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Jo Dandy Mine (Joe Dandy; Paradox D; Hummer; C; Blackburn; Yellow Bird No. 1; Oversight; Broker), Paradox Valley, Uravan District, Montrose Co., Colorado, USAi
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Jo Dandy Mine (Joe Dandy; Paradox D; Hummer; C; Blackburn; Yellow Bird No. 1; Oversight; Broker)Mine
Paradox ValleyValley
Uravan DistrictMining District
Montrose Co.County
ColoradoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 13' 46'' North , 108° 45' 24'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Naturita528 (2017)16.5km
Nucla702 (2017)18.8km
Redvale236 (2011)30.3km
Norwood562 (2017)42.1km
La Sal395 (2011)43.8km


Colorado Plateau-type uranium deposit on Jo Dandy Hill. The species metatyuyamunite was not mentioned in the original articles by the original authors which defined the species, however, metatyuyamunite from this locality was used in subsequent research efforts to better define the species.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range
Colorado Plateau, USAPlateau

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

29 valid minerals. 5 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Barnesite
Formula: (Na,Ca)V6O16 · 3H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Bayleyite
Formula: Mg2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 18H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Reference: Dana 7:I:602.
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Delrioite (TL)
Formula: CaSr(V2O6)(OH)2 · 3H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Amer.Min.(1959) 44, 261-264
Fervanite
Formula: Fe3+4V5+4O16 · 5H2O
Reference: Specimen ex. Pequa Rare Minerals - Lemanski collection
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Dana 7:I:602.
Häggite
Formula: V3+V4+O2(OH)3
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Hewettite
Formula: CaV6O16 · 9H2O
Reference: Dana 7:I:602.
Hummerite (TL)
Formula: K2Mg2(V10O28) · 16H2O
Type Locality:
Description: Translucent yellow to orange in color, water soluble, and similar in appearance to pascoite, hummerite forms vein fillings with columnar structure parallel to the walls. It also forms a granular crust and efflorescence that coats or cements sandstone in
Reference: Amer.Min.(1951) 36, 326-327, "Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", p. 271 & photo 133, by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997
Melanovanadite
Formula: Ca(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
Metadelrioite (TL)
Formula: CaSr(V2O6)(OH)2
Type Locality:
Description: Detailed XRD and chemical studies showed that the material originally described as delrioite consists of two phases, monoclinic delrioite and triclinic metadelrioite, a less hydrated phase (Smith, 1970). Delrioite occurs as intimate intergrowths with met
Reference: Am Min 55 (1970), 185; "Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", p. 178, by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997
Metahewettite
Formula: CaV6O16 · 3H2O
Reference: Dana 7:I:602.
Metarossite
Formula: Ca(V2O6) · 2H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel; Amer.Min.(1959) 44, 261-264
Metatyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Reference: Am Min 41 (1956), 187; HB4 (2000)
Montroseite
Formula: (V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Navajoite
Formula: Fe3+V5+9O24 · 12H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Okieite (TL)
Formula: Mg3[V10O28]·28H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Nash, B.P., Adams, P.M., Marty, J. and Hughes, J.M. (2018) Okieite, IMA 2018-080. CNMNC Newsletter No. 46, December 2018, page xxxx; Mineralogical Magazine, 82, xxxx–xxxx.
Paramontroseite
Formula: V4+O2
Reference: Van King
Pintadoite
Formula: Ca2(V2O7) · 9H2O
Reference: Dana 7:I:602.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Dana 7:I:602.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Dana 7:I:602.
Rauvite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(V10O28) · 16H2O
Sepiolite
Formula: Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Dana 7:I:602.
Sherwoodite
Formula: Ca4.5(AlV4+2V5+12O40) · 28H2O
Reference: Thompson, M.E., Roach, C.H., and Meyrowitz, R. (1958): American Mineralogist 43, 749-755
Simplotite
Formula: CaV4+4O9 · 5H2O
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Tyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Reference: Dana 7:I:602.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
