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Dog Valley Prospects, Dog Valley, Garfield Co., Utah, USAi
Regional Level Types
Dog Valley ProspectsGroup of Prospects
Dog ValleyValley
Garfield Co.County
UtahState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 5' 42'' North , 112° 24' 38'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Prospects
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Circleville523 (2017)14.9km
Junction183 (2017)23.0km
Kingston165 (2017)23.2km
Beaver3,007 (2017)28.5km
Panguitch1,481 (2017)30.3km


DOELLING, H. H., 1975 , UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURVEY BULL. 107
Commodities (Major) - Silver, Mercury; (Minor) - Fluorine-Fluorite, Manganese, Iron
Development Status: Occurrence
Host Rock: Andesite

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Colorado Plateau, USAPlateau

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5 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Metacinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Metacinnabar2.CB.05aHgS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Metacinnabar2.8.2.3HgS
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
SSulfur
S MetacinnabarHgS
S CinnabarHgS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
HgMercury
Hg MetacinnabarHgS
Hg CinnabarHgS

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Pliocene
2.588 - 5.333 Ma



ID: 3192312
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Pliocene (2.588 - 5.333 Ma)

Lithology: Volcanic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Late Miocene - Middle Miocene
5.333 - 15.97 Ma



ID: 2966026
Rhyolites

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 15.97 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Etna; Hogback; Topaz Mountain; Keg Mountains; Gillies Hill; Steamboat Mountain

Description: In Northwestern Utah: Dacitic tuff (8.5 my). In Logan-Huntsville Allochthon: rhyolite.

Comments: Original map source: Hintze, L.F., Willis, G.C., Laes, D.Y.M., Sprinkel, D.A., and Brown, K.D., 2000, Digital Geologic Map of Utah: Utah Geological Survey, Map 179DM, scale 1:500,000.

Lithology: Major:{rhyolite}, Minor:{dacite}

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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USGS MRDS Record:10010344
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