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Lloyd House prospect, Cameron, Cameron Mining District, Coconino Co., Arizona, USAi
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Lloyd House prospectProspect
CameronTown
Cameron Mining DistrictMining District
Coconino Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 46' 43'' North , 111° 18' 20'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Cameron885 (2016)14.5km
Moenkopi964 (2011)37.7km
Tuba City8,611 (2011)40.0km


An U occurrence located in the E-central sec. 27 & W-central sec. 26, T28N, R10E, G&SRM, SSE of Cameron. This locality is not listed in the USGS MRDS database. The geographic coordinates presented for this locality are approximate to the center of the boundary between secs. 26 & 27.

Mineralization is an U deposit hosted in the Petrified Forest Member of the Chinle Formation. Ore is dominantly tyuyamunite.

Workings include underground openings comprised of a now caved prospect shaft plus some drilling.

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.

Detailed Mineral List:

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: 155.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Tyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

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

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
OOxygen
O TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
CaCalcium
Ca TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
VVanadium
V TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
UUranium
U TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O

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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: 155.
U.S. Department of Energy files.
USGS Cameron, Arizona, quadrangle 15 minute topo map.
Flagstaff National Topographic Map Series (NTMS) 1° x 2° map.


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