Gem Dandy Prospect (Jim Dandy Prospect), Kenosha Pass Area, Park Co., Colorado, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||39° 27' 24'' North , 105° 46' 60'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||39.45667,-105.78333|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfc : Subarctic climate|
REF:Deposit:: GALLAGHER, G.L., 1976, URANIUM FAVORABILITY OF PRECAMBRIAN ROCKS IN THE BADGER FLATS-ELKHORN THRUST AREA, PARK AND TELLER COUNTIES, COLORADO: US ERDA REPORT GJBX-55 (76), 30 P.
Deposit:: BRYANT, BRUCE AND WOBUS, R.A., 1975, PRELIMINARY GEOLOGI
Commodities (Major) - Uranium; (Minor) - Vanadium
Development Status: Past Producer
Structure: Elkhorn Thrust, Fault Nw-Trending Faults, Park Range, Kenosha Mountains, South Park
Host Rock: Granite, Quartz Monzonite
Tectonic Structure: Central Cordillera (Southern Rocky Mountains)
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3 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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1000 - 1600 Ma
|Granitic rocks of 1400-m.y. age group|
Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)
Description: Includes Silver Plume, Sherman, Cripple Creek, St. Kevin, Vernal Mesa, Curecanti, Eolus, and Trimble Granites or Quartz Monzonites; also, San Isabel Granite of Boyer (1962) and unnamed granitic rocks
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. 
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.