August 14, 2018
Geology of Uranium Deposits in Colorado
Uranium is a widespread and ubiquitous element. It has a crustal abundance of 2.8 parts per million, slightly more than…
Hydrothermal alteration is a process in which bedrock composition is altered due to circulation of hot water beneath the earth’s surface. This process can cause natural acid rock drainage which can lower water quality in the area. Lookout Mountain in the upper Alamosa River basin displays dramatic hydrothermal alteration.