Wellington

The Wellington is a mine located in Summit county, Colorado at an elevation of 9,882 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: Wellington  

State:  Colorado

County:  Summit

Elevation: 9,882 Feet (3,012 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 39.48389, -106.01333

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Satelite image of the Wellington

Wellington MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Wellington


Commodity

Tertiary: Iron
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Silica
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver


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: Located Claim
Type: Federal Lease
Type: Patented


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Wellington Mines Co.
Home Office: Colorado
Info Year: 1974


Production

Year: 1909
Material type: concentrates
Year: 1909
Material type: ore
Year: 1909
Material type: ore


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1887
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Unknown: Biotite
Unknown: Galena
Unknown: Pyrite
Unknown: Siderite
Unknown: Sphalerite
Unknown: Barite


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): COLO DIV OF MINES A SUMMARY OF MINERAL ACTIVITIES IN COLO

Reference (Deposit): MESA MET-NONMET MINE FILE REF OWNER-OP- I AM ENTERPRISES

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 75, p. 131