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Black Rock Point Mining District, Carrizo Range, Apache Co., Arizona, USAi
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Black Rock Point Mining DistrictMining District
Carrizo RangeMountain Range
Apache Co.Mine
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° North , 109° West (est.)
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Margin of Error:
~17km
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North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range
Colorado Plateau, USAPlateau
Navajo Nation Indian Reservation, USAReservation
Hopi-Navajo Indian Reservations, Colorado Plateau, Apache; Navajo and San Juan Cos., Arizona & Utah, USA

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10 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
'Clays'
Reference: Kiersch, G.A. (1955), Mineral resources Navajo-Hopi India reservations, Arizona-Utah, Vol. II, Univ. of AZ; Peirce, H.W. (1990), AZ Geol. Sur. Industrial Minerals card file.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Chenoweth, W.L., (2014) The Geology and Production History of the Black Rock Point Nos. 1 and 3 Uranium-Vanadium Mines, Apache County, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Report, CR-14-B, 12 p.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Chenoweth, W.L., (2014) The Geology and Production History of the Black Rock Point Nos. 1 and 3 Uranium-Vanadium Mines, Apache County, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Report, CR-14-B, 12 p.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Montroseite
Formula: (V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 305; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959, Minerals of AZ: 36.
Pascoite
Formula: Ca3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Reference: Scarborough, Robert B. (1981), Radioactive occurrences and uranium production in Arizona, Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Report for U.S. Department of Energy (Atomic Energy Commission), GJBX-143. RME-2071: 118.; Chenoweth, W.L., (2014) The Geology and Production History of the Black Rock Point Nos. 1 and 3 Uranium-Vanadium Mines, Apache County, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Report, CR-14-B, 12 p.
'Petrified Wood'
Reference: Scarborough, Robert B. (1981), Radioactive occurrences and uranium production in Arizona, Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Report for U.S. Department of Energy (Atomic Energy Commission), GJBX-143. RME-2071: 128.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Chenoweth, W.L., (2014) The Geology and Production History of the Black Rock Point Nos. 1 and 3 Uranium-Vanadium Mines, Apache County, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Report, CR-14-B, 12 p.
Tyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 35 localities in this region.
Vanoxite
Formula: V4+4V5+2O13 · 8H2O
Description: Occurs impregnating certain beds of the Salt Wash member of the Morrison Formation.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 412; Masters, J.A. (1955), Geology of the uranium deposits of the Lukachukai Mountains area, northeastern Arizona, Econ.Geol.: 50: 111-126.
Volborthite
Formula: Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Scarborough, Robert B. (1981), Radioactive occurrences and uranium production in Arizona, Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Report for U.S. Department of Energy (Atomic Energy Commission), GJBX-143. RME-2071: 118.; Chenoweth, W.L., (2014) The Geology and Production History of the Black Rock Point Nos. 1 and 3 Uranium-Vanadium Mines, Apache County, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Report, CR-14-B, 12 p.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Montroseite4.FD.10(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Pascoite4.HC.05Ca3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Tyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Vanoxite4.HG.25V4+4V5+2O13 · 8H2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Volborthite8.FD.05Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Clays'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Petrified Wood'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Montroseite6.1.1.4(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 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
Tyuyamunite40.2a.26.1Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Volborthite40.3.10.1Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Group 47 - VANADIUM OXYSALTS
Anhydrous Vanadium Oxysalts Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Pascoite47.2.1.1Ca3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Vanadium Bronzes
Vanoxite47.4.6.1V4+4V5+2O13 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Clays'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Petrified Wood'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
H Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H VanoxiteV44+V25+O13 · 8H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
H VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
O Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O VanoxiteV44+V25+O13 · 8H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
O VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
VVanadium
V TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
V Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
V VanoxiteV44+V25+O13 · 8H2O
V PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
V VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
UUranium
U TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O

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