The Gold King is a mine located in Teller county, Colorado at an elevation of 9,993 feet.
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Elevation: 9,993 Feet (3,046 Meters)
Lat, Long: 38.7528, -105.15830
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Gold King MRDS details
Primary: Gold King
District: Cripple Creek District
Land ownership: National Forest
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): GEO. SURVEY PROF PAPER 223 PG 309 VANDERWILT, MINERAL RESOUR
Reference (Deposit): COLORADO OWN: GOLD KING MINING CO 1
Reference (Deposit): MINE MAP REPO # 400468 400498 & OTHERS
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