Earl Huskon No. 3 Mine, Cameron, Cameron Mining District, Coconino Co., Arizona, USAi
|Regional Level Types|
|Earl Huskon No. 3 Mine||Mine|
|Cameron Mining District||Mining District|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 7' 19'' North , 111° 24' 14'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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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 Plate||Tectonic Plate|
|Colorado Plateau, USA||Plateau|
|Navajo Nation Indian Reservation, USA||Reservation|
|Hopi-Navajo Indian Reservations, Colorado Plateau, Apache; Navajo and San Juan Cos., Arizona & Utah, USA|
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1 valid mineral.
Rock Types Recorded
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Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ 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|
|ⓘ||Carnotite||4.HB.05||K2(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+|
|ⓘ||Carnotite||40.2a.28.1||K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O|
List of minerals for each chemical element
|H||ⓘ Carnotite||K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O|
|O||ⓘ Carnotite||K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O|
|K||ⓘ Carnotite||K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O|
|V||ⓘ Carnotite||K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O|
|U||ⓘ Carnotite||K2(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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