|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||40° 51' 4'' North , 105° 29' 42'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||40.85111,-105.49528|
|Köppen climate type:||BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate|
REF:Deposit:: WORCESTER, P.G., 1919, MOLYBDENUM DEPOSITS OF COLORADO, WITH GENERA L NOTES ON THE MOLYBDENUM INDUSTRY: CGS BULL. 14, P. 69-70.
Deposit:: HORTON, F.W., 1916, MOLYBDENUM, ITS ORES AND THEIR CONCENTRATION, W ITH A DISCUSSION OF MARKETS, PRICES,
Commodities (Major) - Copper, Zinc; (Minor) - Molybdenum, Iron
Development Status: Occurrence
Host Rock Unit: Pegmatite, Quartzofeldspathic Semischist
Structure: Front Range Uplift, Sherman Batholith, Virginia Dale Ring Dike Complex
Host Rock: Granite, Pegmatite
Tectonic Structure: Central Cordillera (Southern Rocky Mtns)
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
4 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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|Pliocene - Miocene|
2.588 - 23.03 Ma
|Bouldery gravel on old erosion surfaces in Front Range and Never Summer Mountains|
1600 - 2500 Ma
|Paleoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)
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.