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Agathla Peak (El Capitan), Mineral Mining District, Navajo Co., Arizona, USAi
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Agathla Peak (El Capitan)Peak
Mineral Mining DistrictMining District
Navajo Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 49' 33'' North , 110° 13' 31'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kayenta5,189 (2011)11.2km
Oljato-Monument Valley154 (2017)18.1km
Oljato-Monument Valley674 (2016)22.8km
Dennehotso746 (2011)33.8km
Chilchinbito506 (2011)35.6km
Other Languages:
Navajo:
Aghaałą́, Tʼiisyaakin Áłtsʼíísí Bił Hahoodzo, Hoozdo Hahoodzo, Wááshindoon Bikéyah Ałhidadiidzooígíí


A summit located 7 miles (11 km) N of Kayenta.

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6 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Witkind, Irving J. & Thaden (1963), Geology and uranium-vanadium deposits of the Monument Valley area, Apache & Navajo Cos., AZ, USGS Bull. 1103: 144.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Witkind, Irving J. & Thaden (1963), Geology and uranium-vanadium deposits of the Monument Valley area, Apache & Navajo Cos., AZ, USGS Bull. 1103: 144.
'Petrified Wood'
Tyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
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: 221.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Tyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Petrified Wood'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Tyuyamunite40.2a.26.1Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Petrified Wood'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
VVanadium
V TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
UUranium
U TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O

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