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Unnamed Sand & Gravel operation [7] (Gravel pit), Fort Apache, Navajo Co., Arizona, USAi
Regional Level Types
Unnamed Sand & Gravel operation [7] (Gravel pit)Pit
Fort ApacheVillage
Navajo Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
33° 51' 35'' North , 109° 57' 27'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Rainbow City968 (2017)2.3km
Whiteriver4,104 (2013)2.6km
Turkey Creek294 (2017)6.6km
East Fork699 (2011)7.3km
Fort Apache143 (2011)8.2km


A sand & gravel occurrence/pit operation located in the SW¼SW¼SW¼ sec. 6, T5N, R23E, G&SRM, 8.2 km (5.1 miles) NNE of Fort Apache. The USGS MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 100 meters.

Local rocks include Permian to Pennsylvanian sedimentary rocks.

Workings include unspecified surface openings (presumably a pit).

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Fort Apache Indian Reservation, Arizona, USAReservation

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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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Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3187666
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 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]

Kungurian - Moscovian
272.95 - 315.2 Ma



ID: 2978292
Permian to Pennsylvanian sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (272.95 - 315.2 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Hermit Formation; Supai Group; Schnebly Hill Formation; Naco Group

Description: Interbedded sandstone, shale, and limestone usually characterized by ledgy outcrops. Orange to reddish sandstone forms cliffs near Sedona. This unit includes Supai Group and Hermit Shale in northern Arizona and Naco Group in southern Arizona. It was deposited in coastal-plain to shallow-marine settings during time of variable and changing sea level. Rocks of this map unit in southern Arizona may be in part equivalent to Permian rocks of map unit P in central and northern Arizona. (280-310 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,shale,limestone}

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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 #0040170140.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, deposit ID #10210788.
USGS Whiteriver, Arizona, quadrangle topo map.

USGS MRDS Record:10210788
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