Little Albert Tunnel No.5

The Little Albert Tunnel No.5 is a mine located in Clear Creek county, Colorado at an elevation of 8,560 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: Little Albert Tunnel No.5  

State:  Colorado

County:  Clear Creek

Elevation: 8,560 Feet (2,609 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 39.7469, -105.56440

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Little Albert Tunnel No.5 MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Little Albert Tunnel No.5


Secondary: Gold
Secondary: Silver
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Lead


State: Colorado
County: Clear Creek
District: Central City

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 definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


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Year: 1891


Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N


General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Reference (Deposit): USGS OFR 66-87, p. 130

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 63, p. 339

Reference (Deposit): OWNER:F&E MINING CO.