Park View Mine

The Park View Mine is a gold, silver, lead, and copper mine located in Hinsdale county, Colorado at an elevation of 11,650 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: Park View Mine  

State:  Colorado

County:  Hinsdale

Elevation: 11,650 Feet (3,551 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver, Lead, Copper

Lat, Long: 37.94083, -107.50833

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Park View Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Park View Mine
Secondary: View of the Park Mine
Secondary: Patented Claim: View of the Park, MS 20843
Secondary: Unpatented Claims: Boots
Secondary: Old Woman
Secondary: D & N Lead Mining Co. Nos. 1-4


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Primary: Copper
Tertiary: Antimony


Location

State: Colorado
County: Hinsdale
District: Park (Whitecross, Burrow Park, Adams) District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Clarence Wright
Home Office: Lake City, Co.
Years: 1954 -

Owner Name: D And N Lead Mining Co.
Home Office: Lake City, Co.
Years: 1954 -


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: R
Description: San Juan Volcanic Field, San Juan Depression

Type: L
Description: San Juan-Uncompahgre Calderas, Lake City Caldera, Silverton Caldera, Eureka Graben


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Oligocene

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Oligocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Workings): WOOLSEY (1907) DESCRIBES WORKINGS AS TUNNEL DRIVEN GENERALLY NW FOR AT LEAST 600 FT WITH 60-FT SHAFT LOCATED ABOVE TUNNEL. CDM REPORT DESCRIBES WORKINGS AS 100-FT CROSSCUT TUNNEL AND 300-FT DRIFT.

Comment (Deposit): VEIN LOCALIZED IN MAJOR FISSURE TRENDING ABOUT N 50 E, 65 NE, DISPLACING PRECAMBRIAN GRANITE ON SE AGAINST PICAYUNE MEGABRECCIA ON NW. JUST NE OF MINE IS CAMBRO-ORDOVICIAN DIABASE DIKE TRENDING GENERALLY N 75 W.

Comment (Location): MINE LIES ABOVE LAKE FORK GUNNISON RIVER ON SE FACE OF EDITH MOUNTAIN ABOUT 0.6 MILE WSW OF WHITECROSS AND 1.9 MILES NNW OF HANDIES PEAK (UNSURVEYED SECTION). ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1977


References

Reference (Deposit): COLORADO DIV. MINES INF. REPTS.

Reference (Deposit): BLM MINERAL SURVEY MS 20843

Reference (Deposit): BROWN, W.H., 1926, THE MINERAL ZONES OF THE WHITE CROSS DISTRICT AND NEIGHBORING DEPOSITS IN HINSDALE COUNTY. COLORADO: MINES MAG., V. 15, NO. 11, P. 5-15.

Reference (Deposit): LIPMAN, P.W., 1976, GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE LAKE CITY CALDERA AREA, WESTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS, SOUTHWESTERN COLORADO: USGS MAP I-962.

Reference (Deposit): WOOLSEY, L.H., 1907, LAKE FORK EXTENSION OF THE SILVERTON MINING AREA, COLORADO: USGS BULL. 315, P. 26-30.

Reference (Deposit): LUEDKE, R.G., AND BURBANK, W.S., 1975, PRELIMINARY GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE HANDIES PEAK QUADRANGLE, COLORADO: USGS OPEN-FILE REPT. OFR-75-431.