The Root Ranch Lease is a mine located in Gilpin county, Colorado.
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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.
Lat, Long: 39.76139, -105.49194
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Root Ranch Lease MRDS details
Primary: Root Ranch Lease
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.
Type: Located Claim
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
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
Reference (Deposit): REF: MAS FILE, DMEA REPORT, POCKET NO. 4529