General Teller Lode

The General Teller Lode is a zinc, silver, and lead mine located in Summit county, Colorado at an elevation of 12,001 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.

Mine Info

Name: General Teller Lode  

State:  Colorado

County:  Summit

Elevation: 12,001 Feet (3,658 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Zinc, Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 39.55556, -105.88167

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General Teller Lode MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: General Teller Lode


Commodity

Primary: Zinc
Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead


Location

State: Colorado
County: Summit
District: Snake River


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
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

Name: Gneiss
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Argentite
Ore: Barite


Comments

Comment (Location): ON TOP AND ON WEST SLOPE OF GLACIER MTN.

Comment (Workings): SHAFT

Comment (Deposit): THIS RECORD DUPLICATED MRDS # DC05635. THE TWO RECORDS WERE COMBINED AND RECORD # DC05635 WAS DELETED.


References

Reference (Deposit): LOVERING, T.S., 1935, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE MONTEZUMA QUADRANGLE, COLORADO: U.S.GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROFESSIONAL PAPER 178, 119 P.

Reference (Deposit): USGS MAP I - 750

Reference (Deposit): CONSVERATION DIVISION COMP. DATE 8, 65.

Reference (Deposit): NEUERBERT, G.J., BOTINELLY, THEODORE, AND ANALYSTS, 1977, SELECTED GEOCHEMICAL AND PETROGRAPHIC DATA FOR CHARACTERIZING THE MINERALIZED ROCKS OF THE MONTEZUMA MINING DISTRICT, CENTRAL COLORADO: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OPEN FILE REPORT 77-425.

Reference (Deposit): WILSON, ANNA B., AND LAROCK, EDWARD J., 1991, ASCII DATABASE FOR PRINCIPAL LODE MINES AND MINERALIZED AREAS IN SOUTHERN SUMMIT COUNTY, COLORADO, U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OPEN-FILE REPORT 91-0027A AND B, 22 P. AND ONE DISKETTE.

Reference (Deposit): WILSON, ANNA B., AND LAROCK, EDWARD J., IN PRESS, MINERALIZED AREAS AND PRINCIPAL LODE MINES IN SOUTHERN SUMMIT COUNTY, COLORADO, U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES MAP MF-2163, SCALE 1:50,000.