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Huskon No. 8 Mine (Charles Huskon No. 8), Huskon Mines (Huskon group), Cameron, Cameron Mining District, Coconino Co., Arizona, USAi
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Huskon No. 8 Mine (Charles Huskon No. 8)Mine
Huskon Mines (Huskon group)Group of Mines
CameronTown
Cameron Mining DistrictMining District
Coconino Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 46' 17'' North , 111° 22' 5'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Cameron885 (2016)12.3km
Moenkopi964 (2011)40.0km
Tuba City8,611 (2011)42.0km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Huskon #8; Charles Huskon #8


A located in the S-central sec. 30 and in the N-central sec. 31, T28N, R10E, G&SRM, SSE of Cameron and 9.9 km (6.2 miles) ENE of Gray Mountain (town) (Breccia Pipe Mining District).

Mineralization is secondary minerals in petrified logs and as halos in surrounding sandstone and siltstone of the basal Petrified Forest Member of the Chinle Formation.

Workings include surface openings comprised of trenches and pits.

Production was 626 tons of ore @ 0.23% U3O8; 0.04% V2O5 (years unintelligible).

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

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1 valid mineral.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Petrified Wood'
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: 146.
Zippeite
Formula: K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 431; Holland, H.D., et al (1958), The use of leachable uranium in geochemical prospecting on the Coconino Plateau - II, The distribution of leachable uranium in surface samples in the vicinity of ore bodies, Econ.Geol.: 53: 190-209; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 66.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Zippeite7.EC.05K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Petrified Wood'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Miscellaneous
Zippeite31.10.4.1K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Petrified Wood'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
OOxygen
O ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
SSulfur
S ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
KPotassium
K ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
UUranium
U ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O

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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Early Jurassic - Late Triassic
174.1 - 237 Ma



ID: 3185972
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Mesozoic (174.1 - 237 Ma)

Lithology: Sandstone-conglomerate

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]

Norian - Carnian
208.5 - 237 Ma



ID: 2778492
Shinarump Conglomerate Member, Chinle Formation

Age: Late Triassic (208.5 - 237 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Shinarump Conglomerate Member

Description: Basal conglomerate and pebbly sandstone of the Chinle Formation is relatively resistant to erosion and forms extensive benches in some parts of the Colorado Plateau. (210-230 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:{conglomerate,sandstone}

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]

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References

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Holland, H.D., et al (1958), The use of leachable uranium in geochemical prospecting on the Coconino Plateau - II, The distribution of leachable uranium in surface samples in the vicinity of ore bodies, Economic Geology: 53: 190-209.
Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of Arizona: 66.
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: 146.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 431.
U.S. Department of Energy files.
USGS Cameron, Arizona, quadrangle 15 minute topo map.
Flagstaff NTMS.


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