The Unnamed Iron Mine is a iron mine located in El Paso county, Colorado at an elevation of 8,461 feet.
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Elevation: 8,461 Feet (2,579 Meters)
Lat, Long: 38.97028, -105.02694
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Unnamed Iron Mine MRDS details
Primary: Unnamed Iron Mine
County: El Paso
District: Green Mountain Falls District
Land ownership: National Forest
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
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
Description: Front Range Uplift, Pikes Peak Batholith, Rampart Range Uplift
Description: Ute Pass Fault Zone, Manitou Park Half Graben
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age in Years: 1030.000000+-
Dating Method: Rb-Sr
Age Young: Precambrian
Comment (Location): ON SW FLANK OF RAMPART RANGE ONE MILE DUE NORTH OF CRYSTOLA, NEAR CHILDS LIMESTONE QUARRY. PART OF MINE IN SEC. 31 LIES IN TELLER COUNTY. ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1974)
Comment (Workings): APPARENTLY ONE TUNNEL OF UNKNOWN LENGTH HEADING GENERALLY NE
Reference (Deposit): HARRER, C.M., AND TESCH, W.J., JR., 1959, RECONNAISSANCE OF IRON OCCURRENCES IN COLORADO: USBM IC-7918, P. 29.
Reference (Deposit): WOBUS, R.A., AND SCOTT, G.R., 1977, RECONNAISSANCE GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE WOODLAND PARK QUADRANGLE, TELLER COUNTY, COLORADO: USGS MAP MF-842.
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