The Senator Tunnel is a lead and silver mine located in Clear Creek county, Colorado at an elevation of 9,199 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: 9,199 Feet (2,804 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver
Lat, Long: 39.75389, -105.61750
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Senator Tunnel MRDS details
Primary: Senator Tunnel
County: Clear Creek
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.
Time Period: 1891-1893
Mined: 6.880 mt
Material type: ore
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
Reference (Deposit): OWNR:CAPITAL MOUNTAIN MINING CO.
Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 94