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Black Mts, Mohave Co., Arizona, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 28' 14'' North , 114° 30' 41'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.47056,-114.51139


Mountain range located NW of Kingman.

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31 valid minerals.

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Statherian
1600 - 1800 Ma
Early Proterozoic granitic rocks

Age: Statherian (1600 - 1800 Ma)

Description: Wide variety of granitic rocks, including granite, granodiorite, tonalite, quartz diorite, diorite, and gabbro. These rocks commonly are characterized by steep, northeast-striking foliation. (1600-1800 Ma)

Comments: ~ 1.6 - 1.8 Ga

Lithology: Major:{granite,granodiorite,tonalite}, Minor:{quartz diorite,diorite,gabbro}

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]

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References

Schrader, F.C. (1909), Mineral deposits of the Cerbat Range, Black Mountains, and Grand Wash Cliffs, Mohave County, Arizona, USGS Bulletin 397.

University of Arizona Bulletin 41 (1916-17), Mineralogy of Useful Minerals in Arizona: 35.

Galbraith, F.W. & Brennan (1959), Minerals of Arizona: 87.

Blair, Gerry (1992), The Rockhound's Guide to Arizona: Helena, MT, Falcon Press: 68.

Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 224.

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