Argentine Claim

The Argentine Claim is a gold mine located in Clear Creek county, Colorado at an elevation of 11,798 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: Argentine Claim  

State:  Colorado

County:  Clear Creek

Elevation: 11,798 Feet (3,596 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.6456, -105.76250

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Argentine Claim MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Argentine Claim
Secondary: Argentine
Secondary: Wilcox, Montezuma


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: Colorado
County: Clear Creek
District: Argentine


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 indicate a claim status and does not necessarily indicate an area is open to prospecting.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


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

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

Comment (Identification): Argentine claim appears to be part of the Waldorf Mine group. (Also see Tobin, Stevens, Commonwealth, and Paymaster)


References

Reference (Deposit): Lovering, T.S., 1935, Geology and ore deposits of the Montezuma Quadrangle, Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 178, 119 p.
Pages: p. 112.

Reference (Deposit): REF: MINE MAP REPO. # 405740, 406665