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Aricheng South uranium occurrence, Aricheng project, Kurupung Batholith, Pomeroon-Supenaam Region, Guyanai
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Aricheng South uranium occurrenceOccurrence
Aricheng projectProject
Kurupung BatholithBatholith
Pomeroon-Supenaam RegionRegion
GuyanaCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 4° North , 58° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Locality type:Occurrence
Köppen climate type:Af : Tropical rainforest climate


Located approx. 20 km to the west of the town of Tumereng, and about 250 km WSW of Georgetown.

Uranium mineralisation hosted by the Kurupung Batholith.

Resembles the Valhalla U deposit in northern Australia.

Regions containing this locality

South America PlateTectonic Plate
South AmericaContinent
Amazonian Craton, South AmericaCraton

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Alexandre, P. (2010): Mineralogy and geochemistry of the sodium metasomatism-related uranium occurrence of Aricheng South, Guyana. Mineralium Deposita 45, 351-367.
Brannerite
Formula: UTi2O6
Reference: Alexandre, P. (2010): Mineralogy and geochemistry of the sodium metasomatism-related uranium occurrence of Aricheng South, Guyana. Mineralium Deposita 45, 351-367.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Alexandre, P. (2010): Mineralogy and geochemistry of the sodium metasomatism-related uranium occurrence of Aricheng South, Guyana. Mineralium Deposita 45, 351-367.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Alexandre, P. (2010): Mineralogy and geochemistry of the sodium metasomatism-related uranium occurrence of Aricheng South, Guyana. Mineralium Deposita 45, 351-367.
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
Reference: Alexandre, P. (2010): Mineralogy and geochemistry of the sodium metasomatism-related uranium occurrence of Aricheng South, Guyana. Mineralium Deposita 45, 351-367.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Alexandre, P. (2010): Mineralogy and geochemistry of the sodium metasomatism-related uranium occurrence of Aricheng South, Guyana. Mineralium Deposita 45, 351-367.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Alexandre, P. (2010): Mineralogy and geochemistry of the sodium metasomatism-related uranium occurrence of Aricheng South, Guyana. Mineralium Deposita 45, 351-367.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Brannerite4.DH.05UTi2O6
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Coffinite9.AD.30U(SiO4) · nH2O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Brannerite8.3.4.1UTi2O6
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Coffinite51.5.2.4U(SiO4) · nH2O
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O BranneriteUTi2O6
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O UraniniteUO2
O CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O CalciteCaCO3
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti BranneriteUTi2O6
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
UUranium
U BranneriteUTi2O6
U UraniniteUO2
U CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O

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Alexandre, P. (2010) Mineralogy and geochemistry of the sodium metasomatism-related uranium occurrence of Aricheng South, Guyana. Mineralium Deposita, 45, 351-367.


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