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Pay Day Mine, Green Vein Mesa, San Rafael District (San Rafael Swell), Emery Co., Utah, USAi
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Pay Day MineMine
Green Vein Mesa- not defined -
San Rafael District (San Rafael Swell)Mining District
Emery Co.County
UtahState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 48' 7'' North , 110° 49' 29'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.80219,-110.82491
GeoHash:G#: 9wchwpez0
USGS MRDS Record:10020570
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Emery272 (2017)39.1km
Ferron1,562 (2017)41.9km
Clawson193 (2017)43.6km
Castle Dale1,550 (2017)48.6km
Hanksville212 (2017)48.7km


The Pay Day Mine is in a reentrant on the eastern side of Green Vein Mesa, south of the Green Vein claims. The mine was developed by short connected adits on the north side of the reentrant and a small prospect on the south side.

MRDS ID DC13616.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Boltwoodite
Formula: (K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Metazeunerite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Metazeunerite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Boltwoodite9.AK.15(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Metazeunerite40.2a.14.2Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Boltwoodite53.3.1.5(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
H MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
OOxygen
O Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
O MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O UraniniteUO2
O BaryteBaSO4
NaSodium
Na Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
SiSilicon
Si Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
SSulfur
S MarcasiteFeS2
S BaryteBaSO4
KPotassium
K Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
AsArsenic
As MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
UUranium
U Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
U MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
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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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]

Early Triassic
247.2 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 2991462
Moenkopi Formation

Age: Early Triassic (247.2 - 251.902 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Moenkopi Formation

Description: fluvial, mudflat, sabkha, shallow marine; redbeds

Comments: Original map source: Hintze, L.F., Willis, G.C., Laes, D.Y.M., Sprinkel, D.A., and Brown, K.D., 2000, Digital Geologic Map of Utah: Utah Geological Survey, Map 179DM, scale 1:500,000.

Lithology: Major:{sandstone mudstone}, Minor:{limestone}, Incidental:{gypsum, conglomerate}

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Hawley, C.C., Robeck, R.C., and Dyer, H.B. (1968) Geology, altered rocks, and ore deposits of the San Rafael Swell, Emery County, Utah. United States Geological Survey Bulletin 1239: 100-101.
Johnson, Henry S., Jr. (1957) Uranium resources of the San Rafael district, Emery County, Utah - a regional synthesis. United States Geological Survey Bulletin 1046-D, Plate 2.

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