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Circle Cliffs, Garfield Co., Utah, USAi
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37° North , 111° West (est.)
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Margin of Error:
~137km
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The Circle Cliffs area of the Henry Mountains district lies entirely within Garfield County, Utah, all between Townships 32 and 37 South and Ranges 6 and 9 East.

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28 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Bieberite
Formula: CoSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: Analyzed by SEM EDS and in the collection of Brent Thorne
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: New Mexico Bureau of Geology Mineral Museum no. 11445 Sherman Dugan Museum of Geology no. L16F-0009 San Juan College Geology Department (no. unknown) - tested with HCl Bishop, Troy and Bishop, Connie (2016), personal correspondence with Erin Delventhal
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
'Clays'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Copper Stain'
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Galena
Formula: PbS
Guarinoite
Formula: Zn6(SO4)(OH)10 · 5H2O
Reference: Analyzed by SEM EDS and in the collection of Brent Thorne
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
'Mica Group'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Petrified Wood'
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Description: Silicified wood
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Zeunerite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Bieberite7.CB.35CoSO4 · 7H2O
Guarinoite7.DD.80Zn6(SO4)(OH)10 · 5H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Zeunerite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Clays'-
'Copper Stain'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Mica Group'-
'Petrified Wood'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Bieberite29.6.10.4CoSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)6(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Guarinoite31.2.4.1Zn6(SO4)(OH)10 · 5H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Carnotite40.2a.28.1K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Zeunerite40.2a.14.1Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(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)
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Clays'-
'Copper Stain'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Mica Group'-
'Petrified Wood'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H GuarinoiteZn6(SO4)(OH)10 · 5H2O
H BieberiteCoSO4 · 7H2O
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O UraniniteUO2
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O GuarinoiteZn6(SO4)(OH)10 · 5H2O
O BieberiteCoSO4 · 7H2O
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
PPhosphorus
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcociteCu2S
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S MarcasiteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S GuarinoiteZn6(SO4)(OH)10 · 5H2O
S BieberiteCoSO4 · 7H2O
KPotassium
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
VVanadium
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CoCobalt
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Co BieberiteCoSO4 · 7H2O
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Cu ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu CopperCu
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn GuarinoiteZn6(SO4)(OH)10 · 5H2O
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
AsArsenic
As ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
UUranium
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
U UraniniteUO2
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O

References

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Davidson, E. S., (1967), Geology of the Circle Cliffs Area, Garfield and Kane Counties,Utah: US Geological Survey Bulletin 1229.
Utah Geological and Mineral Survey, (1974) Uranium-Vanadium Occurrences of Utah, Open File Report 18.
Bain , G. W., (1952) Uranium Deposits in Southwestern Colorado Plateau: USAEC RMO 982 (Rev.), 59 p.
Davidson, E. 5. and others, (1956) Geologic Mapping: Circle Cliffs, Utah: USGS TEl 640: p. 58-60,; also, USGS TEl 700, p. 47, 1957.
Doelling, H. H., (1967) Uranium Deposits of Garfield County, Utah: UGMS Special Studies.
Johnson, H. R., Jr., (1959). Uranium Resources of the Green River and Henry Mountains Districts, Utah: A Regional Synthesis: USGS Bull. 1087-C, p. 59-104.
Kleinhampl, F. J. and C. Koteff, (1960) Botanical Prospecting for Uranium in the Circle Cliffs Area, Garfield County, Utah: USGS Bull. 1085-C, p. 85-104.
Klosterman, G. E., (1954) Summary of Airborne Radiometric Surveying in the Circle Cliffs Upwarp, Garfield County, Utah: USAEC RME 72.
Stewart, D. G., (1956) General Geology, Channeling and Uranium Mineralization, Triassic Shinarump Conglomerate, Circle Cliffs, Utah: BYU Res. Studies, Geol. Ser., v. 3, no. 6.
Stewart, J. H. and others, (1959) Stratigraphy of Triassic and Associated Formations in Part of Colorado Plateau Region: USGS Bull. 1046-Q, p. 487-576.
Zeller, H. D., (1955) Reconnaissance for Uranium-Bearing Carbonaceous Materials in Southern Utah: USGS Circ. 349.

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