The Blue Brute is a beryllium mine located in Chaffee county, Colorado at an elevation of 8,799 feet.
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Elevation: 8,799 Feet (2,682 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Beryllium
Lat, Long: 38.62139, -105.96500
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Blue Brute MRDS details
Primary: Blue Brute
Secondary: Sevilla Queen
Secondary: Savilla Queen No. 2
District: Turret District
Land ownership: National Forest
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.
Owner Name: Glen R. Lamberg And Sons
Home Office: Salida, Co.
Years: 1954 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Arkansas Valley Graben, Southern Mosquito Range
Description: E-W-Trending En Echelon Faults
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Comment (Location): 3 CLAIMS ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1976)
Comment (Deposit): UNZONED DIKE
Comment (Workings): 2 OPEN CUTS
Reference (Deposit): 5) BHUTTA, M. A., 1954, GEOLOGY OF THE SALIDA AREA, CHAFFEE AND FREMONT COUNTIES, COLORADO: COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES PHD THESIS, 173 P.
Reference (Production): MEEVES, H.C. (1966)
Reference (Deposit): MEEVES, H.C., HARRER, C.M., SALSBURY, M.H., KONSELMAN, A.S., SHANNON, S.S., JR., 1966, RECONNAISSANCE OF BERYLLIUM-BEARING PEGMATITE DEPOSITS IN SIX WESTERN STATES; ARIZONA, COLORADO, NEW MEXICO, SOUTH DAKOTA, UTAH, AND WYOMING: USBM INFORMATION CIRCULAR 8298, P. 23.
Reference (Deposit): BOARDMAN, S.J., 1976, GEOLOGY OF THE PRECAMBRIAN METAMORPHIC ROCKS OF THE SALIDA AREA, CHAFFEE COUNTY, COLORADO: THE MOUNTAIN GEOLOGIST, V. 13, NO. 3, P. 89-100.
Reference (Deposit): BOARDMAN, S.J., 1971, PRECAMBRIAN GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE SALIDA AREA, CHAFFEE COUNTY, COLORADO: PH.D. THESIS, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, 131 P.
Reference (Deposit): SCOTT, G.R., TAYLOR, R.B., EPIS, R.C. AND WOBUS, R.A., 1978, GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE PUEBLO 1DEGX2DEG QUADRANGLE, SOUTH-CENTRAL COLORADO: USGS MAP I-1022, 1:250,000