The Norway Lode is a manganese mine located in Summit county, Colorado at an elevation of 11,499 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 11,499 Feet (3,505 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Manganese
Lat, Long: 39.41583, -106.08528
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Norway Lode MRDS details
Primary: Norway Lode
Secondary: Norway Lode Manganese Ore
District: Upper Blue River
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 (Deposit): SEDIMENTS DIP E, ARE CUT BY STRONG MINERALIZED FISSURE STRIKING N37W
Comment (Workings): ADIT
Comment (Deposit): THIS RECORD DUPLICATED MRDS # DC03971. THE TWO RECORDS WERE COMBINED AND RECORD # DC03971 WAS DELETED.
Reference (Deposit): DMEA RECORDS
Reference (Deposit): CONS. DIV COMP. DATE 8,65
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): 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.