The Rio Grande Lead - Zinc Mine is a lead, zinc, and copper mine located in Clear Creek county, Colorado at an elevation of 9,501 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 9,501 Feet (2,896 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc, Copper
Lat, Long: 39.7, -105.70833
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Rio Grande Lead - Zinc Mine MRDS details
Primary: Rio Grande Lead - Zinc Mine
County: Clear Creek
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic