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dc.contributor.authorAlter, M.*
dc.contributor.authorGrant, R.*
dc.contributor.authorWilliams, P.*
dc.contributor.authorSherratt, D.*
dc.date.accessioned2018-11-10T02:44:26Z
dc.date.available2018-11-10T02:44:26Z
dc.date.issued2016-03-22
dc.identifier.citationAlter, M., Grant, R. Williams, P. and Sherratt, D., 2016, Structural Geology and Hydrogeology of the Grandview Breccia Pipe, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Report CR-16-b, 23 p, 1 appendix (16 p.).
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/630734
dc.descriptionThe Grandview Breccia Pipe is located on Horseshoe Mesa within the Grand Canyon, north of Grandview Point. The pipe is a classic model of a Colorado Plateau type solution collapse breccia pipe. Caverns developed within the Redwall Limestone and collapsed to the surface, often to the Kaibab Limestone, a vertical distance of about 2000 feet. On the plateau, the pipe expression is often a circular depression in the Kaibab. The pipes are typically cylindrical in section and are filled with broken fragments (breccia) of overlying formations, mostly siltstones, sandstones and limestones. Hundreds, if not thousands of breccia pipes exist on the plateau, although only about 4% are mineralized. The Grandview Pipe is mineralized with copper, uranium, zinc and lead. The pipe was commercially mined for copper from about 1892 through 1916.
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherArizona Geological Survey (Tucson, AZ)
dc.relation.ispartofseriesCR-16-B
dc.relation.urlhttp://repository.azgs.az.gov/uri_gin/azgs/dlio/1676
dc.rightsArizona Geological Survey. All rights reserved.
dc.subjectArizona Geological Survey Contributed Reports
dc.subjectColorado Plateau
dc.subjectGrandview Point
dc.subjectHorseshoe Mesa
dc.subjectCoconino County
dc.subjectGrand Canyon
dc.subjectEconomic geology
dc.subjectRedwall Limestone
dc.subjectzinc
dc.subjecturanium
dc.subjectmining
dc.subjecthydrology
dc.subjectgold
dc.subjectsilver
dc.subjectcopper
dc.subjectmineralization
dc.subjectbreccia pipe
dc.titleStructural Geology and Hydrogeology of the Grandview Breccia Pipe, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
csdgm.bounding.west-112
csdgm.bounding.east-111.9
csdgm.bounding.north36.1
csdgm.bounding.south36
dc.description.noteThis report was originally submitted to the National Park Service as GCNP Study # GRCA-00519, Final Report August 2011.
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