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Golden Wonder Mine, Lake City District (Lake District), Hinsdale Co., Colorado, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 0' 17'' North , 107° 16' 47'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.00472,-107.27972
GeoHash:G#: 9wg8ny939
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


REF:Deposit:: IRVING, J.D., AND BANCROFT, HOWLAND, 1911, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS NEAR LAKE CITY, COLORADO: USGS BULL. 478, P. 101-102
Deposit:: LIPMAN, P.W., AND OTHERS, 1976, MULTIPLE AGES OF MID-TERTIARY MINERALIZATION AND ALTERATION IN THE WESTERN SAN JUANS
(Lucky Fish; Lucky Fish Nos. 1-3; Blue Bell; Golden Age; Golden Bell; New York; Lakeview; Golden Cycle; Golden Mammoth; MS 553; Unpatented Claims: Windy Point; Pride of The West; Big Jack Nos. 1-3; Gold Carbonate; MS 17651; Lone Jack; Patented Claims: Gol)
Commodities (Major) - Gold, Silver; (Trace) - Antimony, Lead, Copper, Zinc
Development Status: Past Producer
Structure: San Juan Volcanic Field, San Juan Depression, San Juan-Uncompahgre Calderas, Lake City Caldera
Host Rock: Rhyolite
Tectonic Structure: Central Cordillera (Southern Rocky Mtns)


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12 valid minerals.

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Miocene - Eocene
5.333 - 56 Ma



ID: 3190650
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Cenozoic (5.333 - 56 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: San Juan Mountains

Comments: Southern Rocky Mountains

Lithology: Intermediate-felsic volcanic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Oligocene
23.03 - 33.9 Ma



ID: 3017910
Intra-ash flow quartz latitic lavas

Age: Oligocene (23.03 - 33.9 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{quartz latite}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

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