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Unnamed uranium deposit [16], Kinusta Mesa, West Carrizo Mining District, Carrizo Range, Apache Co., Arizona, USAi
Regional Level Types
Unnamed uranium deposit [16]Deposit
Kinusta MesaMesa
West Carrizo Mining DistrictMining District
Carrizo RangeMountain Range
Apache Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 42' 56'' North , 109° 17' 1'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Beclabito317 (2011)27.4km
Round Rock789 (2011)28.2km
Teec Nos Pos730 (2011)28.8km
Rock Point642 (2011)30.5km
Red Mesa480 (2011)32.1km


An U deposit located in the E½E½ sec. 12, T38N, R28E, G&SRM, 6.4 km (4.0 miles) NNE of Kinusta Mesa (coordinates of record).

Local rocks include rocks of the San Rafael Group.

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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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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Oxfordian - Toarcian
157.3 - 182.7 Ma



ID: 2778771
San Rafael Group

Age: Jurassic (157.3 - 182.7 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Carmel Formation; Entrada Sandstone

Description: Commonly cross-bedded, ledge-forming sandstone and slope-forming siltstone. Rock typically has a striped red and white aspect. The Carmel Formation and Entrada Sandstone are prominent members of this group. (Late to Middle Jurassic, about 160-180 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,siltstone}

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]

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]

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

References

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USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10161535.
U.S. Bureau of Mines (1995), Minerals Availability System/Mineral Industry Location System (MAS/MILS), U.S. Bureau of Mines, file ID #0040010337.
MRDS Crib printout record #M003Z25.

USGS MRDS Record:10161535
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