Ok Mine

The Ok Mine is a gold mine located in Gilpin county, Colorado at an elevation of 8,599 feet.

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: Ok Mine  

State:  Colorado

County:  Gilpin

Elevation: 8,599 Feet (2,621 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.79806, -105.50833

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Ok Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Ok Mine


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


State: Colorado
County: Gilpin
District: Central City

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.


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Year: 1908
Time Period: 1893-1908
Year: 1917
Time Period: 1906-1917
Mined: 25645.290 mt
Material type: ore


Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
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General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains

Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Polymetallic veins


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Analytical Data

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Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Chalcopyrite


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Reference (Deposit): REF:USGS TOPO. 7.5" QUAD MAP "CENTRAL:CITY" 1972 ED.

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 359 p. 181