Sunburst - Sceptre Group

The Sunburst - Sceptre Group is a lead, zinc, and copper mine located in Clear Creek county, Colorado at an elevation of 11,801 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: Sunburst - Sceptre Group  

State:  Colorado

County:  Clear Creek

Elevation: 11,801 Feet (3,597 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc, Copper

Lat, Long: 39.72167, -105.72556

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Satelite image of the Sunburst - Sceptre Group

Sunburst - Sceptre Group MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Sunburst - Sceptre Group


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Primary: Copper


Location

State: Colorado
County: Clear Creek
District: Silver Plume - Georgetown


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Polymetallic veins


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Siderite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 63, p. 301

Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF. PAPER 223