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Earl Huskon No. 3 Mine, Cameron, Cameron Mining District, Coconino Co., Arizona, USAi
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Earl Huskon No. 3 MineMine
CameronTown
Cameron Mining DistrictMining District
Coconino Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 7' 19'' North , 111° 24' 14'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Tuba City8,611 (2011)14.8km
Moenkopi964 (2011)16.4km
Cameron885 (2016)27.4km
Tonalea549 (2011)45.3km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Earl Huskon #3


An U-V occurrence located in the SW¼ sec. 26, T32N, R9E, G&SRM, N of Cameron and about 7.6 km (4.7 miles) S of Willow Springs. This locality is not listed in the USGS MRDS database. The geographic coordinates presented are approximate to the center of the SW¼ sec. 26.

Mineralization is an U-V deposit hosted in sandstone of the upper Shinarump Member of the Chinle Formation. The ore is discontinuous carnotite-type mineralization.

Workings include surface openings comprised of open pits.

Production was 1,855 tons of ore @ 0.24% U3O8; 0.03% V2O5 (circa 1957).

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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1 valid mineral.

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Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
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: 148.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Carnotite40.2a.28.1K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
OOxygen
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
KPotassium
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
VVanadium
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
UUranium
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O

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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: 148.
U.S. Department of Energy files.
USGS Moenave SW, Arizona, quadrangle 7½ minute topo map.
Marble Canyon NTMS.


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