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Petrography of radioactive Tertiary igneous rocks, Front Range mineral belt, Colorado

John D. Wells

Petrography of radioactive Tertiary igneous rocks, Front Range mineral belt, Colorado

by John D. Wells

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Petrology -- Colorado -- Gilpin County.,
  • Petrology -- Colorado -- Clear Creek County.,
  • Rocks, Igneous -- Colorado -- Gilpin County.,
  • Rocks, Igneous -- Colorado -- Clear Creek County.,
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Tertiary.,
  • Porphyry -- Colorado -- Gilpin County.,
  • Porphyry -- Colorado -- Clear Creek County.,
  • Geology -- Colorado -- Gilpin County.,
  • Geology -- Colorado -- Clear Creek County.,
  • Groups (Stratigraphy) -- Colorado -- Gilpin County.,
  • Groups (Stratigraphy) -- Colorado -- Clear Creek County.,
  • Intrusions (Geology) -- Colorado -- Gilpin County.,
  • Intrusions (Geology) -- Colorado -- Clear Creek County.,
  • Uranium ores -- Geology -- Colorado -- Gilpin County.,
  • Uranium ores -- Geology -- Colorado -- Clear Creek County.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. D. Wells ; prepared on behalf of the United States Atomic Energy Commission and published with the permission of the Commission.
    SeriesGeological Survey bulletin -- 1032-E, Geology and ore deposits of Clear Creek, Gilpin, and Larimer Counties, Colorado, Geology and ore deposits, Clear Creek, Gilpin, and Larimer Counties, Colorado
    ContributionsU.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Division of Raw Materials.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 223-272 p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22973937M

    60FY09 – 07/28/ – Page 2Page 2Title. Page 2. Most Abundant Radioactive Elements • Potassium, isotope 40 ( K) • Uranium, isotopes & File Size: KB. The Hogbacks extend along the east side of the Front Range, as you can see in the aerial photographs below. The image on the left is a small part of the one on the right. The illumination is from the lower left, and the dominant feature to the left of the highway should be the dark shaded planar surface of the hogback sloping to the northeast.

    The Belt Supergroup is an assemblage of primarily fine-grained sedimentary rocks and mafic intrusive rocks of late Precambrian (Mesoproterozoic) is more than 15 kilometres (10 mi) thick, covers an area of some , km 2 (77, sq. mi), and is considered to be one of the world's best-exposed and most accessible sequences of Mesoproterozoic y: United States. Sims P. K. et al. GEOLOGY OF URANIUM AND ASSOCIATED ORE DEPOSITS CENTRAL PART OF THE FRONT RANGE MINERAL BELT COLORADO wps with some wear around margins, contents vg, , 9 plts, 63 figs. Price: $ (stock#PP).

    This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Petrography of Basaltic Rocks •Fabric • Classification • Alteration Field Relations - Basaltic Rocks • Intrusions – Dikes, sills, plugs, necks • Extrusions – Lava flows (pahoehoe, aa aa) – Shield volcanoes – Scoria cones – Tuff rings – Hyaloclastites lava, Etna.


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Petrography of radioactive Tertiary igneous rocks, Front Range mineral belt, Colorado by John D. Wells Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wells, John D. (John David), Petrography of radioactive tertiary igneous rocks, Front Range mineral belt, Colorado. EXAMPLES OF DESCRIBING IGNEOUS ROCKS. Plutonic Rock. PPL XPL.

Texture Physical appearance - In the rock occur only crystals, so the texture is holocrystalline; Grain size and the proportion of grain sizes - The texture is phaneritic (equally.

Rocks of the northeast portion of the Colorado mineral belt form two petrographically, chemically and geographically distinct rock suites: (1) a silica oversaturated granodiorite suite; and (2) a silica saturated, high alkali monzonite suite. Rocks of the granodiorite suite generally have Sr contents less than ppm, subparallel REE patterns and initial 87Sr/ 86Sr ratios greater than Cited by: Petrography is a branch of petrology that focuses on detailed descriptions of e who studies petrography is called a mineral content and the textural relationships within the rock are described in detail.

The classification of rocks is based on the information acquired during the petrographic raphic descriptions start with the field notes at the. Geology and ore deposits [of] Clear Creek, Gilpin, and Larimer Counties, Colorado.

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pp / gable, d. / geologic setting and petrochemistry of the late cretaceous - early tertiary intrusives in the northern front range mineral belt,pb, 33 pages, 1 plate (in pocket), 19 figs., $ Petrography is a subfield of Petrology.

In this course, most of the lecture material falls under the field of Petrology, while most of the laboratory material falls in the field of Petrography. Introduction to Igneous Rocks An igneous rock is any crystalline or glassy rock that forms from cooling of a Size: KB.

of the Front Range mineral belt. Since the early work of Ball, Spurr, and Garrey (), who first showed this belt of ore deposits to be coextensive with a belt of porphyry intrusion 90 miles long, the region has been widely accepted as a text-book illustration of the close genetic connection linking ore deposits and igneous intrusives.

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Title Geology of the Copper King uranium mine Larimer County, Colorado / by P.K. Sims, George Phair, and R.H. Moench. Petrography of radioactive tertiary igneous rocks, Front Range mineral belt, Colorado. Wells, John David. interior of the continent, producing north-south oriented uplifted mountain ranges.

- the Precambrian basement rocks were pushed upward along reverse faults, bulging up the overlying Paleozoic, Mesozoic and Cenozoic sedimentary rocks. Most of the younger rocks have been eroded, exposing the old Precambrian rocks in the highest elevations of the.

Geologic setting and petrochemistry of the Late Cretaceous-early Tertiary intrusives in the northern Front Range mineral belt, Colorado Professional Paper By: D.J.

Gable. This basic beginner's field guide to North American geology helps anyone identify common rocks, minerals, gems, fossils, and land formations. In a logical, user-friendly, highly visual format, this new title--one of an expanding collection of National Geographic pocket guides--offers key facts about dozens of rocks and minerals, how to hunt and identify them, where and how to go looking/5().

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Radioactivity in minerals are caused by the inclusion of naturally-occurring radioactive elements in the mineral’s composition. The degree of radioactivity is dependent on the concentration and isotope present in the mineral. For the most part, minerals that contain.

“Petrography of Igneous Rocks” contains theoretical and practical sections. The theoretical section contain information about magmatic processes, rock minerals and internal textures of igneous rocks. The practical one shows how to identify the rocks under the microscope and .To the west of the Colorado Rockies lay the Great Colorado Plateau which was bodily uplifted but without perceptable folding of the underlying rocks.

Between the Colorado Plateau and the Rocky mountain region several thrust faults were developed. One of the best known of these is the one lying along the front of the Sawatch Range.Publication date Title Variation Front Range mineral belt, Colorado Note Coordinates: W ⁰05ʹ--W ⁰15/N 40⁰15ʹ--N 39⁰25ʹ.

Relief shown by contours and spot heights.