The Moss Flower, Half Moon is a lead and zinc mine located in Chaffee county, Colorado at an elevation of 11,299 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: 11,299 Feet (3,444 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc
Lat, Long: 38.56667, -106.30000
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Moss Flower, Half Moon MRDS details
Primary: Moss Flower, Half Moon
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: Pennsylvanian
Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF. PAPER 289
Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL. 978 E