Governor Mine

The Governor Mine is a lead, silver, zinc, copper, gold, and molybdenum 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: Governor Mine  

State:  Colorado

County:  Summit

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver, Zinc, Copper, Gold, Molybdenum

Lat, Long: 39.395, -106.05222

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Governor Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Governor Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Primary: Zinc
Primary: Copper
Primary: Gold
Primary: Molybdenum


Location

State: Colorado
County: Summit
District: Blue River Area


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

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Molybdenite
Ore: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: THREE (?) NE TRENDING VEINS

Comment (Workings): ADIT

Comment (Development): PROSPECTED FOR MO, PRODUCED PB, ZN, AG

Comment (Deposit): QUARTZ VEIN IN SANDSTOND AND SHALE

Comment (Deposit): WORKINGS-3700 FT. THIS RECORD DUPLICATED MRDS # D000463. THE TWO RECORDS WERE COMBINED AND RECORD # D000463 WAS DELETED.


References

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): SINGEWALD, Q.D., 1947, LODE DEPOSITS OF THE UPPER BLUE RIVER AREA, SUMMIT COUNTY, IN MINERAL RESOURCES OF COLORADO, JOHN W. VANDERWILT, STATE OF COLORADO MINERAL RESOURCES BOARD, P. 343-346.

Reference (Deposit): WILSON, ANNA B., AND LAROCK, EDWARD J., 1991, ASCII DATABASE FOR PRINCIPAL LOSE 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.

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 1-73.

Reference (Deposit): WARNER, L., ET AL, 1959, OCCURRENCES OF NON-PEGMATITIC BERYLLIUM IN THE U.S., U. S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROFESSIONAL PAPER 318, P. 179

Reference (Deposit): VOEGELI AND KING, 1969, USGS-WSP1535-N

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