The American Placer

The The American Placer is a gold mine located in Summit 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: The American Placer  

State:  Colorado

County:  Summit

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.39889, -106.18611

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The American Placer MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: The American Placer


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Colorado
County: Summit
District: Consolidated Ten Mile


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Mudstone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Permian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Location): NOW UNDER ROBINSON TAILINGS POND (4/91). LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE WERE APPROXIMATED USING BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT'S GGWL (GEOGRAPHIC WELL LOCATOR) PROGRAM FOR THE FOOTAGE CALL: T07S R79W SECTION 35, 2640 FT N, 2640 FT E.

Comment (Production): A SMALL AMOUNT OF AU WAS PRODUCED.

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: JACQUE MTN. LS. (NW, 40-45 NE) MINERALIZATION, CONSISTS ONLY OF LIMONITE COATING ON JT. FRAC. AND CALC. VEINLETS.

Comment (Deposit): CLAIM PAT. 1904


References

Reference (Deposit): USBM MIN. EXAM FILE

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 8,65