The Clear Creek & Gilpin is a zinc, gold, copper, silver, and lead mine located in Clear Creek county, Colorado.
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Primary Mineral: Zinc, Gold, Copper, Silver, Lead
Lat, Long: 39.765, -105.59139
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Clear Creek & Gilpin MRDS details
Primary: Clear Creek & Gilpin
Secondary: Silver King
County: Clear Creek
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Production): ITEMS 8, 9, 10, 11, & 12: VALUE $187,000 FROM SPECHT
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: SEAMS OF PYRITIC, COMPOSITE, AND GALENA - SPHALERITE TYPES
Reference (Deposit): USGS P.P. 94, 1917, PL. II
Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL. 1231, 1967
Reference (Deposit): USGS OPEN - FILE REPORT 946, 1967