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Adams Mine (Adams Tunnel Mine), Cement Creek, Eureka District, San Juan Co., Colorado, USAi
Regional Level Types
Adams Mine (Adams Tunnel Mine)Mine
Cement CreekCreek
Eureka DistrictMining District
San Juan Co.County
ColoradoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 54' 1'' North , 107° 38' 31'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.90028,-107.64194
GeoHash:G#: 9werwe990
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Silverton637 (2011)10.0km
Ouray1,008 (2017)13.9km
Telluride2,399 (2018)15.5km
Ophir169 (2017)17.4km
Mountain Village1,395 (2017)19.1km


Ref.: Rocks & Min.:63:274. Located above the east side of the north fork of Cement Creek, just north of Gladstone.

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


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Hübnerite
Formula: MnWO4
Habit: Bladed crystals to 8cm
Description: Etched out of quartz.
Reference: Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.; 2008 New Mexico Mineral Symposium abstracts; 2009 New Mexico Mineral Symposium abstracts
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: 2008 New Mexico Mineral Symposium abstracts; 2009 New Mexico Mineral Symposium abstracts
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Reference: The Mines and Minerals of the Great American Rift, R.W. Holmes & M.B. Kennedy, 1983

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hübnerite4.DB.30MnWO4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Hübnerite48.1.1.1MnWO4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O HübneriteMnWO4
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si QuartzSiO2
MnManganese
Mn HübneriteMnWO4
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
WTungsten
W HübneriteMnWO4

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.

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Miocene - Eocene
5.333 - 56 Ma



ID: 3190650
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Cenozoic (5.333 - 56 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: San Juan Mountains

Comments: Southern Rocky Mountains

Lithology: Intermediate-felsic volcanic rocks

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]

Oligocene
23.03 - 33.9 Ma



ID: 2813930
Intra-ash flow andesitic lavas

Age: Oligocene (23.03 - 33.9 Ma)

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:{andesite}

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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