The San Juan National Forest is a silver mine located in Dolores county, Colorado at an elevation of 9,839 feet.
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Elevation: 9,839 Feet (2,999 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Silver
Lat, Long: 37.6933, -108.01560
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San Juan National Forest MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: San Juan National Forest
Secondary: Buckhorn Tunnel
Land StatusLand ownership: Mixed
Home Office: Colorado
Info Year: 1989
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
PhysiographyGeneral Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
|Comment: CAVED ADIT IN 1989, ABOUT 315,000 CUBIC FT OF DUMP MATERIALS SAMPLE # 415.|
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: US BUREAU OF MINES OPEN FILE REPORT MLA 2-92