Mesa 2 Mine 4 (Mesa II Mine 4), White Ash Peak, Lukachukai Mining District, Lukachukai Mts, Apache Co., Arizona, USAi
|Regional Level Types|
|Mesa 2 Mine 4 (Mesa II Mine 4)||Mine|
|White Ash Peak||Peak|
|Lukachukai Mining District||Mining District|
|Lukachukai Mts||Mountain Range|
A former U-V occurrence/mine located in the SE¼SE¼ sec. 16, T36N, R29E (approximate sec. 21 ), G&SRM, about 3.7 miles SE of White Ash Peak. The USGS MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 100 meters.
Mineralization is an U-V deposit with ore hosted in the Salt Wash Member of the Morrison Formation. Local rocks include rocks of the Glen Canyon Group.
Workings include surface openings comprised of a rim cut and unspecified underground openings.
Production was 36 tons @ 0.38% U3O8; 1.37% V2O5 (1952),
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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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|Toarcian - Norian|
174.1 - 227 Ma
|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.
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. 
|Early Jurassic - Late Triassic|
174.1 - 237 Ma
|Mesozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Mesozoic (174.1 - 237 Ma)
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.