McClure Mountain, Iron Mountain complex, Fremont Co., Colorado, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||38° 19' 23'' North , 105° 29' 6'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||38.32328,-105.48501|
|Köppen climate type:||BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate|
T. 20, R. 72-73 W. and on the Copper Gulch Road. ("Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", pp. 15-16, by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997 - should be T20S)
T20N R72-73W on Copper Gulch Road.
Rocks consist of biotite-hornblende syenite, nepheline syenite, and mafic nepheline bearing rocks. Dike rocks include carbonatites, red syenite and lamprophyre.
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26 valid minerals.
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485.4 - 541 Ma
Age: Cambrian (485.4 - 541 Ma)
Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. 
1600 - 2500 Ma
|Paleoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529.