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History of the Elkhorn Mining District

Posted November 23, 2016 in Colorado
The Elkhorn district was prospected early in the history of the State and numerous quartz locations were made in the years preceding 1870, but the district did not attract attention until the A. M. Holter lode became a producing mine.

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