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Canyon Diablo meteorite, Meteor Crater area, Winslow, Coconino Co., Arizona, USAi
Regional Level Types
Canyon Diablo meteoriteMeteorite Fall Location
Meteor Crater areaArea
Winslow- not defined -
Coconino Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 1' 41'' North , 111° 1' 20'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.02806,-111.02250
GeoHash:G#: 9w1p38evh
Locality type:Meteorite Fall Location
Meteorite Class:IAB-MG iron meteorite
Meteoritical Society Class:Iron, IAB-MG
Metbull:View entry in Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
LeChee1,443 (2011)24.5km
Winslow West438 (2011)24.5km
West Winslow150 (2006)25.5km
Winslow9,600 (2017)29.6km
Leupp951 (2011)30.0km


An occurrence area centered on the meteor crater & Canyon Diablo, West of Winslow.

Regions containing this locality

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


42 valid minerals. 4 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Meteorite/Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Alabandite
Formula: MnS
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Albite var: High Albite
Formula: NaAlSi3O8
Awaruite
Formula: Ni3Fe
Barringerite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)2P
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Carlsbergite
Formula: CrN
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Cohenite
Formula: Fe3C
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
Daubréelite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Diamond
Formula: C
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Graphite
Formula: C
Graphite var: Cliftonite
Formula: C
Haxonite (TL)
Formula: (Fe,Ni)23C6
Type Locality:
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Iron
Formula: Fe
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Iron var: Martensite
Formula: Fe
Isocubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Kosmochlor
Formula: NaCrSi2O6
Krinovite (TL)
Formula: Na2Mg4Cr3+2(Si6O18)O2
Type Locality:
Lawrencite
Formula: (Fe2+,Ni)Cl2
Lonsdaleite (TL)
Formula: C
Type Locality:
Mackinawite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)9S8
Maghemite
Formula: Fe3+2O3
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Moissanite (TL)
Formula: SiC
Type Locality:
Nickelphosphide
Formula: (Ni,Fe)3P
'Plessite'
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reevesite
Formula: Ni6Fe3+2(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Richterite
Formula: {Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Roaldite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)4N
Roedderite
Formula: (Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Taenite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Tetrataenite
Formula: FeNi
Trevorite
Formula: Ni2+Fe3+2O4
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Wüstite
Formula: FeO

