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Cane Creek potash mine (Texas Gulf Sulfur), Interriver Mining District, Grand Co., Utah, USAi
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Cane Creek potash mine (Texas Gulf Sulfur)Mine
Interriver Mining DistrictMining District
Grand Co.County
UtahState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 31' 20'' North , 109° 39' 34'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Moab5,235 (2017)11.1km
Spanish Valley491 (2011)17.8km
Castle Valley342 (2017)25.4km
La Sal395 (2011)42.7km


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Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range
Colorado Plateau, USAPlateau

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Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


12 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Braitschite-(Ce) (TL)
Formula: (Ca,Na2)7(Ce,La)2B22O43 · 7H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Am Min 53:1081-1095
Carnallite
Formula: KMgCl3 · 6H2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Am Min 53:1081-1095
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Am Min 53:1081-1095
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Am Min 53:1081-1095
'Mica Group'
Reference: Am Min 53:1081-1095
Polyhalite
Formula: K2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Am Min 53:1081-1095
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Am Min 53:1081-1095
Sylvite
Formula: KCl
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Carnallite3.BA.10KMgCl3 · 6H2O
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Sylvite3.AA.20KCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 6 - Borates
Braitschite-(Ce) (TL)6.H0.10(Ca,Na2)7(Ce,La)2B22O43 · 7H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Polyhalite7.CC.65K2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Mica Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Sylvite9.1.1.2KCl
Group 11 - HALIDE COMPLEXES
AmBX3
Carnallite11.1.2.1KMgCl3 · 6H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 26 - HYDRATED BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Miscellaneous
Braitschite-(Ce) (TL)26.7.6.1(Ca,Na2)7(Ce,La)2B22O43 · 7H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AmBn(XO4)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p < 3:2 and > 1:1
Polyhalite29.4.5.1K2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Mica Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Braitschite-(Ce)(Ca,Na2)7(Ce,La)2B22O43 · 7H2O
H CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
BBoron
B Braitschite-(Ce)(Ca,Na2)7(Ce,La)2B22O43 · 7H2O
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O Braitschite-(Ce)(Ca,Na2)7(Ce,La)2B22O43 · 7H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O HematiteFe2O3
O CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
NaSodium
Na Braitschite-(Ce)(Ca,Na2)7(Ce,La)2B22O43 · 7H2O
Na HaliteNaCl
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2O
Mg PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl
Cl CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2O
Cl SylviteKCl
KPotassium
K CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2O
K PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
K SylviteKCl
CaCalcium
Ca Braitschite-(Ce)(Ca,Na2)7(Ce,La)2B22O43 · 7H2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
LaLanthanum
La Braitschite-(Ce)(Ca,Na2)7(Ce,La)2B22O43 · 7H2O
CeCerium
Ce Braitschite-(Ce)(Ca,Na2)7(Ce,La)2B22O43 · 7H2O

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