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Cheto deposits, Sanders-Defiance Plateau area (Sanders-Cheto District), Apache Co., Arizona, USAi
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Cheto deposits- not defined -
Sanders-Defiance Plateau area (Sanders-Cheto District)Area
Apache Co.Mine
ArizonaState
USACountry

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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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1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Description: In linear channels & lens-like bodies underlying the upper member, Bidahochi Formation; derived from volcanic tuff.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 304; Kiersch, G.A. & W.D. Keller (1955b), Bleaching clay deposits, Sanders-Defiance Plateau district, navajo Co., AZ, Econ.Geol.: 50: 469-494.
Montmorillonite var: Calcium-Montmorillonite
Formula: Ca(Ca3,Al2)Si5O10(OH)8 or near
Description: In linear channels & lens-like bodies underlying the upper member, Bidahochi Formation; derived from volcanic tuff.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 304; Kiersch, G.A. & W.D. Keller (1955b), Bleaching clay deposits, Sanders-Defiance Plateau district, navajo Co., AZ, Econ.Geol.: 50: 469-494.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
var: Calcium-Montmorillonite9.EC.40Ca(Ca3,Al2)Si5O10(OH)8 or near

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Calcium-Montmorillonite-Ca(Ca3,Al2)Si5O10(OH)8 or near

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Montmorillonite (var: Calcium-Montmorillonite)Ca(Ca3,Al2)Si5O10(OH)8 or near
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
OOxygen
O Montmorillonite (var: Calcium-Montmorillonite)Ca(Ca3,Al2)Si5O10(OH)8 or near
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
NaSodium
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al Montmorillonite (var: Calcium-Montmorillonite)Ca(Ca3,Al2)Si5O10(OH)8 or near
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si Montmorillonite (var: Calcium-Montmorillonite)Ca(Ca3,Al2)Si5O10(OH)8 or near
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
CaCalcium
Ca Montmorillonite (var: Calcium-Montmorillonite)Ca(Ca3,Al2)Si5O10(OH)8 or near
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O

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Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 304.
Kiersch, G.A. & W.D. Keller (1955b), Bleaching clay deposits, Sanders-Defiance Plateau district, Navajo County, Arizona, Economic Geology: 50: 469-494.


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