District
Grand Co.County
UtahState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 50' 12'' North , 109° 31' 50'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Castle Valley342 (2017)24.4km
Moab5,235 (2017)29.3km
Spanish Valley491 (2011)38.7km


Commodities (Major) - Uranium; (Minor) - Vanadium
Development Status: Past Producer
Host Rock Unit: Salt Wash Member of Morrison Formation
Structure: Salt Valley Anticline
Host Rock: Sandstone, Clay, Mud, Mudstone
Tectonic Structure: Stable Platform

Reserve-Resource:: MC CARTHY, B. M., 1977

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

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Detailed Mineral List:

Andersonite
Formula: Na2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3 · 6H2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Cobaltomenite
Formula: CoSeO3 · 2H2O
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
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
Ferroselite
Formula: FeSe2
Galena
Formula: PbS
Grantsite (TL)
Formula: (Na,Ca)2+x(V5+,V4+)6O16 · 4H2O
Reference: [UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; Am Min (1964) 49:1511-1526
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Häggite
Formula: V3+V4+O2(OH)3
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Magnesiozippeite
Formula: Mg(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2O
Reference: Bridget E. McCollam (2002) ZIPPEITES: CHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION AND POWDER X-RAY DIFFRACTION STUDIES OF SYNTHETIC AND NATURAL SAMPLES MS Thesis, Notre Dame University
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
'Mica Group'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
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
Nestolaite
Formula: CaSeO3·H2O
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne. EDS and XRD confirmed.
Paramontroseite
Formula: V4+O2
Pascoite
Formula: Ca3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
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
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
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
Ferroselite2.EB.10aFeSe2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
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
Pascoite4.HC.05Ca3(V10O28) · 17H2O
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
Magnesiozippeite7.EC.05Mg(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2O
Natrozippeite7.EC.05Na5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
Zippeite7.EC.05K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Coffinite9.AD.30U(SiO4) · nH2O
Roscoelite9.EC.15K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Mica Group'-
Nestolaite-CaSeO3·H2O

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
Ferroselite2.12.2.2FeSe2
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
Magnesiozippeite31.10.4.3Mg(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2O
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+
Carnotite40.2a.28.1K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
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
Anhydrous Vanadium Oxysalts Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Pascoite47.2.1.1Ca3(V10O28) · 17H2O
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 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Coffinite51.5.2.4U(SiO4) · nH2O
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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Mica Group'-
Nestolaite-CaSeO3·H2O

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 CobaltomeniteCoSeO3 · 2H2O
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
H CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H MagnesiozippeiteMg(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2O
H NestolaiteCaSeO3·H2O
H ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
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 CobaltomeniteCoSeO3 · 2H2O
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
O CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O MagnesiozippeiteMg(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O NestolaiteCaSeO3·H2O
O ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
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
MgMagnesium
Mg MagnesiozippeiteMg(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2O
AlAluminium
Al RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
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 MagnesiozippeiteMg(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2O
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 CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
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 PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca NestolaiteCaSeO3·H2O
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
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
V PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
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)
Fe FerroseliteFeSe2
CoCobalt
Co CobaltomeniteCoSeO3 · 2H2O
SeSelenium
Se SeleniumSe
Se CobaltomeniteCoSeO3 · 2H2O
Se FerroseliteFeSe2
Se NestolaiteCaSeO3·H2O
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 CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
U CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
U MagnesiozippeiteMg(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2O
U ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O

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STOKES, W. L., 1952 , URANIUM - VANADIUM DEPOSITS OF THE THOMPSONS AREA GRAND COUNTY, UTAH: UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY BULL. 46 , 51 P.
MC CARTHY, B. M., 1977.

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