The Silver Nugget, Lions Den is a silver, gold, and lead mine located in La Plata county, Colorado at an elevation of 9,501 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: 9,501 Feet (2,896 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold, Lead
Lat, Long: 37.38333, -108.13333
Silver Nugget, Lions Den MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Silver Nugget, Lions Den
County: La Plata
Land StatusLand ownership: National Forest
Administrative Organization: San Juan N. F.
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
PhysiographyGeneral Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Colorado Plateaus
Physiographic Section: Navajo Section
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic
|Comment: (LAND STATUS AND ADMINISTRATIVE AREA LOCATIONS CALCULATED USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS FOR SAN JUAN N. F.).|
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: USGS PROF. PAPER 219