The Humbug is a molybdenum mine located in Summit county, Colorado.
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Primary Mineral: Molybdenum
Lat, Long: 39.45694, -106.13389
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Humbug MRDS details
Secondary: Humbug Stock
Owner Name: Amax, Inc.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Commodity): COMMODITY SPECIALIST INFO: MO
Comment (Deposit): THIS RECORD DUPLICATED MRDS # D000464. THE TWO RECORDS WERE COMBINED AND RECORD # D000464 WAS DELETED.
Comment (Location): LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE WERE APPROXIMATED USING BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT'S GGWL (GEOGRAPHIC WELL LOCATOR) PROGRAM FOR THE FOOTAGE CALL: T07S R78W SECTION 08, 2640 FT N, 2640 FT E.
Reference (Deposit): HORTON, FEDERICK W., 1916, MOLYBDENUM; ITS ORES AND THEIR CONCENTRATION: U.S. BUREAU OF MINES BULLETIN 111, 132 PP.
Reference (Deposit): R.U. KING, 1/15/70, MOLY. BASE MAP
Reference (Deposit): 1967 DIREXPL AMA
Reference (Deposit): VOEGELI, PAUL T., SR, AND KING, ROBERT U., 1969, OCCURRENCE AND DISTRIBUTION OB MOLYBDENUM IN THE SURFACE WATER OF COLORADO: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY WATER-SUPPLY PAPER 1535-N.