Anson S. Mine, U. V. Industries Continental pit, Fierro, Hanover-Fierro District, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||32° 50' 32'' North , 108° 5' 23'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||32.84231,-108.08981|
|Köppen climate type:||BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate|
A former Fe occurrence/mine located in the NE¼SW¼ sec. 9, T17S, R12W, NMN, W of Fierro, on private land. Owned & operated by U. V. Industries Inc., Utah (1977).
Local rocks include rocks of the Mancos Formation and Beartooth Quartzite.
Workings include an open cut (now abandoned).
3 valid minerals.
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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|Cenomanian - Albian|
93.9 - 113 Ma
|Mancos Shale and Beartooth and Sarten Formations|
Age: Cretaceous (93.9 - 113 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Mancos Shale; Beartooth Formation; Sarten Formation
Description: Mancos includes what was formerly referred to as Colorado Shale, which in turn may include equivalents of Tres Hermanos Formation.
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.