The Two Sisters is a gold, silver, lead, and uranium mine located in Gilpin county, Colorado at an elevation of 8,999 feet.
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.
Elevation: 8,999 Feet (2,743 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver, Lead, Uranium
Lat, Long: 39.80861, -105.52389
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Two Sisters MRDS details
Primary: Two Sisters
District: Eureka-Central City
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Reference (Deposit): U.S.G.S. PROFESSIONAL PAPER 371, PAGES 80-82