Idarado Mine, Telluride, Ouray District (Uncompahgre District), San Miguel Co., Colorado, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||37° 54' 50'' North , 107° 42' 1'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||37.91389,-107.70028|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfc : Subarctic climate|
A former Pb-Cu-Zn occurrence/mine located about 10 km S of Ouray. Features the "Treasury Tunnel." Ultimate closure was 1978. Extends into the Red Mountain District in Ouray County.
Ore is Tertiary telluride conglomerate (Argentine vein).
40 valid minerals.
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23.03 - 33.9 Ma
|Intra-ash flow andesitic lavas|