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McArthur River Mine, Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canadai
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57° 45' 45'' North , 105° 3' 6'' West
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An U occurrence/mine opened in 1999.

World's largest known high-grade uranium deposit. 457 million lbs U3O8, average grade 23% U3O8.

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32 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Alunite Supergroup'
Formula: AD3(XO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Adlakha, E.E. & Hattori, K. (2016): Paragenesis and composition of tourmaline types along the P2 fault and Mcarthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist, 54, 661-679.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Adlakha, E. E., & Hattori, K. (2015). Compositional variation and timing of aluminum phosphate-sulfate minerals in the basement rocks along the P2 fault and in association with the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada. American Mineralogist, 100(7), 1386-1399.
Arsenoflorencite-(Ce)
Formula: CeAl3(AsO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Adlakha, E. E., & Hattori, K. (2015). Compositional variation and timing of aluminum phosphate-sulfate minerals in the basement rocks along the P2 fault and in association with the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada. American Mineralogist, 100(7), 1386-1399.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Ng, R., Alexandre, P., & Kyser, K. (2013). Mineralogical and geochemical evolution of the unconformity-related McArthur River Zone 4 orebody in the Athabasca Basin, Canada: implications of a silicified zone. Economic Geology, 108(7), 1657-1689.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Adlakha, E. E., & Hattori, K. (2015). Compositional variation and timing of aluminum phosphate-sulfate minerals in the basement rocks along the P2 fault and in association with the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada. American Mineralogist, 100(7), 1386-1399.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Geological Association of Canada (2014) Abstracts Fredericton Vol 37; Adlakha, E., Hattori, K., Zaluski, G., Kotzer, T., & Potter, E. G. (2013). Alteration within the basement rocks associated with the P2 fault and the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin. Geological Survey of Canada Open File Report, 7462, 33.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Geological Association of Canada (2014) Abstracts Fredericton Vol 37; Adlakha, E. E., & Hattori, K. (2015). Compositional variation and timing of aluminum phosphate-sulfate minerals in the basement rocks along the P2 fault and in association with the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada. American Mineralogist, 100(7), 1386-1399.
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
Reference: http://www.mineralinfo.org/Fiches/canada/McArthur.htm; Ng, R., Alexandre, P., & Kyser, K. (2013). Mineralogical and geochemical evolution of the unconformity-related McArthur River Zone 4 orebody in the Athabasca Basin, Canada: implications of a silicified zone. Economic Geology, 108(7), 1657-1689.
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Adlakha, E., Hattori, K., Zaluski, G., Kotzer, T., & Potter, E. G. (2013). Alteration within the basement rocks associated with the P2 fault and the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin. Geological Survey of Canada Open File Report, 7462, 33.
Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Adlakha, E. E., & Hattori, K. (2015). Compositional variation and timing of aluminum phosphate-sulfate minerals in the basement rocks along the P2 fault and in association with the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada. American Mineralogist, 100(7), 1386-1399.
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Adlakha, E., Hattori, K., Zaluski, G., Kotzer, T., & Potter, E. G. (2013). Alteration within the basement rocks associated with the P2 fault and the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin. Geological Survey of Canada Open File Report, 7462, 33.; Ng, R., Alexandre, P., & Kyser, K. (2013). Mineralogical and geochemical evolution of the unconformity-related McArthur River Zone 4 orebody in the Athabasca Basin, Canada: implications of a silicified zone. Economic Geology, 108(7), 1657-1689.
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: www.laurentian.ca/geology/seminars/abstracts_f2001/Gammell.pdf.; Geological Association of Canada (2014) Abstracts Fredericton Vol 37
Florencite-(Ce)
Formula: CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Reference: ADLAKHA, E.E. & HATTORI, K. (2016): Paragenesis and composition of tourmaline types along the P2 fault and Mcarthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist 54, 661-679.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Ng, R., Alexandre, P., & Kyser, K. (2013). Mineralogical and geochemical evolution of the unconformity-related McArthur River Zone 4 orebody in the Athabasca Basin, Canada: implications of a silicified zone. Economic Geology, 108(7), 1657-1689.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: http://www.mineralinfo.org/Fiches/canada/McArthur.htm
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: ADLAKHA, E.E. & HATTORI, K. (2016): Paragenesis and composition of tourmaline types along the P2 fault and Mcarthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist 54, 661-679.
