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White Ash Peak, Lukachukai Mining District, Lukachukai Mts, Apache Co., Arizona, USAi
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White Ash PeakPeak
Lukachukai Mining DistrictMining District
Lukachukai MtsMountain Range
Apache Co.Mine
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 32' 38'' North , 109° 17' 7'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Lukachukai1,701 (2011)15.0km
Round Rock789 (2011)17.1km
Tsaile1,205 (2011)27.5km
Sehili135 (2011)31.2km
Rock Point642 (2011)36.0km


A summit.

Regions containing this locality

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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Mineral List

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20 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite ?
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp1243-267
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp1243-267
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 42 localities in this region.
'Clays'
Reference: Weeks, A. D. and Thompson, M. E. (1953), Identification and Occurrence of Uranium and Vanadium Minerals from the Colorado Plateaus, Trace Elements Investigations 334, USGS.
Corvusite
Formula: (Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
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: 117.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp1243-267
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp1243-267
Hewettite ?
Formula: CaV6O16 · 9H2O
Description: May be present.
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: 114.
Hummerite
Formula: K2Mg2(V10O28) · 16H2O
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Weeks, A. D. and Thompson, M. E. (1953), Identification and Occurrence of Uranium and Vanadium Minerals from the Colorado Plateaus, Trace Elements Investigations 334, USGS.
Melanovanadite
Formula: Ca(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
Metarossite
Formula: Ca(V2O6) · 2H2O
Reference: Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp1243-267
Metatyuyamunite (TL)
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Reference: Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 77.
Pascoite
Formula: Ca3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Pintadoite
Formula: Ca2(V2O7) · 9H2O
Rossite
Formula: Ca(VO3)2•4H2O
Sherwoodite
Formula: Ca4.5(AlV4+2V5+12O40) · 28H2O
Description: Based on a specimen in the US Atomic Energy Comm. collection.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 370.
Siderite ?
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp1243-267
Tyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 46 localities in this region.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Corvusite4.HE.20(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hewettite ?4.HE.15CaV6O16 · 9H2O
Hummerite4.HC.10K2Mg2(V10O28) · 16H2O
Melanovanadite4.HE.05Ca(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
Metarossite4.HD.10Ca(V2O6) · 2H2O
Metatyuyamunite (TL)4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Pascoite4.HC.05Ca3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Rossite4.HD.05Ca(VO3)2•4H2O
Sherwoodite4.HC.15Ca4.5(AlV4+2V5+12O40) · 28H2O
Tyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite ?5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite ?5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pintadoite8.FC.15Ca2(V2O7) · 9H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Clays'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite ?14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite ?14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
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
Metatyuyamunite (TL)40.2a.26.2Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Tyuyamunite40.2a.26.1Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Group 47 - VANADIUM OXYSALTS
Normal Anhydrous Vanadium Oxysalts
Metarossite47.1.1.2Ca(V2O6) · 2H2O
Rossite47.1.1.1Ca(VO3)2•4H2O
Anhydrous Vanadium Oxysalts Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Hummerite47.2.2.1K2Mg2(V10O28) · 16H2O
Pascoite47.2.1.1Ca3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Sherwoodite47.2.4.1Ca4.5(AlV4+2V5+12O40) · 28H2O
Hydrated Normal Vanadium Oxysalts
Corvusite47.3.2.2(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Hewettite ?47.3.1.1CaV6O16 · 9H2O
Melanovanadite47.3.6.1Ca(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
Vanadium Bronzes
Pintadoite47.4.3.1Ca2(V2O7) · 9H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Clays'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
H TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
H HummeriteK2Mg2(V10O28) · 16H2O
H MelanovanaditeCa(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
H PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
H RossiteCa(VO3)2•4H2O
H PintadoiteCa2(V2O7) · 9H2O
H MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
H HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
O TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
O HummeriteK2Mg2(V10O28) · 16H2O
O MelanovanaditeCa(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
O PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
O RossiteCa(VO3)2•4H2O
O UraniniteUO2
O PintadoiteCa2(V2O7) · 9H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
NaSodium
Na Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg HummeriteK2Mg2(V10O28) · 16H2O
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
KPotassium
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
K HummeriteK2Mg2(V10O28) · 16H2O
K Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
CaCalcium
Ca MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Ca TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
Ca MelanovanaditeCa(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
Ca PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Ca RossiteCa(VO3)2•4H2O
Ca PintadoiteCa2(V2O7) · 9H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
Ca Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
VVanadium
V MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
V TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
V SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
V HummeriteK2Mg2(V10O28) · 16H2O
V MelanovanaditeCa(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
V PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
V RossiteCa(VO3)2•4H2O
V PintadoiteCa2(V2O7) · 9H2O
V MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
V Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
V HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
UUranium
U MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
U TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
U UraniniteUO2

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Early Jurassic - Late Triassic
174.1 - 237 Ma



ID: 3185972
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Mesozoic (174.1 - 237 Ma)

Lithology: Sandstone-conglomerate

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Toarcian - Norian
174.1 - 227 Ma



ID: 3018510
Glen Canyon Group

Age: Mesozoic (174.1 - 227 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Navajo Sandstone; Kayenta Formation; Moenave Formation

Description: Conspicuous red, cross-bedded Wingate Sandstone and the conspicuously cross-bedded, eolian, red to buff Navajo Sandstone form prominent cliffs in northern Arizona. These two sandstone units are separated by variably colored siltstone, silty sandstone, and sandstone of the Kayenta and Moenave Formations. (180-210 Ma)

Comments: Original map source: Arizona Geological Survey, DI-8 Geologic Map of Arizona, Digital Spatial data for the Geologic Map of Arizona, v. 3.0, edited by S.M. Richard and S.M. Kneale, 2002, 10 p., 2 DOS HD disks. Arc/INFO export file (.e00) format, scale 1:1,000,000.

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor:{siltstone,sandstone mudstone}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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