Huskon No. 14 (Charles Huskon No. 14; Montezuma No. 1 Mine), Huskon Mines (Huskon group), Cameron, Cameron Mining District, Coconino Co., Arizona, USAi
|Regional Level Types|
|Huskon No. 14 (Charles Huskon No. 14; Montezuma No. 1 Mine)||Mine|
|Huskon Mines (Huskon group)||Group of Mines|
|Cameron Mining District||Mining District|
A former U-V occurrence/mine located in the SW¼ sec. 36, T29N, R9E, G&SRM, 4.0 km (2.5 miles) SE of Cameron.
Mineralization is an U-V deposit with secondary minerals in petrified logs in the Upper Shinarump Member of the Chinle Formation. Local rocks include rocks of the Shinarump Conglomerate Member, Chinle Formation.
Workings include surface openings comprised of an open pit, rim and bulldozer cuts.
Production was 47 tons @0.11% U3O8 and 0.02% V2O5 (1956).
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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Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ 'Petrified Wood'|
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: 247.
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
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List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
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List of minerals for each chemical element
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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|Early Jurassic - Late Triassic|
174.1 - 237 Ma
|Mesozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Mesozoic (174.1 - 237 Ma)
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. 
|Norian - Carnian|
208.5 - 237 Ma
|Shinarump Conglomerate Member, Chinle Formation|
Age: Late Triassic (208.5 - 237 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Shinarump Conglomerate Member
Comments: Original map source: Arizona Geological Survey, DI-8 Geologic Map of Arizona, Digital Spatial data for the Geologic Map of Arizona, v. 3.0, edited by S.M. Richard and S.M. Kneale, 2002, 10 p., 2 DOS HD disks. Arc/INFO export file (.e00) format, scale 1:1,000,000.
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.