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Black Peak Breccia Pipe prospect, Black Peak, Willow Springs, Coconino Co., Arizona, USAi
Regional Level Types
Black Peak Breccia Pipe prospectProspect
Black PeakPeak
Willow SpringsTown
Coconino Co.County

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 16' 15'' North , 111° 23' 42'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
Tuba City8,611 (2011)20.6km
Moenkopi964 (2011)23.6km
Tonalea549 (2011)39.1km
Cameron885 (2016)44.0km
Bitter Springs452 (2011)46.0km

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 PlateTectonic Plate
Colorado Plateau, USAPlateau
Navajo Nation Indian Reservation, USAReservation
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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