Hidden Treasure Mine

The Hidden Treasure Mine is a 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: Hidden Treasure Mine  

State:  Colorado

County:  Clear Creek

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.75417, -105.70250

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Hidden Treasure Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Hidden Treasure Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Silver


Location

State: Colorado
County: Clear Creek
District: Empire District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past 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

Model Name: Polymetallic veins


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Commodity): largest and finest free gold in Empire district; assays to 0.3 oz/t gold and 42 oz/t silver.

Comment (Geology): Vein strikes ENE, pyritic gold type.

Comment (Location): About 1-1/3 miles S 75 W of Empire on the north slope of Lincoln Mountain. Numerous adits in SW/4 sec.29 and NW/4 sec.32, T3S, R74W.

Comment (Production): Upper adit produced ore of exceptionally high grade, but no record of production was found.

Comment (Workings): Two adits, one 700 feet above the other, on 5 patented claims.


References

Reference (Deposit): Sunshine Mining Co. Colorado exploration files, unpublished data, Colorado Geological Survey.

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

Reference (Deposit): Lovering, T. S., and Goddard, E. N., 1950, Geology and ore deposits of the Front Range, Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223, 319 p.

Reference (Deposit): USGS P.P. 63, PL. 80

Reference (Deposit): BLM CONNECTING SHEETS