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Sunrise-Uracorp Mine, White Canyon, White Canyon District, San Juan Co., Utah, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 44' 41'' North , 110° 17' 8'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.74499,-110.28571
GeoHash:G#: 9w9wdrk2s
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:B and I; Scenic Group;Uracop Sunrise


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Rocky Mountains, North America

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Copper Stain'
Reference: USGS Bull 1125
Johannite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Reference: USGS: Geological Survey Circular 217
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: USGS: Geological Survey Circular 217
Zippeite
Formula: K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Reference: USGS: Geological Survey Circular 217

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Johannite'7.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
'Zippeite'7.EC.05K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Torbernite'8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Copper Stain'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Johannite31.8.2.1Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Miscellaneous
Zippeite31.10.4.1K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Copper Stain'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
OOxygen
O JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
PPhosphorus
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
SSulfur
S JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
S ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
KPotassium
K ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
CuCopper
Cu JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
UUranium
U JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
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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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]

Cisuralian - Late Pennsylvanian
272.95 - 303.7 Ma



ID: 2974550
Cutler Group

Age: Paleozoic (272.95 - 303.7 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Cutler Group

Description: Cutler Group (White Rim Ss, De Chelly Ss, Organ Rock Shale, Cedar Mesa Ss, Halgaito Fm, and Elephant Canyon Fm). Includes Natural Bridges National Monument.

Comments: coastal, eolian, beach, and shallow marine; fluvial

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor:{siltstone mudstone,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]

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