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South Park Mining Company, South Park, Park Co., Colorado, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 3' 18'' North , 105° 49' 14'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.05500,-105.82056
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


Commodities (Major) - Zeolites; (Trace) - Magnesite
Development Status: Past Producer


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4 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

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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Cretaceous - Jurassic
66 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 2970869
Dakota, Purgatoire, Morrison, Ralston Creek, and Entrada Fms in southeast. Dakota, Morrison, and Entrada Fms in central mountains. Dakota, Burro Canyon, Morrison, Wanakah, and Entrada Fms in Gunnison River area. Dakota, Morrison, Curtis, And Entrada F

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 201.3 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Dakota Formation; Purgatoire Formation; Morrison Formation; Ralston Creek Formation; Entrada Sandstone; Burro Canyon Formation; Wanakah Formation; Curtis Formation

Lithology: Major:{sandstone,mudstone,limestone}, Minor:{shale,claystone}

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: 3187583
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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Minobras, (1974) Colorado and Utah industrial minerals. 120pp

 
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