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View Resource Mineral Resource Potential and Geology of the Routt National Forest and the Middle Park Ranger District of the Arapaho National Forest, Colorado

This paper, with 41 figures and 11 tables, assesses the mineral resource potential of the Routt National Forest and Middle Park Ranger district of the Arapaho National Forest, Colorado. Background geology and the results of geochemical (elemental concentrations from stream samples) and geophysical (gravity and magnetic) analyses support the assessment of locatable, leaseable, and salable minerals.

https://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/p1610/p1610.pdf
View Resource California's Office of Mine Reclamation

California's Office of Mine Reclamation offers assistance "for reclamation planning and promotes cost-effective reclamation." The website features materials on abandoned mines, mine pollution, and mine monitoring. Mine operators can learn about financial assurances. Users can download the quarterly Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA) issues. While this website provides information for...

https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dmr