The Grover is a ree, tantalum, beryllium, niobium (columbium), mica, and feldspar mine located in Clear Creek county, Colorado.
About the MRDS Data:
All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.
Primary Mineral: REE, Tantalum, Beryllium, Niobium (Columbium), Mica, Feldspar
Lat, Long: 39.71425, -105.45191
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Grover MRDS details
Primary: Niobium (Columbium)
County: Clear Creek
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Comment (Production): ITEM 8: BERYL. ITEM 11: COLUMBITE-TANTALITE. SMALL & SPORADIC PRODUCTION. (5-13-59).
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: CONCORDANT ZONED PEGMATITE, N85E 70-90 SE
Reference (Deposit): USGS P.P. 227, 1950, PG29
Reference (Deposit): GSA BULL. V. 65,NO.2, PG 124, 1954
Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE.6,63
Reference (Deposit): USBM MINERAL EXAM FILE, DENVER