The Trout Creek Pass Area is a niobium (columbium), tantalum, ree, and feldspar mine located in Chaffee county, Colorado.
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.
Primary Mineral: Niobium (Columbium), Tantalum, REE, Feldspar
Lat, Long: 38.86667, -106.03333
Active Mining Claims
Claim data is for Mines level premium members.
Trout Creek Pass Area MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Trout Creek Pass Area
CommodityPrimary: Niobium (Columbium)
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
PhysiographyGeneral Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
|Comment: PRODUCTION OF FELDSPAR ONLY|
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: HEINRICH, E. W., 1948, FLUORITE - RARE EARTH MINERAL PEGMATITES OF CHAFFEE AND FREMONT COUNTIES, COLO. AM. MINERALOGIST, V. 33, NO. 1 -