Land Use Data for Latitude 38.25 Longitude -107.25

Area size: .5 degrees latitude by .5 degrees longitude


Curecanti National Recreation Area

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism


Boreal drylands
Temperate drylands



Growing Period (days)

30 to 59
60 to 89

Soil Types

Regosols (Other)


Mountain 1500-2500 m, slope > 2%
Mountain > 2500

Slopes (degrees)

5 to 8
8 to 16
16 to 30
30 to 45
above 45

Population Density (persons per km2)

0 to 2

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

5 to 10

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
 Thorium, REE
 Molybdenum, Iron
 Thorium, Titanium, Metal
 Thorium, Lead, Copper, Zinc, REE
 Thorium, REE, Lead, Copper, Zinc
 Thorium, Zinc, REE, Lead, Copper
 Thorium, Lead, REE, Vanadium
 Thorium, Lead, Copper, REE, Zinc
 Thorium, Copper, Lead, REE, Zinc
 Thorium, Copper, Lead, Zinc, REE
 Thorium, Lead, Zinc, REE, Copper
 Thorium, REE, Copper, Lead, Zinc
 Thorium, REE, Niobium (Columbium), Copper, Zinc, Lead
 Sand and Gravel, Construction
 Thorium, Copper, Zinc, REE, Lead
 Thorium, Lead, REE
 Thorium, Copper, Lead, Zinc
 Thorium, Lead, REE, Zinc, Copper
(Underground)Gold, Lead, Silver, Zinc
(Underground)Gold, Zinc, Lead, Silver
 Stone, Crushed/Broken
(Underground)Lead, Silver, Gold, Zinc
(Underground)Silver, Diatomite, Lead, Zinc
(Underground)Lead, Gold, Silver, Zinc
(Underground)Gold, Silver, Lead, Zinc
(Underground)Lead, Gold, Silver
(Underground)Silver, Zinc, Gold, Lead
 Silver, Zinc, Copper, Gold, Lead
(Underground)Lead, Copper, Zinc
(Underground)Silver, Zinc, Lead, Gold
(Underground)Silver, Gold, Lead, Zinc
(Underground)Lead, Copper, Gold, Silver, Zinc
(Underground)Lead, Silver, Zinc
(Underground)Gold, Lead, Silver
Adair GroupThorium, Lead, REE, Titanium, Metal
Ajax #2 (Underground)Gold, Zinc, Copper, Lead, Silica
Beaver Creek (Underground)Zeolites
Bess (Underground)Uranium
Beth #1 (Underground)Uranium
Big Casino #2 (Underground)Silver, Lead
Black Canyon Beryl ProspectBeryllium
Black Canyon Beryl Prospect (Underground)Mica, Beryllium, Feldspar
Capitol City (Underground)Silver, Copper, Lead, Zinc
Cebolla DistrictGold, Silver, Copper, Lead, Zinc
Cebolla Hot Springs (Surface)Geothermal
Champion ShaftGold
Champion Shaft (Underground)Silver, Gold, Lead, Zinc
Cimarron (Surface)Manganese
Cleveland Mine (Underground)Gold, Silver
Czarina Mine (Underground)Lead, Copper, Zinc
Dauphin (Underground)Copper
Dawn of Hope (Underground)Gold, Copper, Lead, Silver, Zinc
Domingo DistrictGold, Silver, Sulfur, Copper, Tellurium, Lead, Zinc, Selenium, Bismuth, Thorium, Vanadium
Du Pont TunnelNiobium (Columbium), REE, Titanium, Metal, Iron, Manganese, Thorium, Zinc, Phosphorus-Phosphates
Excelsior (Underground)Zinc, Copper, Iron, Lead, Silver
Fanny Fern Mine (Underground)Gold, Lead, Silver, Copper
Ferrara Ranch (Underground)Calcium, Limestone, Dimension
Galena (Underground)Lead, Silver, Zinc
