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Pikes Peak, Teller Co., Colorado, USAi
Regional Level Types
Pikes PeakPeak
Teller Co.County
ColoradoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 43' 57'' North , 105° 8' 10'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.73250,-105.13611
GeoHash:G#: 9wvhre41p
Locality type:Peak
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


REF:Deposit:: MINE MAP REPO #400579, 400968, 406992, 406994
Deposit:: OWN: STRATTON ESTATE BULL HILL GROUP 1924
Commodities (Major) - Gold
Development Status: Past Producer

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Rocky Mountains, North America

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7 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

'commodity:Beryllium'
Formula: Be
Gold
Formula: Au
'commodity:Gold'
Formula: Au
'commodity:Gold'
Formula: Au
Reference: From USGS MRDS database
'Granite'
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Microcline var: Amazonite
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Polylithionite
Formula: KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
'commodity:Rare Earths'
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
'commodity:Tungsten'
Formula: W
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Specimens seen in many collections [Rock Currier 2010]

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
var: Amazonite9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Polylithionite9.EC.20KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Granite-
Wolframite-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Polylithionite71.2.2b.8KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Granite'-
Microcline
var: Amazonite
-K(AlSi3O8)
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
LiLithium
Li PolylithioniteKLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
OOxygen
O Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O PolylithioniteKLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F PolylithioniteKLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al PolylithioniteKLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si PolylithioniteKLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
SSulfur
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
KPotassium
K Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K PolylithioniteKLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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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Miocene - Eocene
5.333 - 56 Ma



ID: 3184339
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Cenozoic (5.333 - 56 Ma)

Comments: Thirtynine Mile Volcanic Field; 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]

Oligocene
23.03 - 33.9 Ma



ID: 2813934
Intra-ash flow quartz latitic lavas

Age: Oligocene (23.03 - 33.9 Ma)

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:{quartz latite}

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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