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Holbrook, Holbrook Mining District, Navajo Co., Arizona, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 54' 15'' North , 110° 10' 2'' West
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An incorporated city.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate
Colorado Plateau, USAPlateau

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14 valid minerals.

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'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Mason, B. & Wiik, H. B. (1960) The Holbrook, Arizona, chondrite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 21(3-4): 276-283. (Jan 1961).
Becquerelite
Formula: Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Reference: Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 35.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages. ; Mason, B. & Wiik, H. B. (1960) The Holbrook, Arizona, chondrite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 21(3-4): 276-283. (Jan 1961).
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Merrill, G.P. (1916) Handbook and descriptive catalogue of the meteorite collections of the United States National Museum. Smithsonian Institute Bulletin 94. Washington, DC.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Description: Olivine composition (Fa24.4).
Reference: Grady, M.M., Pratesi, G. & Moggi-Cecchi, V. (2015) Atlas of Meteorites. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom. 373 pages.; Merrill, G.P. (1916) Handbook and descriptive catalogue of the meteorite collections of the United States National Museum. Smithsonian Institute Bulletin 94. Washington, DC.; Mason, B. & Wiik, H. B. (1960) The Holbrook, Arizona, chondrite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 21(3-4): 276-283. (Jan 1961).
Groutite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Description: Occurs as needles in petrified wood.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 240.
'Helium'
Formula: He
Reference: AZ Dept. Min. Resources Pinedale Coal file.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.
Iron
Formula: Fe
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages. ; Mason, B. & Wiik, H.B. (1960)  The Holbrook, Arizona, chondrite. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 21(3-4): 276-283. (Jan 1961).
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages. ; Mason, B. & Wiik, H.B. (1960)  The Holbrook, Arizona, chondrite. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 21(3-4): 276-283. (Jan 1961).
Isocubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.
Mackinawite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)9S8
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.
Merrillite
Formula: Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Description: Reading "Merrillite" (preferred for meteorites) for "Whitlockite" (the terrestrial analogue).
Reference: Fuchs, L.H. (1969) The Phosphate Mineralogy of Meteorites: IN: Meteoritic Research: Millman, P.M.-Ed.: pp. 683-695.D. Reidel Publishing Company: Dordrecht-Holland.
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Grady, M.M., Pratesi, G. & Moggi-Cecchi, V. (2015) Atlas of Meteorites. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom. 373 pages.; Merrill, G.P. (1916) Handbook and descriptive catalogue of the meteorite collections of the United States National Museum. Smithsonian Institute Bulletin 94. Washington, DC.; Mason, B. & Wiik, H. B. (1960) The Holbrook, Arizona, chondrite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 21(3-4): 276-283. (Jan 1961).
'Petrified Wood'
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 240.
'Plessite'
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
Reference: Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 153: 11.
Taenite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Description: X-ray diffraction powder strength of taenite lines much stronger than kamacite lines.
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages. ; Mason, B. & Wiik, H.B. (1960)  The Holbrook, Arizona, chondrite. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 21(3-4): 276-283. (Jan 1961).
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 345; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 153: 11, 20.; Grady, M.M., Pratesi, G. & Moggi-Cecchi, V. (2015) Atlas of Meteorites. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom. 373 pages.; Ramdohr, P. (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages. ; Merrill, G.P. (1916) Handbook and descriptive catalogue of the meteorite collections of the United States National Museum. Smithsonian Institute Bulletin 94. Washington, DC.; Mason, B. & Wiik, H. B. (1960) The Holbrook, Arizona, chondrite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 21(3-4): 276-283. (Jan 1961).
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 35.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Schreibersite1.BD.05(Fe,Ni)3P
Taenite1.AE.10(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Isocubanite2.CB.55bCuFe2S3
Mackinawite2.CC.25(Fe,Ni)9S8
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Becquerelite4.GB.10Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Groutite4.FD.10Mn3+O(OH)
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Merrillite8.AC.45Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Helium'-He
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Petrified Wood'-
'Plessite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Schreibersite1.1.21.2(Fe,Ni)3P
Taenite1.1.11.2(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Mackinawite2.7.2.1(Fe,Ni)9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Isocubanite2.9.13.3CuFe2S3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
AX6O19·xH2O
Becquerelite5.7.1.2Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Groutite6.1.1.3Mn3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
(AB)3(XO4)2
Merrillite38.3.4.4Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Helium'-He
Iron-Fe
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Petrified Wood'-
'Plessite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GroutiteMn3+O(OH)
H BecquereliteCa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
H HeliumHe
OOxygen
O GroutiteMn3+O(OH)
O UraniniteUO2
O BecquereliteCa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
NaSodium
Na MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
MgMagnesium
Mg MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
PPhosphorus
P Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
P MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
SSulfur
S TroiliteFeS
S IsocubaniteCuFe2S3
S Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
CaCalcium
Ca BecquereliteCa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Ca MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn GroutiteMn3+O(OH)
FeIron
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe IsocubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Fe IronFe
NiNickel
Ni Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
Ni Taenite(Fe,Ni)
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu
Cu IsocubaniteCuFe2S3
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2
U BecquereliteCa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O

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Major, C.E. (1919), Report on the geological features of the Holbrook area, Navajo County, Arizona: unpublished report, 33 p. [available for inspection at Arizona Geological Survey, 416 W. Congress, Suite 100, Tucson, Ariz.].
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 240.

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