The Little Fool is a gold mine located in Summit county, Colorado.
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Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 39.40528, -106.07333
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Little Fool MRDS details
Primary: Little Fool
District: Upper Blue River
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Production): TEST SAMPLES
Comment (Workings): ADIT
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: VEINS TREND NNW, VEINS CONTAIN SMALL QUANT. OF GOLD BUT NOT COMMERCIAL AS YET
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.
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): SINGEWALD, Q.D., 1951, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE UPPER BLUE RIVER AREA, SUMMIT COUNTY, COLORADO: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN 970, p. 54
Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 8,65