The Little Chicago Mine is a silver and lead mine located in Summit county, Colorado.
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Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead
Lat, Long: 39.41861, -106.20000
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Little Chicago Mine MRDS details
Primary: Little Chicago Mine
District: Tenmile - Kokomo
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Deposit): FISSURE VEINS IN PORPHYRY
Comment (Workings): ADIT
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): EMMONS, S.F., 1898, GEOLOGIC ATLAS OF THE UNITED STATES - TENMILE DISTRICT SPECIAL FOLIO, COLORADO: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY FOLIO 48.
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,