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Carrizo Range, Apache Co., Arizona, USAi
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Carrizo RangeMountain Range
Apache Co.Mine
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Latitude & Longitude:
35° North , 109° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~216km
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A small, mostly circular, extinct volcanic mountain range 15 to 20 km (9 to 12 miles) in diameter located within the Navajo Reservation, on the Colorado Plateau in northeastern Arizona. The range is about 20 km (12 miles) SW of the Four Corners. The highest summit, Pastora Peak, is 2,869 meters (9,413 feet) in elevation.

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22 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 41 localities in this region.
Description: Occurs in numerous places in the Salt Wash member, Morrison Formation.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 155; Isachsen, et al (1955).; Chenoweth, W. L. (1994). The Location and Production History of the Chimney No. 1 Uranium-Vanadium Mine, Apache County, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Report 94-B
'Clays'
Duttonite
Formula: V4+O(OH)2
Reference: Chenoweth, W. L. (1994). The Location and Production History of the Chimney No. 1 Uranium-Vanadium Mine, Apache County, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Report 94-B
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Helium'
Formula: He
Reference: Peirce, H.W., S.B. Keith and J.C.Wilt (1970), Coal, oil, natural gas, helium, and uranium in Arizona, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 182: 166.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hendersonite
Formula: (Ca,Sr)1.3V6O16 · 6H2O
Reference: Chenoweth, W. L. (1994). The Location and Production History of the Chimney No. 1 Uranium-Vanadium Mine, Apache County, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Report 94-B
Hewettite
Formula: CaV6O16 · 9H2O
Habit: Hairlike
Description: Crystals & fibrous incrustations in sandstone.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 155; Isachsen, et al (1955); Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 78.; Chenoweth, W. L. (1994). The Location and Production History of the Chimney No. 1 Uranium-Vanadium Mine, Apache County, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Report 94-B
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Scarborough, Robert B. (1981), Radioactive occurrences and uranium production in Arizona, Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Report for U.S. Department of Energy (Atomic Energy Commission), GJBX-143. RME-2071: 133.
Metahewettite
Formula: CaV6O16 · 3H2O
Reference: Chenoweth, W. L. (1994). The Location and Production History of the Chimney No. 1 Uranium-Vanadium Mine, Apache County, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Report 94-B
Metarossite
Formula: Ca(V2O6) · 2H2O
Reference: Chenoweth, W. L. (1994). The Location and Production History of the Chimney No. 1 Uranium-Vanadium Mine, Apache County, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Report 94-B
Metatyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Montroseite
Formula: (V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Pascoite
Formula: Ca3(V10O28) · 17H2O
'Petrified Wood'
Pintadoite
Formula: Ca2(V2O7) · 9H2O
Reference: Scarborough, Robert B. (1981), Radioactive occurrences and uranium production in Arizona, Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Report for U.S. Department of Energy (Atomic Energy Commission), GJBX-143. RME-2071: 132.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rolf Luetcke
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rolf Luetcke
Rossite
Formula: Ca(VO3)2•4H2O
Reference: Chenoweth, W. L. (1994). The Location and Production History of the Chimney No. 1 Uranium-Vanadium Mine, Apache County, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Report 94-B
Sherwoodite
Formula: Ca4.5(AlV4+2V5+12O40) · 28H2O
Reference: Chenoweth, W. L. (1994). The Location and Production History of the Chimney No. 1 Uranium-Vanadium Mine, Apache County, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Report 94-B
Tyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 62 localities in this region.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 406; Joralemon, I.B. (1952), Age cannot wither her varieties of geological experience, Econ.Geol.: 47: 243-259; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 34.
Vanoxite
Formula: V4+4V5+2O13 · 8H2O
Description: Occurs impregnating certain beds of the Salt Wash member of the Morrison Formation.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 412; Masters, J.A. (1955), Geology of the uranium deposits of the Lukachukai Mountains area, northeastern Arizona, Econ.Geol.: 50: 111-126.
Volborthite
Formula: Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Scarborough, Robert B. (1981), Radioactive occurrences and uranium production in Arizona, Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Report for U.S. Department of Energy (Atomic Energy Commission), GJBX-143. RME-2071: 118.; Chenoweth, W.L., (2014) The Geology and Production History of the Black Rock Point Nos. 1 and 3 Uranium-Vanadium Mines, Apache County, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Report, CR-14-B, 12 p.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Duttonite4.HE.35V4+O(OH)2
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hendersonite4.HG.50(Ca,Sr)1.3V6O16 · 6H2O
Hewettite4.HE.15CaV6O16 · 9H2O
