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Ekker Mine, Little Rockies District, Henry Mts, Garfield Co., Utah, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 57' 48'' North , 110° 24' 42'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.96359,-110.41182
GeoHash:G#: 9w9rzx09f
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


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Rocky Mountains, North America

Mountain Range - 2,037 mineral species & varietal names listed

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4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Vanoxite
Formula: V4+4V5+2O13 · 8H2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Copper'1.AA.05Cu
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Carnotite'4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
'Vanoxite'4.HG.25V4+4V5+2O13 · 8H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Torbernite'8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O

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 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Carnotite40.2a.28.1K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 47 - VANADIUM OXYSALTS
Vanadium Bronzes
Vanoxite47.4.6.1V4+4V5+2O13 · 8H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H VanoxiteV44+V25+O13 · 8H2O
OOxygen
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O VanoxiteV44+V25+O13 · 8H2O
PPhosphorus
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
KPotassium
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
VVanadium
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
V VanoxiteV44+V25+O13 · 8H2O
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
UUranium
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O

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 Triassic
247.2 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 2998915
Moenkopi Formation

Age: Early Triassic (247.2 - 251.902 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Moenkopi Formation

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

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]

Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3188526
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

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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