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Watson Park Mine (Watson Park pegmatite), Devils Head Pegmatite District, Douglas Co., Colorado, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 13' 42'' North , 105° 4' 10'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.22847,-105.06951
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Ref.: Meeves, H., et al (1966), Reconnaissance of beryllium-bearing pegmatite deposits in six western states, US Bur. Mines Info. Circ. 8298: 25 (Table A-1).

A pegmatite mine located in NW¼ NW¼ sec. 36, T.9S., R.69W.

Mineralization is a zoned, 500 foot long by 70 foot wide pegmatite body. Core zone: quartz pegmatite; intermediate zone: microcline-cleavelandite-quartz pegmatite.

Workings include a sidehill cut.


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5 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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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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