Polar Star

The Polar Star is a silver, gold, copper, lead, zinc, and uranium 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: Polar Star  

State:  Colorado

County:  Clear Creek

Elevation:

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

Lat, Long: 39.78861, -105.58222

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Satelite image of the Polar Star

Polar Star MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Polar Star
Secondary: Yellow Jacket
Secondary: Seven Forty
Secondary: Gold Quartz
Secondary: Ingham
Secondary: Mahony
Secondary: Treasury
Secondary: Blazing Star
Secondary: Almaden
Secondary: Standard
Secondary: Galconda
Secondary: Lyons


Commodity

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


Location

State: Colorado
County: Clear Creek
District: Fall River


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

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Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: VEINS OF PYRITIC, COMPOSITE, AND GALENA - SPHALERITE TYPES. SMALL SIZE ORE BODIES


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL. 1231, 1967

Reference (Deposit): USGS OPEN - FILE REPORT 946, 1967