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Victor Mine, Victor, Cripple Creek District, Teller Co., Colorado, USAi
Regional Level Types
Victor MineMine
Victor- not defined -
Cripple Creek DistrictMining District
Teller Co.County
ColoradoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 42' 30'' North , 105° 8' 15'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Victor389 (2017)0.3km
Stratton644 (2006)4.5km
Cripple Creek1,155 (2017)5.5km
Midland156 (2011)16.8km
Manitou Springs5,334 (2017)25.4km


Ref.: Min.Rec.: 21:103. A gold mine located at Victor (headframe hamlet) near Cripple Creek.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calaverite
Formula: AuTe2
Reference: Min.Rec.: 21:103.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223
Sylvanite
Formula: (Au,Ag)2Te4
Reference: Min Rec 36:2 pp143-185
'Wad'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Calaverite2.EA.10AuTe2
Sylvanite2.EA.05(Au,Ag)2Te4
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Wad'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Calaverite2.12.13.2AuTe2
Sylvanite2.12.13.3(Au,Ag)2Te4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
AlAluminium
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
AgSilver
Ag Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
TeTellurium
Te CalaveriteAuTe2
Te Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
AuGold
Au CalaveriteAuTe2
Au Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4

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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 2855920
Granitic rocks of 1700-m.y. age group

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Boulder Creek Granite; Cross Creek Granite; Denny Creek Granodiorite; Kroenke Granodiorite; Browns Pass Quartz Monzonite; Powderhorn Granite; Pitts Meadow Granodiorite; Bakers Bridge Granite; Tenmile Granite

Description: Includes Boulder Creek -M.Y. AGE GROUP (AGE 1650-1730 M.Y.)--Includes Boulder Creek, Cross Creek, Denny Creek, Kroenke, Browns Pass, Powderhorn, Pitts Meadow, Bakers Bridge, and Tenmile Granites, Quartz Monzonites, or Granodiorites; also, unnamed granitic rocks

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:{granite}, Minor:{granodiorite,quartz monzonite}

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]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3186950
Paleoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Orthogneiss/paragneiss

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]

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


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