The Forest-Payroll Tunnel is a silver mine located in Dolores county, Colorado at an elevation of 10,200 feet.
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Elevation: 10,200 Feet (3,109 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Silver
Lat, Long: 37.6964, -108.00890
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Forest-Payroll Tunnel MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Forest-Payroll Tunnel
Secondary: San Juan National Forest
Land StatusLand ownership: National Forest
Info Year: 1989
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
PhysiographyGeneral Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
|Comment: ALSO KNOWN AS FOREST-PAYROLL GROUP TWO CAVED AND ONE LOCKED ADITS IN 1989, THE THREE DUMPS CONTAIN ABOUT 164,000 CUBIC FEET OF MATERIAL, SAMPLE #409- 411|
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: US BUREAU OF MINES OPEN FILE REPORT MLA 2-92