Country Boy

The Country Boy is a mine located in Summit 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: Country Boy  

State:  Colorado

County:  Summit

Elevation:

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 39.47861, -106.01167

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Country Boy MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Country Boy


Commodity

Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Zinc


Location

State: Colorado
County: Summit
District: Breckenridge


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
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: Federal Lease
Type: Patented


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Garvic London Gold Mining Co.
Home Office: Colorado
Info Year: 1974


Production

Year: 1909
Material type: ore


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1889
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

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Structure

Not available


Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Gold
Ore: Silver
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Galena
Unknown: Iron
Unknown: Smithsonite


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): OWNER- C.L. COLBURN

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 75, p. 134