Cashier Mine

The Cashier Mine is a gold mine located in Summit county, Colorado at an elevation of 12,021 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: Cashier Mine  

State:  Colorado

County:  Summit

Elevation: 12,021 Feet (3,664 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.53417, -105.85417

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Satelite image of the Cashier Mine

Cashier Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Cashier Mine


Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Zinc


State: Colorado
County: Summit
District: Montezuma - Geneva Creek

Land Status

Land ownership: Private
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


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Year: 1892
Time Period: 1876-83, 1889, 1892
Mined: 957.620 mt
Material type: ore


Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N


General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Barite


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Reference (Deposit): REF: MONTEZUMA 7.5" QUAD

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 178, p. 75