The Boss Lake is a iron mine located in Chaffee county, Colorado.
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.
Primary Mineral: Iron
Lat, Long: 38.55764, -106.30856
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Boss Lake MRDS details
Primary: Boss Lake
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Devonian
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: IRREGULAR REPLACEMENT OR IN AN IRREGULAR VEIN
Comment (Production): PROBABLY NO PRODUCTION WAS SOLD, FEW TONS OF MAGNETITE ARE STOCKPILED ON PROPERTY
Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 1,64
Reference (Deposit): USBM MIN. EXAM. FILE