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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Schoepite
Formula:(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
Comments:Surficial alteration product of uraninite with becquerelite & small amounts of fourmarierite.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 364; Frondel, C. (1956), Mineral composition of gummite, Am.Min.: 41: 539-568; Frondel, C. (1958), Systematic mineralogy of uranium and thorium, USGS Bull. 1064: 78.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Becquerelite
Fourmarierite
Uraninite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Schoepite 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 Schoepite
76.9km (47.8 miles) Posey Mine (Posey group), Red Canyon, San Juan Co., Utah, USA
81.7km (50.8 miles) Hideout Mine (Hideout No. 1 Mine), Deer Flat, White Canyon, San Juan Co., Utah, USA
98.5km (61.2 miles) Happy Jack Mine (Blue Dike Mine), White Canyon, San Juan Co., Utah, USA
 
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