'Gummite'
Reference: Ng, R., Alexandre, P., & Kyser, K. (2013). Mineralogical and geochemical evolution of the unconformity-related McArthur River Zone 4 orebody in the Athabasca Basin, Canada: implications of a silicified zone. Economic Geology, 108(7), 1657-1689.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: www.laurentian.ca/geology/seminars/abstracts_f2001/Gammell.pdf.; Adlakha, E., Hattori, K., Zaluski, G., Kotzer, T., & Potter, E. G. (2013). Alteration within the basement rocks associated with the P2 fault and the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin. Geological Survey of Canada Open File Report, 7462, 33.; Ng, R., Alexandre, P., & Kyser, K. (2013). Mineralogical and geochemical evolution of the unconformity-related McArthur River Zone 4 orebody in the Athabasca Basin, Canada: implications of a silicified zone. Economic Geology, 108(7), 1657-1689.; Adlakha, E. E., & Hattori, K. (2015). Compositional variation and timing of aluminum phosphate-sulfate minerals in the basement rocks along the P2 fault and in association with the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada. American Mineralogist, 100(7), 1386-1399.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Adlakha, E., Hattori, K., Zaluski, G., Kotzer, T., & Potter, E. G. (2013). Alteration within the basement rocks associated with the P2 fault and the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin. Geological Survey of Canada Open File Report, 7462, 33.; Adlakha, E. E., & Hattori, K. (2015). Compositional variation and timing of aluminum phosphate-sulfate minerals in the basement rocks along the P2 fault and in association with the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada. American Mineralogist, 100(7), 1386-1399.
Leucoxene
Reference: Ng, R., Alexandre, P., & Kyser, K. (2013). Mineralogical and geochemical evolution of the unconformity-related McArthur River Zone 4 orebody in the Athabasca Basin, Canada: implications of a silicified zone. Economic Geology, 108(7), 1657-1689.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Ng, R., Alexandre, P., & Kyser, K. (2013). Mineralogical and geochemical evolution of the unconformity-related McArthur River Zone 4 orebody in the Athabasca Basin, Canada: implications of a silicified zone. Economic Geology, 108(7), 1657-1689.
Magnesio-foitite
Formula: (□,Na)(Mg2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Geological Association of Canada (2014) Abstracts Fredericton Vol 37; Adlakha, E.E. & Hattori, K. (2016): Paragenesis and composition of tourmaline types along the P2 fault and Mcarthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist, 54, 661-679.; Adlakha, E., Hattori, K., Zaluski, G., Kotzer, T., & Potter, E. G. (2013). Alteration within the basement rocks associated with the P2 fault and the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin. Geological Survey of Canada Open File Report, 7462, 33.; Ng, R., Alexandre, P., & Kyser, K. (2013). Mineralogical and geochemical evolution of the unconformity-related McArthur River Zone 4 orebody in the Athabasca Basin, Canada: implications of a silicified zone. Economic Geology, 108(7), 1657-1689.; Adlakha, E. E., & Hattori, K. (2015). Compositional variation and timing of aluminum phosphate-sulfate minerals in the basement rocks along the P2 fault and in association with the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada. American Mineralogist, 100(7), 1386-1399.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: http://www.mineralinfo.org/Fiches/canada/McArthur.htm
'Monazite'
Reference: Adlakha, E., Hattori, K., Zaluski, G., Kotzer, T., & Potter, E. G. (2013). Alteration within the basement rocks associated with the P2 fault and the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin. Geological Survey of Canada Open File Report, 7462, 33.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Geological Association of Canada (2014) Abstracts Fredericton Vol 37
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Geological Association of Canada (2014) Abstracts Fredericton Vol 37; Adlakha, E.E. & Hattori, K. (2016): Paragenesis and composition of tourmaline types along the P2 fault and Mcarthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist, 54, 661-679.; Adlakha, E., Hattori, K., Zaluski, G., Kotzer, T., & Potter, E. G. (2013). Alteration within the basement rocks associated with the P2 fault and the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin. Geological Survey of Canada Open File Report, 7462, 33.; Adlakha, E. E., & Hattori, K. (2015). Compositional variation and timing of aluminum phosphate-sulfate minerals in the basement rocks along the P2 fault and in association with the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada. American Mineralogist, 100(7), 1386-1399.
Oxy-dravite
Formula: Na(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Reference: Adlakha, E.E. & Hattori, K. (2016): Paragenesis and composition of tourmaline types along the P2 fault and Mcarthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist, 54, 661-679.
