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Unnamed gypsum occurrence [2], Cibecue, Cibecue Mining District, Navajo Co., Arizona, USAi
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Unnamed gypsum occurrence [2]Occurrence
CibecueTown
Cibecue Mining DistrictMining District
Navajo Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 4' 38'' North , 110° 21' 12'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Carrizo127 (2011)11.0km
Cibecue1,713 (2011)12.7km
Cedar Creek318 (2011)26.1km
Pinedale487 (2011)27.3km
Linden2,597 (2011)29.3km


A surface sedimentary gypsum occurrence located in sec. 20, T8N, R19E, G&SRM 12.9 km (8.0 miles) ENE of Cibeque (about 22 miles SW of Show Low). The USGS MRDS database stated accuracy for this locality is 2,000 meters. Arizona Geological Survey files indicate that this occurrence may not exist. The MRDS file states that the coordinates presented are for the center of the stated section.

Mineralization is gypsum hosted in the Jucurutu formation. Local rocks include Permian to Pennsylvanian sedimentary rocks.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate
Fort Apache Indian Reservation, Arizona, USAReservation

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Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Moore, R.T. (1968), Mineral Deposits of the Fort Apache Indian Reservation, Arizona, AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 177: 63, Plate 1; Phillips, K.A. (1987), Arizona Industrial Minerals AZ Dept. of Mines and Mineral Resources Mineral Rpt. 4.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
OOxygen
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O

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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Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3187666
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 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]

Kungurian - Moscovian
272.95 - 315.2 Ma



ID: 2978292
Permian to Pennsylvanian sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (272.95 - 315.2 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Hermit Formation; Supai Group; Schnebly Hill Formation; Naco Group

Description: Interbedded sandstone, shale, and limestone usually characterized by ledgy outcrops. Orange to reddish sandstone forms cliffs near Sedona. This unit includes Supai Group and Hermit Shale in northern Arizona and Naco Group in southern Arizona. It was deposited in coastal-plain to shallow-marine settings during time of variable and changing sea level. Rocks of this map unit in southern Arizona may be in part equivalent to Permian rocks of map unit P in central and northern Arizona. (280-310 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,limestone}

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Moore, R.T. (1968), Mineral Deposits of the Fort Apache Indian Reservation, Arizona, Arizona Bureau of Mines Bulletin 177: 63, Plate 1.
Phillips, K.A. (1987), Arizona Industrial Minerals, Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources Mineral Report 4.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, deposit ID #10062108.
USGS MRDS ID #TC35363.


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