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Horn Property, Kenosha Pass Area, Park Co., Colorado, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 27' 15'' North , 105° 55' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.45417,-105.91666
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


REF:Deposit:: NELSON-MOORE, J.L., COLLINS, D.B. AND HORNBAKER, A.L., 1978, RADIOACTIVE MINERAL OCCURRENCES OF COLORADO AND BIBLIOGRAPHY: CGS BULLETIN 40, P. 367
Deposit:: BRYANT, BRUCE, MCGREW, L.W., WOBUS, R.A., 1981, GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE DENVER 1 DEG X 2 D
Commodities (Major) - Uranium; (Trace) - REE
Development Status: Occurrence
Host Rock Unit: Idaho Springs Formation
Structure: Park Range, Williams Range, Tenmile Range, Large Nw-Trending Faults-Elkhorn Fault
Host Rock: Sandstone, Granite
Tectonic Structure: Central Cordillera (Southern Rocky Mountains)


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Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 2855879
Felsic and hornblendic gneisses, either separate or interlayered

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Description: Includes metabasalt, metatuff, and interbedded metagraywacke; locally contains interlayered biotite gneiss. Derived principally from volcanic rocks

Lithology: Major:{gneiss}, Minor:{metabasalt,metagraywacke}

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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