Surprise Claim, Tyrone Area, Burro Mountains District, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||32° 37' 0'' North , 108° 21' 2'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||32.61679,-108.35062|
|Köppen climate type:||BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate|
Ore occurs as cement in conglomerate.
Geology: Copper mineral also present in tert conglomerate
7 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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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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|Quaternary - Miocene|
0 - 23.03 Ma
|Cenozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Cenozoic (0 - 23.03 Ma)
Lithology: Sedimentary 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. 
|Ectasian - Calymmian|
1200 - 1600 Ma
|Mesoproterozoic granitic plutonic rocks|
Age: Mesoproterozoic (1200 - 1600 Ma)
Description: Mainly 1.45 - 1.35 Ga megacrystic granites, generally weakly foliated except locally at their margins.
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.