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Unnamed Cinder pit [1], Indian Pine, Navajo Co., Arizona, USAi
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Unnamed Cinder pit [1]Pit
Indian PineTown
Navajo Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 3' 16'' North , 109° 54' 2'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
McNary528 (2011)4.5km
Hondah812 (2017)5.4km
North Fork1,417 (2017)8.2km
Pinetop-Lakeside4,345 (2017)11.2km
Lake of the Woods4,094 (2011)14.7km


A pumice occurrence/pit operation located in the SE¼ sec. 27, T8N, R23E, G&SRM, 2.9 km (1.8 miles) S of Indian Pine and 4.5 km (2.8 miles) WSW of McNary (Apache County), on National Forest land. The USGS MRDS database stated accuracy for this locality is 100 meters.

Local rocks include Holocene to middle Pliocene basaltic rocks.

Workings include unspecified surface openings (presumably a pit).

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

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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 - Zanclean
0 - 5.333 Ma



ID: 2739601
Holocene to middle Pliocene basaltic rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 5.333 Ma)

Description: Mostly dark-colored basaltic lava and cinders young enough that some original volcanic landforms are still apparent. Includes a small amount of andesite, dacite, and rhyolite. Rocks of this map unit are largely restricted to six areas widely distributed in Arizona: San Francisco and Uinkaret volcanic fields in northern Arizona (0-4 Ma); Springerville (0-4 Ma) and San Carlos (0-2 Ma) volcanic fields in east-central Arizona; and San Bernardino (0-1 Ma) and Sentinel (1-4 Ma) volcanic fields in southern Arizona. Rocks of this unit are also present in the extreme southwestern part of Arizona where they were erupted at the edge of the Pinacate volcanic field (0-2 Ma) in northwestern Sonora. (0-4 Ma)

Comments: Largely in six volcanic fields: San Francisco, Unikaret, Springerville, San Carlos, San Bernardino, and Sentinal. 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:{basalt}, Minor:{andesite,dacite,rhyolite}

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]

Pliocene
2.588 - 5.333 Ma



ID: 3192320
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]

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

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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 #0040170092.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, deposit ID #10283240.
USGS Indian Pine, Arizona, quadrangle topo map.

USGS MRDS Record:10283240
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