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Crest 2 Santa Fe well, Chambers, Apache Co., Arizona, USAi
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Crest 2 Santa Fe wellWell
ChambersVillage
Apache Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 4' 59'' North , 109° 28' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.08333,-109.46667
GeoHash:G#: 9w4pt48z1
Locality type:Well
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Sanders630 (2011)19.1km
Houck1,024 (2011)32.4km
Wide Ruins176 (2011)37.5km
Klagetoh242 (2011)46.9km


A former helium deposit/well located 12.1 km (7.5 miles) SSW of Chambers.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Colorado Plateau, USAPlateau
Navajo Nation Indian Reservation, USAReservation

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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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Middle Pleistocene - Piacenzian
0.126 - 3.6 Ma



ID: 2990500
Early Pleistocene to latest Pliocene surficial deposits

Age: Cenozoic (0.126 - 3.6 Ma)

Description: Coarse relict alluvial fan deposits that form rounded ridges or flat, isolated surfaces that are moderately to deeply incised by streams. These deposits are generally topographically high and have undergone substantial erosion. Deposits are moderately to strongly consolidated, and commonly contain coarser grained sediment than younger deposits in the same area. (0.75-3 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:{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]

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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.


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