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Unnamed U occurrence, Hector, Cady Mountains, San Bernardino Co., California, USAi
Regional Level Types
Unnamed U occurrenceOccurrence
Hector- not defined -
Cady MountainsMountain Range
San Bernardino Co.County
CaliforniaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 52' 19'' North , 116° 21' 16'' West
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An U occurrence located in the SW¼ sec. 16, T9N, R6E, SBM, in the Cady Mountains about 14.6 km (9.1 miles) NE of Hector.

NOTE: Coordinates provided are approximate to the center of sec. 16.

Mineralization is hosted in a pegmatite.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Habit: Flat tetragonal
Description: Occurs as numerous crystals in masses of soft greenish mica.
Reference: Hewett, Donnel Foster & Jewell Jeannette Glass (1953), Two uranium-bearing pegmatite bodies in San Bernardino County, California American Mineralogist: 38: 1044; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 72.
Anatase var: Niobian Anatase
Formula: (Ti,Nb)O2
Habit: Flat tetragonal
Description: Occurs as numerous crystals in masses of soft greenish mica.
Reference: Hewett, Donnel Foster & Jewell Jeannette Glass (1953), Two uranium-bearing pegmatite bodies in San Bernardino County, California American Mineralogist: 38: 1044; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 72.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Hewett, Donnel Foster & Jewell Jeannette Glass (1953), Two uranium-bearing pegmatite bodies in San Bernardino County, California American Mineralogist: 38: 1048; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 104.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Hewett, Donnel Foster & Jewell Jeannette Glass (1953), Two uranium-bearing pegmatite bodies in San Bernardino County, California American Mineralogist: 38: 1048; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 104.
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'
Formula: A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
Habit: Octahedra
Description: Occurs as partly altered small crystals to 6 mm diameter with cyrtolite in a mass of dark minerals, mostly biotite and magnetite, in a pegmatite.
Reference: Hewett, Donnel Foster & Jewell Jeannette Glass (1953), Two uranium-bearing pegmatite bodies in San Bernardino County, California American Mineralogist: 38: 1048; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 104, 166, 392; Seaman, A.E. (1976), Pegmatite Minerals of the World.
'Pyrochlore Supergroup var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'
Formula: (Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
Habit: Octahedra
Description: Occurs as partly altered small crystals to 6 mm diameter with cyrtolite in a mass of dark minerals, mostly biotite and magnetite, in a pegmatite.
Reference: Hewett, Donnel Foster & Jewell Jeannette Glass (1953), Two uranium-bearing pegmatite bodies in San Bernardino County, California American Mineralogist: 38: 1048; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 104, 166, 392; Seaman, A.E. (1976), Pegmatite Minerals of the World.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Hewett, Donnel Foster & Jewell Jeannette Glass (1953), Two uranium-bearing pegmatite bodies in San Bernardino County, California American Mineralogist: 38: 1044, 1048; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 104, 166, 392; Seaman, A.E. (1976), Pegmatite Minerals of the World.
Zircon var: Cyrtolite
Formula: Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]
Reference: Hewett, Donnel Foster & Jewell Jeannette Glass (1953), Two uranium-bearing pegmatite bodies in San Bernardino County, California American Mineralogist: 38: 1044, 1048; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 104, 166, 392; Seaman, A.E. (1976), Pegmatite Minerals of the World.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
var: Niobian Anatase4.DD.05(Ti,Nb)O2
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
var: Cyrtolite9.AD.30Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
'var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'-(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Pyrochlore Supergroup
var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'
8.2.3.1(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Anatase
var: Niobian Anatase
-(Ti,Nb)O2
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
Zircon
var: Cyrtolite
-Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Pyrochlore Supergroup (var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Zircon (var: Cyrtolite)Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]
OOxygen
O Pyrochlore Supergroup (var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Zircon (var: Cyrtolite)Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Anatase (var: Niobian Anatase)(Ti,Nb)O2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O AnataseTiO2
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na Pyrochlore Supergroup (var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
SiSilicon
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Zircon (var: Cyrtolite)Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca Pyrochlore Supergroup (var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti Pyrochlore Supergroup (var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
Ti Anatase (var: Niobian Anatase)(Ti,Nb)O2
Ti AnataseTiO2
FeIron
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
ZrZirconium
Zr Zircon (var: Cyrtolite)Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Pyrochlore Supergroup (var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
Nb Anatase (var: Niobian Anatase)(Ti,Nb)O2
TaTantalum
Ta Pyrochlore Supergroup (var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
UUranium
U Pyrochlore Supergroup (var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Hewett, Donnel Foster & Jewell Jeannette Glass (1953), Two uranium-bearing pegmatite bodies in San Bernardino County, California American Mineralogist: 38: 1044, 1048.
Walker, G.W., Lovering, T.G., and Stephens, H.G. (1956), Radioactive Deposits in California: Special Report 49 of the Californnia Division of Mines & Geology: 21.
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 72, 104, 166, 392.
Seaman, A.E. (1976), Pegmatite Minerals of the World.
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 170, 179, 461.

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