The Swiss Boy Dump is a mine located in Chaffee county, Colorado at an elevation of 11,001 feet.
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Elevation: 11,001 Feet (3,353 Meters)
Lat, Long: 38.9892, -106.43830
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Swiss Boy Dump MRDS details
Primary: Swiss Boy Dump
District: Winfield District
Land ownership: Private
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Owner Name: Calaway And Partners
Home Office: Colorado
Info Year: 1975
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
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