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Navajoite from
Monument No. 2 Mine, Monument No. 2 channel, Yazzie Mesa, Cane Valley Mining District, Apache County, Arizona, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Navajoite
Formula:Fe3+V95+O24 · 12H2O
Comments:Occurs as silky to fibrous, minute columns normal to fracture surfaces in channel fillings in Shinarump Conglomerate with secondary U-V minerals.
Colour:Dark brown
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 311; Witkind, I.J. & R.E. Thaden (1963), Geology and uranium-vanadium deposits of the Monument Valley area, Apache and Navajo Cos., AZ: 115, 117; Finnell, T.L. (1957), Structural control of uranium ore at the Monument No. 2 mine, Apache Co., AZ, Econ.Geol.: 52: 25-35; Young, R.G. (1964), Distribution of uranium deposits in the White Canyon-Monument Valley district, UT-AZ, Econ.Geol.: 59: 850-973; Weeks, A.D., et al (1955), Navajoite, a new vanadium oxide from AZ, Am.Min.: 40: 207-212; Weeks, A.D., et al (1954), Navajoite, a new vanadium oxide from AZ, Science: 119: 326; Ross, M. (1959), Mineralogical applications of electron diffraction.II. Studies of some vanadium minerals of the Colorado Plateau, Am.Min.: 44: 322-341; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 34.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Steigerite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Navajoite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Monument No. 2 Mine, Monument No. 2 channel, Yazzie Mesa, Cane Valley Mining District, Apache County, Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Navajoite
33.2km (20.6 miles) Mitten No. 1 Mine, Oljeto Mesa, Goulding, San Juan Co., Utah, USA
 
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