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Corvusite from
Mitten No. 2 Mine, Monument No. 1 channel (Channel No. 36), Mystery Valley, Mineral Mining District, Navajo Co., Arizona, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Corvusite
Formula:(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
Comments:Occurs in dark U-V ores.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 189; Witkind, Irving J. & Thaden (1963), USGS Bull. 1103, Geology & Uranium-Vanadium Deposits of the Monument Valley Area Apache and Navajo Counties, Arizona: 68, 135; Witkind, I.J. (1961), The uranium-vanadium ore deposit at the Monument No. 1-Mitten No. 2 mine, Monument Valley, Navajo Co., AZ, USGS Bull. 1107-C: 219-242; Evensen, C.G. & I.B. Gray (1958), Evaluation of uranium ore guides, Monument Valley, AZ & UT, Economic Geology: 53: 639-662; Holland, H.D., et al (1958), The use of leachable uranium in geochemical prospecting on the Colorado Plateau-II, The distribution of leachable uranium in surface samples in the vicinity of ore bodies, Econ.Geol.: 53: 190-209.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Corvusite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Mitten No. 2 Mine, Monument No. 1 channel (Channel No. 36), Mystery Valley, Mineral Mining District, Navajo Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Corvusite
0.4km (0.2 miles) Monument No. 1 Mine, Monument No. 1 channel (Channel No. 36), Mystery Valley, Mineral Mining District, Navajo Co., Arizona, USA
7.6km (4.7 miles) Mitten No. 1 Mine, Oljeto Mesa, Goulding, Monument Valley Mining District (Monumental Mining District), San Juan Co., Utah, USA
14.3km (8.9 miles) Holiday Mesa, Monument Valley Mining District (Monumental Mining District), San Juan Co., Utah, USA
17.5km (10.9 miles) Cecil Todechenee channel (Channel 21; Tract 2A), Skeleton Mesa, Nakai Mesa Mining District, Navajo Co., Arizona, USA
30.6km (19.0 miles) Monument No. 2 Mine, Monument No. 2 channel, Yazzie Mesa, Cane Valley Mining District, Apache Co., Arizona, USA
32.3km (20.1 miles) Cato Sells Mine (Cato Sells Monument Mine; Cato Sells tract 1 and 2), Monument No. 2 channel, Yazzie Mesa, Cane Valley Mining District, Apache Co., Arizona, USA
 
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