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Atlantic Mine, Bonanza District (Kerber Creek District), Saguache Co., Colorado, USAi
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Atlantic MineMine
Bonanza District (Kerber Creek District)Mining District
Saguache Co.County
ColoradoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 18' 58'' North , 106° 7' 32'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Poncha Springs777 (2017)22.2km
Maysville135 (2011)25.3km
Saguache480 (2017)25.5km
Salida5,467 (2017)26.7km
Smeltertown120 (2011)27.4km



Commodities (Major) - Copper, Silver, Gold
Development Status: Past Producer
Host Rock Unit: Bonanza Tuff, Rawley Andesite
Structure: Bonanza Caldera, Sawatch Range, San Juan Volcanic Field, Rio Grande Rift
Host Rock: Andesite
Tectonic Structure: Central Cordillera (Southern Rocky Mtns.)

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Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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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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Miocene - Eocene
5.333 - 56 Ma



ID: 3190650
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Cenozoic (5.333 - 56 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: San Juan Mountains

Comments: Southern Rocky Mountains

Lithology: Intermediate-felsic volcanic 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]

Rupelian - Priabonian
28.1 - 37.8 Ma



ID: 2980758
Pre-ash-flow andesitic lavas, breccias, tuffs, and conglomerates

Age: Paleogene (28.1 - 37.8 Ma)

Description: Includes several named units

Comments: Original map source: Green, G.N., 1992, The Digital Geologic Map of Colorado in ARC/INFO Format: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 92-0507, 9 p., scale 1:500,000.

Lithology: Major:{andesite}, Minor:{volcanic,conglomerate,igneous}

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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Deposit:: BURBANK, W.S., 1932, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE BONANZA MINING DISTRICT, COLORADO: USGS PROF.
Deposit:: PATTON, H.B., 1916, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE BONANZA DISTRICT, SAGUACHE COUNTY, COLORADO: COLORADO GEOL. SURVEY BULL. 9, 136 P.


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