Morning Star

The Morning Star is a gold, silver, lead, zinc, and copper mine located in Clear Creek 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.

Mine Info

Name: Morning Star  

State:  Colorado

County:  Clear Creek

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver, Lead, Zinc, Copper

Lat, Long: 39.75361, -105.54278

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MRDS mine locations are often very general, and in some cases are incorrect. Some mine remains have been covered or removed by modern industrial activity or by development of things like housing. The satellite view offers a quick glimpse as to whether the MRDS location corresponds to visible mine remains.


Satelite image of the Morning Star

Morning Star MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Morning Star
Secondary: Arizona
Secondary: Garden
Secondary: Sun and Moon
Secondary: Minott
Secondary: Jackson
Secondary: Etna
Secondary: Pine Tree
Secondary: St Joseph
Secondary: De Lesseps
Secondary: J Warner
Secondary: Bellman
Secondary: Golden Edge
Secondary: Santa Fe
Secondary: West Santa Fe
Secondary: Allan
Secondary: Max
Secondary: Gem
Secondary: Jones
Secondary: Amy
Secondary: Dexter
Secondary: Freighters Friend
Secondary: Veto
Secondary: Franklin
Secondary: Oro Fino
Secondary: Reilly
Secondary: Ship Ahoy
Secondary: Freeman
Secondary: Alpha
Secondary: Harpoon
Secondary: Tropic
Secondary: Pine Shade
Secondary: Sunny Side
Secondary: Richard
Secondary: Seaton
Secondary: Needham
Secondary: Eclipse
Secondary: Foxhead
Secondary: Casino
Secondary: Tigris
Secondary: Ottawa
Secondary: Esmeralda
Secondary: Treasure Vault
Secondary: Edgardine
Secondary: Galates
Secondary: Silver Age
Secondary: Bell
Secondary: Pine
Secondary: Socmo
Secondary: Fox
Secondary: Golden Rod
Secondary: Big Revenue


Commodity

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


Location

State: Colorado
County: Clear Creek


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Silver
Ore: Gold


Comments

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: FRONT RANGE MINERAL BELT, A NE TRENDING ZONE OF PORPHYRITIC INTRUSIVE ROCK AND HYDROTHERMAL VEINS


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS P P 94, 1917, PL 7

Reference (Deposit): BLM CONNECTING SHEETS

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 1208, 1966

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 6,63