Boss Lake

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.

Mine Info

Name: Boss Lake  

State:  Colorado

County:  Chaffee

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Iron

Lat, Long: 38.55764, -106.30856

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Satelite View

MRDS mine locations are often very general, and in some cases are incorrect. Some mine remains have been covered or removed by modern industrial activity or by development of things like housing. The satellite view offers a quick glimpse as to whether the MRDS location corresponds to visible mine remains.


Satelite image of the Boss Lake

Boss Lake MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Boss Lake


Commodity

Primary: Iron


Location

State: Colorado
County: Chaffee


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Devonian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Magnetite


Comments

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


References

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 1,64

Reference (Deposit): USBM MIN. EXAM. FILE