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Fuemrol No. 2 mine (Fuemrole mine), Temple Mountain, San Rafael District (San Rafael Swell), Emery Co., Utah, USAi
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Fuemrol No. 2 mine (Fuemrole mine)Mine
Temple MountainMountain
San Rafael District (San Rafael Swell)Mining District
Emery Co.County
UtahState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 41' North , 110° 40' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.68333,-110.66667
GeoHash:G#: 9wck1dnfx
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Hanksville212 (2017)34.7km


Series of small open prospect pits for uranium located at the foot of the west slope of Temple Mountain.

NOTE: "Fuemrole" in the original literature is an obvious misnomer for fumarole.

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


18 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Abernathyite (TL)
Formula: K(UO2)(AsO4) · 3H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: M. E. Thompson, B. Ingram, & E. B. Gross (1956) Abernathyite, a new uranium mineral of the metatorbernite group. American Mineralogist, 41:82-90.
Arsenic
Formula: As
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; USGS Prof Paper 300 p295; M. E. Thompson, B. Ingram, & E. B. Gross (1956) Abernathyite, a new uranium mineral of the metatorbernite group. American Mineralogist, 41:82-90.
Bassetite
Formula: Fe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. IV
Felsőbányaite
Formula: Al4(SO4)(OH)10 · 4H2O
Reference: Am Min 53:717-721
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: M. E. Thompson, B. Ingram, & E. B. Gross (1956) Abernathyite, a new uranium mineral of the metatorbernite group. American Mineralogist, 41:82-90.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Am Min 53:717-721
Heinrichite
Formula: Ba(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 10H2O
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 4, 2000
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: M. E. Thompson, B. Ingram, & E. B. Gross (1956) Abernathyite, a new uranium mineral of the metatorbernite group. American Mineralogist, 41:82-90.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; M. E. Thompson, B. Ingram, & E. B. Gross (1956) Abernathyite, a new uranium mineral of the metatorbernite group. American Mineralogist, 41:82-90.
Meta-aluminite (TL)
Formula: Al2(SO4)(OH)4 · 5H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Am Min 53:717-721
Metazeunerite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; M. E. Thompson, B. Ingram, & E. B. Gross (1956) Abernathyite, a new uranium mineral of the metatorbernite group. American Mineralogist, 41:82-90.
Orpiment
Formula: As2S3
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; USGS Prof Paper 300 p295; M. E. Thompson, B. Ingram, & E. B. Gross (1956) Abernathyite, a new uranium mineral of the metatorbernite group. American Mineralogist, 41:82-90.
Pitticite
Formula: (Fe, SO4, AsO4, H2O) ?
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; USGS Prof Paper 300 p295; M. E. Thompson, B. Ingram, & E. B. Gross (1956) Abernathyite, a new uranium mineral of the metatorbernite group. American Mineralogist, 41:82-90.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; Am Min 53:717-721; M. E. Thompson, B. Ingram, & E. B. Gross (1956) Abernathyite, a new uranium mineral of the metatorbernite group. American Mineralogist, 41:82-90.
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; USGS Prof Paper 300 p295; M. E. Thompson, B. Ingram, & E. B. Gross (1956) Abernathyite, a new uranium mineral of the metatorbernite group. American Mineralogist, 41:82-90.
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 4, 2000; M. E. Thompson, B. Ingram, & E. B. Gross (1956) Abernathyite, a new uranium mineral of the metatorbernite group. American Mineralogist, 41:82-90.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; M. E. Thompson, B. Ingram, & E. B. Gross (1956) Abernathyite, a new uranium mineral of the metatorbernite group. American Mineralogist, 41:82-90.
Zeunerite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 4, 2000

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Arsenic1.CA.05As
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Orpiment2.FA.30As2S3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Realgar2.FA.15aAs4S4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Felsőbányaite7.DD.05Al4(SO4)(OH)10 · 4H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Meta-aluminite (TL)7.DC.05Al2(SO4)(OH)4 · 5H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Abernathyite (TL)8.EB.15K(UO2)(AsO4) · 3H2O
Bassetite8.EB.10Fe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Heinrichite8.EB.05Ba(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 10H2O
Metazeunerite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Pitticite8.DB.05(Fe, SO4, AsO4, H2O) ?
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Zeunerite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Arsenic1.3.1.1As
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Realgar2.8.21.1As4S4
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Orpiment2.11.1.1As2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
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)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Felsőbányaite31.4.4.1Al4(SO4)(OH)10 · 4H2O
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Meta-aluminite (TL)31.7.5.1Al2(SO4)(OH)4 · 5H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Abernathyite (TL)40.2a.9.1K(UO2)(AsO4) · 3H2O
Bassetite40.2a.16.1Fe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Heinrichite40.2a.4.1Ba(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 10H2O
Metazeunerite40.2a.14.2Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Zeunerite40.2a.14.1Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Hydrated Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Pitticite43.5.3.1(Fe, SO4, AsO4, H2O) ?

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AbernathyiteK(UO2)(AsO4) · 3H2O
H Meta-aluminiteAl2(SO4)(OH)4 · 5H2O
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
H HeinrichiteBa(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 10H2O
H FelsőbányaiteAl4(SO4)(OH)10 · 4H2O
H BassetiteFe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H Pitticite(Fe, SO4, AsO4, H2O) ?
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
OOxygen
O AbernathyiteK(UO2)(AsO4) · 3H2O
O Meta-aluminiteAl2(SO4)(OH)4 · 5H2O
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
O HeinrichiteBa(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 10H2O
O FelsőbányaiteAl4(SO4)(OH)10 · 4H2O
O BassetiteFe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O Pitticite(Fe, SO4, AsO4, H2O) ?
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
AlAluminium
Al Meta-aluminiteAl2(SO4)(OH)4 · 5H2O
Al FelsőbányaiteAl4(SO4)(OH)10 · 4H2O
PPhosphorus
P BassetiteFe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
SSulfur
S Meta-aluminiteAl2(SO4)(OH)4 · 5H2O
S FelsőbányaiteAl4(SO4)(OH)10 · 4H2O
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S OrpimentAs2S3
S Pitticite(Fe, SO4, AsO4, H2O) ?
S PyriteFeS2
S RealgarAs4S4
S SphaleriteZnS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
KPotassium
K AbernathyiteK(UO2)(AsO4) · 3H2O
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe BassetiteFe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Pitticite(Fe, SO4, AsO4, H2O) ?
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CuCopper
Cu ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Cu MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As AbernathyiteK(UO2)(AsO4) · 3H2O
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
As ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
As HeinrichiteBa(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 10H2O
As ArsenicAs
As MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As OrpimentAs2S3
As Pitticite(Fe, SO4, AsO4, H2O) ?
As RealgarAs4S4
BaBarium
Ba HeinrichiteBa(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 10H2O
UUranium
U AbernathyiteK(UO2)(AsO4) · 3H2O
U ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
U HeinrichiteBa(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 10H2O
U BassetiteFe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
U MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O

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

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