Ores in granite
Water leached the metal molybdenum out of hot granite and deposited it in cooler granite, in veins that can be seen to crisscross the rock. The blue-gray mineral is molybdenum sulfide. Four generations of veins are present, with successively younger ones cutting older ones.
Provided by Climax Molybdenum Company, Climax, Colorado
Topic: Earth Science
Subtopic: Minerals and Resources
Keywords: Molybdenum, Natural resources, Hydrogeology, Granite