The North Empire District is a gold mine located in Clear Creek county, Colorado.
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Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 39.77889, -105.68306
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North Empire District MRDS details
Primary: North Empire District
Secondary: Empire City
Secondary: Golden Chariot
Secondary: Empire Tunnel
County: Clear Creek
District: Empire District
Record Type: District
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Polymetallic veins
Comment (Geology): PYRITIC-GOLD FISSURE VEINS TRENDING NE, IN PRECAMBRIAN ROCKS ADJACENT TO TERTIARY DIKES.
Comment (Location): 40 MILES WEST OF DENVER; MINES ARE JUST NORTH AND EAST OF EMPIRE IN N/2 SEC. 28, T 3 S, R 74 W. LATITUDE-LONGITUDE VALUES CALCULATED FROM TOWNSHIP, RANGE, SECTION.
Reference (Deposit): BLM CONNECTING SHEETS
Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 6,63
Reference (Deposit): Lovering, T. S., and Goddard, E. N., 1950, Geology and ore deposits of the Front Range, Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223, 319 p.
Reference (Deposit): USGS P.P. 63, 1908, PL. 80