The Argo is a mine located in Clear Creek county, Colorado at an elevation of 7,598 feet.
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.
Elevation: 7,598 Feet (2,316 Meters)
Lat, Long: 39.7436, -105.50720
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Argo MRDS details
County: Clear Creek
District: Lamartine Area
Land ownership: Private
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 indicate a claim status and does not necessarily indicate an area is open to prospecting.
Type: Located Claim
Time Period: 1919-26, 1939, 1941
Mined: 343.480 mt
Material type: ore
Time Period: 1887-92
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Polymetallic veins
Comment (Deposit): RADIOACTIVITY MEASURES ABOUT 4 TIMES BACKGROUND. THE 7-1/2 MINUTE USGS MAP FOR THE AREA IS IDAHO SPRINGS.
Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 63, p. 369
Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 319, p. 58
Reference (Deposit): DATA FROM PRR-1627, EXAMINED IN 1952.