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  • Aspen and the Leadville Limestone 

    Contributor:Raines, Ed; Colorado School of Mines. Geology Museum; Colorado School of Mines. Arthur Lakes Library
    Date:2019-01-17
    Ed Raines, a geologist, mineralogist, and mining historian, takes a tour through geologic time and explains events leading to the formation of the Leadville Limestone and the mineralization of the Aspen area.
  • History and geology of Aspen 

    Contributor:Raines, Ed; Colorado School of Mines. Geology Museum; Colorado School of Mines. Arthur Lakes Library
    Date:2019-01-31
    Ed Raines, a geologist, mineralogist, and mining historian, discusses the minerals and mining history of Aspen and describes events and people that helped shape the town of Aspen.
  • Leadville : the silver boom 

    Contributor:Raines, Ed; Colorado School of Mines. Geology Museum; Colorado School of Mines. Arthur Lakes Library
    Date:2018-10-16
    Ed Raines, a geologist, mineralogist, and mining historian, discusses the mining history of Leadville, the geology and mineralization of the area, and events leading up to the Leadville Silver Boom.
  • Leadville : base metals and gold 

    Contributor:Raines, Ed; Colorado School of Mines. Geology Museum; Colorado School of Mines. Arthur Lakes Library
    Date:2018-10-23
    Ed Raines, a geologist, mineralogist, and mining historian, discusses the history of mining in Leadville from the silver boom through the early 1990s.
  • Leadville : the parade of people 

    Contributor:Raines, Ed; Colorado School of Mines. Geology Museum; Colorado School of Mines. Arthur Lakes Library
    Date:2018-10-30
    Ed Raines, a geologist, mineralogist, and mining historian, provides an overview of the people who helped shape Leadville history, from mine owners and geologists to politicians, merchants, and entertainers.
  • History of the Gilman mining district 

    Contributor:Raines, Ed; Colorado School of Mines. Geology Museum; Colorado School of Mines. Arthur Lakes Library
    Date:2018-08-02
    Ed Raines, a geologist, mineralogist, and mining historian, talks about the history of the Gilman mining district. This lecture provides an overview of the mineralization in this area and includes information about zinc ...
  • Geology of the Gilman mining district 

    Contributor:Raines, Ed; Colorado School of Mines. Geology Museum; Colorado School of Mines. Arthur Lakes Library
    Date:2018-08-09
    Ed Raines, a geologist, mineralogist, and mining historian, explains the geologic history of Gilman and goes on to describe the minerals found in the area.
  • History of the Creede mining district 

    Contributor:Raines, Ed; Colorado School of Mines. Geology Museum; Colorado School of Mines. Arthur Lakes Library
    Date:2018-06-14
    Ed Raines, a geologist, mineralogist, and mining historian, talks about the history of the Creede mining district. This lecture includes details about the people, mines, and ores associated with the development of this ...
  • Geology of the Creede mining district 

    Contributor:Raines, Ed; Colorado School of Mines. Geology Museum; Colorado School of Mines. Arthur Lakes Library
    Date:2018-06-21
    Ed Raines, a geologist, mineralogist, and mining historian, explains the history of our understanding of silicic volcanism as it applies to studies of the geology of Creede. Ed describes the volcanism and the formation ...
  • Pyrite with sphalerite 

    Contributor:Raines, Ed; Colorado School of Mines. Geology Museum
    Date:2018
    Intergrowth of pyrite crystals exhibiting cubic and pyritohedral crystal forms with shiny, jet-black sphalerite crystals from the Eagle mine, Gilman mining district, Eagle County, Colorado.
  • Pyrite 

    Contributor:Raines, Ed; Colorado School of Mines. Geology Museum
    Date:2018
    A cluster of pyrite crystals exhibiting the pyritohedral crystal form. Mineral specimen is from the Eagle mine, Gilman mining district, Eagle County, Colorado.
  • Chalcopyrite with minor tetrahedrite-tennantite 

    Contributor:Raines, Ed; Colorado School of Mines. Geology Museum
    Date:2018
    A large plate of intergrown chalcopyrite crystals with very minor tetrahedrite-tennantite from the Eagle mine, Gilman mining district, Eagle County, Colorado.
  • Rhodochrosite 

    Contributor:Raines, Ed; Colorado School of Mines. Geology Museum
    Date:2018
    A large mass of intergrown pink, disc-shaped, flattened rhombohedral crystals from the Eagle mine, Gilman mining district, Eagle County, Colorado.
  • Pyrite, pseudomorph after marcasite with pyrite and sphalerite 

    Contributor:Raines, Ed; Colorado School of Mines. Geology Museum
    Date:2018
    Several large clusters of intergrown (former) marcasite crystals that have been replaced by pyrite--on pyrite, on sphalerite. This mineral specimen is from the Eagle mine, Gilman mining district, Eagle County, Colorado.
  • Sphalerite variety schalenblende 

    Contributor:Raines, Ed; Colorado School of Mines. Geology Museum
    Date:2018
    Plate of interlocking spheres (botyroidal growth) of sphalerite, referred to as "Schalenblende", from the Eagle mine, Gilman mining district, Eagle County, Colorado.
  • Pyrite 

    Contributor:Raines, Ed; Colorado School of Mines. Geology Museum
    Date:2018
    Plate of interlocking pyritohedral crystals of pyrite from the Eagle mine, Gilman mining district, Eagle County, Colorado.
  • Barite 

    Contributor:Raines, Ed; Colorado School of Mines. Geology Museum
    Date:2018
    Mineral specimen is from the Rocky Point claim, Eagle mine, Gilman mining district, Eagle County, Colorado, and shows intergrown translucent to transparent golden-brown crystals completely covering the specimen matrix.
  • Dolomite 

    Contributor:Raines, Ed; Colorado School of Mines. Geology Museum
    Date:2018
    Large plate of intergrown, pearly, rhombohedral dolomite crystals from the Eagle mine, Gilman mining district, Eagle County, Colorado.
  • Pyrite 

    Contributor:Raines, Ed; Colorado School of Mines. Geology Museum
    Date:2018
    A single, highly modified cubic crystal from the Eagle mine, Gilman mining district, Eagle County, Colorado.
  • Pyrite 

    Contributor:Raines, Ed; Colorado School of Mines. Geology Museum
    Date:2018
    Small plate of bright, shiny pyrite crystals from the Eagle mine, Gilman mining district, Eagle County, Colorado.

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