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Papsy's Hope prospect, Marysvale District (Marysvale Uranium area), Piute Co., Utah, USAi
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Marysvale District (Marysvale Uranium area)Mining District
Piute Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 30' 5'' North , 112° 11' 40'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.50164,-112.19467
GeoHash:G#: 9wb5ncn26
USGS MRDS Record:10088211
Locality type:Prospect
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Marysvale407 (2017)6.6km
Joseph343 (2017)14.0km
Monroe2,293 (2017)15.6km
Elsinore857 (2017)20.5km
Central Valley554 (2017)24.0km


Structure: Red Hills Cauldera

Alteration: Argillic Alteration, Silicification

Tectonics: Basin And Range Transition

Rock formation(s): Bullion Canyon Volcanics


Ore(s): Fractures And Zones Of Alteration

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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3 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Meta-autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
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.; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
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.; 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 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Meta-autunite8.EB.10Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Meta-autunite40.2a.1.2Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
OOxygen
O Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O UraniniteUO2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
SiSilicon
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
PPhosphorus
P Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
UUranium
U Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
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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Pliocene
2.588 - 5.333 Ma



ID: 3192312
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Pliocene (2.588 - 5.333 Ma)

Lithology: Volcanic 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]

Miocene
5.333 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 2405587
Central Intrusion, Volcanics of Monroe Peak Caldera

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 23.03 Ma)

Description: Resistant, gray and green, porphyritic to locally equigranular quartz monzonite to monzonite stock, with a fine-grained chilled margin; distinct from other intracaldera intrusions; age about 22 Ma.

Reference: Hintze, L.F, F.D. Davis, P.D. Rowley, C.G. Cunningham, T.A. Steven, G.C. Willis. Geologic map of the Richfield 30′ x 60′ quadrangle, southeast Millard County and parts of Beaver, Piute, and Sevier Counties, Utah. Utah Geological Survey Map 195. [59]

Early Miocene - Rupelian
15.97 - 33.9 Ma



ID: 2719078
Quartz Monzonite and granite

Age: Cenozoic (15.97 - 33.9 Ma)

Description: Quartz Monzonite (in Cedar City area) and monzonite and granite (in Marysvale area).

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:{quartz monzonite}, Minor:{granite,monzonite}

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


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