Carbonate Mine

The Carbonate Mine is a zinc, silver, and lead mine located in Summit county, Colorado at an elevation of 11,801 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: Carbonate Mine  

State:  Colorado

County:  Summit

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

Site Name

Primary: Carbonate Mine
Secondary: Carbonate Group
Secondary: Carbonite


Commodity

Primary: Zinc
Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead


Location

State: Colorado
County: Summit
District: Breckenridge


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
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: Monzonite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Anglesite
Ore: Galena


Comments

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


References

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.