Goose Creek DistrictSilver, Copper, Gold, Arsenic, Zinc, Manganese, Lead, Thorium, REE
Goss and Barnes Claims (Underground)Manganese
Gravel Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Gray Jeep GroupThorium, Manganese
Happy Day (Underground)Gold, Silver, Copper, Lead, Zinc
Iron Hill CarbonatitePlatinum, Titanium, Metal, Niobium (Columbium), Thorium, Copper, Iron, Vermiculite, REE
Iron Hill Columbium DepositNiobium (Columbium), Barium-Barite, Mica, Phosphorus-Phosphates, REE, Titanium
Jeanie No. 2 ClaimThorium, REE, Lead, Copper, Zinc
Jeanie No. 6 ClaimThorium, Lead, Copper, Zinc, REE
Kezer No. 2 ProspectTungsten, Molybdenum
Lady In Red No. 5 ClaimThorium, REE
Lady In Red ShaftThorium, REE
Lake DistrictGold, Silver, Zinc, Copper, Lead, Sulfur, Sulfuric Acid, Uranium, Manganese, Potassium, Antimony, Bismuth, Aluminum, Tellurium
Larson VolcanoSilver, Gold, Copper, Lead, Zinc, Molybdenum
Lellie (Underground)Copper, Gold, Iron, Silver
Lilly Belle MineTungsten, Copper, Thorium, Molybdenum
Little Johnnie MineThorium, REE
Lucretia MineThorium, REE, Manganese, Zinc, Copper, Lead
Mammoth-Good Hope MineGold, Silver, Sulfur, Copper, Bismuth, Mercury, Vanadium, Tellurium, Lead, Zinc, Selenium
May Queen MineLead, Copper, Thorium
Monte QueenSilver, Gold
Mrs. Roberts Deeded LandThorium, Lead, Copper, Zinc, REE
Ottowa Mine (Underground)Lead
Palmetto (Underground)Gold, Copper, Lead, Silver, Zinc
Pelican Mine (Underground)Silver
Powderhorn (Surface)Manganese
Powderhorn (Surface)REE, Titanium
Powderhorn DepositTitanium, Metal, Niobium (Columbium), REE, Thorium
Powderhorn DepositThorium, Niobium (Columbium), REE, Titanium
Red Rock ClaimThorium, Lead, Copper, Zinc, REE
Resorgimento (Underground)Gold, Zinc, Lead, Silver
Rodney No 1 (Underground)Gold, Lead, Silver
Seventy-Six Shaft (Underground)Gold
Silver Chord (Underground)Silver
St Louis (Underground)Zinc, Gold, Lead, Silver
Sunset ClaimsThorium, Gold
Treasure Hill Spar ClaimSilver, Gold, Copper, Lead, Antimony
Ulay (Underground)Gold, Silver
Uncompahgre PeakManganese
Ute (Underground)Silver, Gold
Ute and Ulay Group (Surface)Silver, Gold
Ute Ulay, Hidden TreasureLead, Zinc, Silver
Ute-Ule (Underground)Gold, Copper, Silver, Zinc, Lead
Vulcan Good Hope Mammoth Chinmey (Underground)Kyanite, Sulfur
White Earth DistrictIron, Vermiculite, Manganese, Zeolites, Thorium, Titanium, Zinc, Vanadium, Uranium, REE, Niobium (Columbium)
White Earth DistrictIron, Vermiculite, Manganese, Zeolites, REE, Vanadium, Niobium (Columbium), Zinc, Thorium, Titanium, Uranium
Whitney ProspectThorium, Uranium, REE, Gold
Yellow Medicine Mine (Underground)Lead, Copper, Zinc

Agricultural use data provided by LADA, 2008. "Mapping Land Use Systems at global and regional scales for Land Degradation Assessment Analysis. Version 1.0" Nachtergaele F. & Petri M.
Mineral extraction data provided by USGS Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS), downloaded June 2, 2010.