Great American

The Great American is a gold, silver, lead, zinc, and copper mine located in Clear Creek county, Colorado.

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: Great American  

State:  Colorado

County:  Clear Creek

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver, Lead, Zinc, Copper

Lat, Long: 39.75222, -105.53389

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Great American MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Great American
Secondary: Protection
Secondary: Bryan
Secondary: Providence
Secondary: Edgar
Secondary: Happy Easter
Secondary: Nonpareil
Secondary: Comstock
Secondary: Us
Secondary: Little Ella
Secondary: Gertrude
Secondary: Hyland
Secondary: Borealis
Secondary: Olive
Secondary: Essex
Secondary: East Hukill
Secondary: Quartermaster
Secondary: Aurum
Secondary: Ward
Secondary: Clear Creek
Secondary: Waltham
Secondary: Big Five
Secondary: Mcmickle
Secondary: Colo Sch Mines Exp Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Primary: Copper


Location

State: Colorado
County: Clear Creek
District: Idaho Spgs


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


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

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold
Ore: Silver


Comments

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: FRONT RANGE MINERAL BELT, A NE TRENDING ZONE OF PORPHYRITIC INTRUSIVE ROCK AND HYDROTHERMAL VEINS


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 1208, 1966

Reference (Deposit): USGS OPEN FILE REPORT 835, 1966

Reference (Deposit): USGS P P 94, 1917, PL 7

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 6,63