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Kerr McGee 1 Fee well, Chambers, Apache Co., Arizona, USAi
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Kerr McGee 1 Fee wellWell
ChambersVillage
Apache Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 4' 53'' North , 109° 35' 8'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.08145,-109.58567
GeoHash:G#: 9w4pd66hk
USGS MRDS Record:10258593
Locality type:Well
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Sanders630 (2011)27.4km
Wide Ruins176 (2011)38.4km
Houck1,024 (2011)41.1km
Sun Valley316 (2011)44.4km
Klagetoh242 (2011)47.0km


A former He occurrence/well located in the SW¼SE¼ sec. 33, T20N, R26E, G&SRM, 18.3 km (11.4 miles) SW of Chambers. The USGS MRDS database stated accuracy for this locality is 100 meters.

Local rocks include rocks of the Chinle Formation.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate
Colorado Plateau, USAPlateau

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'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.

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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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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]

Norian - Carnian
208.5 - 237 Ma



ID: 2719040
Chinle Formation

Age: Late Triassic (208.5 - 237 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Chinle Formation

Description: Colorful mudstone, such as in the Painted Desert, and less abundant lenses of sandstone and conglomerate, deposited by a large river system. This unit typically is eroded into badlands topography and contains clays that are prone to shrinking and swelling. (210-230 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:{mudstone}, Minor:{sandstone,conglomerate}

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]

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References

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Peirce, W.H. (1970), Coal, oil, natural gas, helium, and uranium in Arizona, Arizona Bureau of Mines Bulletin 182: 176.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10258593.
U.S. Bureau of Mines (1995), Minerals Availability System/Mineral Industry Location System (MAS/MILS), U.S. Bureau of Mines, file ID #0040010220.


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