Silver Cord Mine

The Silver Cord Mine is a silver and copper mine located in Summit county, Colorado at an elevation of 12,726 feet.

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: Silver Cord Mine  

State:  Colorado

County:  Summit

Elevation: 12,726 Feet (3,879 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Copper

Lat, Long: 39.56833, -105.83417

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Silver Cord Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Silver Cord Mine
Secondary: Rainbow


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Copper


Location

State: Colorado
County: Summit
District: Montezuma - Geneva Creek


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Year: 1902
Time Period: 1888, 1902
Mined: 19.680 mt
Material type: ore


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

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena


Comments

Comment (Location): ADIT IN CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, DEPOSIT IN SUMMIT. ON THE EAST SLOPE OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE, ON THE WEST SIDE OF WEST GENEVA CREEK.

Comment (Workings): ADIT


References

Reference (Deposit): LOVERING, T.S., 1935, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE MONTEZUMA QUADRANGLE, COLORADO: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROFESSIONAL PAPER 178, 119 P. p. 106

Reference (Deposit): PATTON, H.B., 1909, THE MONTEZUMA MINING DISTRICT OF SUMMIT COUNTY, COLORADO: COLORADO GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, FIRST REPORT, 1908, P. 105-144.

Reference (Deposit): NEUERBERG, G.J., BOTINELLY, THEODORE, AND ANALYSTS, 1977, SELECTED GEOCHEMICAL AND PETROGRAPHIC DATA FOR CHARACTERIZING THE MINERALIZED ROCKS OF THE MONTEZUMA MINING DISTRICT, CENTRAL COLORADO: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OPEN FILE REPORT 77-425.

Reference (Deposit): WILSON, ANNA B., AND LAROCK, EDWARD J., 1991, ASCII DATABASE FOR PRINCIPAL LODE MINES AND MINERALIZED AREAS IN SOUTHERN SUMMIT COUNTY, COLORADO, U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OPEN-FILE REPORT 91-0027A AND B, 22 P. AND ONE DISKETTE.

Reference (Deposit): WILSON, ANNA B., AND LAROCK, EDWARD J., IN PRESS, MINERALIZED AREAS AND PRINCIPAL LODE MINES IN SOUTHERN SUMMIT COUNTY, COLORADO, U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES MAP MF-2163, SCALE 1:50,000.