Nest Egg

The Nest Egg is a molybdenum mine located in Chaffee county, Colorado.

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.

Mine Info

Name: Nest Egg  

State:  Colorado

County:  Chaffee

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Molybdenum

Lat, Long: 38.58694, -106.30528

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Nest Egg MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Nest Egg


Commodity

Primary: Molybdenum


Location

State: Colorado
County: Chaffee
District: Garfield Monarch


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Molybdenite


Comments

Comment (Location): LODE CLAIMS; LATITUDE-LONGITUDE VALUES CALCULATED FROM TOWNSHIP, RANGE, SECTION.


References

Reference (Deposit): BLM CONNECTING SHEETS

Reference (Deposit): CRAWFORD, 1913, COLO. GEOL. SUR. BULL. 4

Reference (Deposit): WORCHESTER, 1919, COLO. GEOL. SUR. BULL. 14

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 1,64