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Montezuma No. 1 Mine, Montezuma group of claims, Cameron, Cameron Mining District, Coconino Co., Arizona, USAi
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Montezuma No. 1 MineMine
Montezuma group of claimsGroup of Claims
CameronTown
Cameron Mining DistrictMining District
Coconino Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 51' 5'' North , 111° 22' 53'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Cameron885 (2016)3.9km
Moenkopi964 (2011)32.2km
Tuba City8,611 (2011)34.0km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Montezuma #1


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 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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Mineral List


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
Metatyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(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+
Metatyuyamunite40.2a.26.2Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
OOxygen
O MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
CaCalcium
Ca MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
VVanadium
V MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
UUranium
U MetatyuyamuniteCa(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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