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Hunts Mesa No. 1 channel (Hunts Mesa No. 1 paleochannel; Channel No. 57), Hunts Mesa deposit (Koley No. 2; Sam Charlie No.1; Hunt's Mesa), Hunts Mesa, Monument Valley Mining District, Navajo Co., Arizona, USAi
Regional Level Types
Hunts Mesa No. 1 channel (Hunts Mesa No. 1 paleochannel; Channel No. 57)Channel
Hunts Mesa deposit (Koley No. 2; Sam Charlie No.1; Hunt's Mesa)Mesa
Hunts MesaMesa
Monument Valley Mining DistrictMining District
Navajo Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 58' 7'' North , 110° 2' 7'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Oljato-Monument Valley154 (2017)13.9km
Oljato-Monument Valley674 (2016)20.4km
Dennehotso746 (2011)21.7km
Halchita266 (2011)21.8km
Kayenta5,189 (2011)33.1km


An U occurrence in a paleochannel that trends East-West at 300 feet wide and 50 feet deep, comprised of medium-grained, massive sandstone.

Claim owned by R.C. Cutter of Grand Junction, Colorado.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Colorado Plateau, USAPlateau
Navajo Nation Indian Reservation, USAReservation
Hopi-Navajo Indian Reservations, Colorado Plateau, Apache; Navajo and San Juan Cos., Arizona & Utah, USA
Monument Valley, Arizona/Utah, USAValley

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Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Detailed Mineral List:

Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Witkind, I.J. & R.E. Thaden (1963), Geology of uranium-vanadium deposits of the Monument Valley area Apache & Navajo Cos., AZ, USGS Bull. 1103: 138-139.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Witkind, I.J. & R.E. Thaden (1963), Geology of uranium-vanadium deposits of the Monument Valley area Apache & Navajo Cos., AZ, USGS Bull. 1103: 138-139.
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Reference: Witkind, I.J. & R.E. Thaden (1963), Geology of uranium-vanadium deposits of the Monument Valley area Apache & Navajo Cos., AZ, USGS Bull. 1103: 73 (Table 1), 138-139.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Witkind, I.J. & R.E. Thaden (1963), Geology of uranium-vanadium deposits of the Monument Valley area Apache & Navajo Cos., AZ, USGS Bull. 1103: 138-139.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Witkind, I.J. & R.E. Thaden (1963), Geology of uranium-vanadium deposits of the Monument Valley area Apache & Navajo Cos., AZ, USGS Bull. 1103: 138-139.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Witkind, I.J. & R.E. Thaden (1963), Geology of uranium-vanadium deposits of the Monument Valley area Apache & Navajo Cos., AZ, USGS Bull. 1103: 138-139.
'Petrified Wood'
Reference: Witkind, I.J. & R.E. Thaden (1963), Geology of uranium-vanadium deposits of the Monument Valley area Apache & Navajo Cos., AZ, USGS Bull. 1103: 73 (Table 1), 138-139.
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Witkind, I.J. & R.E. Thaden (1963), Geology of uranium-vanadium deposits of the Monument Valley area Apache & Navajo Cos., AZ, USGS Bull. 1103: 138-139.
Tyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Reference: Witkind, I.J. & R.E. Thaden (1963), Geology of uranium-vanadium deposits of the Monument Valley area Apache & Navajo Cos., AZ, USGS Bull. 1103: 138-139.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Tyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Petrified Wood'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Carnotite40.2a.28.1K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Tyuyamunite40.2a.26.1Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Petrified Wood'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
PPhosphorus
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
SSulfur
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
KPotassium
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
VVanadium
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
V TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
FeIron
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
UUranium
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
U TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3188526
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Kungurian - Moscovian
272.95 - 315.2 Ma



ID: 2778803
Permian to Pennsylvanian sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (272.95 - 315.2 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Hermit Formation; Supai Group; Schnebly Hill Formation; Naco Group

Description: Interbedded sandstone, shale, and limestone usually characterized by ledgy outcrops. Orange to reddish sandstone forms cliffs near Sedona. This unit includes Supai Group and Hermit Shale in northern Arizona and Naco Group in southern Arizona. It was deposited in coastal-plain to shallow-marine settings during time of variable and changing sea level. Rocks of this map unit in southern Arizona may be in part equivalent to Permian rocks of map unit P in central and northern Arizona. (280-310 Ma)

Comments: Original map source: Arizona Geological Survey, DI-8 Geologic Map of Arizona, Digital Spatial data for the Geologic Map of Arizona, v. 3.0, edited by S.M. Richard and S.M. Kneale, 2002, 10 p., 2 DOS HD disks. Arc/INFO export file (.e00) format, scale 1:1,000,000.

Lithology: Major:{sandstone,shale,limestone}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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Witkind, I.J. & R.E. Thaden (1963), Geology of uranium-vanadium deposits of the Monument Valley area Apache & Navajo Counties, Arizona, USGS Bulletin 1103: 73 & 75 (Table 1), 138-139.


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