San Carlos deposits, Peridot area [Gila County], San Carlos Indian Reservation, Graham Co., Arizona, USA
A lacustrine diatomite occurrence located in secs. 33 & 31, T1S, R19E.
Mineralization is a lacustrine diatomite deposit 18.29 meters thick hosted in sandstone and limestone, and striking NW, dipping 20-25NE.
ReferencesBromfield, C.S. and Shride, A.F. (1956) Mineral Resouces of the San Carlos Indian Reservation, Arizona. USGS Bull. 1027-N: 613-689.
Phillips, K.A. (1987), Arizona Industrial Minerals, 2nd. Edition, Arizona Department of Mines & Minerals Mineral Report 4, 185 pp.
Peirce, H. Wesley (1990), Arizona Geological Survey Industrial Minerals card file.
Amazing Arizona Diatomaceous Earth Arizona Department of Mineral Resources file: 8.
USGS San Carlos Quadrangle map.
MRDS database Dep. ID #10060241, MRDS ID #TC10210; and Dep. ID #10282549, MAS ID #0040090297.
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