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Ridenaur Mine (Ridenour Mine), Prospect Canyon District, Coconino Co., Arizona, USA

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Wenrich, K.J., Verbeek, E.R., Sutphin, H.B., and Van Gosen, B.S. (1987) The Ridenour mine, AZ--A solution-collapse uranium-mineralized breccia pipe [abs.], in 117th Annual Meeting [AIME, SME, TMS, Phoenix, Ariz.], January 25-28, 1988, [Program]: Society of Mining Engineers, p. 28.

Wenrich, K.J. & H.B. Sutphin (1989), Lithotectonic setting necessary for formation of a uranium-rich, solution-collapse breccia-pipe, Grand Canyon region, Arizona, USGS Open File Report 89-0173.

Wenrich, K.J., Verbeek, E.R., Sutphin, H.B., Modreski, P.J., Van Gosen, B.S., and Detra, D.E. (1990) Geology, geochemistry, and mineralogy of the Ridenour Mine breccia pipe, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 90-0504, 66 p.

Wenrich, K.J., Billingsley, G.H., and Van Gosen, B.S. (1992) The potential of breccia pipes in the Mohawk Canyon area, Hualapai Indian Reservation, Arizona, Ch. D, in Breccia pipes in Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1683-D, p. D1-D39: D2.

Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 147, 150, 296, 311, 405, 414.

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