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Cactus Mine, Preuss District (Newhouse District), San Francisco Mts, Beaver Co., Utah, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 29' 23'' North , 113° 17' 41'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.48972,-113.29472
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


Ref.: Dana 7:I:223; Rocks & Min.: 20:396. A copper mine located near Frisco.


Mineral List


26 valid minerals.

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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Early Miocene - Late Eocene
15.97 - 37.8 Ma



ID: 2936819
Intrusions, chiefly granitic, of various dates

Age: Cenozoic (15.97 - 37.8 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{granodiorite}, Minor:{granite}, Incidental:{quartz monzonite, quartz diorite}

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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