The Stevens Mine is a silver, lead, and gold mine located in Clear Creek county, Colorado.
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Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead, Gold
Lat, Long: 39.65444, -105.78139
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Stevens Mine MRDS details
Primary: Stevens Mine
County: Clear Creek
District: Argentine District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Polymetallic veins
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Proterozoic
Comment (Workings): Workings include at least 2 haulage adits, plus numerous crosscuts raises, shafts, and drifts on 15 levels.
Comment (Geology): The Stevens is a fissure vein that strikes north to NW and dips to the east; several parallel veins and a crosscutting vein are also present.
Comment (Location): Adit in Stevens Gulch on the west side of McClellan Mountain, in the SE/4 sec. 33, T 4 S, R 75 W, about 4 miles SW of Silver Plume.
Comment (Production): Incomplete production records show that between 1870 and 1911, the mine produced at least 4,800,000 lb of lead, more than 100,000 oz silver, and 250 oz gold. More recently, a company produced gold-bearing pyrite for samples of gold ore.
Comment (Reserve-Resource): Old reports that may be outdated describe stope fill and dump resources.
Reference (Deposit): REF: MMR #405808
Reference (Deposit): Sunshine Mining Co. Colorado exploration files, unpublished data, Colorado Geological Survey.
Reference (Deposit): BLM CONNECTING SHEETS
Reference (Deposit): Lovering, T. S., 1935, Geology and ore deposits of the Montezuma quadrangle, Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 178, 119 p.
Reference (Deposit): USBM MINERAL EXAM. FILE, DENVER
Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 6,63