Lenawee Mine

The Lenawee Mine is a molybdenum, silver, lead, zinc, and bismuth mine located in Summit county, Colorado.

About the MRDS Data:

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: Lenawee Mine  

State:  Colorado

County:  Summit

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Molybdenum, Silver, Lead, Zinc, Bismuth

Lat, Long: 39.60333, -105.88083

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Lenawee Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Lenawee Mine


Commodity

Primary: Molybdenum
Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Primary: Bismuth


Location

State: Colorado
County: Summit
District: Montezuma - Geneva Creek


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Molybdenite


Comments

Comment (Workings): ADIT

Comment (Location): UNSURVEYED. LOCATED FROM TED BOTINELLY'S USGS FIELD NOTES.


References

Reference (Deposit): KING, R.U., (UNPUB. DATA)

Reference (Deposit): HORTON, FREDERICK W., 1916, MOLYBDENUM; ITS ORES AND THEIR CONCENTRATION, WITH A DISCUSSION OF MARKETS, PRICES AND THEIR USES: U.S. BUREAU OF MINES BULLETIN 111, TABLE P. 64.

Reference (Deposit): NEUERBER, G.J., 1974, USGS CIRCULAR 704.

Reference (Deposit): PATTON, H.B., 1909, THE MONTEZUMA MINING DISTRICT OF SUMMIT COUNTY, COLORADO: COLORADO GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, FIRST REPORT, 1908, P. 105-144.

Reference (Deposit): WILSON, ANNA B., AND LAROCK, EDWARD J., 1991, ASCII DATABASE FOR PRINCIPAL LODE MINES AND MINERALIZED AREAS IN SOUTHERN SUMMIT COUNTY, COLORADO, U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OPEN-FILE REPORT 91-0027 A AND B, 22 P. AND ONE DISKETTE.

Reference (Deposit): WILSON, ANNA B., AND LAROCK, EDWARD J., IN PRESS, MINERALIZED AREAS AND PRINCIPAL LODE MINES IN SOUTHERN SUMMIT COUNTY, COLORADO, U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES MAP MF-2163, SCALE 1:50,000.