Mines, Mountain Roads, and Rocks

Geologic Road Logs in the Ouray Area

Contents

Introduction
Geologic History and Rock Units
Precambrian
Paleozoic
Cambrian, Ordovician, Silurian
Devonian, Mississippian
Pennsylvania, Permian
Mesozoic
Triassic
Jurassic
Cretaceous
Cenozoic
Tertiary
Quaternary
Emplacement of Ore Bodies
Late Cretaceous - Early Tertiary
Middle Tertiary - Later Tertiary
Quaternary - Recent
Mining Districts of the Ouray Area
Mining Districts
Ouray (Uncompahgre) District
Upper Uncompahgre District
Red Mountain District
Sneffels - Telluride District
Poughkeepsie District
Mineral Point District
Engineer Mountain District
Eureka District
Geologic Roadlogs of the Ouray Area
The Road Logs
Road log 1 Ouray to Red Mountain Pass
Road log 2 Ouray to Camp Bird
Road log 3 Camp Bird to Yankee Boy Basin
Road log 4 Yankee Boy Road to Governor Basin
Road log 5 Camp Bird Millsite to Imogene Pass
Road log 6 Ouray to Portland Mine
Road log 7 Ironton to Brown Mountain
Road log 8 Red Mountain - Guston Loop
Road log 9 Red Mountain Pass to Ingram Pass
Road log 10 State Bridge to Engineer Pass
Road log 11 Engineer Junction to Animas Forks
Road log 12 North Fork to Mineral Point
Road log 13 Ironton Park to Animas Forks
Road log 14 Placer Gulch - Picayune Gulch
Bibliography
Glossary
Index
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