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Humboldt lopolith, Stillwater Range, Churchill Co., Nevada, USA

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The Humboldt lopolith is a lenticular igneous body located between 39°45'0" and 40°13'05"N and between 117°36'54" and 118°26'56"W, centered in the Stillwater Range. It lies in the West Humboldt Range, Stillwater Range (including the Buena Vista Hills), and the Clan Alpine Mountains.

NOTE: The coordinates provided in this file are the approximate center of the feature based on the coordinates provided above.

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12 entries listed. 6 valid minerals.

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Speed, R.C. (1977), Geological Map of the Humboldt Lopolith and Surrounding Terrane, Nevada, Geological Society of America, 4 pp. & 2 sheets.

Vanko, David A. & Finley C. Bishop (1982), Occurrence and Origin of Marialitic Scapolite in the Humboldt lopolith, N.W. Nevada, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology: 81: 277-289.

Hudson, Mark R. & John William Geissman (1984), Preliminary paleomagnetic data from the Jurassic Humboldt Lopolith, west-central Nevada: Evidence for thrust belt rotation in the Fencemaker Allochthon, Geophysical Research Letters: 11(9): 828-831.

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