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Dilkon, Hopi Buttes Mining District, Navajo Co., Arizona, USAi
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Hopi Buttes Mining DistrictMining District
Navajo Co.County
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USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 21' 38'' North , 110° 18' 55'' West
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A populated place and census designated place.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
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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5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

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
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.
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.
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.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Celadonite9.EC.15K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
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.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
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
OOxygen
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
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SiSilicon
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
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
KPotassium
K CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
FeIron
Fe CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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