The Bismark Pelican is a lead, zinc, and copper mine located in Clear Creek county, Colorado at an elevation of 9,600 feet.
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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: 9,600 Feet (2,926 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc, Copper
Lat, Long: 39.69917, -105.73000
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Bismark Pelican MRDS details
Primary: Bismark Pelican
County: Clear Creek
District: Silver Plume - Georgetown
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 223, p. 146
Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF. PAPERS 63 AND 223