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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Tyuyamunite
Formula:Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Comments:Occurs mixed with carnotite.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 155, 296, 297; Witkind, I.J. & R.E. Thaden (1963), Geology and uranium-vanadium deposits of the Monument Valley area, Apache and Navajo Cos., AZ: 115, 118; Finnell, T.L. (1957), Structural control of uranium ore at the Monument No. 2 mine, Apache Co., AZ, Econ.Geol.: 52: 25-35; Isachsen, Y.W., et al (1955), Age and sedimentary environment of uranium host rocks, Colorado Plateau, Econ.Geol.: 50: 127-134; Mitcham, T.W. & C.G. Evensen (1955), Uranium ore guides, Monument Valley district, AZ, Econ.Geol.: 50: 170-176; Wright, R.J. (1955), Ore controls in sandstone uranium deposits of the Colorado Plateau, Econ.Geol.: 50: 135-155; Evensen, C.G. & I.B. Gray (1958), Evaluation of uranium ore guides, Monument Valley, AZ and UT, Economic Geology: 53: 639-662; 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; Frondel, C. (1958), Systematic mineralogy of uranium and thorium, USGS Bull. 1064: 253; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 77.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Carnotite
Metatyuyamunite
Steigerite
Uraninite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Tyuyamunite 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 Tyuyamunite
0.0km (0.0 miles) Tract No. 2 West Mine, Yazzie Mesa, Cane Valley Mining District, Apache County, Arizona, USA
0.0km (0.0 miles) North Tract No. 1 Mine, Yazzie Mesa, Cane Valley Mining District, Apache County, Arizona, USA
1.9km (1.2 miles) Chee Nez No. 1 Mine, Yazzie Mesa, Cane Valley Mining District, Apache County, Arizona, USA
1.9km (1.2 miles) John M. Yazzie No. 1 Mine, Monument No. 2 channel, Yazzie Mesa, Cane Valley Mining District, Apache County, Arizona, USA
2.0km (1.2 miles) Black and Blackwater Mine (Monument No. 2 Supplement), Monument No. 2 channel, Yazzie Mesa, Cane Valley Mining District, Apache County, Arizona, USA
2.1km (1.3 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 County, Arizona, USA
2.8km (1.8 miles) Keith Francis claim (Bluestone No. 1 Mine), Garnet Ridge, Dinnehotso, Apache County, Arizona, USA
3.2km (2.0 miles) Willie Waters Mine (Willie Water; Bee Sho Shee), Monument No. 2 channel, Yazzie Mesa, Cane Valley Mining District, Apache County, Arizona, USA
13.9km (8.6 miles) Hunts Mesa No. 1 channel (Hunts Mesa No. 1 paleochannel; Channel No. 57), Hunts Mesa deposit (Koley No. 2; Sam Charlie No.1; Hunt's Mesa), Hunts Mesa, Monument Valley Mining District, Navajo Co., Arizona, USA
13.9km (8.6 miles) Garnet Ridge, Dinnehotso, Apache County, Arizona, USA
 
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