The Mary McKinney is a gold mine located in Teller county, Colorado at an elevation of 9,600 feet.
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Elevation: 9,600 Feet (2,926 Meters)
Lat, Long: 38.7286, -105.16280
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Mary McKinney MRDS details
Primary: Mary McKinney
Secondary: Le Clair Mines
Secondary: Anaconda Tunnel
District: Cripple Creek District
Land ownership: Private
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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
Model Name: Alkaline Au-Te (Au-Ag-Te veins)
Comment (Location): About 1 mi SE of Cripple Creek, in Squaw Gulch near the old mining camp of Anaconda, in the SW/4 sec. 19, T 15 S, R 69 W. Property is within or adjacent to current Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Co. project area.
Reference (Deposit): Koschmann, A. H., 1949, Structural control of the gold deposits of the Cripple Creek district, Teller County, Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 955-B, p. 19-60.
Reference (Deposit): Sunshine Mining Co. Colorado exploration files, unpublished data, Colorado Geological Survey.
Reference (Deposit): OWN: MARY MCKINNEY MINING; AFTER 1929, LE CLAIR CONS. MINES
Reference (Deposit): Lindgren, W., and Ransome, F. L., 1906, Geology and gold deposits of the Cripple Creek district, Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 54, 516 p.
Reference (Deposit): Loughlin, G. F., and Koschmann, A. H., 1935, Geology and ore deposits of the Cripple Creek district, Colorado: Colorado Scientific Society Proceedings, v. 13, no. 6, p. 217-435.
Reference (Deposit): MINE MAP REPO #400213, 400214, 407010 & OTHERS
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