Marietta

The Marietta is a silver and gold 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: Marietta  

State:  Colorado

County:  Clear Creek

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 39.6775, -105.78167

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Satelite image of the Marietta

Marietta MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Marietta
Secondary: Mary Etta Group (Gold Belt or Golden Belt tunnel, Hamill tunnel, Mary Etta, Silver Plume tunnel and
Secondary: Silverleaf


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Lead


Location

State: Colorado
County: Clear Creek
District: Argentine District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant:


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Polymetallic veins


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

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Comments

Comment (Commodity): On the basis of sample assays.

Comment (Geology): The Marietta vein strikes NE and dips SE; it is a 6-in. quartz vein in altered granite.

Comment (Location): Adit located on NW side of Ganley Mountain at 11,700 feet elevation, in NE/4 sec. 28, T 4 S, R 75 W, about 3 miles WSW of Silver Plume.

Comment (Names): Marietta lies about 1 mile SSW of the Mary Etta group in the valley of Clear Creek; it is not clear if the Marietta is part of the Mary Etta group.

Comment (Production): Reportedly, 25 tons of ore produced about 1900.


References

Reference (Deposit): Sunshine Mining Co. Colorado exploration files, unpublished data, Colorado Geological Survey.

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