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St Peters Dome, Cheyenne District (St. Peters Dome District), El Paso Co., Colorado, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 44' 49'' North , 104° 54' 41'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.74721,-104.91164
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


A 9,528 foot (2,904 meter) summit on the Pikes Peak massif in the Pike National Forest, about 8 miles (13 km) from Colorado Springs.

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54 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 2975257
Rocks of Pikes Peak Batholith (1000-m.y. age group)

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Pikes Peak Granite; Mount Rosa Granite; Windy Point Granite; Redskin Granite

Description: Includes Pikes Peak, Mount Rosa, Windy Point, and Redskin Granites and unnamed rocks

Lithology: Major:{granite,alkali feldspar granite}, Minor:{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]

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References

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Cross and Hillebrand (1883), On minerals of the cryolite group recently found in Colorado.
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 112.
Pearl, Richard M. (1958), Colorado Gem Trails & Mineral Guide, Sage Books, Chicago, Illinois.
Bulletin de la Société française de Minéralogie Cristallo (1974): 97: 507.
Eckel, Edwin B. (1997) Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised: 14.

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