Carrol Mine

The Carrol Mine is a gold, copper, silver, lead, and zinc mine located in Gilpin 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: Carrol Mine  

State:  Colorado

County:  Gilpin

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold, Copper, Silver, Lead, Zinc

Lat, Long: 39.80806, -105.52722

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Satelite image of the Carrol Mine

Carrol Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Carrol Mine


Commodity

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


Location

State: Colorado
County: Gilpin
District: Central City


Land Status

Land ownership: Federal
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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Year: 1955
Time Period: 1954-1955
Mined: 62.000 mt
Material type: ore


Deposit

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


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Unknown: Sphalerite
Unknown: Uraninite
Unknown: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Deposit): INFORMATION FROM PRR-1848, DATED 1953. RADIOACTIVITY: AVERAGE 125XBG. ALL MINE WORKINGS WERE THEN IN POOR REPAIR. MINERALI OCCURS IN A TERTIARY VEIN. THE AREA IS COVERED BY THE 7-1/2 USGS MAP, CENTRAL CITY.


References

Reference (Deposit): REF: MAS FILE