Nigger Hill Tin Deposits, Tinton pegmatite District, Crook Co., Wyoming, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||44° 22' North , 104° 4' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||44.36667,-104.06667|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
REF:Deposit:: DARTON, N.H., 1905, USGS GEOL. ATLAS, FOLIO 127.
Deposit:: LEMMON, D.M., AND TWETO, O.L., 1962, TUNGSTEN IN THE U.S., USGS MAP, MR-25.
Deposit:: IRVING, J.D., 1904, USGS PROF. PAPER 26.
Deposit:: GSW BULL 50, P. 84.
Commodities (Major) - Gold, Tungsten, Tin
Development Status: Occurrence
Host Rock: Granite, Pegmatite
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3 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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1600 - 2500 Ma
|Metasedimentary and metavolcanic rocks|
Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)
Description: Sierra Madre--Granite gneiss, felsic gneiss, amphibolite, and metavolcanic rocks. Medicine Bow Mountains--Granite gneiss, felsic gneiss, amphibolite, and hornblende gneiss. Laramie Mountains--Pelitic schist, marble, granite gneiss, layered amphibolite, and felsic gneiss. Black Hills--Pelitic schist; includes minor amounts of granite and amphibolite.
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.