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Polar Mesa, Polar Mesa District (Polar Mesa), Grand Co., Utah, USAi
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Polar Mesa District (Polar Mesa)Mining District
Grand Co.County
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38° North , 109° West (est.)
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North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range
Colorado Plateau, USAPlateau

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

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Detailed Mineral List:

Antlerite
Formula: Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
Boltwoodite
Formula: (K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Reference: Am. Min. 16 (1931), 273-277. Am. Min. 44 (1959), 322-341.
Chalcomenite
Formula: CuSeO3 · 2H2O
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne. EDS confirmed.
'Clinochalcomenite'
Formula: CuSeO3 · 2H2O
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne. EDS confirmed.
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Devilline
Formula: CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
Fervanite (TL)
Formula: Fe3+4V5+4O16 · 5H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: American Mineralogist (1931): 16: 273-277; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 1049; American Mineralogist (1959): 44: 322-341.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Am Min 16:273-277
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Am Min 16:273-277
Hewettite ?
Formula: CaV6O16 · 9H2O
Reference: Am Min 16:273-277
Mandarinoite
Formula: Fe3+2(Se4+O3)3 · (6-x)H2O (x = 0.0-1.0)
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
Melanovanadite
Formula: Ca(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
Metahewettite ?
Formula: CaV6O16 · 3H2O
Reference: Am Min 16:273-277
Metarossite
Formula: Ca(V2O6) · 2H2O
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
Metatyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Reference: Collected by Al Wilkins, Collection of Alex Earl; Collection of Alex Earl
Montroseite
Formula: (V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Pascoite Group'
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
Roscoelite
Formula: K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne
Rossite
Formula: Ca(VO3)2•4H2O
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
Selenium
Formula: Se
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
Sherwoodite
Formula: Ca4.5(AlV4+2V5+12O40) · 28H2O
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
Volborthite
Formula: Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
'Zippeite Group'
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Selenium1.CC.10Se
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Chalcomenite4.JH.05CuSeO3 · 2H2O
'Clinochalcomenite'4.JH.10CuSeO3 · 2H2O
Fervanite (TL)4.HG.05Fe3+4V5+4O16 · 5H2O
Hewettite ?4.HE.15CaV6O16 · 9H2O
Mandarinoite4.JH.15Fe3+2(Se4+O3)3 · (6-x)H2O (x = 0.0-1.0)
Melanovanadite4.HE.05Ca(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
Metahewettite ?4.HE.15CaV6O16 · 3H2O
Metarossite4.HD.10Ca(V2O6) · 2H2O
Metatyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Montroseite4.FD.10(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Rossite4.HD.05Ca(VO3)2•4H2O
Sherwoodite4.HC.15Ca4.5(AlV4+2V5+12O40) · 28H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Antlerite7.BB.15Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Devilline7.DD.30CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Volborthite8.FD.05Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Boltwoodite9.AK.15(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
Coffinite9.AD.30U(SiO4) · nH2O
Roscoelite9.EC.15K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Pascoite Group'-
'Zippeite Group'-

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 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Montroseite6.1.1.4(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Antlerite30.1.12.1Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Devilline31.6.1.1CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 34 - SELENITES, TELLURITES AND SULFITES
A(XO3)·xH2O
Chalcomenite34.2.2.1CuSeO3 · 2H2O
'Clinochalcomenite'34.2.3.1CuSeO3 · 2H2O
A2(XO3)3·xH2O
Mandarinoite34.3.4.1Fe3+2(Se4+O3)3 · (6-x)H2O (x = 0.0-1.0)
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
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Volborthite40.3.10.1Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
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
Sherwoodite47.2.4.1Ca4.5(AlV4+2V5+12O40) · 28H2O
Hydrated Normal Vanadium Oxysalts
Fervanite (TL)47.3.4.1Fe3+4V5+4O16 · 5H2O
Hewettite ?47.3.1.1CaV6O16 · 9H2O
Melanovanadite47.3.6.1Ca(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
Metahewettite ?47.3.1.2CaV6O16 · 3H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Coffinite51.5.2.4U(SiO4) · nH2O
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Boltwoodite53.3.1.5(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Gypsum
var: Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Pascoite Group'-
'Zippeite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H FervaniteFe43+V45+O16 · 5H2O
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
H CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
H Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
H ChalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2O
H ClinochalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2O
H MandarinoiteFe23+(Se4+O3)3 · (6-x)H2O (x = 0.0-1.0)
H VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
H Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
H SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
H RossiteCa(VO3)2•4H2O
H MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
H AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
H DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MelanovanaditeCa(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
H HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
H MetahewettiteCaV6O16 · 3H2O
OOxygen
O FervaniteFe43+V45+O16 · 5H2O
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
O CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
O Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
O ChalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2O
O ClinochalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2O
O MandarinoiteFe23+(Se4+O3)3 · (6-x)H2O (x = 0.0-1.0)
O VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
O Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
O SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
O RossiteCa(VO3)2•4H2O
O MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
O AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
O DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MelanovanaditeCa(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
O HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
O MetahewettiteCaV6O16 · 3H2O
NaSodium
Na Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
AlAluminium
Al SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
Al RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
Si Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
S AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
S DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
KPotassium
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
K Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
K RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
Ca RossiteCa(VO3)2•4H2O
Ca MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
Ca DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca MelanovanaditeCa(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Ca HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
Ca MetahewettiteCaV6O16 · 3H2O
VVanadium
V FervaniteFe43+V45+O16 · 5H2O
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
V Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
V VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
V SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
V RossiteCa(VO3)2•4H2O
V MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
V RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
V MelanovanaditeCa(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
V MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
V HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
V MetahewettiteCaV6O16 · 3H2O
FeIron
Fe FervaniteFe43+V45+O16 · 5H2O
Fe Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Fe MandarinoiteFe23+(Se4+O3)3 · (6-x)H2O (x = 0.0-1.0)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2O
Cu ClinochalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2O
Cu VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Cu AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
Cu DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
SeSelenium
Se ChalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2O
Se ClinochalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2O
Se MandarinoiteFe23+(Se4+O3)3 · (6-x)H2O (x = 0.0-1.0)
Se SeleniumSe
UUranium
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
U CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
U Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O

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American Mineralogist (1931): 16: 273-277.
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 1049.
American Mineralogist (1959): 44: 322-341.

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