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Two Adits Mine, Taasahdi Dzil, Black Mountain Mining District (Black Mesa Mining District), Apache Co., Arizona, USAi
Regional Level Types
Two Adits MineMine
Taasahdi DzilPeak
Black Mountain Mining District (Black Mesa Mining District)Mining District
Apache Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 18' 40'' North , 109° 58' 12'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Rough Rock414 (2011)13.8km
Chilchinbito506 (2011)26.0km
Cottonwood226 (2011)27.4km
Many Farms1,348 (2011)31.9km
Pinon904 (2011)32.8km


A former U occurrence/mine located in the center sec. 3, T33N, R23E, G&SRM, 10.8 km (6.7 miles) NW of Taasahdi Dzil (summit) (coordinates of record).

Local rocks include sedimentary rocks of the Late Cretaceous Mesaverde Group.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Colorado Plateau, USAPlateau
Navajo Nation Indian Reservation, USAReservation
Hopi-Navajo Indian Reservations, Colorado Plateau, Apache; Navajo and San Juan Cos., Arizona & Utah, 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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Santonian - Coniacian
83.6 - 89.8 Ma



ID: 2828851
Sedimentary rocks of the Late Cretaceous Mesaverde Group

Age: Late Cretaceous (83.6 - 89.8 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Mesaverde Group

Description: Gray to buff sandstone with interbedded shale and coal. These rocks, which are similar to slightly younger rocks that form Mesa Verde in southwestern Colorado, were deposited on the margin of a shallow sea. Rocks of this map unit host the only large coal deposits in Arizona. (84-88 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,shale,coal}

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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U.S. Bureau of Mines (1995), Minerals Availability System/Mineral Industry Location System (MAS/MILS), U.S. Bureau of Mines, file ID #0040010310.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10282947.
MRDS Crib printout record #M003198.

USGS MRDS Record:10282947
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