Unnamed Sand & Gravel operation , Joseph City, Holbrook Mining District, Navajo Co., Arizona, USAi
|Regional Level Types|
|Unnamed Sand & Gravel operation ||Pit|
|Holbrook Mining District||Mining District|
A sand & gravel occurrence/pit operation located in the NW¼SW¼NE¼ sec. 11, T18N, R17E, G&SRM, 16.3 km (10.1 miles) W of Joseph City, on private land. The USGS MRDS database stated accuracy for this locality is 100 meters.
Mineralization is a sand & gravel deposit. Local rocks include rocks of the Moenkopi Formation.
Workings include unspecified surface openings (presumably a pit).
Regions containing this locality
|North America Plate||Tectonic Plate|
|Colorado Plateau, USA||Plateau|
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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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|Early Jurassic - Late Triassic|
174.1 - 237 Ma
|Mesozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Mesozoic (174.1 - 237 Ma)
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. 
|Carnian - Anisian|
227 - 247.2 Ma
Age: Triassic (227 - 247.2 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Moenkopi Formation
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.
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.