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Awaruite1.AE.20Ni3Fe
Barringerite1.BD.10(Fe,Ni)2P
Carlsbergite1.BC.15CrN
Cohenite1.BA.05Fe3C
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Graphite1.CB.05aC
var: Cliftonite1.CB.05aC
Haxonite (TL)1.BA.10(Fe,Ni)23C6
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
var: Martensite1.AE.05Fe
Lonsdaleite (TL)1.CB.10bC
Moissanite (TL)1.DA.SiC
Nickelphosphide1.BD.05(Ni,Fe)3P
Roaldite1.BC.05(Fe,Ni)4N
Schreibersite1.BD.05(Fe,Ni)3P
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Taenite1.AE.10(Fe,Ni)
Tetrataenite1.AE.10FeNi
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Alabandite2.CD.10MnS
Daubréelite2.DA.05Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Isocubanite2.CB.55bCuFe2S3
Mackinawite2.CC.25(Fe,Ni)9S8
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 3 - Halides
Lawrencite3.AB.20(Fe2+,Ni)Cl2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Cristobalite4.DA.15SiO2
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Maghemite4.BB.15Fe3+2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Trevorite4.BB.05Ni2+Fe3+2O4
Wüstite4.AB.25FeO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Reevesite5.DA.50Ni6Fe3+2(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: High Albite9.FA.35NaAlSi3O8
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Kosmochlor9.DA.25NaCrSi2O6
Krinovite (TL)9.DH.40Na2Mg4Cr3+2(Si6O18)O2
Richterite9.DE.20{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Roedderite9.CM.05(Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Plessite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Awaruite1.1.11.4Ni3Fe
Barringerite1.1.21.1(Fe,Ni)2P
Carlsbergite1.1.20.1CrN
Cohenite1.1.16.1Fe3C
Haxonite (TL)1.1.16.2(Fe,Ni)23C6
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Roaldite1.1.18.2(Fe,Ni)4N
Schreibersite1.1.21.2(Fe,Ni)3P
Taenite1.1.11.2(Fe,Ni)
Tetrataenite1.1.11.3FeNi
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Lonsdaleite (TL)1.3.6.3C
Moissanite (TL)1.3.8.1SiC
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Mackinawite2.7.2.1(Fe,Ni)9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Alabandite2.8.1.4MnS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Isocubanite2.9.13.3CuFe2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Daubréelite2.10.1.11Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Wüstite4.2.1.6FeO
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Maghemite4.3.7.1Fe3+2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Trevorite7.2.2.5Ni2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Lawrencite9.2.3.1(Fe2+,Ni)Cl2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Reevesite16b.6.3.1Ni6Fe3+2(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Group 63 - CYCLOSILICATES Condensed Rings
Condensed Rings (Milarite - Osumilite group)
Roedderite63.2.1a.14(Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Kosmochlor65.1.3c.4NaCrSi2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Richterite66.1.3b.9{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 69 - INOSILICATES Chains with Side Branches or Loops
Chains with Side Branches or Loops with P>2
Krinovite (TL)69.2.1a.4Na2Mg4Cr3+2(Si6O18)O2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Cristobalite75.1.1.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: High Albite-NaAlSi3O8
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Graphite
var: Cliftonite
-C
Iron-Fe
var: Martensite-Fe
Nickelphosphide-(Ni,Fe)3P
'Plessite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H ReevesiteNi6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
CCarbon
C LonsdaleiteC
C MoissaniteSiC
C Haxonite(Fe,Ni)23C6
C DiamondC
C GraphiteC
C Graphite (var: Cliftonite)C
C CoheniteFe3C
C ReevesiteNi6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
C CalciteCaCO3
NNitrogen
N Roaldite(Fe,Ni)4N
N CarlsbergiteCrN
OOxygen
O KrinoviteNa2Mg4Cr23+(Si6O18)O2
O Roedderite(Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
O Albite (var: High Albite)NaAlSi3O8
O Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O WüstiteFeO
O KosmochlorNaCrSi2O6
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O CristobaliteSiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O ReevesiteNi6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
O RutileTiO2
O MaghemiteFe23+O3
O TrevoriteNi2+Fe23+O4
O CalciteCaCO3
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
NaSodium
Na KrinoviteNa2Mg4Cr23+(Si6O18)O2
Na Roedderite(Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
Na Albite (var: High Albite)NaAlSi3O8
Na Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Na KosmochlorNaCrSi2O6
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg KrinoviteNa2Mg4Cr23+(Si6O18)O2
Mg Roedderite(Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
Mg Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
AlAluminium
Al Albite (var: High Albite)NaAlSi3O8
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si MoissaniteSiC
Si KrinoviteNa2Mg4Cr23+(Si6O18)O2
Si Roedderite(Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
Si Albite (var: High Albite)NaAlSi3O8
Si Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si KosmochlorNaCrSi2O6
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si CristobaliteSiO2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
PPhosphorus
P Nickelphosphide(Ni,Fe)3P
P Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
P Barringerite(Fe,Ni)2P
SSulfur
S TroiliteFeS
S DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
S Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S SulphurS8
S AlabanditeMnS
S IsocubaniteCuFe2S3
ClChlorine
Cl Lawrencite(Fe2+,Ni)Cl2
KPotassium
K Roedderite(Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
CaCalcium
Ca Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
CrChromium
Cr KrinoviteNa2Mg4Cr23+(Si6O18)O2
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr KosmochlorNaCrSi2O6
Cr DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
Cr CarlsbergiteCrN
MnManganese
Mn AlabanditeMnS
FeIron
Fe Haxonite(Fe,Ni)23C6
Fe Roedderite(Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Fe Barringerite(Fe,Ni)2P
Fe WüstiteFeO
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Fe CoheniteFe3C
Fe Lawrencite(Fe2+,Ni)Cl2
Fe DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
Fe Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
Fe Roaldite(Fe,Ni)4N
Fe TetrataeniteFeNi
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe ReevesiteNi6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Fe AwaruiteNi3Fe
Fe IsocubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe Iron (var: Martensite)Fe
Fe MaghemiteFe23+O3
Fe TrevoriteNi2+Fe23+O4
Fe IronFe
NiNickel
Ni Haxonite(Fe,Ni)23C6
Ni Nickelphosphide(Ni,Fe)3P
Ni Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Ni Barringerite(Fe,Ni)2P
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Ni Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
Ni Roaldite(Fe,Ni)4N
Ni TetrataeniteFeNi
Ni ReevesiteNi6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Ni AwaruiteNi3Fe
Ni TrevoriteNi2+Fe23+O4
CuCopper
Cu IsocubaniteCuFe2S3
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS

Regional Geology

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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Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3187666
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

Roadian - Kungurian
268.8 - 283.5 Ma



ID: 2981036
Permian sedimentary rocks

Age: Permian (268.8 - 283.5 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Kaibab Formation; Toroweap Formation; Coconino Sandstone

Description: Gray to tan, cherty limestone of Kaibab and Toroweap Formations, and underlying white to tan, fine-grained Coconino Sandstone. Limestone was deposited in a shallow sea, and sandstone was deposited in near-shore dunes and beach settings. (270-280 Ma)

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.

Lithology: Major:{sandstone,limestone}, Minor:{chert}

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]

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

References

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Brett, R. & G.T. Higgins (1967), Cliftonite in meteorites: A proposed origin. Science: 156: 819-820.
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