The Miller Tunnel is a mine located in Clear Creek county, Colorado.
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Lat, Long: 39.73139, -105.59361
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Miller Tunnel MRDS details
Primary: Miller Tunnel
County: Clear Creek
District: Central City
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.
Type: Located Claim
Owner Name: Mr. Loren Rosenbury
Home Office: Ohio
Info Year: 1975
Time Period: 1908, 28, 1933-35, 39, 40
Mined: 157.470 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
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.
Reference (Deposit): USGS Bull 1032b, p. 113
Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 63, p. 334
Reference (Deposit): DATA FROM PRR-1625, EXAMINED IN 1952.