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Indian Canyon, Duchesne Co., Utah, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 9' 19'' North , 110° 24' 27'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.15553,-110.40761
GeoHash:G#: 9x1krw5du
Locality type:Canyon
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


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Rocky Mountains, North America

Mountain Range - 2,037 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


18 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/abstract_45510.htm.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/abstract_45510.htm.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/abstract_45510.htm.
Eitelite
Formula: Na2Mg(CO3)2
Reference: http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/abstract_45510.htm.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/abstract_45510.htm.
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/abstract_45510.htm.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/abstract_45510.htm.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/abstract_45510.htm.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/abstract_45510.htm.
Nahcolite
Formula: NaHCO3
Reference: http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/abstract_45510.htm.
Northupite
Formula: Na3Mg(CO3)2Cl
Reference: http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/abstract_45510.htm.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/abstract_45510.htm.
Searlesite
Formula: Na(H2BSi2O7)
Reference: http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/abstract_45510.htm.
Sepiolite
Formula: Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Shortite
Formula: Na2Ca2(CO3)3
Reference: http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/abstract_45510.htm.
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Reference: http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/abstract_45510.htm.
Stevensite
Formula: (Ca,Na)xMg3-x(Si4O10)(OH)2
Reference: http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/abstract_45510.htm.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/abstract_45510.htm.
Trona
Formula: Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Reference: http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/abstract_45510.htm.
Wegscheiderite
Formula: Na5H3(CO3)4
Reference: http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/abstract_45510.htm.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
'Halite'3.AA.20NaCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
'Eitelite'5.AC.05Na2Mg(CO3)2
Nahcolite5.AA.15NaHCO3
Northupite5.BF.05Na3Mg(CO3)2Cl
Shortite5.AC.25Na2Ca2(CO3)3
Trona5.CB.15Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Wegscheiderite5.AA.30Na5H3(CO3)4
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Analcime'9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Searlesite9.EF.15Na(H2BSi2O7)
Sepiolite9.EE.25Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Stevensite9.EC.45(Ca,Na)xMg3-x(Si4O10)(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Smectite Group-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Group 13 - ACID CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Nahcolite13.1.1.1NaHCO3
Trona13.1.4.1Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Wegscheiderite13.1.6.1Na5H3(CO3)4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
A2B(XO3)2
Eitelite14.3.2.1Na2Mg(CO3)2
Miscellaneous
Shortite14.4.1.1Na2Ca2(CO3)3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Northupite16a.3.9.1Na3Mg(CO3)2Cl
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Searlesite71.3.5.4Na(H2BSi2O7)
Stevensite71.3.1b.6(Ca,Na)xMg3-x(Si4O10)(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Sepiolite74.3.1b.1Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H NahcoliteNaHCO3
H SearlesiteNa(H2BSi2O7)
H SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
H Stevensite(Ca,Na)xMg3-x(Si4O10)(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
H WegscheideriteNa5H3(CO3)4
BBoron
B SearlesiteNa(H2BSi2O7)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C EiteliteNa2Mg(CO3)2
C NahcoliteNaHCO3
C NorthupiteNa3Mg(CO3)2Cl
C ShortiteNa2Ca2(CO3)3
C TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
C WegscheideriteNa5H3(CO3)4
OOxygen
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O EiteliteNa2Mg(CO3)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O NahcoliteNaHCO3
O NorthupiteNa3Mg(CO3)2Cl
O QuartzSiO2
O SearlesiteNa(H2BSi2O7)
O SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
O ShortiteNa2Ca2(CO3)3
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O Stevensite(Ca,Na)xMg3-x(Si4O10)(OH)2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
O WegscheideriteNa5H3(CO3)4
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na EiteliteNa2Mg(CO3)2
Na HaliteNaCl
Na NahcoliteNaHCO3
Na NorthupiteNa3Mg(CO3)2Cl
Na SearlesiteNa(H2BSi2O7)
Na ShortiteNa2Ca2(CO3)3
Na Stevensite(Ca,Na)xMg3-x(Si4O10)(OH)2
Na TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Na WegscheideriteNa5H3(CO3)4
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg EiteliteNa2Mg(CO3)2
Mg NorthupiteNa3Mg(CO3)2Cl
Mg SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Mg Stevensite(Ca,Na)xMg3-x(Si4O10)(OH)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SearlesiteNa(H2BSi2O7)
Si SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Si Stevensite(Ca,Na)xMg3-x(Si4O10)(OH)2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl
Cl NorthupiteNa3Mg(CO3)2Cl
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca ShortiteNa2Ca2(CO3)3
Ca Stevensite(Ca,Na)xMg3-x(Si4O10)(OH)2

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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Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 2721797
Alluvium and colluvium

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{unconsolidated alluvium,colluvium}

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]

Holocene
0 - 0.0117 Ma



ID: 1375092
Alluvium

Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)

Description: Boulder to pebble gravel, sand, silt, and clay deposited in channels and flood plains of streams. Thickness as much as 3 m.

Comments: Quaternary alluvial deposits; channel and flood plain deposit

Lithology: Boulder to pebble gravel, sand, silt, clay

Reference: Bryant, B. Geologic map of the east half of the Salt Lake City quadrangle. U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-1997. [15]

Eocene
33.9 - 56 Ma



ID: 3190876
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Eocene (33.9 - 56 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]

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