Rainbow Canyon Mine, Rainbow Canyon, San Juan Co., Utah, USAi
|Regional Level Types|
|Rainbow Canyon Mine||Mine|
|San Juan Co.||County|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° 42' 38'' North , 110° 18' 34'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
REF:Deposit:: THADEN, R. E., TRITES, A. F., AND FINNEL, T. L., GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPSITS OF THE WHITE CANYON AREA, SAN JUAN AND GARFIELD CO'S., UTAH, U.S.G.S. BULL 1125
Reserve-Resource:: HAROLD JONES, 1977
Commodities (Major) - Uranium; (Minor) - Copper
Development Status: Producer
Host Rock Unit: Chinle Formation, Shinarump Member
Host Rock: Sandstone, Clay, Mud
Tectonic Structure: Stable Platform
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Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
1 valid mineral.
Rock Types Recorded
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Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ Uraninite|
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|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM|
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