Root Ranch Lease

The Root Ranch Lease is a 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: Root Ranch Lease  

State:  Colorado

County:  Gilpin

Elevation:

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 39.76139, -105.49194

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Root Ranch Lease MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Root Ranch Lease


Commodity

Tertiary: Vanadium
Tertiary: Uranium
Tertiary: Zinc


Location

State: Colorado
County: Gilpin


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.


Holdings

Type: Located Claim


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Surface-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: Autunite
Unknown: Torbernite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): INFORMATION SOURCE: DMEA REPORT, DOCKET NO. 4529. DATE OF RE 1957. THE CLAIMS ARE IN SECS. 19,29, AND 30, T. 3 S., R. 72 P.M., AND AT THE TIME OF THE DMEA REPORT WERE CONTROLLED BY NEUN. INCLUDED IN THE DMEA REPORT ARE LOCATION, AREA, AND SK MAPS. THE PEGMATITES CONTAINING URANIUM MATERIAL ARE SMALL ( FT. BY A FEW TENS OF FT.) AND AVERAGE LESS THAN 0.1% U308. A RESULT, THE DMEA REPORT CONCLUDED ASSISTANCE SHOULD BE DENIE


References

Reference (Deposit): REF: MAS FILE, DMEA REPORT, POCKET NO. 4529