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Barneys Canyon

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USA / Utah / Salt Lake Co. / Bingham Mining District / Barney's Canyon

Ge­ol­o­gy

Blei, Silber, Zink, Kupfer. Wirtsgestein: Quarzit und Kalkstein.

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Barneys Canyon



Barneys Canyon

WGS 84: 
Lat.: 40.59622788° N, 
Long: 112.14672089° W
WGS 84: 
Lat.: 40° 35' 46.42" N,
   Long: 112° 8' 48.195" W
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Barney's Canyon, Bingham Mining, Salt Lake Co., Utah, US
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Important: Before entering this or any other place of discovery you should have a permission of the operator and/or owner. Likewise it is to be respected that necessary safety precautions are kept during the visit.

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Detailed Description

Gegen Ende des Abbaus der Melco Lagerstätte (2001) wurde ein schmaler Gang mit kristallisiertem Auripigment entdeckt.

Minerals (Count: 25)

Rocks (Count: 2)

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

  • Wolff,L. & Austin,G. (2005). Orpiment from the Barneys Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah. Rocks & Minerals, Vol.80, H.3, S.194-196.
  • COOK, D.R., 1961, GEOLOGY OF HE BINGHAM MINING DISTRICT AND NORTHERN OQUIRRH MOUNTAIN, GUIDE BOOK TO THE GEOLOGY OF UTAH, NO. 1

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