Montezuma No. 1 Mine, Montezuma group of claims, Cameron, Cameron Mining District, Coconino Co., Arizona, USAi
|Regional Level Types|
|Montezuma No. 1 Mine||Mine|
|Montezuma group of claims||Group of Claims|
|Cameron Mining District||Mining District|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 51' 5'' North , 111° 22' 53'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Other/historical names associated with this locality:
An U-V occurrence located in the approximate S-central sec. 36, T29N, R9E, G&SRM, 3.9 km (2.4 miles) SE of Cameron. This locality is not listed in the USGS MRDS database as a separate locality. The geographic coordinates presented for this locality are approximate to the center of sec. 36.
Mineralization is an U deposit hosted in the Shinarump Conglomerate Member. The ore contains metatyuyamunite
Workings include surface openings comprised of an open pit and strippings.
Production was 11 tons of ore @ 0.10% U3O8 (1959).
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|
Select Mineral List TypeStandard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
1 valid mineral.
Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ Metatyuyamunite|
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
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: 156.
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides|
|ⓘ||Metatyuyamunite||4.HB.25||Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES|
|AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+|
|ⓘ||Metatyuyamunite||40.2a.26.2||Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O|
List of minerals for each chemical element
|H||ⓘ Metatyuyamunite||Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O|
|O||ⓘ Metatyuyamunite||Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O|
|Ca||ⓘ Metatyuyamunite||Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O|
|V||ⓘ Metatyuyamunite||Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O|
|U||ⓘ Metatyuyamunite||Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O|
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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: 156.
Austin, S.R. (1964), Mineralogy of the Cameron area, Coconino County, Arizona, U.S. Atomic Energy Commission RME 99. Technical Information Service, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
USGS Cameron, Arizona, quadrangle 15 minute topo map.
Flagstaff National Topographic Map Series (NTMS) 1° x 2° map.
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