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Clay Canyon, Fairfield, Oquirrh Mts, Utah Co., Utah, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 16' 26'' North , 112° 9' 14'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.27389,-112.15389
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Located west of the town of Fairfield.


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22 valid minerals. 6 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 2999086
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]

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References

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Larsen, Esper S. and E. V. Shannon (1930), The minerals of the phosphate nodules from near Fairfield, Utah. American Mineralogist: 15: 307-337.
Larsen, Esper (1942), The mineralogy and paragenesis of the variscite nodules from near Fairfield, Utah, American Mineralogist: 27: 281-300, 350-372, and 441-451.
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 942, 958, 976, 979, 980.
Bullock, Kenneth C. (1981), Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah, Utah Geological and Mineral Survey, Bulletin 117.
Liferovich, R.P., Subbotin, V.V., Pakhomovsky, Y.A., Lyalina, M.F. (1998), A new type of scandium mineralization in phoscorites and carbonatites of the Kovdor Massif, Russia. The Canadian Mineralogist: 36: 971-980.

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