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Map: Occurrences of Erionite

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From Sheppard R. Occurrences of erionite in sedimentary rocks of the western United States. Denver, CO: US Department of the Interior, US Geological Survey; 1996. Open File Report 96–018.

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Occurrences of erionite in sedimentary rocks of the western United States.

Arizona

1. Along the San Simon River, north of Bowie, Graham and Cochise Counties (NW1/4SE1/4 sec. 27, T. 11 N., R. 29 E.)

2. Near Bear Springs, Graham County (NW1/4SE1/4 sec. 4, T. 7 S., R. 23 E.)

3. Along Dripping Spring Wash, north of Christmas, Gila County (NWl/4sec. 1,T. 4 S., R. 15 E.)

4. Near Kearny, Pinal County (NW1/4NW1/4 sec. 11,T. 5S., R. 14 E.)

5. Horseshoe Reservoir, Maricopa County (Unsurveyed, about 1 km west of the Horseshoe Dam)

6. Near Kirkland Junction, Yavapai County (NE1/4SW1/4 sec. 5, T. 11 N., R. 4 W.)

7. Near Wikieup, Mohave County (NE1/4SE1/4 sec. 7, T. 15 N., R. 12 W.)

California

8. Drill hole (Hector 3, about 4.7-5.4 m and 10.7 m depths) near the Hector hectorite mine, San Bernardino County (NWl/4SWl/4sec. 25, T. 8 R, R. 5 E.)

9. Southern flank of the Cady Mountains, San Bernardino County (NWl/4SWl/4sec. 6, T. 8 N., R. 5 E.)

10. Near Mule Canyon, Calico Mountains, San Bernardino County (NE1/4SW1/4 sec. 24, T. 10 N., R. 1 E.)

11. Near Coon Canyon, Mud Hills, San Bernardino County (NW1/4NE1/4 sec. 23, T. 11 N., R. 2 W.)

12. Kramerborate mine at Boron, Kern County

13. Drill hole at China Lake, San Bernardino County

14. Near Shoshone, Inyo County (NE1/4 sec. 12, T. 21 N., R. 6 E.)

15. Drill hole at Owens Lake, Inyo County

Colorado

16. Near the Rio Grande, south of Creede, Mineral County

Idaho

17. Along Browns Creek, south of Oreana, Owyhee County (NE1/4NE1/4 sec. 24, T. 5 S., R. 1 W.)

Montana

18. Hepburn’s Mesa in Yellowstone Valley, Park County

Nevada

19. Near Beatty, Nye County

20. Drill holes (UE-25a#l, about 395.1 m depth; J-12, about 189.0-192.0m depth; USW G-4, about 400.5 m depth; USW GU-3, about 362.5 m depth) at Yucca Mountain, Nye County

21. Gabbs Valley, northwest of Gabbs, Nye County

22. Southern Desatoya Mountains, Churchill County

23. Near Eastgate, Churchill County (sec. 28, T. 17 N., R. 36 E.)

24. Trinity Range, Churchill County (northeast part of T. 24 N., R. 28 E.)

25. Near Hungary Valley, Washoe County (SW1/4NW1/4 sec. 22, T. 22 N., R. 20 E.)

26. Near Windy Basin, east of Gerlach, Pershing County

27. Jersey Valley, Pershing County (sec. 8, T. 27 N., R. 40 E.)

28. Near Fish Creek, Lander County (NW1/4NW1/4 sec. 10, T. 27 N., R. 41 E.)

29. Near Reese River, Lander County (sec. 26 and 35, T. 24 N., R. 43 E.)

30. Pine Valley, Eureka County (NW1/4 sec. 20 T. 28 N., R. 52 E.)

31. Along Spring Creek, Humboldt County (NW1/4NE1/4 sec. 21, T. 41 N., R. 41 E.)

32. Eastern fork of Chimney Reservoir, Humboldt County (NWl/4SEl/4sec. 17, T. 41 N., R. 43 E.)

33. Along South Fork Little Humboldt River, Elko County (NW1/4NE1/4 sec. 1, T. 41 N., R. 44 E.)

34. Near Susie Creek, Elko County (sec. 6, T. 35 N., R. 54 E.)

New Mexico

35. Near Buckhorn, Grant County (NE1/4SW1/4 sec. 10, T. 15 S., R. 18 W.)

36. Drill hole (Oberlin No. 2, about 445-564 m depth) in the Plains of San Augustin, Catron County (center of sec. 28, T. 5 S., R. 13 W.)

North Dakota

37. Little Badlands of western Stark County (sec. 7, T. 137 N., R. 97 W.)

Oregon

38. Near the Bretz mine, along the northern rim of the McDermitt caldera, Malheur County

39. Near Rome, Malheur County (NW1/4NE1/4 sec. 22 T. 31 S., R. 41 E.)

40. Along Ryegrass Creek, Malheur County (SW1/4 sec. 23, T. 29 S., R. 40 E.)

41. Near Round Mountains, Malheur County (sec. 8 and 17, T. 25 S., R. 46 E.)

42. Near Harney Lake, Harney County (NW1/4 sec. 18, T. 28 S., R. 31 E.)

43. Wrights Point, Harney County (SW1/4SE1/4 sec. 34, T. 24 S., R. 31 E.)

44. Near Durkee, Baker County (SW1/4SW1/4 sec. 36, T. 11 S., R. 43 E.)

South Dakota

45. Sheep Mountain Table, Shannon County (NE1/4 sec. 32, T. 4 S., R. 44 W.)

Utah

46. Drill hole (Phillips Sunnyside No. 2) near Sunnyside, Carbon County (sec. 15, T. 13 S., R. 14 E.)

Wyoming

47. Near Fort LaClede, Sweetwater County (SE1/4SE1/4 sec. 1, T. 16N., R. 98 W.)

48. Beaver Rim (northeastward from the SW1/4 sec. 3, T. 30 N., R. 96 W. to the NEl/4 sec. 34, T. 32 N., R. 95 W.), Fremont County

49. Near Moonstone, Natrona County (NE1/4 sec. 17, T. 30 N., R. 89 W.)

50. Near Hawks Butte, Hot Springs County (NW1/4 sec. 36, T. 42 N., R. 90 W.)

51. Several drill holes in Lower and Upper Geyser Basins, Yellowstone National Park

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