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Mineral resources of the Rio Chama Wilderness study area, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico

Jennie L. Ridgley

Mineral resources of the Rio Chama Wilderness study area, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico

by Jennie L. Ridgley

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Books and Open-File Reports Section, U.S. Geological Survey in Washington, Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rio Chama Wilderness (N.M.),
  • New Mexico,
  • Rio Chama Wilderness.
    • Subjects:
    • Mines and mineral resources -- New Mexico -- Rio Chama Wilderness.,
    • Rio Chama Wilderness (N.M.)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 11-12.

      Statementby Jennie L. Ridgley and Carl L. Long, Russell A. Schreiner.
      SeriesMineral resources of wilderness study areas--northern New Mexico ;, ch. C, U.S. Geological Survey bulletin ;, 1733-C, Studies related to wilderness, Geological Survey bulletin ;, 1733-C., Studies related to wilderness--wilderness areas.
      ContributionsLong, Carl L., Schreiner, Russell A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE75 .B9 no. 1733-C, TN24.N6 .B9 no. 1733-C
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 12 p. :
      Number of Pages12
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2147579M
      LC Control Number88600021

      The Rio Grande Rift, as it is known, is a massive rent in the Earth’s crust, 20 miles wide and several miles deep. Stretching for miles, it forms Colorado’s San Luis Valley and slashes New Mexico in two. As explained by the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, the rift resembles “a plowed furrow with raised shoulders.”. To position New Mexico as a national leader in the energy and natural resources areas for which the Department is responsible. Complete the Census! Make sure you count! Complete the census today to make sure New Mexico gets the critical funding needed for our schools, healthcare, roads and more. Learn more at

      The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at "x29" or larger. Rio Chama Wilderness Study Area is covered by the Navajo Peak, NM US Topo Map quadrant. Mineral resources of the Horse Mountain and Continental Divide wilderness study areas, Catron County, New Mexico / by: Ratté, James Clifford, Published: () Mineral resources of the Brokeoff Mountains Wilderness study area, Otero County, New Mexico / by: Moore, Samuel L., Published: ().

      GNU Staff, , Draft copy of Ridgley, J.L., Geologic map of the Rio Chama Wilderness Study Area, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, USGS Misc. Field Studies Map MF (unpublished): U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series, DDS-6, 1 CD-ROM., release 3 Summary. mf d / geochemical map of the chama river canyon wilderness and contiguous roadless area, rio arriba county, new mexico, $ 10 MF A / RECONNAISSANCE GEOLOGIC MAP, SPANISH PEAKS WILDERNESS STUDY AREA, COLORADO, $


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Mineral resources of the Rio Chama Wilderness study area, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico by Jennie L. Ridgley Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Rio Chama WSA is located in northern New Mexico. The landscape consists of gently rolling sagebrush-covered New Mexico book and a foot deep canyon of colorful siltstone and sandstone carved by the Rio Chama. Piсon woodlands cover the hills, and forests of ponderosa pine and Douglas fir cover the north facing slopes.

The diversity of habitat types provide for a variety of wildlife. The Rio Chama, a major tributary of the Rio Grande, flows through a multi-colored sandstone canyon whose walls increase to 1, feet above the river as you travel downstream. Co-managed by BLM and the Forest Service (FS), miles of the river is Congressionally designated as a Wild and Scenic River and flows through the Rio Chama Wilderness Study Area managed by the BLM, and the Chama.

Get this from a library. Mineral resources of the Rio Chama Wilderness study area, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico.

[Jennie L Ridgley; Carl L Long; Russell A Schreiner; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. NORTHERN NEW MEXICO Mineral Resources of the Rio Chama Wilderness Study Area, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico By Jennie L Ridgley and Carl L Long U.S.

Geological Survey Russell A. Schreiner U.S. Bureau of Mines ABSTRACT The Rio Chama Wilderness Study Area (NM), Rio Arriba County, N. Mex., has inferred subeconomic sandCited by: 1. Rio Chama. The Rio Chama is a major tributary of the Rio Grande in northern New Mexico.

It flows through a multi-colored sandstone canyon which is, at times, 1, feet deep and through a wilderness and wilderness study area. The Rio Chama River Canyon. A major tributary of the Rio Grande in Northern New Mexico, the Rio Chama flows through a multi-colored sandstone canyon whose walls rise to over 1, feet above the river.

