Swiss Boy Dump

The Swiss Boy Dump is a mine located in Chaffee county, Colorado at an elevation of 11,001 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: Swiss Boy Dump  

State:  Colorado

County:  Chaffee

Elevation: 11,001 Feet (3,353 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 38.9892, -106.43830

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Swiss Boy Dump MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Swiss Boy Dump


Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Uranium
Tertiary: Zinc


State: Colorado
County: Chaffee
District: Winfield District

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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Owner Name: Calaway And Partners
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Colorado
Info Year: 1975


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface
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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Comment (Deposit): INFORMATION FROM PRR 1567&1540 10/1952 RA 100 MINE PREVIOUSLY WORKED FOR GOLD-SILVER & LEAD AROUND 1900 ASSAYS: SMPL 1: 2.99%U308; SMPL 2: 15.22OZ/TON AG, 0.11%PB,T


Reference (Deposit): CHAPMAN LDVLE RPT