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.
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 39.75417, -105.70250
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Hidden Treasure Mine MRDS details
Primary: Hidden Treasure Mine
County: Clear Creek
District: Empire 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
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.
Reference (Deposit): Sunshine Mining Co. Colorado exploration files, unpublished data, Colorado Geological Survey.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