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Unnamed Garnet deposit [1], Mexican Water, Apache Co., Arizona, USAi
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Unnamed Garnet deposit [1]- not defined -
Mexican Water- not defined -
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 57' 0'' North , 109° 43' 59'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Dennehotso746 (2011)15.3km
Halchita266 (2011)23.9km
Rock Point642 (2011)27.5km
Tselakai Dezza109 (2011)30.3km
Red Mesa480 (2011)32.8km


A garnet deposit.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range
Colorado Plateau, USAPlateau
Navajo Nation Indian Reservation, USAReservation
Hopi-Navajo Indian Reservations, Colorado Plateau, Apache & Navajo Cos., Arizona, USA

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'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Kiersch, G.A. (1955), Mineral resources of the Navajo-Hopi Indian Reservation, Arizona-Utah, Univ. of AZ: 90-94; Peirce, H.W. (1969), Garnet, in AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 180, USGS Bull..871; Peirce, H.W. (1990), AZ Geol. Sur. Industrial Minerals card file; Phillips, K.A. (1987), Arizona Industrial Minerals, AZ Dept. of Mines & Min. Resources, Min. Rpt. 4.

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'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

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'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

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OOxygen
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3

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 Jurassic - Late Triassic
174.1 - 237 Ma



ID: 3185972
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Mesozoic (174.1 - 237 Ma)

Lithology: Sandstone-conglomerate

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]

Toarcian - Norian
174.1 - 227 Ma



ID: 3018510
Glen Canyon Group

Age: Mesozoic (174.1 - 227 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Navajo Sandstone; Kayenta Formation; Moenave Formation

Description: Conspicuous red, cross-bedded Wingate Sandstone and the conspicuously cross-bedded, eolian, red to buff Navajo Sandstone form prominent cliffs in northern Arizona. These two sandstone units are separated by variably colored siltstone, silty sandstone, and sandstone of the Kayenta and Moenave Formations. (180-210 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:{sandstone}, Minor:{siltstone,sandstone mudstone}

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Kiersch, G.A. (1955), Mineral resources of the Navajo-Hopi Indian Reservation, Arizona-Utah, University of Arizona: 90-94.
Peirce, H.W. (1969), Garnet, in Arizona Bureau of Mines Bulletin 180, USGS Bulletin 871.
Phillips, K.A. (1987), Arizona Industrial Minerals, Arizona Department of Mines & Mineral Resources, Mineral Report 4.
Peirce, H.W. (1990), Arizona Geological Survey Industrial Minerals card file.


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