Argo

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.

Mine Info

Name: Argo  

State:  Colorado

County:  Clear Creek

Elevation: 7,598 Feet (2,316 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 39.7436, -105.50720

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Argo MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Argo


Commodity

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


Location

State: Colorado
County: Clear Creek
District: Lamartine Area


Land Status

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.


Holdings

Type: Located Claim


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Year: 1941
Time Period: 1919-26, 1939, 1941
Mined: 343.480 mt
Material type: ore
Year: 1892
Time Period: 1887-92


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: Galena
Ore: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): RADIOACTIVITY MEASURES ABOUT 4 TIMES BACKGROUND. THE 7-1/2 MINUTE USGS MAP FOR THE AREA IS IDAHO SPRINGS.


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 63, p. 369

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 319, p. 58

Reference (Deposit): DATA FROM PRR-1627, EXAMINED IN 1952.