The Snake River Bog Iron is a iron mine located in Summit county, Colorado.
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Primary Mineral: Iron
Lat, Long: 39.53556, -105.84139
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Snake River Bog Iron MRDS details
Primary: Snake River Bog Iron
Secondary: Iron King
District: Montezuma - Geneva Creek
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): SMALL AMT. USED IN SMELTER IN 1880'S, PRESENT: NONE
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: DERIVED FROM LEACHING IRON-SULPHIDE-BEARING DETRITUS OF RED CONE MTN. LIMONITE, GOETHITE, TURGITE DEPOSIT VARIES FROM UNCONSOLIDATED AND WATER-LOGGED MASS INCLUDING GRAVEL, WOOD, AND MOSS TO WELL-CONSOLIDATED HIGH-GRADE POROUS TO CLINKEY MASS
Reference (Deposit): USBM MIN. EXAM. FILE
Reference (Deposit): PATTON, H.B., 1909, THE MONTEZUMA MINING DISTRICT OF SUMMIT COUNTY, COLORADO: COLORADO GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, FIRST REPORT, 1908, P. 105-144.
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.