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Bird Springs Wash area deposit, Kayenta, Navajo Co., Arizona, USAi
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KayentaCity
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 18' 20'' North , 110° 41' 49'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Tolani Lake280 (2011)19.6km
Leupp951 (2011)28.1km
West Winslow150 (2006)29.8km
LeChee1,443 (2011)30.8km
Winslow West438 (2011)30.8km


A pumice occurrence located in sec. 13, T22N, R15E, G&SRM, .

Local rocks include Quaternary surficial deposits, undivided.

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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Holocene
0 - 0.0117 Ma



ID: 3377480
Linear-dune deposits

Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)

Description: White, gray, and light-red, fine- to medium-grained, well-sorted quartz sand accumulations that are aligned in general northeast direction. Commonly transitional with other eolian surficial deposits (Qd, Qes, Qdp, Qdb). Linear dunes generally are 12 to 24.5 m (40 to 80 ft) wide and less than 0.8 km (0.5 mi) long, but they can extend over 5 km (3 mi) or more in length on Ives and Marcou Mesas. Thickness, 2 to 9 m (6 to 30 ft)

Reference: Billingsley, G.H., D. Block, and M. Hiza Redsteer. Geologic map of the Winslow 30’ × 60’ quadrangle, Coconino and Navajo Counties, northern Arizona. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3247. [200]

Holocene - Gelasian
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 2749775
Quaternary surficial deposits, undivided

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Description: Unconsolidated to strongly consolidated alluvial and eolian deposits. This unit includes: coarse, poorly sorted alluvial fan and terrace deposits on middle and upper piedmonts and along large drainages; sand, silt and clay on alluvial plains and playas; and wind-blown sand deposits. (0-2 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:{sand,silt,clay}

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]

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References

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Phillips, K.A. (1987), Arizona Industrial Minerals, 2nd. Edition, Arizona Department of Mines & Minerals Mineral Report 4, 185 pp.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, deposit ID #10062895.
USGS MRDS ID #TC36492.

USGS MRDS Record:10062895
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