Oxy-schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Reference: Adlakha, E.E. & Hattori, K. (2016): Paragenesis and composition of tourmaline types along the P2 fault and Mcarthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist, 54, 661-679.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Ng, R., Alexandre, P., & Kyser, K. (2013). Mineralogical and geochemical evolution of the unconformity-related McArthur River Zone 4 orebody in the Athabasca Basin, Canada: implications of a silicified zone. Economic Geology, 108(7), 1657-1689.; Adlakha, E. E., & Hattori, K. (2015). Compositional variation and timing of aluminum phosphate-sulfate minerals in the basement rocks along the P2 fault and in association with the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada. American Mineralogist, 100(7), 1386-1399.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: www.laurentian.ca/geology/seminars/abstracts_f2001/Gammell.pdf.; Ng, R., Alexandre, P., & Kyser, K. (2013). Mineralogical and geochemical evolution of the unconformity-related McArthur River Zone 4 orebody in the Athabasca Basin, Canada: implications of a silicified zone. Economic Geology, 108(7), 1657-1689.; Adlakha, E. E., & Hattori, K. (2015). Compositional variation and timing of aluminum phosphate-sulfate minerals in the basement rocks along the P2 fault and in association with the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada. American Mineralogist, 100(7), 1386-1399.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Adlakha, E., Hattori, K., Zaluski, G., Kotzer, T., & Potter, E. G. (2013). Alteration within the basement rocks associated with the P2 fault and the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin. Geological Survey of Canada Open File Report, 7462, 33.; Ng, R., Alexandre, P., & Kyser, K. (2013). Mineralogical and geochemical evolution of the unconformity-related McArthur River Zone 4 orebody in the Athabasca Basin, Canada: implications of a silicified zone. Economic Geology, 108(7), 1657-1689.
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Geological Association of Canada (2014) Abstracts Fredericton Vol 37; Adlakha, E., Hattori, K., Zaluski, G., Kotzer, T., & Potter, E. G. (2013). Alteration within the basement rocks associated with the P2 fault and the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin. Geological Survey of Canada Open File Report, 7462, 33.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Ng, R., Alexandre, P., & Kyser, K. (2013). Mineralogical and geochemical evolution of the unconformity-related McArthur River Zone 4 orebody in the Athabasca Basin, Canada: implications of a silicified zone. Economic Geology, 108(7), 1657-1689.
Sudoite
Formula: Mg2Al3(Si3Al)O10)(OH)8
Reference: www.laurentian.ca/geology/seminars/abstracts_f2001/Gammell.pdf.; Geological Association of Canada (2014) Abstracts Fredericton Vol 37; Adlakha, E.E. & Hattori, K. (2016): Paragenesis and composition of tourmaline types along the P2 fault and Mcarthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist, 54, 661-679.; Adlakha, E., Hattori, K., Zaluski, G., Kotzer, T., & Potter, E. G. (2013). Alteration within the basement rocks associated with the P2 fault and the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin. Geological Survey of Canada Open File Report, 7462, 33.; Adlakha, E. E., & Hattori, K. (2015). Compositional variation and timing of aluminum phosphate-sulfate minerals in the basement rocks along the P2 fault and in association with the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada. American Mineralogist, 100(7), 1386-1399.
Svanbergite
Formula: SrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Adlakha, E. E., & Hattori, K. (2015). Compositional variation and timing of aluminum phosphate-sulfate minerals in the basement rocks along the P2 fault and in association with the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada. American Mineralogist, 100(7), 1386-1399.
Tellurium
Formula: Te
Reference: http://www.mineralinfo.org/Fiches/canada/McArthur.htm
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: www.laurentian.ca/geology/seminars/abstracts_f2001/Gammell.pdf; Adlakha, E.E. & Hattori, K. (2016): Paragenesis and composition of tourmaline types along the P2 fault and Mcarthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist, 54, 661-679.
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Reference: www.laurentian.ca/geology/seminars/abstracts_f2001/Gammell.pdf.; Ng, R., Alexandre, P., & Kyser, K. (2013). Mineralogical and geochemical evolution of the unconformity-related McArthur River Zone 4 orebody in the Athabasca Basin, Canada: implications of a silicified zone. Economic Geology, 108(7), 1657-1689.
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Ng, R., Alexandre, P., & Kyser, K. (2013). Mineralogical and geochemical evolution of the unconformity-related McArthur River Zone 4 orebody in the Athabasca Basin, Canada: implications of a silicified zone. Economic Geology, 108(7), 1657-1689.
