The Lenawee Mine is a molybdenum, silver, lead, zinc, and bismuth mine located in Summit county, Colorado.
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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.
Primary Mineral: Molybdenum, Silver, Lead, Zinc, Bismuth
Lat, Long: 39.60333, -105.88083
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Lenawee Mine MRDS details
Primary: Lenawee Mine
District: Montezuma - Geneva Creek
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Workings): ADIT
Comment (Location): UNSURVEYED. LOCATED FROM TED BOTINELLY'S USGS FIELD NOTES.
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.