Rio Grande Lead - Zinc Mine

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.

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: Rio Grande Lead - Zinc Mine  

State:  Colorado

County:  Clear Creek

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

Site Name

Primary: Rio Grande Lead - Zinc Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Primary: Copper


Location

State: Colorado
County: Clear Creek
District: Griffith


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

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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

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


Mineral Deposit Model

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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: Sphalerite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Galena


Comments

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References

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