LIVE REPORT! The 46th Annual Friends of Mineralogy Pacific Northwest Chapter Mineral Symposiu - last updated 2 hours ago. Click here to watch.
Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat ArticlesThe ElementsBooks & Magazines
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsUsersMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day GalleryMineral Photography

Hopi Buttes Mining District, Navajo Co., Arizona, USAi
Regional Level Types
Hopi Buttes Mining DistrictMining District
Navajo Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Key
Lock Map
Latitude & Longitude:
35° North , 110° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~208km
Locality type:


No description has been added for this locality. Can you add one?

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

9 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

Rock list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Select Rock List Type

Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

''
Localities:
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Description: Occurs in mafic volcanic rocks.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 108; Williams, H. (1936), Pliocene volcanics of the Navajo-Hopi country, Geol. Soc. Am. Bull.: 47: 111-172;Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, 64
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 122; Bideaux, R.A. (1960), Some new occurrences of minerals of AZ, AZ Geol. Soc. Digest: 3: 53-56.
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Reference: Scarborough, Robert B. (1981), Radioactive occurrences and uranium production in Arizona – Final Report, Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Report for U.S. Department of Energy (Atomic Energy Commission), GJBX-143 (81) (March 1981). RME-2071: 223.
Celadonite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Description: Occurs in volcanic sandstone & tuffs.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 156, 272; Lowell, J.D. (1956), Occurrence of uranium in Seth-La-Kai diatreme, Hopi Buttes, AZ, Amer. Jour. Sci.: 254: 404-412.
'Chabazite'
Description: Occurs filling or lining vesicles.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 160.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 156, 272; Lowell, J.D. (1956), Occurrence of uranium in Seth-La-Kai diatreme, Hopi Buttes, AZ, Amer. Jour. Sci.: 254: 404-412.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 266; Kiersch, G.A. (1955), Kaolin, in Mineral resources of the Navajo-Hopi Indian Reservations, AZ-UT, vol. II, Univ. of AZ, Tucson: 72-76.
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Description: Occurs in volcanic sandstone & tuffs.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 156, 272; Lowell, J.D. (1956), Occurrence of uranium in Seth-La-Kai diatreme, Hopi Buttes, AZ, Amer. Jour. Sci.: 254: 404-412.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 156, 272; Lowell, J.D. (1956), Occurrence of uranium in Seth-La-Kai diatreme, Hopi Buttes, AZ, Amer. Jour. Sci.: 254: 404-412.
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 156, 272; Lowell, J.D. (1956), Occurrence of uranium in Seth-La-Kai diatreme, Hopi Buttes, AZ, Amer. Jour. Sci.: 254: 404-412.
'Petrified Wood'
Reference: Scarborough, Robert B. (1981), Radioactive occurrences and uranium production in Arizona – Final Report, Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Report for U.S. Department of Energy (Atomic Energy Commission), GJBX-143 (81) (March 1981). RME-2071: 223.
'Phillipsite'
Habit: Fiveling-twinned crystals.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 326.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Celadonite9.EC.15K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
''-
'Chabazite'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Petrified Wood'-
'Phillipsite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

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+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Carnotite40.2a.28.1K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Celadonite71.2.2a.6K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
''-
'Chabazite'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Petrified Wood'-
'Phillipsite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
OOxygen
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
PPhosphorus
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
KPotassium
K CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
VVanadium
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
UUranium
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O

References

Sort by

Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Welty, J.W., Reynolds, S.J., Keith, S.B., Gest, D.E., Trapp, R.A., and DeWitt, Ed (1985) Mine index for metallic mineral districts of Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Bulletin 196, 92 p.: 50-52.

Localities in this Region
Show map


This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.
 
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2019, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: October 20, 2019 09:49:36 Page generated: June 11, 2019 16:55:17
Go to top of page