Overview of the Creede caldera Continental Scientific Drilling Program

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U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey , [Denver, Colo.]
Boring -- Colorado -- Creede Formation., Calderas -- Colorado -- Creede Formation., Geology -- Colorado -- Creede Formation., Creede Formation (C
Statementby P.M. Bethke ... [et al.].
SeriesPreliminary scientific results of the Creede caldera Continental Scientific Drilling Program, Open-file report -- 94-260-A., U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 94-260-A.
ContributionsBethke, Philip Martin, 1930-, Geological Survey (U.S.), U.S. Continental Scientific Drilling Program.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination17 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17719330M

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[Philip Martin Bethke; Geological Survey (U.S.); U.S. Continental Scientific Drilling Program.;]. Lake Creede was moderately saline closed-basin lake that developed in the Ma Creede caldera in the San Juan Mountains in the southwest Colorado.

The volcaniclastic sediments deposited within the late Oligocene lake were first described and named as the Creede Formation by Emmons and Larsen (). The lake and its sedimentary fill are of interest first as representatives of a caldera.

At 25 Ma a major epithermal silver and base metal deposit formed in rhyolitic welded tuff near Creede, Colorado. Nearly metric tons of silver, appreciable lead, and small amounts of zinc, copper, and gold, have been produced from large, crustified veins under Bachelor and Bulldog Mountains north and northwest of Creede.

Prior geologic, hydrologic, and stable-isotope studies showed that. U.S. Continental Scientific Drilling Program Valles Caldera, Northern New Mexico Abstract The U.S.

Continental Scientific Drilling Program attempts to develop a better understand- ing of the geologic and hydrologic mechanisms within the continental crust, under the auspices of an interagency group comprising the US. Continental Scientific Drilling Committee,Mineral resources: research objectives for continental scientific drilling.

Eidel and Meyer,Scientific drilling to study the roots and margins of hydrothermal mineral systems. Stehli and Andrews,The United States continental scientific drilling by: 1. Within the Creede caldera, Colorado, many of the answers to its postcaldera volcanic and sedimentary history lie within the sequence of tuffaceous elastic sedimentary rocks and tuffs known as the Creede Formation.

The Creede Formation and its interbedded ash deposits were sampled by research coreholes Creede 1 and 2, drilled during the fall of Author: G. Heiken, D. Krier, M.G.

Snow. Comprehensive scientific information acquired during the Creede Caldera Moat drilling project will come from core, fluid samples, and down-hole geophysical logs. Careful handling, analysis, and curation of all samples and data are vital to the following critical elements of the Author: Wayne R.

Campbell. Report: Selected Data from Continental Scientific Drilling Core Holes VC-1 and VC-2A, Valles Caldera, New Mexico Abstract This report presents geochemical and isotopic data on rocks and water and wellbore geophysical data from the Continental Scientific Drilling Program core holes VC-1 and VC-2A, Valles caldera, New Mexico.

Sulfur, carbon, and oxygen isotope geochemistry of pyrite and calcite from veins and sediments sampled by borehole CCM-2, Creede Caldera, Colorado Author(s) Robert P.

Ilchik. Creede is located at (, ) near the headwaters of the Rio Grande, which flows through the San Juan Mountains and the San Luis Valley on its way to New Mexico, Texas, and eventually into the Gulf of Mexico.

The river has played a critical role in the development of farming and ranching in the Valley. The Rio Grande and its tributary trout streams provide excellent County: Mineral County Seat. Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook.

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Full article available in PDF version. Philip M. Bethke, Richard L. Hay, "Overview: Ancient Lake Creede", Ancient Lake Creede: its volcano-tectonic setting, history of sedimentation, and relation to mineralization in the Creede mining district, Philip M.

Bethke, Richard L. Hay. This report reviews the results from two shallow drilling programs recently completed as part of the United States Department of Energy Continental Scientific Drilling Program. The purpose is to provide a broad overview of the objectives and results of the projects, and to analyze these results in the context of the promise and potential of.

The Continental Ranch has been family owned and operated since We hope you’ll decide to join us for an unforgettable stay. The Ranch is located in a high mountain park known as North Clear Creek Park, named for the stream that flows through the park and the Ranch property. The season at the Ranch is usually from mid-May through October, depending on the can be beautiful; it can also be stormy and cold.

September and October are often the most scenic times in our area, with warm, sunny days, chilly nights and plenty of color in the aspen leaves. Overview One of the most astounding geologic sites in Colorado, the area is accessed by hiking a 7-mile trail or driving a mile 4WD road.

