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Idarado Mine, Telluride, Ouray District (Uncompahgre District), San Miguel Co., Colorado, USA

Latitude: 37°54'50"N
Longitude: 107°42'1"W
A lead-copper-zinc mine located about 10 km South of Ouray. Features the "Treasury Tunnel." Ore is Tertiary telluride conglomerate (Argentine vein). Ultimate closure was 1978.
Extends into the Red Mountain district in Ouray county.

Mineral List

Aikinite
Anglesite
Anhydrite
Baryte
Calcite
var: Manganoan Calcite
Carrollite
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Clinochlore
Dawsonite
Digenite
Diopside
Epidote
Eskimoite
Fluorite
Friedrichite
Galena
Gold
Gustavite
Hematite
Heyrovskýite
Hübnerite
Kaolinite
Lillianite
Magnetite
Matildite
Neyite
Petzite
Piemontite
Pyrite
Pyroxmangite
Quartz
Quartz
var: Amethyst

var: Milky Quartz
Rhodochrosite
Rhodonite
Sphalerite
Stromeyerite
Tetrahedrite
Vikingite
'Wad'


42 entries listed. 37 valid minerals.

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References

Rocks & Min.:59:34 & 64:144.

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