The South Cresson pit is a gold mine located in Teller county, Colorado.
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Lat, Long: 38.71972, -105.14028
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South Cresson pit MRDS details
Primary: South Cresson pit
Secondary: see also MAS ID# 0081190261, Cresson Mine (new surface mine)
District: Cripple Creek District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Surface
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Alkaline Au-Te (Au-Ag-Te veins)
Comment (Location): About 2-1/4 miles SE of Cripple Creek, and south of the main Cresson pit, on Battle Moutnain, in the NW/4 sec. 29, T 15 S, R 69 W.
Comment (Ownership): Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Co., a joint venture of AngloGold Ashanti (Colorado) Corp. (67%) and Golden Cycle Gold Corp. (33%).
Comment (Production): Production combined with main Cresson Mine.
Comment (Reserve-Resource): Resources combined with main Cresson Mine.
Reference (Deposit): Vardiman, D.M., Roy, E., Thornton, D., Nicholson, D., White, D., and Melker, M., 2006, Geology and exploration developments, Cripple Creek mining district, Colorado, USA: Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Co., Geology Field Guide, 11 p.
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