Burke Martin Mine

The Burke Martin Mine is a silver, lead, and zinc mine located in Summit county, Colorado at an elevation of 10,600 feet.

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: Burke Martin Mine  

State:  Colorado

County:  Summit

Elevation: 10,600 Feet (3,231 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead, Zinc

Lat, Long: 39.57222, -105.86444

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Burke Martin Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Burke Martin Mine
Secondary: Silver Wing


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc


Location

State: Colorado
County: Summit
District: Snake River, Montezuma


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
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

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Sphalerite


Comments

Comment (Workings): ADIT

Comment (Geology): FISSURES TRENDING NE

Comment (Deposit): THIS RECORD DUPLICATED MRDS # DC05624. THE TWO RECORDS WERE COMBINED AND RECORD # DC05624 WAS DELETED.


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS I-750

Reference (Deposit): DMEA RECORDS

Reference (Deposit): CONSERVATION DIVISION COMP. DATE 8,65.

Reference (Deposit): NEUERBERG, G.J., BOTINELLY, THEODORE, AND ANALYSTS, 1977, SELECTED GEOCHECICAL AND PETROGRAPHIC DATA FOR CHARACTERIZING THE MINERALIZED ROCKS OF THE MONTEZUMA MINING DISTRICT, CENTRAL COLORADO: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OPEN FILE REPORT 77-425.

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 91-0027A 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.

Reference (Deposit): HUNT, WALTER, 1980, ECONOMIC GEOLOGY AND GEOCHEMISTRY OF PART OF THE MONTEZUMA DISTRICT, FRONT RANGE, COLORADO, COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES, MS THESIS, 106 P.