'Xenotime'
Reference: Adlakha, E. E., & Hattori, K. (2015). Compositional variation and timing of aluminum phosphate-sulfate minerals in the basement rocks along the P2 fault and in association with the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada. American Mineralogist, 100(7), 1386-1399.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Ng, R., Alexandre, P., & Kyser, K. (2013). Mineralogical and geochemical evolution of the unconformity-related McArthur River Zone 4 orebody in the Athabasca Basin, Canada: implications of a silicified zone. Economic Geology, 108(7), 1657-1689.; Adlakha, E. E., & Hattori, K. (2015). Compositional variation and timing of aluminum phosphate-sulfate minerals in the basement rocks along the P2 fault and in association with the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada. American Mineralogist, 100(7), 1386-1399.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Tellurium1.CC.10Te
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Arsenoflorencite-(Ce)8.BL.13CeAl3(AsO4)2(OH)6
Crandallite8.BL.10CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Florencite-(Ce)8.BL.13CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Svanbergite8.BL.05SrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Coffinite9.AD.30U(SiO4) · nH2O
Dickite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Dravite9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Magnesio-foitite9.CK.05(□,Na)(Mg2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Oxy-dravite9.CK.05Na(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Oxy-schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Sudoite9.EC.55Mg2Al3(Si3Al)O10)(OH)8
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Alunite Supergroup'-AD3(XO4)2(OH)6
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
'Gummite'-
Leucoxene-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Monazite'-
'Xenotime'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Tellurium1.3.4.2Te
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Arsenoflorencite-(Ce)41.5.11.1CeAl3(AsO4)2(OH)6
Florencite-(Ce)41.5.10.2CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Crandallite42.7.3.1CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Svanbergite43.4.1.6SrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
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 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Dravite61.3.1.9Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Dickite71.1.1.1Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Sudoite71.4.1.3Mg2Al3(Si3Al)O10)(OH)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Alunite Supergroup'-AD3(XO4)2(OH)6
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
'Gummite'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Leucoxene-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Magnesio-foitite-(□,Na)(Mg2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
'Monazite'-
Oxy-dravite-Na(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Oxy-schorl-Na(Fe2+2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2
'Xenotime'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H SudoiteMg2Al3(Si3Al)O10)(OH)8
H DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
H Magnesio-foitite(□,Na)(Mg2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Oxy-schorlNa(Fe22+Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
H Oxy-draviteNa(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
H Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
H Alunite SupergroupAD3(XO4)2(OH)6
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Arsenoflorencite-(Ce)CeAl3(AsO4)2(OH)6
H CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
BBoron
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B Magnesio-foitite(□,Na)(Mg2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B Oxy-schorlNa(Fe22+Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
B Oxy-draviteNa(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
C CalciteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O SudoiteMg2Al3(Si3Al)O10)(OH)8
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O UraniniteUO2
O QuartzSiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
O Magnesio-foitite(□,Na)(Mg2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Oxy-schorlNa(Fe22+Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
O Oxy-draviteNa(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
O Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
O Alunite SupergroupAD3(XO4)2(OH)6
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O CorundumAl2O3
O RutileTiO2
O DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O CalciteCaCO3
O SideriteFeCO3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O Arsenoflorencite-(Ce)CeAl3(AsO4)2(OH)6
O CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na Oxy-schorlNa(Fe22+Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Na Oxy-draviteNa(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
MgMagnesium
Mg SudoiteMg2Al3(Si3Al)O10)(OH)8
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Mg Magnesio-foitite(□,Na)(Mg2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Oxy-draviteNa(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
AlAluminium
Al SudoiteMg2Al3(Si3Al)O10)(OH)8
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Magnesio-foitite(□,Na)(Mg2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Oxy-schorlNa(Fe22+Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Al Oxy-draviteNa(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Al Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Arsenoflorencite-(Ce)CeAl3(AsO4)2(OH)6
Al CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si SudoiteMg2Al3(Si3Al)O10)(OH)8
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
Si Magnesio-foitite(□,Na)(Mg2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Oxy-schorlNa(Fe22+Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Si Oxy-draviteNa(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
SSulfur
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe Oxy-schorlNa(Fe22+Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As Arsenoflorencite-(Ce)CeAl3(AsO4)2(OH)6
SrStrontium
Sr SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
TeTellurium
Te TelluriumTe
CeCerium
Ce Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Ce Arsenoflorencite-(Ce)CeAl3(AsO4)2(OH)6
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
UUranium
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
U UraniniteUO2
U CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O

References

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Marlatt, J., McGill, B., Matthews, R., Sopuck, V., & Pollock, G. (1992). The discovery of the McArthur River uranium deposit, Saskatchewan, Canada (No. IAEA-TECDOC--650).
Adlakha, E., Hattori, K., Zaluski, G., Kotzer, T., & Potter, E. G. (2013). Alteration within the basement rocks associated with the P2 fault and the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin. Geological Survey of Canada Open File Report, 7462, 33.
Ng, R., Alexandre, P., & Kyser, K. (2013). Mineralogical and geochemical evolution of the unconformity-related McArthur River Zone 4 orebody in the Athabasca Basin, Canada: implications of a silicified zone. Economic Geology, 108(7), 1657-1689.
Geological Association of Canada (2014), Abstracts Fredericton Volume 37.
Adlakha, E. E., & Hattori, K. (2015). Compositional variation and timing of aluminum phosphate-sulfate minerals in the basement rocks along the P2 fault and in association with the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada. American Mineralogist, 100(7), 1386-1399.
Adlakha, E.E. & Hattori, K. (2016): Paragenesis and composition of tourmaline types along the P2 fault and McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist: 54: 661-679.

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