Anglo-Saxon Mine

The Anglo-Saxon Mine is a gold and silver 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: Anglo-Saxon Mine  

State:  Colorado

County:  Clear Creek

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 39.72917, -105.68194

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Anglo-Saxon Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Anglo-Saxon Mine
Secondary: Anglo Saxon
Secondary: Anglo-Saxon Extension


Commodity

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


Location

State: Colorado
County: Clear Creek
District: Georgetown-Silver Plume District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Year: 1890
Year: 1889


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past 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

Model Name: Polymetallic veins


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Argentite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Production): $700,000 PRIOR TO 1883, SMALL PRODUCTION IN 1889-1890; INACTIVE IN 1904

Comment (Workings): Anglo-Saxon has 4 levels, crosscuts and shafts; Anglo-Saxon Extension has 7 levels, aggregating 2500 feet.

Comment (Commodity): Small shipments of very rich silver ore, up to several thousand oz. silver per ton, from near the surface.

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: SULPHIDE VEIN STRIKES N 70 E, DIPS NEAR VERTICAL, IN ALTERED GRANITE, PEGMATITE, AND GNEISS.

Comment (Location): On the NW slope of Saxon Mountain, about 1-1/2 miles NE of Georgetown, in SW/4 sec.4, T 4 S, R 74 W. The Anglo-Saxon Extension adjoins it below and to the SW.


References

Reference (Deposit): Sunshine Mining Co. Colorado exploration files, unpublished data, Colorado Geological Survey.

Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF PAPER 223, PG 153

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

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 63, 1908, PG 291

Reference (Deposit): BLM CONNECTING SHEETS