New Era Mine

The New Era Mine is a gold, silver, lead, and zinc mine located in Clear Creek county, Colorado at an elevation of 9,183 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.

Mine Info

Name: New Era Mine  

State:  Colorado

County:  Clear Creek

Elevation: 9,183 Feet (2,799 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver, Lead, Zinc

Lat, Long: 39.74611, -105.59556

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New Era Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: New Era Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Secondary: Copper


Location

State: Colorado
County: Clear Creek
District: Central City


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Year: 1949
Time Period: 1908-49
Mined: 36181.160 mt
Material type: ore


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Polymetallic veins


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Gneiss
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Pyrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 63

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL. 1032 - B, PAGES 114 - 117 , PLATES 2 , 5 , AND 10