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

Subjects:

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.)

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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

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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 .