Eastern Mojave Vegetation Mines Geology Trail, Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado  
 

Tom Schweich  

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 Short street on the western-most section of the Mines campus.

 

 

Other articles: Maple Street 31331  

Stop 1. The Geology Museum

 

Other articles: West Campus Road at marker Field Notes Saturday, November 1st
Full Size ImageNational Landmark marker for Morrison-Golden fossil beds  

National Landmark marker for Morrison-Golden fossil beds, and gate to Stop #2.

 

 

Other articles: Field Notes Saturday, November 1st
Full Size ImageLog imprints and dinosaur tracks in the Laramie Formation
Full Size ImageInterpretive panel at Stop #2  

Stop 2. Laramie Formation (68 Ma). Dinosaur Tracks, Log and Plant Imprints

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Palm frond imprint at Stop #2.
 

Other articles: Field Notes Saturday, November 1st
Full Size ImageLubahn Trail as seen from Mines.  

View of the Lubahn Trail and the west slope of South Table Mountain.

 

   

Stop 3. Laramie Formation; Fire Clay and Sandstone; Environments of Deposition

 

 

   

Stop 4. Clay Pits Fault.

 

 

   

Stop 5. Overview of Clear Creek Valley; Rock Exhibit.

 

 

   

Stop 6. Pierre and Fox Hills Formations (69 Ma).

 

 

 

Other articles: 12th Street at interpretive sign Field Notes 25 Oct 2014

Locations: White Ash Mine.
Full Size ImageInterpretive plaque for White Ash Mine  

Stop 7. Laramie Formation (68 Ma); White Ash Mine.

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Location of interpretive plaque for White Ash Mine.
 

 

   

Stop 8. Arapahoe Formation (67 Ma); Structural Geology.

 

 

 

   

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