Rainbow

The Rainbow is a copper, silver, gold, and lead 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: Rainbow  

State:  Colorado

County:  Summit

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Copper, Silver, Gold, Lead

Lat, Long: 39.57944, -105.96194

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Satelite image of the Rainbow

Rainbow MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Rainbow


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold
Primary: Lead


Location

State: Colorado
County: Summit
District: Montezuma


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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

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Structure

Not available


Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

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Comments

Comment (Development): 3 ADITS

Comment (Deposit): OXIDIZED PB ORE IN UPPER ADIT 1-3 FT

Comment (Workings): ADIT


References

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): LOVERING, T.S., 1935, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE MONTEZUMA QUADRANGLE, COLORADO: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROFESSIONAL PAPER 178, P. 98

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 MINERLIZED AREAS IN SOUTHERN SUMMIT COUNTY, COLORADO, U.S. GOELOGICAL SURVEY OPEN-FILE REPORT 91-0027A AND B, 22 P. AND ONE DISKETTE.