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Muddy Creek, Orderville, Kane Co., Utah, USAi
Regional Level Types
Muddy CreekCreek
Orderville- not defined -
Kane Co.County
UtahState
USACountry

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Muddy Creek, Orderville, Kane Co., Utah, USA
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 16' 33'' North , 112° 38' 13'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.27583,-112.63695
GeoHash:G#: 9qxuhcu72
Locality type:Creek
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Orderville559 (2017)0.1km
Glendale365 (2017)5.8km
Alton116 (2017)22.6km
Kanab4,394 (2017)27.2km
Springdale556 (2017)33.4km


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Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Russell G. Rizzo; Rob Lavinsky
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Quartz var: Agate
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Agate-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O BaryteBaSO4
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
SSulfur
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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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Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 2818655
Alluvium and colluvium

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Comments: Original map source: Hintze, L.F., Willis, G.C., Laes, D.Y.M., Sprinkel, D.A., and Brown, K.D., 2000, Digital Geologic Map of Utah: Utah Geological Survey, Map 179DM, scale 1:500,000.

Lithology: Major:{unconsolidated alluvium,colluvium}

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]

Holocene - Late Pleistocene
0 - 0.126 Ma



ID: 2142302
Alluvium

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 0.126 Ma)

Description: Mostly sand with lenses of silty clay, sandy silt, and gravel deposited in stream beds, washes, adjacent floodplains, and on low alluvial slopes; includes lower terrace and alluvial fan deposits; 0 to 36 m (0-120 ft) thick.

Reference: Doelling, H.H. (compiler). Geologic map of the Kanab 30'x60' quadrangle. Utah Geological Survey Miscellaneous. [27]

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


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