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Route No. 1 channel (Dike channel; Channel No. 48), Boot Mesa, Monument Valley Mining District, Navajo Co., Arizona, USAi
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Route No. 1 channel (Dike channel; Channel No. 48)Channel
Boot MesaMesa
Monument Valley Mining DistrictMining District
Navajo Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 53' 3'' North , 110° 14' 8'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Oljato-Monument Valley154 (2017)12.1km
Oljato-Monument Valley674 (2016)16.3km
Kayenta5,189 (2011)17.5km
Dennehotso746 (2011)34.9km
Halchita266 (2011)40.9km


A paleochannel termed the Route No. 1 channel by the USGS and the Dike channel by the US Atomic Energy Commission. This locality is not listed in the USGS MRDS database. Located 6.6 km (4.1 miles) E of Boot Mesa (coordinates of record).

A paleochannel deposit that trends north-south at 150 feet wide and 30 feet deep. filled with coarse-grained, massive sandstone.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Colorado Plateau, USAPlateau
Navajo Nation Indian Reservation, USAReservation
Hopi-Navajo Indian Reservations, Colorado Plateau, Apache; Navajo and San Juan Cos., Arizona & Utah, USA
Monument Valley, Arizona/Utah, USAValley

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'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Witkind, Irving J. & Thaden (1963), Geology and U-V deposits of the Monument Valley area Apache & Navajo Cos., AZ: 73 & 75 (Table 1).

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'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
OOxygen
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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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Norian - Carnian
208.5 - 237 Ma



ID: 2847322
Chinle Formation

Age: Late Triassic (208.5 - 237 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Chinle Formation

Description: Colorful mudstone, such as in the Painted Desert, and less abundant lenses of sandstone and conglomerate, deposited by a large river system. This unit typically is eroded into badlands topography and contains clays that are prone to shrinking and swelling. (210-230 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:{mudstone}, Minor:{sandstone,conglomerate}

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]

Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3188526
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]

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Witkind, Irving J. & Thaden (1963), Geology and U-V deposits of the Monument Valley area Apache & Navajo Cos., AZ: 73 & 75 (Table 1).


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