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Clay Canyon, Fairfield, Oquirrh Mts, Utah Co., Utah, USA

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Located west of the town of Fairfield.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

46 entries listed. 22 valid minerals. 6 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Larsen, Esper S. and E. V. Shannon (1930), The minerals of the phosphate nodules from near Fairfield, Utah. American Mineralogist: 15: 307-337.

Larsen, Esper (1942), The mineralogy and paragenesis of the variscite nodules from near Fairfield, Utah, American Mineralogist: 27: 281-300, 350-372, and 441-451.

Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 942, 958, 976, 979, 980.

Bullock, Kenneth C. (1981), Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah, Utah Geological and Mineral Survey, Bulletin 117.

Liferovich, R.P., Subbotin, V.V., Pakhomovsky, Y.A., Lyalina, M.F. (1998), A new type of scandium mineralization in phoscorites and carbonatites of the Kovdor Massif, Russia. The Canadian Mineralogist: 36: 971-980.

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