Unknown

The Unknown is a zinc and lead 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: Unknown  

State:  Colorado

County:  Clear Creek

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Zinc, Lead

Lat, Long: 39.78127, -105.55596

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Site Name

Primary: Unknown


Commodity

Primary: Zinc
Primary: Lead


Location

State: Colorado
County: Clear Creek
District: Montana


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

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


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: Galena
Ore: Sphalerite


Comments

Comment (Reserve-Resource): LEAD-SILVER AREA OF DISTRICT CONTAIN UP TO 30 PERCENT LEAD AND 20 PERCENT ZINC AND MAY CARRY 50-1000 OZ SILVER TO TON

Comment (Production): CLEAR CR. CO. 1869-1961. 101, 965.15 T. LEAD, 19, 887.01 T. ZINC.

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: TWO TYPES DEPOSITS: LEAD-SILVER VEINS AND PYRITIC GOLD VEINS.


References

Reference (Deposit): SHARPS, 1963, COLO. SCH. MINES MIN. IND. BULL., V. 6, NO.