Rock Canyon deposit (Atomic Ores lease), Cibecue Creek-Salt River Draw confluence with the Salt River area, Salt River, Salt River District, Fort Apache Indian Reservation, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
An Asbestos-U deposit located in the N½ sec. 18, T5N, R17E, about 1½ miles ESE of the Cibecue Creek-Salt River Draw confluence with the Salt River (upstream of), along the N side of the Salt River, and about 3 air miles NW of the highway 77 bridge. NOTE: Alternate coordinates provided: 33.82862N, 110.6189W (places the locality in the NW¼ sec. 14, T5N, R16E).
ReferencesU.S. Atomic Energy Commission Report 172-480 (1953), Gila County Preliminary Reconnaissance Report: 12.
Granger, H.C. & R.B. Raup (1969) Geology of uranium deposits in the Dripping Spring quartzite, Gila County, Arizona, USGS PP 595: 2-3.
Granger, H.C. & R.B. Raup (1969), Geology of uranium deposits in the Dripping Spring quartzite, Gila County, Arizona, USGS PP 595 Open File Report and Supplement: 110-113.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 113, 407.
MRDS database Dep. ID #10209916, MAS ID #0040070587; and Dep. ID #10234266, MAS ID #0040070161.
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2 entries listed. 2 valid minerals.
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Locality Updated: High Rake (Bow Rake), Great Longstone, Derbyshire, England, UKFrom Knut Edvard Larsen, 7th Dec 2013 13:49:34