Fine-Grained Volcanic (FGV) GIS and Source Mapping Information

ARIZONA | BC | CALIFORNIA | HAWAII | IDAHO | NEVADA | OREGON | UTAH | WASHINGTON

The table of decimal degrees (DD) longitude and latitude coordinates below is intended (1) for use in the GIS mapping of fine-grained volcanic (FGV) sources, and (2) for determining the distance from a source to an archaeological site or artifact location. When multiple coordinates are listed for the same geochemical source location, this indicates that characterized samples that were correlated with the source were collected at more than one locale. In the case of some sources associated with large volcanic ashflows or with fluvial/pluvial systems, the geographic range and the boundaries of a source may be considerable and the calculation of a firm distance figure may be difficult to impossible. In this case, we suggest that you use the closest reported outcrop to calculate the distance. Please note that the locations recorded below are only those at which geologic source have been collected - the actual geographic range of any specific source may be incompletely represented by the sample locations.

The sources listed below in bold are those that trace element investigations indicate are particularly suitable candidates for archaeological provenance studies and that appear in the archaeological record. It is only these sources that we have attempting to correlate with geochemically-characterized FGV artifacts.

FINE-GRAINED VOLCANIC (FGV) SOURCE

LONGITUDE - LATITUDE

COMMENTS

ARIZONA

Adobe Mountain, Maricopa County

-112.11, 33.69

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Black Tank, Coconino County

-112.69, 35.64

--

Frenchy Hill, Coconino County

-112.05, 35.32

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Lone Butte, Maricopa County

-112.03, 33.26

--

McDowell Mountain, Maricopa County

-111.78, 33.57

AZ U:5:78 (ASM)

Moon Mountain, Maricopa County

-112.10, 33.62
-112.09, 33.61

Moon Mountain East
Moon Mountain West

Observatory Mesa, Coconino County

-1121.68, 35.22

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Presley Wash, Coconino County

-112.53, 35.34

--

Saddle, Maricopa County

-112.16, 33.67

--

Shaw Butte, Maricopa County

-112.10, 33.60
-112.29, 33.76
-112.30, 33.75

Shaw Butte
Site AZ T:3:317
Site AZ T:7:370

Stone Camp, Yavapai County

-111.86, 34.11

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Terrace Garden, Maricopa County

-112.23, 33.73

--

West Wing Mountain, Maricopa County

-112.25, 33.75

AZ T:8:63 (ASM)

BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA

Arrowstone

-121.24, 50.94

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Cache Creek

-121.25, 50.85

--

Hat Creek

-121.58, 50.77

--

Maiden Creek

-121.58, 50.93

--

Watts Point

-123.24, 49.55
-123.26, 49.33
-123.27, 49.38
-123.29, 49.38
-123.20, 49.66
-123.44, 50.65

Porteau Cove
Lighthouse Park Beach
Horseshoe Bay Ferry
Whytecliffe Park
Watts Point Quarry
Mount Meager

