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Reidhead Sand and Gravel pit, Taylor, Navajo Co., Arizona, USAi
Regional Level Types
Reidhead Sand and Gravel pitPit
TaylorTown
Navajo Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 28' 25'' North , 110° 3' 12'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Taylor4,151 (2017)3.6km
Snowflake5,666 (2017)5.0km
White Mountain Lake2,205 (2011)14.8km
Linden2,597 (2011)23.0km
Show Low10,860 (2017)24.5km


A sand & gravel occurrence/pit operation located in the NW¼SE¼ sec. 31, T13N, R22E, G&SRM, 3.6 km (2.2 miles) ENE of Taylor. Operated by Reid Head Sand & Rock, Incorporated. The USGS MRDS database stated accuracy for this locality is 500 meters.

Local rocks include rocks of the Moenkopi Formation.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Colorado Plateau, USAPlateau

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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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Early Jurassic - Late Triassic
174.1 - 237 Ma



ID: 3185972
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Mesozoic (174.1 - 237 Ma)

Lithology: Sandstone-conglomerate

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]

Carnian - Anisian
227 - 247.2 Ma



ID: 2722344
Moenkopi Formation

Age: Triassic (227 - 247.2 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Moenkopi Formation

Description: Dark red sandstone and mudstone; includes gypsum beds in northwestern Arizona; deposited on a low-relief coastal plain. (230-245 Ma)

Comments: Original map source: Arizona Geological Survey, DI-8 Geologic Map of Arizona, Digital Spatial data for the Geologic Map of Arizona, v. 3.0, edited by S.M. Richard and S.M. Kneale, 2002, 10 p., 2 DOS HD disks. Arc/INFO export file (.e00) format, scale 1:1,000,000.

Lithology: Major:{sandstone,mudstone}, Minor:{gypsum}

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

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U.S. Bureau of Mines (1995), Minerals Availability System/Mineral Industry Location System (MAS/MILS), U.S. Bureau of Mines, file ID #0040170016.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, deposit ID #10113672.

USGS MRDS Record:10113672
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