Queen of the West Mine

The Queen of the West Mine is a lead mine located in Summit county, Colorado at an elevation of 11,201 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: Queen of the West Mine  

State:  Colorado

County:  Summit

Elevation: 11,201 Feet (3,414 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead

Lat, Long: 39.43833, -106.18389

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Satelite image of the Queen of the West Mine

Queen of the West Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Queen of the West Mine


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


State: Colorado
County: Summit
District: Tenmile - Kokomo

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.


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


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

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Reference (Deposit): REF: COPPER MTN 7.5" QUAD