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Mesa No. 1 Mine, White Ash Peak, Lukachukai Mining District, Lukachukai Mts, Apache Co., Arizona, USAi
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Mesa No. 1 MineMine
White Ash PeakPeak
Lukachukai Mining DistrictMining District
Lukachukai MtsMountain Range
Apache Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° North , 109° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~7km
Locality type:


NOTE: It is likely that this file pertains to one or more mines on Mesa 1; however, the lack of geographical coordinates and the lack of a file in the USGS MRDS database with a corresponding title preclude any further pinpointing of the exact location being documented.

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

Mineral List


7 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Clays'
Reference: Weeks, A. D. and Thompson, M. E. (1953), Identification and Occurrence of Uranium and Vanadium Minerals from the Colorado Plateaus, Trace Elements Investigations 334, USGS.
Hummerite
Formula: K2Mg2(V10O28) · 16H2O
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 253; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 79.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Weeks, A. D. and Thompson, M. E. (1953), Identification and Occurrence of Uranium and Vanadium Minerals from the Colorado Plateaus, Trace Elements Investigations 334, USGS.
Melanovanadite
Formula: Ca(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 292; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 78.
Metatyuyamunite (TL)
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 77.
Pascoite
Formula: Ca3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 323; Chenoweth, W.L. (1967), The uranium deposits of the Lukachukai Mountains, in New Mexico Geol. Soc. Guidebook 18th. Field Conf., Guidebook of Defiancee-Zuni-Mt. Taylor region, AZ & NM: 78-85; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 78; .
Rossite
Formula: Ca(VO3)2•4H2O
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 357; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 78.
Tyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 405; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 77.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hummerite4.HC.10K2Mg2(V10O28) · 16H2O
Melanovanadite4.HE.05Ca(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
Metatyuyamunite (TL)4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Pascoite4.HC.05Ca3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Rossite4.HD.05Ca(VO3)2•4H2O
Tyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Clays'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Metatyuyamunite (TL)40.2a.26.2Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Tyuyamunite40.2a.26.1Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Group 47 - VANADIUM OXYSALTS
Normal Anhydrous Vanadium Oxysalts
Rossite47.1.1.1Ca(VO3)2•4H2O
Anhydrous Vanadium Oxysalts Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Hummerite47.2.2.1K2Mg2(V10O28) · 16H2O
Pascoite47.2.1.1Ca3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Hydrated Normal Vanadium Oxysalts
Melanovanadite47.3.6.1Ca(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Clays'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
H HummeriteK2Mg2(V10O28) · 16H2O
H MelanovanaditeCa(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
H PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
H RossiteCa(VO3)2•4H2O
H TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
OOxygen
O MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
O HummeriteK2Mg2(V10O28) · 16H2O
O MelanovanaditeCa(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
O PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
O RossiteCa(VO3)2•4H2O
O TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg HummeriteK2Mg2(V10O28) · 16H2O
SSulfur
S MarcasiteFeS2
KPotassium
K HummeriteK2Mg2(V10O28) · 16H2O
CaCalcium
Ca MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Ca MelanovanaditeCa(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
Ca PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
Ca RossiteCa(VO3)2•4H2O
Ca TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
VVanadium
V MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
V HummeriteK2Mg2(V10O28) · 16H2O
V MelanovanaditeCa(V5+,V4+)4O10 · 5H2O
V PascoiteCa3(V10O28) · 17H2O
V RossiteCa(VO3)2•4H2O
V TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
UUranium
U MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
U TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of Arizona: 77, 78, 79.
Chenoweth, W.L. (1967), The uranium deposits of the Lukachukai Mountains, in New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 18th. Field Conference, Guidebook of Defiancee-Zuni-Mt. Taylor region, Arizona & New Mexico: 78-85.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 253, 292, 323, 357, 405.


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