|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||38° 58' 51'' North , 105° 21' 28'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||38.98085,-105.35801|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
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|Oligocene - Eocene|
23.03 - 56 Ma
|Oligocene sedimentary rocks|
Age: Paleogene (23.03 - 56 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Duchesne River Formation; Bishop Conglomerate; Florissant Lake Beds; Antero Formation; Creede Formation
Description: Northwest: includes Duchesne River Fm (sandstone and shale; includes some rocks of Eocene age) and Bishop Conglomerate near Utah border. South-central: includes Florissant Lake Beds (tuffaceous shale and tuff) and Antero Fm (limestone tuff, tuffaceous sandstone, and conglomerate). Southwest: includes Creede Fm (tuffaceous siltstone, sandstone, conglomerate) and gravels interbedded with volcanic rocks northeast and southeast of Gunnison
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. 
1600 - 2500 Ma
|Paleoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)
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.