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Alice Glory Hole, Alice Mine, Alice District, Clear Creek Co., Colorado, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 48' 54'' North , 105° 39' 20'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.81515,-105.65573

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Mineral List

17 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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Late Pleistocene - Middle Pleistocene
0.0117 - 0.781 Ma
Glacial drift

Age: Pleistocene (0.0117 - 0.781 Ma)

Description: Includes some unclassified glacial deposits

Lithology: Major:{unconsolidated drift}

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]

Paleocene - Late Cretaceous
56 - 100.5 Ma
Rocks of Montezuma stock and vicinity, older felsic to intermediate porphyries of alkali-calcic group

Age: Phanerozoic (56 - 100.5 Ma)

Description: Large stocks, adjacent smaller bodies, and dikes in Nederland area and in southern Empire and northern Georgetown 7.5-minute quadrangles. Includes the Caribou, Bryan Mountain (also called Eldora), and Apex stocks. Includes monzogranite, monzogranite porphyry, biotite-hornblende±pyroxene monzogranite (Gable, 1969), and granodiorite (Ed Dewitt, written commun., 2007). K-Ar age of Caribou stock is 68.2±4.1 Ma on hornblende and 65.5±2.4 Ma on biotite (Marvin and others 1989). K-Ar age on Bryan Mountain stock is 60.6±1.8 Ma on biotite (McDowell, 1971; Marvin and others, 1974)

Reference: Kellogg, K.S., Shroba, R.R., Bryant, Bruce, and Premo, W.R. Geologic Map of the Denver West 30' x 60' Quadrangle, North- Central Colorado. USGS Geologic Investigations Series 3000. [35]

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Rocks & Min.:59:33.

Hanson, T.A. and Craft, W.B. (1987): The Alice Glory Hole, Clear Creek County, Colorado. Mineralogical Record, 18(3), 185-187.

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