This multifaceted river canyon runs through areas designated wilderness or wilderness study areas and includes towering cliffs, heavily wooded. Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Mines. About the MRDS Mines Database: All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System.

The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property. Rio Chama Placer Region. New Mexico's National Forests & Grasslands. Stretching from rose-colored deserts and colorful mesas, through low-lying expanses of piñon-juniper woodland and some of the last remaining prairie grasslands, to snow-capped peaks and alpine forests, the Southwest is more than a landscape that has inspired the imagination of generations of Americans — it is home to a unique heritage of cultures.

Rio Arriba County_____ 16 of the paper is to outline areas of placer deposits in New Mexico and to serve as a guide to their location, extent, production history, and source. individual papers published by the State of New Mexico, in the yearly Mineral Resources and the Mineral.

Additional news and Information can be found on the Rio Arriba Health Advisory website. our administrative offices are located at: Rio Arriba County Seat: State Rd.

Tierra Amarilla, NM Phone: () Fax () Rio Arriba County Annex Building: Industrial Park Road. Española, NM Rio Chama is co-managed by Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Forest Service. miles of the river is congressionally designated as a Wild and Scenic River and flows through the Rio Chama Wilderness Study Area managed by the BLM, and the Chama River Canyon Wilderness managed by the FS.

Towering cliffs offer an outstanding wild river backdrop for the angler or boater. Rio Chama Wilderness Study Area is in the Parks category for Rio Arriba County in the state of New Mexico.

Rio Chama Wilderness Study Area is displayed on the Navajo Peak USGS quad topo map. Anyone who is interested in visiting Rio Chama Wilderness Study Area can print the free topographic map and street map using the link above.

The Chama River Canyon Wilderness and Roadless Area have a moderate to high potential for the presence of small deposits of copper with associated uranium and silver. These deposits, as yet undetected, would occur in the Permian Cutler Formation and in the lower part of the Triassic Chinle Formation, rock units that are, for the most part, present only in the subsurface.

Full text of "Mineral Resources of the San Pedro Parks Wilderness and Vicinity, Rio Arriba and Sandoval Counties, New Mexico" See other formats STUDIES RELATED TO WILDERNESS WILDERNESS AREAS DEPCSfr 75 \i 4%*ik SAN PEDRO PARKS, NEW MEXICO (GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN C ^^ Mineral Resources of the San Pedro Parks Wilderness and Vicinity, Rio Arriba and Sandoval Counties, New Mexico.

Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. New Mexico Fishing Waters Chama Area Taos Area Jemez Mountains P PACHECO LAKE, C A five-acre lake at the head of Santiago Creek in Mora County. Cutthroat trout. PANCHUELA CREEK, C A medium-size tributary to the Pecos River near Cowles. Rainbow and brown trout.

PECOS BALDY LAKE, C An eight-acre lake at the base of Pecos Baldy in the. Rio Arriba County is a county in the U.S. state of New of the census, the population Its county seat is Tierra Amarilla. Its northern border is the Colorado state line. Rio Arriba County comprises the Española, NM Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Albuquerque-Santa Fe-Las Vegas, NM Combined Statistical Area.

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Mineral resources of the Rio Chama Wilderness study area, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico by: Ridgley, Jennie L.

Published: () An Act to Designate the Facility of the United States Postal Service Located at Colorado Avenue in Arriba, Colorado, as the "William H. Emery Post Office.". Rio Chama Wilderness Study Area is a park in New Mexico and has an elevation of feet.

Rio Chama Wilderness Study Area from Mapcarta, the free map. Rio Chama Wilderness Study Area weather forecast issued today at am. Next forecast at approx. am. 1-Day 3-Day 5-Day Graph Plots Open in Graphs.New Mexico Geological Society, 56MINERAL DEPOSITS IN RIO ARRIBA COUNTY, NEW MEXICOth Field Conference Guidebook, Geology of the Chama Basin,p.

INTRODUCTION The purpose of this paper is to summarize the geology, geo-chemistry, and mineral production of .Cibola County is a county in the U.S. state of New of the census, the population Its county seat is Grants.

It is New Mexico's youngest county, and the third youngest county in the United States, created on Jfrom the westernmost four-fifths of the formerly much larger Valencia County. Cibola County comprises the Grants, NM Micropolitan Statistical Area.