Also see Washington FGV sources

CALIFORNIA

Alder Hill, Nevada County

-120.17, 39.37

--

Alturas (AKA Alturas Unknown), Modoc County

-120.56, 41.49

--

Boca Ridge, Placer County

-120.07, 39.41

--

Boca Spring, Nevada County

-120.07, 39.43

--

Davies Creek, Placer County

-120.22, 39.50

--

Dogwood, Plumas County

-120.99, 39.76

--

Douds Landing, Calaveras County

-120.32, 38.21

--

Emigrant Ridge, Plumas County

-121.01, 39.78

--

Fillmore Hill, Sierra County

-120.75, 39.47

--

Gold Lake, Plumas and Sierra Counties

-120.68, 39.68
-120.62, 39.66
-120.69, 39.68
-120.58, 39.74

Gold Lake
Church Meadows
Oakland Pond
CA-PLU-1248

Goldstone, San Bernardino County

-116.89, 35.38

--

Humbug, Butte and Plumas Counties

-121.48, 40.11

Jonesville Quarry

Independence Lake, Nevada and Placer Counties

-120.26, 39.44
-120.15, 39.30
-120.27, 39.34
-120.12, 39.46

Kate's Quarry
CA-PLA-735
Donner Ridge
FS 05-17-57-320

Martis Creek, Placer County

-120.15, 39.30
-120.11, 39.31

CA-PLA-735
CA-PLA-485/H

Meathouse Meadow, Sierra County

-120.32, 39.47

Quarry site

Mesquite Flat, Inyo County

-117.41, 36.43

--

Morgan Valley, Lake County

--

--

Nelson, San Bernardino County

-116.78, 35.43

--

Putnam Peak, Solano and Butte Counties

-122.04, 38.45
-121.56, 39.55
-121.79, 39.77

Putnam Peak
Table Mountain
Big Chico Creek

Sawtooth Ridge, Placer County

-120.19, 39.25
-120.18, 39.25
-120.08, 39.22
-120.14, 39.17
-120.11, 39.18

Sawtooth Ridge
05-17-57-456
Carnelian Bay
Truckee River Outlet
Sylandia Beach

Secret Meadow, Sierra County

-120.26, 39.47

05-17-56-156

Siegler Creek, Lake County

-122.61, 38.92

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Siegfred Canyon Ridge, Plumas County

-120.48, 40.04

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Watson Creek, Placer County

-120.10, 39.21
-120.10, 39.22
-120.08, 39.22

Watson Creek area
Watson Creek area
Carnelian Bay

COLORADO

Kings Canyon, Jackson County

-106.21, 40.99

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Specimen Mountain, Jackson County

-105.81, 40.44

--

HAWAII

Bellows Air Force Base, Oahu

--

--

Makua-19 Basalt Dike, Oahu

--

--

Mauna Kea Adze Quarry, Island of Hawaii

--

--

Saddle Road Flows, Island of Hawaii

--

--

IDAHO

King Hill Creek, Elmore County

-115.14, 43.08
-115.15, 43.07

Hog Creek
Bell Mare Creek 1 and 2

NEVADA

Alkali Creek, Humboldt County

-117.47, 41.70

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Antelope Valley, White Pine County

-114.23, 40.11

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Badlands, Elko and White Pine Counties

-114.08, 40.19
-114.05, 40.15
-114.10, 40.10
-114.16, 40.07
-114.08, 40.08
-114.20, 40.13
-114.15, 40.13
-114.13, 40.09

Deep Creek Area
Deep Creek Area
Deep Creek Area
Deep Creek Area
Deep Creek Area
Little White Horse Badlands
Little White Horse Badlands
Little White Horse Badlands

Also see Utah FGV sources

Coleman, Washoe County

-119.37, 40.31

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Coyote Spring, Washoe County

-119.51, 41.60
-119.50, 41.58
-119.42, 41.46
-119.43, 41.43
-119.46, 41.72
-119.50, 41.60
-119.51, 41.62
-119.48, 41.59
-119.52, 41.57
-119.53, 41.60
-119.42, 41.67
-119.42, 41.69
-119.44, 41.65
-119.49, 41.63

Coyote Spring
Coyote Spring Area 1
Coyote Spring Area 2
Coyote Spring Area 3
Badger Creek 2
East of Coyote Spring 1
East of Coyote Spring 2
East of Coyote Spring 3
West of Coyote Spring 1
West of Coyote Spring 3
High Rock Canyon
SR140 to Vya 7
SR140 to Vya 8
SR140 to Vya 9

Deep Creek, Elko County

-114.15, 40.28
-114.08, 40.19
-114.08, 40.15
-114.20, 40.18
-114.20, 40.16
-114.09, 40.13

Deep Creek Area
Deep Creek Area
Deep Creek Area
Little White Horse Hills
Little White Horse Hills
Little White Horse Hills

Also see Utah FGV sources

Diamond Mountains, Eureka and White Pine Counties

-115.95. 39.35
-115.87, 39.49
-115.86, 39.48

26-EU-5
26-EU-2702
26-WP-5120

Fire Creek, Eureka and Lander Counties

-116.63, 40.46
-116.14, 40.10

Fire Creek
Whirlwind Valley

Granite Point, Pershing County

-118.45, 40.11

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Horse Canyon, Eureka County

-116.50, 40.13

--

Incline Ridge, Washoe County

-119.93, 39.28

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North Dry Valley, Washoe County

-119.85, 40.38
-119.88. 40.38
-119.84, 40.37
-119.86, 40.38
-119.87, 40.39
-119.84, 40.41

26-WA-6363
--
--
--
--

North Spring, Washoe County

-115.37, 39.48

26-WP-5373

Paiute Meadows Variety A and Variety B, Humboldt County

-118.94, 41.26

Approximate location - sources are Known only from characterized artifacts

Smith Valley (Gleason Creek), White Pine County

-115.15, 39.40
-115.04, 39.40

Jakes Valley
26-WP-5310/26-WP-6121

Steamboat Hills, Washoe and Story Counties

-119.89, 39.38
-119.79, 39.39
-119.59, 39.43

Washoe County
26-WA-2455 (Washoe County)
Lagomarsino (Storey County)

