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Enos Johnson mine (Sanostee mine; South Peak mine), Chuska, Shiprock District, San Juan Co., New Mexico, USAi
Regional Level Types
Enos Johnson mine (Sanostee mine; South Peak mine)Mine
Chuska- not defined -
Shiprock DistrictMining District
San Juan Co.County
New MexicoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 24' 50'' North , 109° 0' 9'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Sanostee371 (2011)11.5km
Lukachukai1,701 (2011)20.2km
Sehili135 (2011)21.0km
Tsaile1,205 (2011)22.7km
Newcomb339 (2011)30.2km


Sec 19 T25N R20W
Deposit: Discovery year: 1950's small to medium elongate lenses, trending eastward.

Development: Mine placed on standby status in 1982.

Geology: Ore occurs in both the recapture and the salt wash member of the morrison formation.

Rock formation(s): Morrison Formation


Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range
Colorado Plateau, USAPlateau
Navajo Nation Indian Reservation, USAReservation
Hopi-Navajo Indian Reservations, Colorado Plateau, Apache; Navajo and San Juan Cos., Arizona & Utah, USA

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2 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Carnotite40.2a.28.1K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
OOxygen
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
SiSilicon
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
KPotassium
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
VVanadium
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
UUranium
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
HILPERT, L.S., (1969), USGS PP 603, P. 50-51, 84-87
CHENOWETH, W.L., (1977), NMGS GUIDEBOOK, 28TH FIELD CONFERENCE, P.. 257-262.
MCLEMORE, V.T., (1983), NMBMMR, OFR-183, P. 65-70.

USGS MRDS Record:10105800
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