This edition of RockTalk delves into the composition, application, and mining of molybdenum in Colorado. Digital PDF download. RT-04-03D
Geology of Molybdenum Deposits in Colorado
Deposits of molybdenum that can be economically exploited occur throughout the Rocky Mountain west in New Mexico, Idaho, Nevada, and especially Colorado. All the known molybdenum deposits in Colorado occur in a northeast trending zone in the mountainous part of the state, known as the Colorado Mineral Belt.