The Follette Placer is a gold mine located in Summit county, Colorado.
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Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 39.44222, -106.16750
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Follette Placer MRDS details
Primary: Follette Placer
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): UNSURVEYED. LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE WERE APPROXIMATED USING BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT'S GGWL (GEOGRAPHIC WELL LOCATOR) PROGRAM FOR THE FOOTAGE CALL: T07S R79W SECTION 13, 2640 FT N, 2640 FT E.
Comment (Production): GOLD PLACER WORKED ALONG TENMILE CREEK
Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 1182 P E 52
Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 8,65
Reference (Deposit): PARKER, 1961: CSM UNPUB. DSC. THESIS