Allan Emory Mine

The Allan Emory Mine is a gold, zinc, lead, and silver mine located in Summit county, Colorado.

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Mine Info

Name: Allan Emory Mine  

State:  Colorado

County:  Summit

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold, Zinc, Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 39.583, -105.84100

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Allan Emory Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Allan Emory Mine
Secondary: Orphan Boy Mine
Secondary: Allen Emory, Allen Emery, Allan Emery (all with and without hyphens)
Secondary: Orphan Boy, Aldrich, Carrol, Leila, Bismuth Silver, Mammoth, and Allan Emory Lodes.


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Zinc
Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Secondary: Copper


Location

State: Colorado
County: Summit
District: Montezuma - Geneva Creek


Land Status

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Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

Owner Name: H.T. Young, F.W. Brooks, and M.A. Schoonover
Home Office: Brooks-Young Mining Co. Idaho Springs, CO
Info Year: 1949


Production

Year: 1887
Mined: 132.000 mt
Material type: 145 tons (45 tons in 1881, 100 tons in 1887) and unknown amount in 1889 that yielded 378 oz Ag and 1,894 pounds Pb.


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Discovery Year: 1875
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

Ore: Galena


Comments

Comment (Location): UNSURVEYED. ADDITIONAL ADIT LOCATION: 39-34-59N, 105-50-26W

Comment (General): Detailed history of the mine given in Young's 2007 book.

Comment (Production): copied from deleted MRDS DC05616: AGv. 16% Pb, 0.5% Cu, 0.03 oz Au, 3.0 oz Ag, and 6% Zn per ton.

Comment (Workings): Developed by 3 adits between 11,800 and 12,100 ft elevation.

Comment (Production): Produced 45 tons of ore in 1881, 100 tons in 1887, and an unknown amount that yielded 378 oz of silver and 1,894 pounds of lead in 1889. (Lovering, PP-178, p. 92)

Comment (Development): AS of 1883, there was a 150 ft drift and a 125 ft crosscut.

Comment (Production): Copy of Report to Bureau of Mines, State of Colorado for 1949, on CD-ROM in Young, 2007, gives: 6 tons crude ore, average value per ton $62.09 for a total value of $375. Grades: 0.02 oz Au, 9.8 oz Ag, 29.175% Pb, 5.3% Zn, 0.425% Cu, and 11.15% Fe. For 1950: 342.5 tons crude ore, average value per ton $32.57 for a total value of $11,157.50. Grades: 0.031 oz Au, 3.64 oz Ag, 15.36 % Pb, 6.41% Zn.


References

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): Lovering, T.S., 1935, Geology and ore deposits of the Montezuma quadrangle, Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 178, p. 92.
Pages: p. 92.

Reference (Deposit): Young, H.C., 2007, The Orphan Boy Mine--Alove affair with mining: burg-Young Publishing, 254 p. and CD-ROM

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): DMEA RECORDS (for deleted record MRDS DC05616 = newMRDS 10108424)

Reference (Deposit): CONServation DIVision COMPilation DATE, 8,65 (for deleted record MRDS DC05616 = newMRDS 10108424)