Bellevue-Rochester

The Bellevue-Rochester is a gold mine located in Clear Creek county, Colorado at an elevation of 8,350 feet.

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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: Bellevue-Rochester  

State:  Colorado

County:  Clear Creek

Elevation: 8,350 Feet (2,545 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.7594, -105.64830

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Bellevue-Rochester MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Bellevue-Rochester
Secondary: Bellvue-Hudson Group
Secondary: Rochester,Annamosa,Gold Val.,
Secondary: Bellevue Mine
Secondary: Rochester Tunnel


Commodity

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


Location

State: Colorado
County: Clear Creek
District: Dumont


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

Type: Patented
Type: Located Claim


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Bellevue Mines Inc.
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Kansas
Info Year: 1975


Production

Year: 1948
Time Period: 1907-48
Mined: 16731.400 mt
Material type: ore
Year: 1891
Time Period: 1890-91
Mined: 86.600 mt
Material type: ore
Year: 1896
Time Period: 1886-1896


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: 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: Sphalerite
Ore: Uraninite
Ore: Galena
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Deposit): INFORMATION SOURCE: DMEA REPORT DOCKET NO. 3197. AT THE TIME REPORT THE MINE WAS CONTROLLED BY SCHAMNER MINING COMPANY OF PITCHBLENDE OCCURENCE IN THE VEIN WAS REPORTED TO HAVE A LEN 10 FEET, AN AVERAGE WIDTH OF 2.8 FEET AND AN AVERAGE ASSAY O U308. INCLUDED IN THE DMEA REPORT WERE LOCATION AND MINING M THE DMEA REPORT CONCLUDED THAT THOUGH SMALL BODIES OF PITCHB ORE MIGHT BE DISCOVERED, PRODUCTION OF ORE WOULD NOT BE SIGN THE LOAN FOR FURTHER EXPLORATION WAS DENIED. INFORMATION FROM PRR-1681. RADIOACTIVITY: 70XBG. ADDITIONAL TION ON GEOLOGY IN BACKUP FILE.


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS OFR 67-109, p. 37