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Cottonwood Butte Mine, San Juan Co., New Mexico, USAi
Regional Level Types
Cottonwood Butte MineMine
San Juan Co.County
New MexicoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 47' 25'' North , 109° 1' 49'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Beclabito317 (2011)5.8km
Teec Nos Pos730 (2011)15.3km
Shiprock8,295 (2011)30.6km
Red Mesa480 (2011)37.8km
Sanostee371 (2011)43.0km


A former U-V occurrence/mine.

Salt Wash member.

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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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

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


Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Tyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Reference: Robert B. Scarborough (1981) Radioactive occurrences and uranium production in Arizona GJBX – 143(81)

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

References

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Hilpert, Lowell S. (1969), Uranium Resources of northwestern New Mexico, USGS Professional Paper 603, 166 pp.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #0350450122.
U.S. Bureau of Mines (1995), Minerals Availability System/Mineral Industry Location System (MAS/MILS), U.S. Bureau of Mines, file ID #10272743.

USGS MRDS Record:10272743
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