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Neglected Mine, La Plata District (California District), La Plata Co., Colorado, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 26' 12'' North , 107° 56' 43'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.43667,-107.94527
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


REF:Patented Claims: Mountain View; MS 15973; Legal Tender; MS 15974; Little Johney; MS 15974; Monument; MS 15974; Elkton; MS 15974; Neglected; MS 15974; Silver Night; MS 15974; Sunnyside; MS 15974; Bunker Hill; MS 15974; Maid of Erin; MS 15974; Over Sight
Deposit:: ECKEL, E.B., AND OTHERS, 1949, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE LA PLATA DISTRICT, COLORADO: USGS PROF. PAPER 219, P. 73-76, 156-158
Deposit:: EMMONS. W.H., 1905, THE NEGLECTED MINE AND NEAR-BY PROPERTIES, DURANGO QUADRANGLE, COLORADO: USGS BUL
Commodities (Major) - Gold, Silver; (Trace) - Antimony, Tellurium, Copper, Mercury
Deposit Type: Vein
Development Status: Past Producer
Deposit Model: 85: Polymetallic veins
Host Rock Unit: Nonporphyritic Rocks--Diorite
Structure: San Juan Uplift, Four Corners Platform, La Plata Dome
Host Rock: Shale, Diorite, Monzonite, Porphyry
Tectonic Structure: Central Cordillera (Southern Rocky Mtns)


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19 valid minerals.

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Regional Geology

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Permian
252.17 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 2718363
Cutler Fm

Age: Permian (252.17 - 298.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Cutler Formation

Description: Arkosic sandstone, siltstone, and conglomerate

Lithology: Major:{arkose,siltstone,conglomerate}, Minor:{clastic}

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]

Permian - Devonian
252.17 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3190426
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 419.2 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

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