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  • Colorado mining: 1858 through 1869 

    Author(s):Raines, Ed; Mines Museum of Earth Science
    Date:2020-01-21
    Format:lectures
    Ed Raines, a geologist, mineralogist, and mining historian, discusses the geology of Colorado as well as the history and evolution of mining in Colorado with a focus on the years 1858 through 1869.
  • Colorado gold rush 

    Author(s):Raines, Ed; Mines Museum of Earth Science
    Date:2020-01-21
    Format:lectures
    Ed Raines, a geologist, mineralogist, and mining historian, discusses the geology, history, and events leading to the Colorado Gold Rush.
  • Pikes Peak minerals: beyond amazonite and smoky quartz; Part 2 

    Author(s):Raines, Ed; Mines Museum of Earth Science
    Date:2019-07-30
    Format:lectures
    Ed Raines, a geologist, mineralogist, and mining historian, discusses and describes the minerals and mineralization of the Pikes Peak batholith.
  • Pikes Peak minerals: beyond amazonite and smoky quartz; Part 1: pegmatites 

    Author(s):Raines, Ed; Mines Museum of Earth Science
    Date:2019-07-23
    Format:lectures
    Ed Raines, a geologist, mineralogist, and mining historian, discusses the Pikes Peak batholith, explaining crystal growth and geologic processes responsible for the formation of pegmatites and other minerals in the Pikes ...
  • Aspen and the Leadville Limestone 

    Author(s):Raines, Ed; Mines Museum of Earth Science; Colorado School of Mines. Arthur Lakes Library
    Date:2019-01-17
    Format:lectures
    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 

    Author(s):Raines, Ed; Mines Museum of Earth Science; Colorado School of Mines. Arthur Lakes Library
    Date:2019-01-31
    Format:lectures
    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 

    Author(s):Raines, Ed; Mines Museum of Earth Science; Colorado School of Mines. Arthur Lakes Library
    Date:2018-10-16
    Format:lectures
    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 

    Author(s):Raines, Ed; Mines Museum of Earth Science; Colorado School of Mines. Arthur Lakes Library
    Date:2018-10-23
    Format:lectures
    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 

    Author(s):Raines, Ed; Mines Museum of Earth Science; Colorado School of Mines. Arthur Lakes Library
    Date:2018-10-30
    Format:lectures
    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 

    Author(s):Raines, Ed; Mines Museum of Earth Science; Colorado School of Mines. Arthur Lakes Library
    Date:2018-08-02
    Format:lectures
    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 

    Author(s):Raines, Ed; Mines Museum of Earth Science; Colorado School of Mines. Arthur Lakes Library
    Date:2018-08-09
    Format:lectures
    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 

    Author(s):Raines, Ed; Mines Museum of Earth Science; Colorado School of Mines. Arthur Lakes Library
    Date:2018-06-14
    Format:lectures
    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 

    Author(s):Raines, Ed; Mines Museum of Earth Science; Colorado School of Mines. Arthur Lakes Library
    Date:2018-06-21
    Format:lectures
    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 of ...
  • Chalcopyrite with minor tetrahedrite-tennantite 

    Author(s):Raines, Ed; Mines Museum of Earth Science
    Date:2018
    Format:born digital; digital photographs
    A large plate of intergrown chalcopyrite crystals with very minor tetrahedrite-tennantite from the Eagle mine, Gilman mining district, Eagle County, Colorado.
  • Pyrite 

    Author(s):Raines, Ed; Mines Museum of Earth Science
    Date:2018
    Format:born digital; digital photographs
    A cluster of pyrite crystals exhibiting the pyritohedral crystal form. Mineral specimen is from the Eagle mine, Gilman mining district, Eagle County, Colorado.
  • Pyrite with sphalerite 

    Author(s):Raines, Ed; Mines Museum of Earth Science
    Date:2018
    Format:born digital; digital photographs
    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.
  • Rhodochrosite 

    Author(s):Raines, Ed; Mines Museum of Earth Science
    Date:2018
    Format:born digital; digital photographs
    A large mass of intergrown pink, disc-shaped, flattened rhombohedral crystals from the Eagle mine, Gilman mining district, Eagle County, Colorado.
  • Dolomite 

    Author(s):Raines, Ed; Mines Museum of Earth Science
    Date:2018
    Format:born digital; digital photographs
    Large plate of intergrown, pearly, rhombohedral dolomite crystals from the Eagle mine, Gilman mining district, Eagle County, Colorado.
  • Sphalerite variety schalenblende 

    Author(s):Raines, Ed; Mines Museum of Earth Science
    Date:2018
    Format:born digital; digital photographs
    Plate of interlocking spheres (botyroidal growth) of sphalerite, referred to as "schalenblende", from the Eagle mine, Gilman mining district, Eagle County, Colorado.
  • Pyrite 

    Author(s):Raines, Ed; Mines Museum of Earth Science
    Date:2018
    Format:born digital; digital photographs
    A single, highly modified cubic crystal from the Eagle mine, Gilman mining district, Eagle County, Colorado.

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