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Ohio Mine, "Amphitheater" glacial cirque, Ouray, Ouray Mining District, Ouray Co., Colorado, USAi
Regional Level Types
Ohio MineMine
"Amphitheater" glacial cirque- not defined -
Ouray- not defined -
Ouray Mining DistrictMining District
Ouray Co.County
ColoradoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 1' North , 107° 39' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ouray1,008 (2017)2.0km
Portland135 (2011)8.5km
Telluride2,399 (2018)16.7km
Ridgway977 (2017)18.0km
Mountain Village1,395 (2017)20.4km


A former mine located 0.5 km (0.3 mile) S of the Amphitheater (coordinates of record) and 1.9 km (1.2 miles) ESE of Ouray. Started in the 1920's.

Mineralization is hosted in the Leadville Limestone.

Workings include underground openings comprised of a 75 foot (23 meter) tunnel at the base of the cliffs.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 64:210.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 64:210.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 64:210.; 2008 New Mexico Mineral Symposium abstracts
Quartz var. Milky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Habit: Unknown
Reference: Eckel, E.B. (1997), Minerals of Colorado.

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var. Milky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var. Milky Quartz-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Quartz var. Milky QuartzSiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
SiSilicon
Si Quartz var. Milky QuartzSiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2

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Rocks & Minerals (1989): 64: 210.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate
USA

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