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Drum Mountain meteorite, Drum Mts, Millard Co., Utah, USAi
Regional Level Types
Drum Mountain meteoriteMeteorite Fall Location
Drum MtsMountain Range
Millard Co.County

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 30' North , 112° 54' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.50000,-112.90000
GeoHash:G#: 9rp8wyu8p
Locality type:Meteorite Fall Location
Meteorite Class:IIIAB iron meteorite
Meteoritical Society Class:Iron, IIIAB
Metbull:View entry in Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
Sutherland165 (2011)26.0km
Hinckley695 (2017)27.7km
Deseret353 (2011)31.8km
Delta3,482 (2017)32.2km

529kg OmIIIAB

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

1 valid mineral.

Meteorite/Rock Types Recorded

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Formula: Ni3Fe
Reference: T. P. Pedersen, SCHWERTMANNITE AND AWARUITE AS ALTERATION PRODUCTS IN IRON METEORITES. 62nd Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

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List of minerals for each chemical element

Fe AwaruiteNi3Fe
Ni AwaruiteNi3Fe

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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Holocene - Late Pleistocene
0 - 0.126 Ma

ID: 2322056
Younger alluvial-fan deposits

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 0.126 Ma)

Description: Poorly sorted silt, sand, and pebble, cobble, and boulder gravel deposited by streams, sheetwash, debris flows, and flash floods on alluvial fans, and in canyons and mountain valleys; post-Bonneville shoreline in age; 0 to 60 feet (0-18 m) thick.

Reference: Hintze, L.F., F.D. Davis. Geologic map of the Delta 30′ x 60′ quadrangle and part of the Lynndyl 30′ x 60′ quadrangle, northeast Millard County and parts of Juab, Sanpete, and Sevier Counties, Utah. Map 184 Utah Geological Survey. [44]

Quaternary - Miocene
0 - 23.03 Ma

ID: 3185380
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

0.0117 - 2.588 Ma

ID: 2966549
Lake Bonneville deposits

Age: Pleistocene (0.0117 - 2.588 Ma)

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:{clay}, Minor:{sand,gravel,marl}, Incidental:{volcanic}

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]

0.0117 - 2.588 Ma

ID: 3344309
Older alluvium

Age: Pleistocene (0.0117 - 2.588 Ma)

Description: Stream, river-channel, and basin deposits consisting of clay-to small boulder-size detrital material. Poorly sorted, crudely stratified, and moderately to deeply dissected. Thickness ranges from a few to tens of meters. Locally includes old stream terrace deposits.

Reference: Pampeyan, E.H. Geologic map of the Lynndyl 30′ x 60′ quadrangle, west-central Utah (digitized 2005). Utah Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-1830. [193]

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