Bonito lava flow, Sunset Crater (Sunset Peak), San Franciscan volcanic field (San Francisco Peaks; San Francisco Mts), Coconino Co., Arizona, USAi
|Regional Level Types|
|Bonito lava flow||- not defined -|
|Sunset Crater (Sunset Peak)||Crater|
|San Franciscan volcanic field (San Francisco Peaks; San Francisco Mts)||- not defined -|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 22' 18'' North , 111° 31' 22'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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An occurrence located 2.0 km (1.2 miles) WNW of Sunset Crater (coordinates of record), NNE of Flagstaff, on Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument land.
Regions containing this locality
|North America Plate||Tectonic Plate|
|Colorado Plateau, USA||Plateau|
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Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ 'Thénardite'|
Reference: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 8627
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES|
List of minerals for each chemical element
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Hanson, S.L, Duffield, W., and Plescia, J. (2008 a) Quaternary volcanism in the San Francisco Volcanic Field: Recent basaltic eruptions that profoundly impacted the northern Arizona landscape and disrupted the lives of nearby residents. In Field Guide to plutons, volcanoes, faults, reefs, dinosaurs, and possible glaciation in selected areas of Arizona, California, and Nevada (E.M. Duebendorfer and E.I. Smith, eds.). Geological Society of America Field Guide 11: 173-186.
Hanson, S.L., Falster, A.U., and Simmons, W.B. (2008 b) Mineralogy of Fumarole Deposits at Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, Northern Arizona: Rocks and Minerals: 83(6): 534-544.
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