OREGON

Agency Mountain, Malheur County

-118.21, 43.91

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Beaver Creek, Deschutes County

-121.53, 45.07

Beaver Creek Quarry

Buchanan, Harney County

-118.58, 43.66
-118.57. 43.68

Buchanan Area
Stinkingwater Pass Area

Condon Butte, Lane County

-121.83, 44.22

--

Deadman Creek, Harney County

-118.25, 43.30
-118.25, 43.33

--
Dipping Vat Spring

Dismal Spring, Lake County

-120.06, 42.06

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Dry Creek Canyon, Malheur County

-117.74, 43.51
-117.71, 43.53
-117.41, 43.57
-117.79. 43.50
-117.42, 43.61
-117.45, 43.59
-117.76, 43.51
-117.76, 43.64
-117.44, 43.60
-117.41, 43.57
-117.40, 43.60

King Brown Cabin Area
Dry Creek Drainage
East Dry Creek
Skull Springs Area
Twin Springs Bench
Twin Springs Area
Dry Creek Drainage
Dry Creek Drainage
Twin Spring Vicinity
Dry Creek Mouth
Twin Springs Creek

Freezeout Lake, Malheur County

-117.47, 43.63
-117.46, 43.65
-117.48, 43.71

Freezeout Lake
Sourdough Mountain
Locality 31

Inman Creek, Lane County

--

--

Lizard Creek, Lake County

-120.31, 43.74

Lizard Creek Drainage

North Grassy Mountain, Malheur County

-117.32, 43.64
-117.32, 43.67

North Grassy Mountain
Grassy Mountain

Oxbow Basin, Malheur County

-117.32, 43.64

--

Pope Spring, Lake County

-120.08, 42.07

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South Paulina Peak, Deschutes Malheur County

--

--

Stockhoff (Quarry), Union County

-118.12, 45.34

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Swamp Creek, Malheur County

-118.17, 43.33

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Twin Springs Bench, Malheur County

-117.42, 43.61

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Venator, Malheur County

-117.78, 43.45
-117.79, 43.44
-117.77, 43.42

Wildcat Creek Area
Cold Spring Creek
South of Cold Spring Creek

Warner Valley, Harney County

-119.92, 42.74

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Willow Butte, Harney County

-118.46, 42.15

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UTAH

Badlands, Tooele County

-113.33, 40.44
-113.93, 40.31

Wildcat Mountain
Deep Creek Area

Also see Nevada FGV sources

Cedar Mountains, Tooele County

-112.93, 40.29
-112.87, 40.24
-112.96, 40.31

--
--
--

Deep Creek, Tooele County

-114.04, 40.18

Deep Creek Area

Also see Nevada FGV sources

Ferber Wash, Tooele County

-113.98, 40.39

Deep Creek Area

Flat Hills, Tooele County

-112.74, 40.19
-112.75, 40.20

Manookin Gravel Pit
Flat Hills

Gold Hill Wash, Tooele County

-113.84, 40.13

Deep Creek Area

Grayback Hills, Tooele County

-113.12, 40.73

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Rydalch Canyon, Tooele County

-113.00, 40.45
-113.33, 40.44

Rydalch Canyon
SW Wildcat

WASHINGTON

Watts Point, Clallam and San Juan Counties

-122.88, 48.43
-124.73, 48.16
-123.57, 48.15
-123.07, 48.49
-123.19, 48.60
-124.02, 48.17
-124.47, 48.32
-123.95, 48.17
-124.49, 48.33
-123.41, 48.12
-122.95, 48.62
-124.28, 48.26
-124.65, 47.94
-123.15, 48.09
-122.94, 48.43
-123.95, 48.17

Agate Beach (Lopez Island)
Cape Alava (Olympic Peninsula)
Elwha River Mouth (Olympic Peninsula)
False Bay (San Juan Island)
Henry Island (San Juan Island)
Hwy 112 (Olympic Peninsula)
Jansen Creek (Olympic Peninsula)
Railroad Bridge Park (Olympic Peninsula)
Rasmussen Creek (Olympic Peninsula)
Rayonier (Olympic Peninsula)
Schoen Beach (Shaw Island)
Seiku (Olympic Peninsula)
Split Rock - Mora (Olympic Peninsula)
Taylor Cutoff Rd. (Olympic Peninsula)
Watmough Bay (Lopez Island)
West Twin Creek (Olympic Peninsula)

Also see British Columbia FGV sources

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Last Updated: 05/16/2017