Mary Murphy Mine

The Mary Murphy Mine is a zinc, silver, gold, and lead mine located in Chaffee county, Colorado at an elevation of 12,001 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: Mary Murphy Mine  

State:  Colorado

County:  Chaffee

Elevation: 12,001 Feet (3,658 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Zinc, Silver, Gold, Lead

Lat, Long: 38.6644, -106.34580

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Satelite image of the Mary Murphy Mine

Mary Murphy Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Mary Murphy Mine


Commodity

Primary: Zinc
Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold
Primary: Lead
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Manganese


Location

State: Colorado
County: Chaffee


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Type: Other


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1949
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

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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): MINE MAP REPO # 407576