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Pumpkin Buttes Mining District, Campbell Co., Wyoming, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° North , 105° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~92km
Locality type:Mining District
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


(T. 41-42 N., R. 74-76 W.), general is 30 miles E of Midwest on State 387; sedimentary "roll-front" uranium deposits in red sandstone lens within the Eocene Wasatch formation.

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Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Reference: Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp371-374.
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Description: Uraninite (variety pitchblende)
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:383
Becquerelite
Formula: Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Reference: Anthony, J. W. et al. (1997): Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. 3, 49
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Description: Uraninite (variety pitchblende)
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:383; Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp371-374.
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
Description: Uraninite (variety pitchblende)
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:383
Hewettite
Formula: CaV6O16 · 9H2O
Reference: Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp371-374.
Liebigite
Formula: Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp361-370.
Manganite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Reference: Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp371-374.
Metatyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Reference: Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp371-374.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp371-374.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp371-374.
Paramontroseite
Formula: V4+O2
Reference: Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp371-374.
'Psilomelane'
Reference: Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp371-374.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp371-374.
Schröckingerite
Formula: NaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Description: Uraninite (variety pitchblende)
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:383
Selenium
Formula: Se
Reference: Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp361-370.
Tyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Description: Uraninite (variety pitchblende)
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:383
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Description: Uraninite (variety pitchblende)
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:383; Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp371-374.
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Description: Uraninite (variety pitchblende)
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 76:383; Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp371-374.
'Wad'
Reference: Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp361-370.
Zellerite
Formula: Ca(UO2)(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Jim Hall, from Dr Howard Zeller's personal collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Selenium1.CC.10Se
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Becquerelite4.GB.10Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Hewettite4.HE.15CaV6O16 · 9H2O
Manganite4.FD.15Mn3+O(OH)
Metatyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Paramontroseite4.DB.15aV4+O2
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Tyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Liebigite5.ED.20Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Schröckingerite5.EG.05NaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Zellerite5.EC.10Ca(UO2)(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Allophane9.ED.20(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Coffinite9.AD.30U(SiO4) · nH2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Psilomelane'-
'Wad'-

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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Paramontroseite4.4.11.1V4+O2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
AX6O19·xH2O
Becquerelite5.7.1.2Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Manganite6.1.3.1Mn3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
AmBn(XO3)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Liebigite15.3.2.1Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Zellerite15.3.1.1Ca(UO2)(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Group 17 - COMPOUND CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Schröckingerite17.1.5.1NaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Carnotite40.2a.28.1K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Metatyuyamunite40.2a.26.2Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Tyuyamunite40.2a.26.1Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Group 47 - VANADIUM OXYSALTS
Hydrated Normal Vanadium Oxysalts
Hewettite47.3.1.1CaV6O16 · 9H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Coffinite51.5.2.4U(SiO4) · nH2O
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Allophane71.1.5.1(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Psilomelane'-
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
H SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
H TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H BecquereliteCa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
H LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
H ZelleriteCa(UO2)(CO3)2 · 5H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
H ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
H HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
C LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
C ZelleriteCa(UO2)(CO3)2 · 5H2O
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
O SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
O TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
O UraniniteUO2
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O BecquereliteCa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
O LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
O ZelleriteCa(UO2)(CO3)2 · 5H2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O CalciteCaCO3
O MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
O ParamontroseiteV4+O2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
O ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
NaSodium
Na SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
SSulfur
S SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Ca SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Ca TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca BecquereliteCa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Ca LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Ca ZelleriteCa(UO2)(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Ca HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
VVanadium
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
V TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
V MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
V ParamontroseiteV4+O2
V HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
MnManganese
Mn ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
SeSelenium
Se SeleniumSe
UUranium
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
U CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
U SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
U TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
U UraniniteUO2
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U BecquereliteCa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
U LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
U ZelleriteCa(UO2)(CO3)2 · 5H2O
U MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O

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Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp371-374.
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