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Cameron, Cameron District, Coconino Co., Arizona, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 52' 33'' North , 111° 24' 44'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.8758333333, -111.412222222


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68 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Norian - Carnian
208.5 - 237 Ma
Shinarump Conglomerate Member, Chinle Formation

Age: Late Triassic (208.5 - 237 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Shinarump Conglomerate Member

Description: Basal conglomerate and pebbly sandstone of the Chinle Formation is relatively resistant to erosion and forms extensive benches in some parts of the Colorado Plateau. (210-230 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{conglomerate,sandstone}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

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References

Bollin, E.M. & P.F. Kerr (1958), Uranium mineralization near Cameron, Arizona, in New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 9th Field Conference, Black Mesa Basin, northeastern Arizona: 164-168.

Holland, H.D., et al (1958), The use of leachable uranium in geochemical prospecting on the Colorado Plateau - II, The distribution of leachable uranium in surface samples in the vicinity of ore bodies, Economic Geology: 53: 190-209.

Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of Arizona: 35, 111.

Barrington, J. & P.F. Kerr (1961), Breccia pipe near Cameron, Arizona, Geological Society of America Bull.: 72: 1661-1674.

Barrington, J. & P.F. Kerr (1963), Collapse features and silica plugs near Cameron, Arizona, Geological Society of America Bull. 74: 1237-1258.

Austin, S.R. (1964), Mineralogy of the Cameron area, Coconino County, Arizona, US Atomic Energy Commission RME 99, Technical Information Service, Oak Ridge, TN: 99.

Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 106, 110, 125, 136, 141, 151, 184, 260, 261, 285, 289, 295, 296, 297, 304, 305, 340, 376, 407-408, 408.

Cesbron, F. P. (1995). Wupatkiite from the Cameron uranium district, Arizona, a new member of the halotrichite group. Mineralogical Magazine, 59, 553-556.

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