Metahewettite4.HE.15CaV6O16 · 3H2O
Metarossite4.HD.10Ca(V2O6) · 2H2O
Metatyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Montroseite4.FD.10(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Pascoite4.HC.05Ca3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rossite4.HD.05Ca(VO3)2•4H2O
Sherwoodite4.HC.15Ca4.5(AlV4+2V5+12O40) · 28H2O
Tyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Vanoxite4.HG.25V4+4V5+2O13 · 8H2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pintadoite8.FC.15Ca2(V2O7) · 9H2O
Volborthite8.FD.05Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Clays'-
'Helium'-He
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Petrified Wood'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Montroseite6.1.1.4(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
X(OH)2
Duttonite6.2.7.1V4+O(OH)2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Carnotite40.2a.28.1K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Metatyuyamunite40.2a.26.2Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Tyuyamunite40.2a.26.1Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Volborthite40.3.10.1Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Group 47 - VANADIUM OXYSALTS
Normal Anhydrous Vanadium Oxysalts
Metarossite47.1.1.2Ca(V2O6) · 2H2O
Rossite47.1.1.1Ca(VO3)2•4H2O
Anhydrous Vanadium Oxysalts Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Pascoite47.2.1.1Ca3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Sherwoodite47.2.4.1Ca4.5(AlV4+2V5+12O40) · 28H2O
Hydrated Normal Vanadium Oxysalts
Hendersonite47.3.1.4(Ca,Sr)1.3V6O16 · 6H2O
Hewettite47.3.1.1CaV6O16 · 9H2O
Metahewettite47.3.1.2CaV6O16 · 3H2O
Vanadium Bronzes
Pintadoite47.4.3.1Ca2(V2O7) · 9H2O
Vanoxite47.4.6.1V4+4V5+2O13 · 8H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Clays'-
'Helium'-He
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Petrified Wood'-
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
H PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
H Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
H MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
H VanoxiteV44+V25+O13 · 8H2O
H HeliumHe
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H PintadoiteCa2(V2O7) · 9H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H DuttoniteV4+O(OH)2
H Hendersonite(Ca,Sr)1.3V6O16 · 6H2O
H MetahewettiteCaV6O16 · 3H2O
H MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
H RossiteCa(VO3)2•4H2O
H SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
O PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
O Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
O MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
O UraniniteUO2
O VanoxiteV44+V25+O13 · 8H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O PintadoiteCa2(V2O7) · 9H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O DuttoniteV4+O(OH)2
O Hendersonite(Ca,Sr)1.3V6O16 · 6H2O
O MetahewettiteCaV6O16 · 3H2O
O MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
O RossiteCa(VO3)2•4H2O
O SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
AlAluminium
Al SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Ca PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Ca HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
Ca MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca PintadoiteCa2(V2O7) · 9H2O
Ca Hendersonite(Ca,Sr)1.3V6O16 · 6H2O
Ca MetahewettiteCaV6O16 · 3H2O
Ca MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
Ca RossiteCa(VO3)2•4H2O
Ca SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
VVanadium
V TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
V PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
V HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
V Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
V MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
V VanoxiteV44+V25+O13 · 8H2O
V VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
V PintadoiteCa2(V2O7) · 9H2O
V DuttoniteV4+O(OH)2
V Hendersonite(Ca,Sr)1.3V6O16 · 6H2O
V MetahewettiteCaV6O16 · 3H2O
V MetarossiteCa(V2O6) · 2H2O
V RossiteCa(VO3)2•4H2O
V SherwooditeCa4.5(AlV24+V125+O40) · 28H2O
FeIron
Fe Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
SrStrontium
Sr Hendersonite(Ca,Sr)1.3V6O16 · 6H2O
UUranium
U TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
U MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
U UraniniteUO2

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Isachsen, Y.W., et al (1955), Age and sedimentary environments of uranium host rocks, Colorado Plateau, Economic Geology: 50: 127-134.
Strobell, J. D., Jr. (1956), Geology of the Carrizo Mountains area in northeastern Arizona and northwestern New Mexico: USGS, Oil and Gas Investigations Map OM 160.
Hershey, Robert E. (1958), Geology and Uranium Deposits of the Carrizo Mountains Area Apache County, Arizona and San Juan County, New Mexico, U.S. Atomic Energy Commission RME 117.
Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of Arizona: 78.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 155.
McLemore, Virginia T. and Chenoweth, William L. (1997), Occurrence of copper and silver at the Carrizo copper mine in the Carrizo Mountains, Apache County, Arizona. New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook, 48th Field Conference: 269-272.
Semken, Steven C. and McIntosh, William C. (1997), 40Ar/39Ar age determinations for the Carrizo Mountains laccolith, Navajo Nation, Arizona. New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook, 48th Field Conference: 75-80.

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