Carrie

The Carrie is a gold 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: Carrie  

State:  Colorado

County:  Summit

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 39.51472, -105.90306

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Carrie MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Carrie


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver


Location

State: Colorado
County: Summit
District: Swandyke Area


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

Not available


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 (Development): DEVELOPMENT AS OF 1905: 900 FT ADIT, 90 FT SHAFT, 3000 FT DRIFTS. THE ADIT WAS DRIVEN BEFORE AU WAS RECOGNIZED AS SECONDARY. VEIN STRIKES ENE, DIPS VERTICAL. FREE GOLD ON EOCENE EROSION SURFACE.

Comment (Deposit): ORE CONTAINS 2 OZ/TON AU AND 10 OZ/TON AG. BELOW OXIDIZED ZONE, THERE IS ONLY PYRITE WITH RARE PB, CU, AND ZN. VEIN IS ENE, NEAR VERTICAL.

Comment (Workings): ADIT

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: RICH GOLD ORE IN SHALLOW OXIDIZED ZONE

Comment (Commodity): RICH FREE-GOLD ORE IN SHALLOW OXIDIZED ZONE DOWN TO 25 FT. IS RESULT OF ENRICHMENT.


References

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.

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

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): LOVERING, T.S., AND GODDARD, E.N., 1950, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE FRONT RANGE, COLORADO: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROFESSIONAL PAPER 223, 319 P.