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Creede District, Mineral Co., Colorado, USA

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° North , 106° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km


Silver mining camp that came into prominence in 1889.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Acanthite

Alabandite ?

Alunite

Analcime

Anglesite

Ankerite

Apjohnite

Aragonite

Baryte

Beidellite

Beudantite

'Biotite'

Bornite

Bournonite

Brochantite

Bromargyrite

Calcite

Caryopilite

Cerussite

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

Chamosite

var: Thuringite

Chlorargyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chrysocolla

'Chrysoprase'

'Clinoptilolite'

Copper

Covellite

Cristobalite

Cuprite

var: Chalcotrichite

Cyanotrichite

'Erionite'

Famatinite

Fluorite

Galena

Gold

var: Electrum

Goslarite

Greenockite

Gunningite

Gypsum

Halotrichite

Hematite

Hemimorphite

'Heulandite'

Inesite

Jalpaite

Jarosite

Kaolinite

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Ktenasite

Kutnohorite

Langite

Lepidocrocite

'Limonite'

Magnetite

Malachite

Manganite

Marcasite

Mckinstryite

Melanterite

Miargyrite

Mimetite

Montmorillonite

Mordenite

Muscovite

var: Illite

var: Sericite

Nontronite

Opal

var: Opal-CT

Orthoclase

Plumbojarosite

Polybasite

Proustite

'Psilomelane'

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

Pyrolusite

Pyromorphite

Pyrostilpnite

Pyroxmangite

Quartz

var: Agate

var: Amethyst

var: Rose Quartz

Rhodochrosite

Rhodonite

Rosasite

Rozenite

Serpierite

Siderite

var: Manganoan Siderite

Silver

'Smectite Group'

Smithsonite

Sphalerite

Stephanite

Stibnite

Talc

Tennantite

Tetrahedrite

Turquoise

'Unnamed (Zn-analogue of Ktenasite)'

Uytenbogaardtite

'Wad'

Wulfenite

Xanthoconite


90 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.

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Rock list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities


Localities in this Region


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References

Tom Rosemeyer (2010) Creede, the last Wild West silver mining camp in Colorado. Rocks & Minerals 85:396-413.

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