The Golden Era Group is a tungsten, gold, and silver mine located in Colfax county, New Mexico at an elevation of 11,201 feet.
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Name: Golden Era Group
State: New Mexico
Elevation: 11,201 Feet (3,414 Meters)
Commodity: Tungsten, Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 36.63944, -105.23028
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Golden Era Group MRDS details
Primary: Golden Era Group
Secondary: Twin Tungsten Prospect: Claims of the Golden Era Group
Secondary: Golden Era
Secondary: City View
Secondary: War Eagle
State: New Mexico
District: Baldy District: Baldy Mountain: Pine Gulch Area
Land ownership: Private
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Owner Name: W. Lowery
Years: 1950 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year Last Production: 1918
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Comment (Location): LOCATED AT THE HEAD OF PINE GULCH ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE CANYON. CADASTRAL GRID PROJECTED.
Comment (Production): PETITT, R.F., JR., 1946, P. 75, REPORTED A SMALL AMOUNT OF HIGH GRADE ORE WAS PRODUCED, PROBABLY LESS THAN ONE TON AND AT ABOUT THE END OF WORLD WAR I.
Comment (Deposit): FIVE CLAIMS.
Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CONSIST OF THREE SHORT ADITS REPORTED CAVED IN 1940'S.
Reference (Deposit): LINDGREN, W., GRATON, L.C., AND GORDON, C.H., 1910 USGS PP 68, P. 92-96
Reference (Deposit): NMBMMR GENERAL FILE DATA
Reference (Deposit): PETITT, R.F., JR., 1966 NMGS GUIDEBOOK SEVENTEENTH FIELD CONFERENCE, P. 75
Reference (Deposit): PETITT, R.F., JR., 1946 NMBMMR OFR-15, P. 41-42
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