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Kerr McGee Barfoot State well, Chambers, Apache Co., Arizona, USAi
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Kerr McGee Barfoot State wellWell
ChambersVillage
Apache Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 5' 13'' North , 109° 30' 12'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.08695,-109.50347
GeoHash:G#: 9w4ps5qh2
USGS MRDS Record:10233669
Locality type:Well
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Sanders630 (2011)21.1km
Houck1,024 (2011)34.6km
Wide Ruins176 (2011)37.0km
Klagetoh242 (2011)46.2km


A former He occurrence/well located in the NE¼SW¼ sec. 32, T20N, R27E, G&SRM, 13.0 km (8.1 miles) SSW of Chambers, on state owned land. The USGS MRDS database stated accuracy of this locality is 100 meters.

Local rocks include Holocene surficial deposits.

Regions containing this locality

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

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Helium'
Formula: He
Reference: Peirce, H.W., S.B. Keith and J.C.Wilt (1970), Coal, oil, natural gas, helium, and uranium in Arizona, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 182:176.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

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'Helium'-He

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

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'Helium'-He

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HeliumHe

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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Holocene
0 - 0.0117 Ma



ID: 2822149
Holocene surficial deposits

Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)

Description: Unconsolidated deposits associated with modern fluvial systems. This unit consists primarily of fine-grained, well-sorted sediment on alluvial plains, but also includes gravelly channel, terrace, and alluvial fan deposits on middle and upper piedmonts. (0-10 ka)

Comments: Associated with modern fluvial systems 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:{silt,clay}, Minor:{gravel,sand}

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]

Pliocene
2.588 - 5.333 Ma



ID: 3187166
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Pliocene (2.588 - 5.333 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]

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

References

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Peirce, H. Wesley, S.B. Keith and J.C.Wilt (1970), Coal, oil, natural gas, helium, and uranium in Arizona, Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 182: 176.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10233669.
U.S. Bureau of Mines (1995), Minerals Availability System/Mineral Industry Location System (MAS/MILS), U.S. Bureau of Mines, file ID #0040010226.


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