OF-73-01 Geology and Mineral Resources of Planning District 6

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Citation: Colorado Geological Survey. “OF-73-01 LAVCOG Planning District 6 Maps: Surficial Deposits; Groundwater Resources; Oil & Gas Fields and Major Geologic Features; and Mineral Resources.” Mineral Resources. Open File Reports. Denver, CO: Colorado Geological Survey, Department of Natural Resources, 1973.

Description

Geology and mineral resources of Planning District 6. Four plates. Digital PDF download. OF-73-01D

The four plates present surficial deposits; groundwater resources; oil and gas fields and major geologic features; and mineral resources.

  • Plate 1 – surficial deposits include alluvial soils, wind-blown soils, intermixed soils and residual soils in bedrock.
  • Plate 2 – groundwater resources identified with respect to quaternary alluvium; alluvium and windblown deposits; the Ogallala Formation, bedrock formations undivided; and extrusive rocks.
  • Plate 3 – oil and gas fields, as well as the axis of structural highs on top of Precambrian bedrock are delineated.
  • Plate 4 – identifies industrial and metal mineral resources including sand and gravel; miscellaneous minerals such as copper, bentonite, marl and limestone; and Dakota sandstone with interbedded refractory clay. Abandoned quarries and gravel pits are also shown.