Shaffer Hill

The Shaffer Hill is a feldspar, beryllium, and gemstone 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: Shaffer Hill  

State:  Colorado

County:  Clear Creek

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Feldspar, Beryllium, Gemstone

Lat, Long: 39.71889, -105.39806

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Shaffer Hill MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Shaffer Hill


Commodity

Primary: Feldspar
Primary: Beryllium
Primary: Gemstone


Location

State: Colorado
County: Clear Creek


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
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

Name: Gneiss
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Feldspar
Ore: Beryl
Ore: Amazonstone
Ore: Topaz


Comments

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: JACOBSEN RANCH PEGMATITE DIKE. CONCORDANT. ATTITUDE N80E 45S. ZONED; CORE: QTZ, PALE GREEN AMAZON STONE; OUTER ZONES: MICROCLINE, QTZ, TOPAZ, BERYL


References

Reference (Deposit): USBM MINERAL EXAM. FILE, DENVER

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