Jeepster No. 1 Mine, Cameron, Cameron Mining District, Coconino Co., Arizona, USAi
|Regional Level Types|
|Jeepster No. 1 Mine||Mine|
|Cameron Mining District||Mining District|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 56' 21'' North , 111° 23' 47'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Other/historical names associated with this locality:
A former U occurrence/mine located in the N½ sec. 35, T30N, R9E, G&SRM, 7.2 km (4.5 miles) NNE of Cameron.
Mineralization is an U deposit hosted in the basal Petrified Forest Member of the Chinle Formation. Ore is of the autunite-type in a carbonaceous sandstone lens. Local rocks include rocks of the Chinle Formation.
Workings include surface openings comprised of an open pit at 700 feet x 150 feet by 60 feet deep.
Production was 1,128 tons of ore @ 0.18% U3O8; 0.04% V2O5 (1956-1957).
Regions containing this locality
|North America Plate||Tectonic Plate|
|Colorado Plateau, USA||Plateau|
|Navajo Nation Indian Reservation, USA||Reservation|
|Hopi-Navajo Indian Reservations, Colorado Plateau, Apache; Navajo and San Juan Cos., Arizona & Utah, USA|
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Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
1 valid mineral.
Rock Types Recorded
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Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ Autunite|
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: Scarborough, Robert B. (1981), Radioactive occurrences and uranium production in Arizona, Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Report for U.S. Department of Energy (Atomic Energy Commission), GJBX-143. RME-2071: 153.
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates|
|ⓘ||Autunite||8.EB.05||Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES|
|AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+|
|ⓘ||Autunite||40.2a.1.1||Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O|
List of minerals for each chemical element
|H||ⓘ Autunite||Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O|
|O||ⓘ Autunite||Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O|
|P||ⓘ Autunite||Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O|
|Ca||ⓘ Autunite||Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O|
|U||ⓘ Autunite||Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O|
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Peirce, H.W., S.B. Keith and J.C.Wilt (1970), Coal, oil, natural gas, helium, and uranium in Arizona, Arizona Bureau of Mines Bulletin 182: 220.
Scarborough, Robert B. (1981), Radioactive occurrences and uranium production in Arizona, Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Report for U.S. Department of Energy (Atomic Energy Commission), GJBX-143. RME-2071: 153.
U.S. Bureau of Mines (1995), Minerals Availability System/Mineral Industry Location System (MAS/MILS), U.S. Bureau of Mines, file ID #0040050284.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, deposit ID #10136584.
U.S. Department of Energy files.
USGS Cameron, Arizona, quadrangle 15 minute topo map.
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