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Sun Valley, Petrified Forest Mining District, Navajo Co., Arizona, USAi
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Petrified Forest Mining District- not defined -
Navajo Co.County
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34° 58' 50'' North , 110° 3' 29'' West
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A populated place located along Interstate highway 40/ old US highway 66, W of the Petrified Forest National Park.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate
Colorado Plateau, USAPlateau

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13 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
'Helium'
Formula: He
Reference: Peirce, H.W., S.B. Keith and J. C. Wilt (1970), Coal, oil, natural gas, helium, and uranium in Arizona, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 182:183.
Metatorbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 296; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 75.
Metatyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 296; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 77.
Metazeunerite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 297; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 75.
'Petrified Wood'
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
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: 222.
Quartz var: Jasper
Colour: Red
Description: Highly radioactive.
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: 222.
Schröckingerite
Formula: NaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
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.
Sklodowskite
Formula: Mg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
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: 219.
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
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.
Tyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
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: 219.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Zeunerite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
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.
Zippeite
Formula: K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Metatyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Tyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Schröckingerite5.EG.05NaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Zippeite7.EC.05K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Metatorbernite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Metazeunerite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Zeunerite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Coffinite9.AD.30U(SiO4) · nH2O
Sklodowskite9.AK.10Mg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Helium'-He
'Petrified Wood'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 17 - COMPOUND CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Schröckingerite17.1.5.1NaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Miscellaneous
Zippeite31.10.4.1K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Carnotite40.2a.28.1K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Metatorbernite40.2a.13.2Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Metatyuyamunite40.2a.26.2Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Metazeunerite40.2a.14.2Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Tyuyamunite40.2a.26.1Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Zeunerite40.2a.14.1Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Coffinite51.5.2.4U(SiO4) · nH2O
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Sklodowskite53.3.1.3Mg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Helium'-He
'Petrified Wood'-
Quartz
var: Jasper
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
H MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
H MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H HeliumHe
H ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
H SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
H TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
CCarbon
C SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
OOxygen
O CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
O MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
O MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
O UraniniteUO2
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
O SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
O TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
FFluorine
F SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
NaSodium
Na SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
SiSilicon
Si CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
PPhosphorus
P MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
SSulfur
S ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
S SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
KPotassium
K ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Ca SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Ca TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
VVanadium
V MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
V TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
CuCopper
Cu MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Cu MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Cu ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
AsArsenic
As MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
UUranium
U CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
U MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
U MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
U MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
U ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
U UraniniteUO2
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
U ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
U SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
U SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
U TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O

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