The Snow Flake Mine is a ree and feldspar mine located in Teller county, Colorado.
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Commodity: REE, Feldspar
Lat, Long: 39.06361, -105.13778
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Snow Flake Mine MRDS details
Primary: Snow Flake Mine
District: Pikes Peak
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
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: COMPLEX ASSEM. OF PERTHITIC MICROCLINE
Reference (Deposit): SIGNAL BUTTE 1954 USGS TOPO
Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF. PAPER 450-D, 1962, P. 6-8
Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 7,69
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