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Clyde Long property (Surprise Claims; Elk Park Mine; Exxon lease; Centennial Claims), Elk Park, San Juan Co., Colorado, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 42' 53'' North , 107° 39' 22'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.71499,-107.65623
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


Ref.: "Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", p.28, by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997; Rocks & Min.:65:59. This mineralized shear zone area in the Las Animas River Canyon is located about 1000 feet west of the bridge over the Animas River 1 mi below Elk Park (SE 1/4 sec. 19, T. 40 N., R. 70 W.).


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38 valid minerals.

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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Calymmian
1400 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3185617
Mesoproterozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Calymmian (1400 - 1600 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 2722665
Felsic and hornblendic gneisses, either separate or interlayered

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Description: Includes metabasalt, metatuff, and interbedded metagraywacke; locally contains interlayered biotite gneiss. Derived principally from volcanic rocks

Lithology: Major:{gneiss}, Minor:{metabasalt,metagraywacke}

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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