Breene Mine

The Breene Mine is a lead, zinc, and silver 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: Breene Mine  

State:  Colorado

County:  Summit

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc, Silver

Lat, Long: 39.42972, -106.20000

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Breene Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Breene Mine
Secondary: Wilfley-Kimberly
Secondary: Aftermath
Secondary: Badger
Secondary: Milo
Secondary: Whitequail
Secondary: Delphose
Secondary: Colonal Sellers


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Primary: Silver


Location

State: Colorado
County: Summit
District: Tenmile - 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 (Workings): SHAFT IN EMMONS (1898), ADIT AND SHAFT ON (1987) TOPOGRAPHIC MAP OF COPPER MOUNTAIN 7 1/2 MINUTE QUAD, SHAFTS ON TENMILE MINING DISTRICT MAP (1942).

Comment (Location): UNSURVEYED. THIS RECORD IS AN AREA OF MINES. MICHIGAN: 39-25-16N, 106-11-42W; BREENE: 39-24-43N, 106-11-59W; COLONAL SELLERS: 39-25-39N, 106-12-12W AND 39-25-46N, 106-12-18W; CONNORS: 39-25-31N, 106-12-22W; QUAIL: 39-25-47N, 106-12-34W; SNOWBANK GROUP: 39-25-19N, 106-11-58W AND 39-25-21N, 106-11-57W AND 39-25-24N, 106-11-55W; WILFLEY: 39-26-02N, 106-11-52W

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: LIMESTONE

Comment (Deposit): WILFLEY INCLUDES AFTERMATH, BADGER, WHITEQUAIL, MILO; QUAIL = AFTERMATH, BADGER, MILO, WHITEQUAIL; WILFLEY = DELPHOSE, COLONAL SELLERS


References

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.

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

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): BERGENDAHL, M.H., AND KOSCHMANN, A.H., 1971, ORE DEPOSITS OF THE KOKOMO-TENMILE DISTRICT, COLORADO: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROFESSIONAL PAPER 652, 53 P.

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

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

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.