The Cripple Creek Gold Hill Tunnel is a gold mine located in Teller county, Colorado at an elevation of 9,800 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.
Elevation: 9,800 Feet (2,987 Meters)
Lat, Long: 38.7406, -106.65780
Map: View on Google Maps
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.
Cripple Creek Gold Hill Tunnel MRDS details
Primary: Cripple Creek Gold Hill Tunnel
Land ownership: Private
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.
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
Comment (Location): COULD NOT LOCATE MINE ON USGS 7.5 MIN CRIPPLE CREEK SO TOPO SHEET, 1951, REVISED 1975: NO MINES WERE LOCATED IN SEC 24. GOLD HILL IS LOCATED IN SEC 19; ALSO MILS LONGITUDE IS INCORRECT A LONGITUDE CAN NOT HAVE MINUTES OF "99" THEY MUST 60 OR LOWER AND CAN NOT BE NEGATIVE. ACTUAL LANGITUDE IS UNKNOWN:
Reference (Deposit): MINE MAP REPO # 400530,403810 & OTHERS
Reference (Deposit): OWN: ETHEL LOUISE G.M. CO. 1924
Colorado Mining Photos
Check out this collection of Colorado's best historic mining photos: Incredible Photos of Colorado Mining Scenes.