Norway Lode

The Norway Lode is a manganese mine located in Summit county, Colorado at an elevation of 11,499 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: Norway Lode  

State:  Colorado

County:  Summit

Elevation: 11,499 Feet (3,505 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Manganese

Lat, Long: 39.41583, -106.08528

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Norway Lode MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Norway Lode
Secondary: Norway Lode Manganese Ore


Commodity

Primary: Manganese


Location

State: Colorado
County: Summit
District: Upper Blue River


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Psilomelane
Ore: Pyrolusite


Comments

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.


References

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.