includes: John L., Frannie, Clarissa, Belman, Forge Hill, Fairmont, Frontenac

The includes: John L., Frannie, Clarissa, Belman, Forge Hill, Fairmont, Frontenac is a gold, silver, lead, copper, and zinc 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: includes: John L., Frannie, Clarissa, Belman, Forge Hill, Fairmont, Frontenac  

State:  Colorado

County:  Clear Creek

Elevation:

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

Lat, Long: 39.77667, -105.52944

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Satelite image of the includes: John L., Frannie, Clarissa, Belman, Forge Hill, Fairmont, Frontenac

includes: John L., Frannie, Clarissa, Belman, Forge Hill, Fairmont, Frontenac MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: includes: John L., Frannie, Clarissa, Belman, Forge Hill, Fairmont, Frontenac
Secondary: John L. and Frannie Group


Commodity

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


Location

State: Colorado
County: Clear Creek
District: Central City


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

Not available


Production

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Deposit

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


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

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Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

Ore: Gold
Ore: Silver
Ore: Copper
Ore: Lead


Comments

Comment (Location): LATITUDE-LONGITUDE digitized from point near middle of the named mines. See pl. 1 of OFR 66-87 and pl. 1 of Bull. 1208.

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


References

Reference (Deposit): Moench and Drake, 1966, Mines and Prospects, Idaho Springs District, Clear Creek and Gilpin Counties, Colorado--Descriptions and Maps: USGS OPEN - FILE REPORT 66-87, fig. 1.

Reference (Deposit): Moench and Drake, 1966, Economic Geology of the Idaho Springs District, Clear Creek and Gilpin Counties, Colorado: USGS BULL. 1208, pl. 1.