Ute Creek area

The Ute Creek area is a silver and gold 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: Ute Creek area  

State:  Colorado

County:  Clear Creek

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 39.71929, -105.61802

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Ute Creek area MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Ute Creek area
Secondary: Seventy-six shaft
Secondary: Fog Storm shaft
Secondary: Argentite shaft
Secondary: Henry Wilson shaft
Secondary: Bald Eagle shaft
Secondary: Wallace tunnel
Secondary: Argosy shaft
Secondary: Argo tunnel and shaft
Secondary: French Girl tunnel
Secondary: Gold and Silver Coin shaft
Secondary: Quida tunnel and shaft
Secondary: Sappho tunnel
Secondary: Kearsarge tunnel
Secondary: Emma Jane tunnel and shaft
Secondary: Alexander tunnel
Secondary: Dixie tunnel and shaft
Secondary: Katie Emmett, upper tunnel
Secondary: Evergreen tunnel
Secondary: S shaft
Secondary: Tyone tunnel
Secondary: Charter Oak shaft
Secondary: American Boy shaft
Secondary: Humboldt tunnel, shaft, 4th level tunnel
Secondary: Mary Foster shaft
Secondary: Brunswick tunnel
Secondary: Exchange pits
Secondary: Mohawk tunnel


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold


Location

State: Colorado
County: Clear Creek
District: Central City


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: Silver
Ore: Gold


Comments

Comment (Names): includes at least 27 sites already in oldMAS including (all sites begin 008019) 1331, 0629, 0187, 1520, 0150, 0149, 0148, 0649, 1169, 1311, 0868, 0583, 0103, 0517, 0010, 0613, 1298, 1489, 0011, 0117, 0796, 1022, 0323, 1075, 0771, 0700, 0860. Plus MRDS D002529, unnumbered Exchange pits and Argentite shaft.

Comment (Location): Area record located near the middle of the 27-some mines included in the record.

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: GALENA SPHALERITE TYPE VEINS


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS P P 63, 1908, PL 17 AND TEXT

Reference (Deposit): USGS P P 319, 1959, PL2 AND TEXT

Reference (Deposit): BLM CONNECTING SHEETS

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 11,69