Yellow Medicine Mine

The Yellow Medicine Mine is a lead mine located in Hinsdale county, Colorado at an elevation of 11,070 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: Yellow Medicine Mine  

State:  Colorado

County:  Hinsdale

Elevation: 11,070 Feet (3,374 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead

Lat, Long: 38.0197, -107.47060

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Satelite View

MRDS mine locations are often very general, and in some cases are incorrect. Some mine remains have been covered or removed by modern industrial activity or by development of things like housing. The satellite view offers a quick glimpse as to whether the MRDS location corresponds to visible mine remains.


Satelite image of the Yellow Medicine Mine

Yellow Medicine Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Yellow Medicine Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Zinc


Location

State: Colorado
County: Hinsdale


Land Status

Land ownership: Unknown
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

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Workings

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Ownership

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Production

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Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Unknown
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

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References

Reference (Deposit): REF: QUAD - CRIB