The acre area is. Town History; Town History. Our area’s first settlement was known as “Willow” and began at the base of the cliffs on West Willow Creek, near the present day North Creede.

The 0 discovery of a hefty silver deposit at the Holy Moses Mine by Nicholas C. Creede lead to the nearly overnight boom of early Creede. @article{osti_, title = {The Oligocene Creede Formation, Colorado: The sedimentary record of a deep lake within a resurgent caldera}, author = {Larsen, D.

and Smith, G.A.}, abstractNote = {The Oligocene Creede Formation is the sedimentary fill of the Creede caldera in the Tertiary San Juan volcanic field in southern Colorado.

Scientific drill core and outcrop studies of Creede strata. Creede Today. Today, it is primarily a tourist destination. In the town was the recipient of the Governor’s Arts Awards which honored the best art towns in Colorado.

The main street is filled with many unique arts and craft stores where you can buy anything from amazing paintings. The Continental Scientific Drilling Program presents an exciting opportunity to explore the roots of Valles Caldera, a large Quaternary magmahydrothermal system.

E ven in Colorado, settings just don't get much more spectacular than Creede, tucked into the San Juan Mountains. Because it's situated in a former volcanic caldera, it's surrounded by sheer cliffs that limit its physical growth. That's great, because the small-town feel is what visitors love about this place.

Creede Exploration, Inc. Overview. Creede Exploration, Inc. filed as a Foreign For-Profit Corporation in the State of Texas on Friday, July 8, and is approximately nine years old, according to public records filed with Texas Secretary of State.A corporate filing is called a foreign filing when an existing corporate entity files in a state other than the state they originally filed Type: Foreign For-Profit Corporation.

This guide book is a comprehensive narrative of the last great silver mining boom town in Colorado. Basham Park Located in the heart of downtown Creede, the park offers a gazebo, picnic tables, public restrooms, fresh water and a shady place to relax and watch the world go by.

Creede Historical Museum. (Nicholas Creede & Nephew Harvey Lester, - Creede Historical Society Archive #P) Inthe Upper Rio Grande Valley’s destiny changed dramatically. Nicholas Creede discovered a high-grade silver vein on Willow Creek, a tributary of the Rio Grande. The great rush was on.

The boom camp’s population quickly swelled to 10, Bob Seago lives upriver from Creede, Colorado and is a landscape and wildlife photographer specializing in color digital photography.

He has been behind a camera for over 35 years, and though he travels frequently, finds the San Juan Mountains to be his favorite shooting location.

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The Areal Geology of the Creede Mining District, Colorado [Larsen, Esper S ] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Areal Geology of the Creede Mining District, Author: Esper S Larsen. Mineral County and the City of Creede are located in the southern San Juan Mountains in one of the most pristine areas of Colorado.

The county straddles the Continental Divide. The headwaters of the South Fork of the Rio Grande rise at Wolf Creek Pass, and the San Juan River begins its descent toward the Colorado River on the west side of the pass.

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CPW: This acre reservoir is located approximately 15 miles west of Creede. The reservoir was closed to public access for much of the fishing season during dam repair operations. The dam repairs are now complete and the reservoir is scheduled to be restocked in Creede Energy LLC Overview. Creede Energy LLC filed as a Domestic Limited Liability Company (LLC) in the State of Texas and is no longer corporate entity was filed approximately seven years ago on Monday, Septem as recorded in documents filed with Texas Secretary of are a couple of officers known to have been associated with this Type: Domestic Limited Liability Company (LLC).

That explosion formed what is known as the La Garita Caldera and spewed more than 3, cubic miles (5, cubic km) of lava — enough to put down a foot layer on all of : Remy Melina. MBT temperature estimates show average glacial temperatures in core VC-3 of -4 o C, and average interglacial temperatures of +4 o C, and the general trends are well corroborated by multiple proxies including interglacial/glacial pollen ratios and lacustrine organic productivity estimates (organic carbon and Si/Ti ratios from the scanning XRF).

A temperature increase of ~9 o C occurs during.A geological wonder, Creede sits in the La Garita Caldera, formed millions of years ago in the same volcanic eruption that created the spectacular Wheeler Geologic Area. Mineral County is 95% national forest and public access lands with alpine valleys, clear streams, high mountains, and the La Garita and Weminuche Wilderness Areas, rimmed by the Continental Divide.