Queen of the West Mine, Mountain Lion, Greenhorn, Silver Queen

The Queen of the West Mine, Mountain Lion, Greenhorn, Silver Queen is a lead, zinc, silver, and molybdenum mine located in Summit 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: Queen of the West Mine, Mountain Lion, Greenhorn, Silver Queen  

State:  Colorado

County:  Summit

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc, Silver, Molybdenum

Lat, Long: 39.43833, -106.18389

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Queen of the West Mine, Mountain Lion, Greenhorn, Silver Queen MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Queen of the West Mine, Mountain Lion, Greenhorn, Silver Queen
Secondary: D-G
Secondary: D & G Property


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Primary: Silver
Primary: Molybdenum


Location

State: Colorado
County: Summit
District: Kokomo


Land Status

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Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

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Production

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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

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

Comment (Location): QUEEN OF THE WEST: 39-26-18N, 106-11-03W; GREENHORN: 39-26-13N, 106-11-06W; MOUNTAIN LION: 39-26-36N, 106-10-52W; SILVER QUEEN: 39-26-09N, 106-11-19W

Comment (Deposit): FORMERLY QUEEN OF THE WEST MINE, NOW D&G PROPERTY. THIS RECORD DUPLICATED MRDS # D000462 AND MRDS # DC03551. THE THREE RECORDS WERE COMBINED AND RECORDS # D000462 AND DC03551 WERE DELETED.

Comment (Commodity): PRODUCED PB, AN, AG, PROSPECTED FOR MO

Comment (Workings): ADITS. SHAFT IN EMMONS (1898) IS NOT SHOWN ON WILSON AND LAROCK MAP.

Comment (Geology): MO IN TACTITE ; GEOL.DESC: VERY LOW GRADE ORE


References

Reference (Deposit): EMMONS, S.F., 1898, GEOLOGIC ATLAS OF THE UNITED STATES - TENMILE DISTRICT SPECIAL FOLIO, COLORADO: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY FOLIO 48.

Reference (Deposit): U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, 1942, TENMILE MINING DISTRICT, COLORADO: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY (UNCLASSIFIED MAP), SCALE: 1:12,000.

Reference (Deposit): KOSCHMANN, A.H. AND WELLS, F.G., 1946, PRELIMINARY REPORT OF THE KOKOMO MINING DISTRICT, COLORADO: COLORADO SCIENTIFIC SOCIETY PROCEEDINGS, VOL. 15, NO. 2, P. 51-112.

Reference (Deposit): MIN. COMM. MICROFILM DOC. #7351

Reference (Deposit): KING, 1969, USGS - WSP1535-N

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 8,65

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.