Navy Mine

The Navy Mine is a tungsten 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: Navy Mine  

State:  Colorado

County:  Summit

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 39.3825, -106.09278

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Navy Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Navy Mine
Secondary: Thomas Williams Claims
Secondary: H. and M. Williams Claims
Secondary: Williams


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Molybdenum


Location

State: Colorado
County: Summit
District: Monte Cristo


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
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: Schist
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Scheelite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Molybdenite
Ore: Huebnerite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): LOCATED ON THE NAVY VEIN. NUMEROUS LARGE PEGMATITES HIGH GRADE ORE-40%.. H. AND M. WILLIAMS HAS A SE STRIKING VEIN.

Comment (Workings): ADIT

Comment (Geology): QUARTZ GOSSEN VEIN ; GEOL.DESC: QUARTZ GASSEN VEIN

Comment (Location): UNSURVEYED

Comment (Production): A SMALL AMOUNT OF W ORE WAS PRODUCED. GRADE WAS 5-9%.

Comment (Deposit): THIS RECORD DUPLICATED MRDS # DC04055 AND DC05175. THE THREE RECORDS WERE COMBINED AND RECORDS # DC04055 AND DC05175 WERE DELETED.


References

Reference (Deposit): SHARPS, 1965, CSM MIN. IND. BULL., VOL. 8, NO. 5.

Reference (Deposit): SINGEWALD, Q.D., 1951, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE UPPER BLUE RIVER AREA, SUMMIT COUNTY, COLORADO: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN 970, 74 P.

Reference (Deposit): MIN. COMM. MICROFILM FILES DOC. 4538, APRIL 1944; 4635, OCT. 1943.

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

Reference (Deposit): WILSON, ANNA B., AND LAROCK, EDWARD J., 1991, ASCII DATABASE FOR PRINCIPAL LODE MINES AND MINERALIZED AREAS IN SOUTHERN SUMMIT COUNTY, COLORADO, U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OPEN-FILE REPORT 91-0027A AND B, 22 P. AND ONE DISKETTE.

Reference (Deposit): WILSON, ANNA B., AND LAROCK, EDWARD J., IN PRESS, MINERALIZED AREAS AND PRINCIPAL LODE MINES IN SOUTHERN SUMMIT COUNTY, COLORADO, U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES MAP MF-2163, SCALE 1:50,000.