The Smuggler Mine is a gold mine located in Colfax county, New Mexico at an elevation of 11,043 feet.
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Name: Smuggler Mine
State: New Mexico
Elevation: 11,043 Feet (3,366 Meters)
Lat, Long: 36.6417, -105.19250
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Smuggler Mine MRDS details
Primary: Smuggler Mine
State: New Mexico
Land ownership: Private
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): PRODUCTION UNKNOWN - BUT SMALL
Reference (Deposit): PETTIT R F JR 1946 NMBM O F 15 P35
Reference (Deposit): EVERETT F D 1953 USBM MRB REGION 1V REPORT P12
Reference (Deposit): CLARK & READ 1972 NMBM BULL 94 MAP 5
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