Miller Tunnel

The Miller Tunnel is a mine located in Clear Creek county, Colorado.

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: Miller Tunnel  

State:  Colorado

County:  Clear Creek

Elevation:

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 39.73139, -105.59361

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Miller Tunnel MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Miller Tunnel


Commodity

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


Location

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.


Holdings

Type: Located Claim


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Mr. Loren Rosenbury
Home Office: Ohio
Info Year: 1975


Production

Year: 1940
Time Period: 1908, 28, 1933-35, 39, 40
Mined: 157.470 mt
Material type: ore


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

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Sphalerite
Unknown: Torbernite
Unknown: Limonite
Unknown: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Deposit): RADIOACTIVITY IS 3-4 X BACKGROUND. ASSAY VALUES .001-.014 % U. THE 7-1/2 MINUTE USGS MAP FOR THE AREA IS IDAHO SPRINGS.


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS Bull 1032b, p. 113

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 63, p. 334

Reference (Deposit): DATA FROM PRR-1625, EXAMINED IN 1952.