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Unnamed Cinder pit [83], Munds Park, Coconino Co., Arizona, USAi
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Unnamed Cinder pit [83]Group of Pits
Munds ParkTown
Coconino Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 54' 38'' North , 111° 32' 12'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Pits
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Munds Park631 (2011)10.2km
Sedona10,388 (2017)20.9km
Mountainaire1,119 (2011)22.7km
West Sedona11,299 (2006)25.0km
Kachina Village2,622 (2011)25.1km


A cinders/pumice occurrence located in the N½S½ sec. 27, T18N, R8E, G&SRM, 10.2 km (6.3 miles) ESE of Munds Park, in the Mormon Mountain quadrangle, on National Forest land. The USGS MRDS database stated accuracy for this locality is 100 meters.

Mineralization is a volcanic cinders/pumice deposit. Local rocks include Pliocene to late Miocene basaltic rocks.

Workings include surface openings comprised of a pit based on the title of the MRDS file.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate
Colorado Plateau, USAPlateau

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Pliocene
2.588 - 5.333 Ma



ID: 3191095
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Pliocene (2.588 - 5.333 Ma)

Lithology: Volcanic 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]

Zanclean - Tortonian
3.6 - 11.62 Ma



ID: 3001723
Pliocene to late Miocene basaltic rocks

Age: Neogene (3.6 - 11.62 Ma)

Description: Mostly dark, inconspicuously flat, low-lying or mesa-forming basalt deposited as lava flows. Rocks included in this unit are located almost entirely in the large volcanic fields south and west of Flagstaff, in smaller fields in northwesternmost Arizona, and in the Hopi Buttes volcanic field on the Navajo and Hopi Indian Reservations north of Holbrook. Original volcanic landforms have been obscured by erosion. (4-8 Ma)

Comments: Chiefly Hopi Buttes, "Rim basalts", volcanic fields in northwesternmost Arizona 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:{basalt}

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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U.S. Bureau of Mines (1995), Minerals Availability System/Mineral Industry Location System (MAS/MILS), U.S. Bureau of Mines, file ID #0040050116.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, deposit ID #10233594.

USGS MRDS Record:10233594
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