The Hidden Treasure Group is a gold mine located in Colfax county, New Mexico at an elevation of 9,400 feet.
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Name: Hidden Treasure Group
State: New Mexico
Elevation: 9,400 Feet (2,865 Meters)
Lat, Long: 36.66083, -105.35139
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Hidden Treasure Group MRDS details
Primary: Hidden Treasure Group
Secondary: Hidden Treasure Nos. 2 To 5
State: New Mexico
District: Elizabethtown District: Hematite Creek Area
Land ownership: Private
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Owner Name: Le Sage Ranch
Years: 1970 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
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: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Comment (Location): LOCATED ON THE EAST SIDE OF HEMATITE CREEK JUST NORTH OF HEMATITE PARK AS SHOWN ON PLATE 1, NMBMMR BULL 94. CADASTRAL GRID PROJECTED.
Comment (Deposit): FOUR CLAIMS.
Comment (Workings): WORKINGS REPORTED IN 1972 CONSISTED OF SHAFTS, ADITS AND PROSPECT PITS.
Reference (Deposit): CLARK, K.F., AND READ, C.B., 1972 NMBMMR BULL 94, P. 120, PLATE 1, MAP 3
Reference (Deposit): PETITT, R.F., JR., 1946 NMBMMR OFR-15, P. 45
Reference (Deposit): JONES, F.A., 1904 NEW MEXICO MINES AND MINERALS, THE NEW MEXICAN PRINTING CO., SANTAFE, N.M., P. 151
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