Red Mountain near Silverton, Colorado

Red Mountain, Colorado

Detailed Description

Intensely altered propylitic rocks (red and yellow) in the Red Mountain mining district, overprinting the regional, propylitically altered igneous rocks (grayish-green), peaks at top of image. View to west.


Image Dimensions: 1162 x 873

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Silverton, CO, US

Figure 7 from Yager, D.B., Johnson, R.H., Rockwell, B.W., Caine, J.S., and Smith, K.S., 2013, A GIS and statistical approach to identify variables that control water quality in hydrothermally altered and mineralized watersheds, Silverton, Colorado, USA: Environmental Earth Sciences, 70(3), p. 1057-1082, doi:10.1007/s12665-013-2229-y.