Vanoxite (TL)
Formula: V4+4V5+2O13 · 8H2O
Type Locality:
Description: The black vanadium-bearing sandstones of the Jo Dandy Hill mine, Uravan district, Montrose County, were investigated by U.S. Geological Survey personnel as early as 1910 (Hess, 1925). Previously, the black vanadium ore was generally called "kentsmithite"
Reference: "Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", pp. 519-520, by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Barnesite4.HG.45(Na,Ca)V6O16 · 3H2O
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Delrioite (TL)4.HG.35CaSr(V2O6)(OH)2 · 3H2O
Fervanite4.HG.05Fe3+4V5+4O16 · 5H2O
Hewettite4.HE.15CaV6O16 · 9H2O
Hummerite (TL)4.HC.10K2Mg2(V10O28) · 16H2O
Häggite4.HE.25V3+V4+O2(OH)3
Melanovanadite4.HE.05Ca(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
Metadelrioite (TL)4.HG.40CaSr(V2O6)(OH)2
Metahewettite4.HE.15CaV6O16 · 3H2O
Metarossite4.HD.10Ca(V2O6) · 2H2O
Metatyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Montroseite4.FD.10(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Navajoite4.HG.30Fe3+V5+9O24 · 12H2O
Paramontroseite4.DB.15aV4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rauvite4.HB.40Ca(UO2)2(V10O28) · 16H2O
Sherwoodite4.HC.15Ca4.5(AlV4+2V5+12O40) · 28H2O
Simplotite4.HG.20CaV4+4O9 · 5H2O
Tyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Vanoxite (TL)4.HG.25V4+4V5+2O13 · 8H2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Bayleyite5.ED.05Mg2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 18H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pintadoite8.FC.15Ca2(V2O7) · 9H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Coffinite9.AD.30U(SiO4) · nH2O
Sepiolite9.EE.25Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Okieite (TL)-Mg3[V10O28]·28H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Paramontroseite4.4.11.1V4+O2
Miscellaneous
Navajoite4.6.2.1Fe3+V5+9O24 · 12H2O
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Montroseite6.1.1.4(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Miscellaneous
Häggite6.4.3.1V3+V4+O2(OH)3
Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
AmBn(XO3)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Bayleyite15.3.3.1Mg2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 18H2O
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Carnotite40.2a.28.1K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Metatyuyamunite40.2a.26.2Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Tyuyamunite40.2a.26.1Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Group 47 - VANADIUM OXYSALTS
Normal Anhydrous Vanadium Oxysalts
Delrioite (TL)47.1.2.1CaSr(V2O6)(OH)2 · 3H2O
Metadelrioite (TL)47.1.2.2CaSr(V2O6)(OH)2
Metarossite47.1.1.2Ca(V2O6) · 2H2O
Anhydrous Vanadium Oxysalts Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Hummerite (TL)47.2.2.1K2Mg2(V10O28) · 16H2O
Sherwoodite47.2.4.1Ca4.5(AlV4+2V5+12O40) · 28H2O
Hydrated Normal Vanadium Oxysalts
Barnesite47.3.1.3(Na,Ca)V6O16 · 3H2O
Fervanite47.3.4.1Fe3+4V5+4O16 · 5H2O
Hewettite47.3.1.1CaV6O16 · 9H2O
Melanovanadite47.3.6.1Ca(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
Metahewettite47.3.1.2CaV6O16 · 3H2O
Vanadium Bronzes
Pintadoite47.4.3.1Ca2(V2O7) · 9H2O
Rauvite47.4.4.1Ca(UO2)2(V10O28) · 16H2O
Simplotite47.4.8.1CaV4+4O9 · 5H2O
Vanoxite (TL)47.4.6.1V4+4V5+2O13 · 8H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Coffinite51.5.2.4U(SiO4) · nH2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Sepiolite74.3.1b.1Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Okieite (TL)-Mg3[V10O28]·28H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DelrioiteCaSr(V2O6)(OH)2 · 3H2O
H HummeriteK2Mg2(V10O28) · 16H2O
H MetadelrioiteCaSr(V2O6)(OH)2
H VanoxiteV44+V25+O13 · 8H2O
H OkieiteMg3[V10O28]·28H2O
H FervaniteFe43+V45+O16 · 5H2O
H HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H PintadoiteCa2(V2O7) · 9H2O
H MetahewettiteCaV6O16 · 3H2O
H MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
H SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
H RauviteCa(UO2)2(V10O28) · 16H2O
H Barnesite(Na,Ca)V6O16 · 3H2O
H BayleyiteMg2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 18H2O
H CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
H HäggiteV3+V4+O2(OH)3
H Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
H NavajoiteFe3+V95+O24 · 12H2O
H MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
H SimplotiteCaV44+O9 · 5H2O
H SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
H MelanovanaditeCa(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
CCarbon
C BayleyiteMg2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 18H2O
OOxygen
O DelrioiteCaSr(V2O6)(OH)2 · 3H2O
O HummeriteK2Mg2(V10O28) · 16H2O
O MetadelrioiteCaSr(V2O6)(OH)2
O VanoxiteV44+V25+O13 · 8H2O
O OkieiteMg3[V10O28]·28H2O
O FervaniteFe43+V45+O16 · 5H2O
O HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O PintadoiteCa2(V2O7) · 9H2O
O MetahewettiteCaV6O16 · 3H2O
O MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
O SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O RauviteCa(UO2)2(V10O28) · 16H2O
O Barnesite(Na,Ca)V6O16 · 3H2O
O BayleyiteMg2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 18H2O
O CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
O HäggiteV3+V4+O2(OH)3
O Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
O NavajoiteFe3+V95+O24 · 12H2O
O MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
O SimplotiteCaV44+O9 · 5H2O
O UraniniteUO2
O ParamontroseiteV4+O2
O SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
O MelanovanaditeCa(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
NaSodium
Na Barnesite(Na,Ca)V6O16 · 3H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg HummeriteK2Mg2(V10O28) · 16H2O
Mg OkieiteMg3[V10O28]·28H2O
Mg SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Mg BayleyiteMg2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 18H2O
AlAluminium
Al SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
SiSilicon
Si SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K HummeriteK2Mg2(V10O28) · 16H2O
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca MetadelrioiteCaSr(V2O6)(OH)2
Ca HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca PintadoiteCa2(V2O7) · 9H2O
Ca MetahewettiteCaV6O16 · 3H2O
Ca MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Ca TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Ca RauviteCa(UO2)2(V10O28) · 16H2O
Ca MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
Ca SimplotiteCaV44+O9 · 5H2O
Ca SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
Ca MelanovanaditeCa(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
VVanadium
V DelrioiteCaSr(V2O6)(OH)2 · 3H2O
V HummeriteK2Mg2(V10O28) · 16H2O
V MetadelrioiteCaSr(V2O6)(OH)2
V VanoxiteV44+V25+O13 · 8H2O
V OkieiteMg3[V10O28]·28H2O
V FervaniteFe43+V45+O16 · 5H2O
V HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
V PintadoiteCa2(V2O7) · 9H2O
V MetahewettiteCaV6O16 · 3H2O
V MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
V TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
V RauviteCa(UO2)2(V10O28) · 16H2O
V Barnesite(Na,Ca)V6O16 · 3H2O
V HäggiteV3+V4+O2(OH)3
V Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
V NavajoiteFe3+V95+O24 · 12H2O
V MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
V SimplotiteCaV44+O9 · 5H2O
V ParamontroseiteV4+O2
V SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
V MelanovanaditeCa(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
FeIron
Fe FervaniteFe43+V45+O16 · 5H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Fe NavajoiteFe3+V95+O24 · 12H2O
SrStrontium
Sr DelrioiteCaSr(V2O6)(OH)2 · 3H2O
Sr MetadelrioiteCaSr(V2O6)(OH)2
UUranium
U MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
U TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
U RauviteCa(UO2)2(V10O28) · 16H2O
U BayleyiteMg2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 18H2O
U CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
U UraniniteUO2

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Late Jurassic
145 - 163.5 Ma



ID: 2858643
Morrison Fm, Summerville Fm, and Entrada Sandstone

Age: Jurassic (145 - 163.5 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Morrison Formation; Summerville Formation; Entrada Sandstone

Description: Summerville Fm: Shale and siltstone

Comments: Original map source: Green, G.N., 1992, The Digital Geologic Map of Colorado in ARC/INFO Format: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 92-0507, 9 p., scale 1:500,000.

Lithology: Major:{sandstone,mudstone,claystone}, Minor:{shale,siltstone}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

Early Jurassic - Late Triassic
174.1 - 237 Ma



ID: 3185972
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Mesozoic (174.1 - 237 Ma)

Lithology: Sandstone-conglomerate

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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