Black Peak Breccia Pipe prospect, Black Peak, Willow Springs, Coconino Co., Arizona, USAi
|Regional Level Types|
|Black Peak Breccia Pipe prospect||Prospect|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 16' 15'' North , 111° 23' 42'' West
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An apparent U occurrence located in sec. 2, T33N, R9E, G&SRM, N of Cameron and 9.1 km (5.6 miles) N of Willow Springs. This locality is not listed in the USGS MRDS database. The geographic coordinates presented are approximate to the center of sec. 2. This locality is not listed in the USGS MRDS database.
Mineralization is anomalous radioactivity associated with an iron-stained and silicified breccia pipe and nearby N-S-trending shear zone on a silicified knob of Navajo Sandstone.
Workings include surface exploratory drilling with 6 drill holes.
Regions containing this locality
|North America Plate||Tectonic Plate|
|Colorado Plateau, USA||Plateau|
|Navajo Nation Indian Reservation, USA||Reservation|
|Hopi-Navajo Indian Reservations, Colorado Plateau, Apache; Navajo and San Juan Cos., Arizona & Utah, USA|
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Barrington, J. & P.F. Kerr (1961), Breccia pipe near Cameron, Arizona, Geological Society of America Bull.: 72: 1661-1674.
McBirney, A.R. (1963), Breccia pipe near Cameron, Arizona; discussion: Geological Society of America Bulletin: 74(2): 227-232.
Scarborough, Robert B. (1981), Radioactive occurrences and uranium production in Arizona, Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Report for U.S. Department of Energy (Atomic Energy Commission), GJBX-143. RME-2071: 144.
USGS Moenave NW, Arizona, quadrangle 7½ minute topo map.
Marble Canyon NTMS.
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