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This data release includes new major and trace element geochemical data acquired by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) for igneous rocks in the Cripple Creek district in Colorado. Cripple Creek is among the largest epithermal districts in the world, with more than 800 metric tons (t) Au (>26.4 Moz). The ores are associated spatially, temporally, and genetically with ~34 to 28 Ma alkaline igneous rocks that were emplaced into an 18 km2- diatreme complex and surrounding Proterozoic rocks (Kelley and others, 2020). Igneous rocks associated with Cripple Creek are part of a regionally extensive episode of Oligocene alkaline magmatism that extended southward along the axis of the Rio Grande rift through New Mexico and...
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New 1:24,000-scale geologic mapping along the Interstate-70urban corridor in western Colorado, in support of the State/USGS Cooperative Geologic Mapping Project, is contributing to amore complete understanding of the stratigraphy, structure,tectonic evolution, and hazard potential of this rapidlydeveloping region. The 1:24,000-scale Vail East quadranglestraddles the Gore fault system, the western structuralboundary of the Gore Range. The Gore fault system is acontractional structure that has been recurrently active sinceat least the early Paleozoic and marks the approximate easternboundary of the Central Colorado trough, a thick late Paleozoicdepocenter into which thousands of meters of clastic sedimentwere deposited...
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New 1:24,000-scale geologic mapping along the Interstate-70 urban corridor in western Colorado, in support of the USGS Central Region State/USGS Cooperative Geologic Mapping Project, is contributing to a more complete understanding of the stratigraphy, structure, tectonic evolution, and hazard potential of this rapidly developing region. The 1:24,000-scale Frisco quadrangle is near the headwaters of the Blue River and straddles features of the Blue River graben (Kellogg, K.S., 1999, Neogene basins of the northern Rio Grande rift�partitioning and asymmetry inherited from Laramide and older uplifts: Tectonophysics, v. 305, p. 141-152.), part of the northernmost reaches of the Rio Grande rift, a major late Oligocene...
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New 1:24,000-scale geologic mapping along the Interstate-70 urban corridor in western Colorado, in support of the USGS Central Region State/USGS Cooperative Geologic Mapping Project, is contributing to a more complete understanding of the stratigraphy, structure, tectonic evolution, and hazard potential of this rapidly developing region. The 1:24,000-scale Dillon quadrangle is near the headwaters of the Blue River and straddles features of the Blue River graben (Kellogg, 1999), part of the northernmost reaches of the Rio Grande rift, a major late Oligocene to recent zone of extension that extends from Colorado to Mexico. The Williams Range thrust fault, the western structural margin of the Colorado Front Range,...
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This 1:50,000-scale geologic map represents a compilation of the most recent geologic studies of the upper Arkansas River valley, between Leadville and Salida, Colorado. The valley is structurally controlled by an extensional fault system that forms part of the prominent northern Rio Grande rift, an intra-continental region of crustal extension. This work also incorporates new detailed geologic mapping of poorly understood areas within the map area and reinterprets previously studied areas, aided by lidar data that covers 59 percent of the map area. The mapped region extends into the Proterozoic metamorphic and intrusive rocks in the Sawatch Range west of the valley and the Mosquito Range to the east. Paleozoic...
Categories: Data; Tags: 207Pb/206Pb zircon age, 40Ar/39Ar age, Arkansas River, Balltown, Balltown placer gold mining areas, All tags...
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This geologic map provides new and compiled geologic mapping at 1:100,000-scale in the Fort Collins 30' x 60' quadrangle covering the northern Front Range and adjacent areas of Colorado.
Types: Map Service, OGC WFS Layer, OGC WMS Layer, OGC WMS Service; Tags: Albany County, Anasazi uplift, Ancestral Rocky Mountain uplift, Bellvue, Bellvue fault, All tags...


    map background search result map search result map Geologic map of the Frisco quadrangle, Summit County, Colorado Geologic map of the Vail East quadrangle, Eagle County, Colorado Geologic map of the Dillon quadrangle, Summit and Grand Counties, Colorado Data release for the geologic map of the upper Arkansas River valley region, north-central Colorado Data release for geologic map of the Fort Collins 30' x 60' quadrangle, Larimer and Jackson Counties, Colorado and Albany and Laramie Counties, Wyoming Geochemical data for alkaline igneous rock units in the Cripple Creek district, Colorado USA: 1989-2016 Geologic map of the Frisco quadrangle, Summit County, Colorado Geologic map of the Vail East quadrangle, Eagle County, Colorado Geologic map of the Dillon quadrangle, Summit and Grand Counties, Colorado Geochemical data for alkaline igneous rock units in the Cripple Creek district, Colorado USA: 1989-2016 Data release for geologic map of the Fort Collins 30' x 60' quadrangle, Larimer and Jackson Counties, Colorado and Albany and Laramie Counties, Wyoming Data release for the geologic map of the upper Arkansas River valley region, north-central Colorado