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Black Mesa Basin, Chinle District, Carrizo Range, Apache Co., Arizona, USAi
Regional Level Types
Black Mesa BasinBasin
Chinle DistrictMining District
Carrizo RangeMountain Range
Apache Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° North , 109° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~29km
Locality type:Basin
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


Mineralization is reported at numerous claims.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Tyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 405; Garrels, R.M. & E.S. Larsen, 3rd. (1959), Geochemistry and mineralogy of the Colorado Plateau uranium ores, USGS PP 320; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 77.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Tyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Tyuyamunite40.2a.26.1Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
OOxygen
O TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
CaCalcium
Ca TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
VVanadium
V TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
UUranium
U TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O

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Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of Arizona: 77.
Garrels, R.M. & E.S. Larsen, 3rd. (1959), Geochemistry and mineralogy of the Colorado Plateau uranium ores, USGS Professional Paper 320.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 405.


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