Vega shaft (Poison shaft), Marysvale District (Marysvale Uranium area), Piute Co., Utah, USAi
|Regional Level Types|
|Vega shaft (Poison shaft)||Group of Shafts|
|Marysvale District (Marysvale Uranium area)||Mining District|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||38° 29' 36'' North , 112° 13' 18'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||38.49358,-112.22189|
|USGS MRDS Record:||10088087|
|Locality type:||Group of Shafts|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
Structure: Glass Dikes
Deposit: Caved workings no data on deposit
Rock formation(s): Pre Belknap Volcanics
Regions containing this locality
|North America Plate||Tectonic Plate|
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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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2.588 - 5.333 Ma
|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. 
|Middle Miocene - Chattian|
11.62 - 28.1 Ma
|Miocene volcanic rocks, undivided|
Age: Cenozoic (11.62 - 28.1 Ma)
Comments: This unit mostly in Richfield 2 deg sheet. In the Delta sheet, includes the Topaz Mountain Rhyolite; also many local units 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.
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.