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Jackpile Mine (Jackpile-Paguate), Laguna District, Cibola Co., New Mexico, USA

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° North , 107° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~5km
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate

Sec 26 & 35 T11N R5W and Sec 2 T10N R5W

Listed as the "Jackpile-Paguate" mine, Section 26 and 33 T11N R5W in "Uranium Mines and Deposits in the Grants District, Cibola and McKinley Counties, New Mexico," by V. T. McLemore and W. L. Chenoweth. New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources Open File Report 353 - Revised December, 1991. By far the largest producer of uranium ore in the Grants District (Laguna District is a sub-disctict) in the 1950-1985 time frame.

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Stohl, F. V. & Smith, D. K. (1981): The crystal chemistry of the uranyl silicate minerals. American Mineralogist 66, 615-625.

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