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peg muh tahyt

  • n  a form of igneous rock consisting of extremely coarse granite resulting from the crystallization of magma rich in rare elements

  • Three years ago miners in the district discovered traces of uraninite (uranium oxide) in pegmatite, a type of rock rich in valuable minerals.
  • They worked carefully up the slope, pushing the veld grass gently aside with their hands, until they struck an outcrop of pegmatite and schist.
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  • Fremont County Bulletin Board
    8 a.m. Cañonland Walkers and Hikers will hike to Pegmatite Quarry. Meet at Village Inn parking lot at 8 a.m. Meet at Canon Coffee after the hike at 11 a.m. Call 276-0974 or 784-1131 for more information or visit the website at .
    Oct. 9, 2013 - Canon City Daily Record

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