The Carrie Shields Mine is a gold mine located in Fremont county, Wyoming at an elevation of 7,999 feet.
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Elevation: 7,999 Feet (2,438 Meters)
Lat, Long: 42.46583, -108.78222
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Carrie Shields Mine MRDS details
Primary: Carrie Shields Mine
District: Atlantic City - South Pass District: Sweetwater District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: The Mine Is Located Outside A Zone Of Major Faulting. Belt Of Fractures With Discontinuous Quartz Stringers.
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Comment (Production): $35,000 (AU) PRODUCED
Comment (Deposit): SCHIST DIPS AT 85 S.
Comment (Workings): FEW HUNDRED FT OF DRIFTS. AN ADIT DRIVEN FROM THE DRAW TO THE SW INTERSECTS THE SHAFT 65 FT ABOVE ITS DEEPEST LEVEL.
Reference (Deposit): GSW BULL 50, P. 86.
Reference (Deposit): GSW RI 23, P. 11-12.
Reference (Production): BULL 50, P. 86: GSW RI 23, P. 11.
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