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Virgin No. 3 Mine, Paradox Valley, Uravan Mining District, Montrose Co., Colorado, USAi
Regional Level Types
Virgin No. 3 MineMine
Paradox ValleyValley
Uravan Mining DistrictMining District
Montrose Co.County
ColoradoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 18' 6'' North , 108° 44' 11'' West
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Nucla702 (2017)16.8km
Naturita528 (2017)17.3km
Redvale236 (2011)31.2km
Norwood562 (2017)43.2km


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Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range
Colorado Plateau, USAPlateau
Uravan Mineral Belt, Colorado, USAMineral Belt

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

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Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Chlorite Group'
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 320
Clausthalite
Formula: PbSe
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 320
Ferroselite
Formula: FeSe2
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.; Am Min 53:2075-2077; Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Volume 16, Issue 4, July 1959, Pages 296-301
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Galena var: Selenian Galena
Formula: Pb(S,Se)
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 320
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Paramontroseite
Formula: V4+O2
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 320
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Selenium
Formula: Se
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Selenium1.CC.10Se
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Clausthalite2.CD.10PbSe
Ferroselite2.EB.10aFeSe2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
var: Selenian Galena2.CD.10Pb(S,Se)
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Paramontroseite4.DB.15aV4+O2
Group 9 - Silicates
Coffinite9.AD.30U(SiO4) · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Selenium1.3.4.1Se
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Clausthalite2.8.1.2PbSe
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Ferroselite2.12.2.2FeSe2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Paramontroseite4.4.11.1V4+O2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Coffinite51.5.2.4U(SiO4) · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
Galena
var: Selenian Galena
-Pb(S,Se)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
OOxygen
O ParamontroseiteV4+O2
O CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S Galena (var: Selenian Galena)Pb(S,Se)
S MarcasiteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
VVanadium
V ParamontroseiteV4+O2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe FerroseliteFeSe2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
SeSelenium
Se Galena (var: Selenian Galena)Pb(S,Se)
Se ClausthalitePbSe
Se FerroseliteFeSe2
Se SeleniumSe
PbLead
Pb Galena (var: Selenian Galena)Pb(S,Se)
Pb ClausthalitePbSe
Pb GalenaPbS
UUranium
U CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O

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USGS MRDS Record:10142812
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