The Quartz Lode, Dands #2 Feldspar Quarry is a feldspar, fluorine-fluorite, and ree mine located in Teller county, Colorado.
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Commodity: Feldspar, Fluorine-Fluorite, REE
Lat, Long: 39.07806, -105.28583
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Quartz Lode, Dands #2 Feldspar Quarry MRDS details
Primary: Quartz Lode, Dands #2 Feldspar Quarry
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Production): FELDSPAR, 90 TONS A WEEK, JULY 15, 1942
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: PEGMATITE
Reference (Deposit): APPENDIX TO SPECIAL MAP NO. 10, MISSOURI BASIN STUDIES, 1946.
Reference (Deposit): JACK ADAMS, USGS DENVER, PESONAL COMMUN. 1968
Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 7,69
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