The Carbonate Mine is a zinc, silver, and lead mine located in Summit county, Colorado at an elevation of 11,801 feet.
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Elevation: 11,801 Feet (3,597 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Zinc, Silver, Lead
Lat, Long: 39.4625, -105.98194
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Carbonate Mine MRDS details
Primary: Carbonate Mine
Secondary: Carbonate Group
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Comment (Deposit): THIS RECORD DUPLICATED MRDS # DC03460. THE TWO RECORDS WERE COMBINED AND RECORD # DC03460 WAS DELETED.
Comment (Commodity): MINOR GOLD ALSO PRESENT
Comment (Workings): SHAFT
Reference (Deposit): RANSOME, F.L., 1911, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE BRECKENRIDGE DISTRICT, COLORADO: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROFESSIONAL PAPER 75, 187 P.
Reference (Deposit): LOVERING, T.S., 1934, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE BRECKENRIDGE MINING DISTRICT, COLORADO, U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROFESSIONAL PAPER 176, 64 P.
Reference (Deposit): SINGEWALD, Q.D., 1951, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE UPPER BLUE RIVER AREA, SUMMIT COUNTY, COLORADO: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN 970, 74 P.
Reference (Deposit): DMEA RECORDS
Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATA, 8,65.
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.