San Simon zeolite deposit (Union Carbide Non Metallic Exploration; Bowie Chabazite deposit), Chaney Place, San Simon Valley, Graham Co., Arizona, USA
A surface zeolite occurrence/prospect located in the NW¼ sec. 2, T12S, R29E, to sec. 12, T11S, R28E, along San Simon Creek, SSW of Chaney Place and NNE of Bowie. Union Carbide claims extend into sections 13 and into secs. 18, 20, 28, 33 of T11S, R29E. State leases are in sections 24 and 25. The lat-long is for the center of the section. The deposits are on the Cochise County-Graham County line.
Mineralization is zeolites hosted in clastic sedimentary rocks and tuff.
ReferencesEyde C. & Eyde T. (1979), Arizona Zeolites, Arizona Department of Mineral Resources Report 16: 22-24.
U.S. Bureau of Land Management Mining Claims Lead File #39883 (Jul, 1980).
Phillips, K.A. (1987), Arizona Industrial Minerals, 2nd. Edition, Arizona Department of Mines & Minerals Mineral Report 4, 185 pp.
USGS Bowie Quadrangle map.
Arizona Department of Mineral Resources NRG Inc file.
Arizona Department of Mineral Resources EZ Mine file.
MRDS database Dep. ID #10062191, MRDS ID #TC35493; and Dep. ID #10258180, MAS ID #0040090303.
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Locality Updated: Cedar Run Prospect (Run East of Rock Springs), Cecil Co., Maryland, USAFrom Bill Cordua, 6th Dec 2013 21:21:23