Central City - Idaho Springs and contiguous districts

The Central City - Idaho Springs and contiguous districts is a 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: Central City - Idaho Springs and contiguous districts  

State:  Colorado

County:  Clear Creek

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.742, -105.55000

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Central City - Idaho Springs and contiguous districts MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Central City - Idaho Springs and contiguous districts


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Colorado
County: Clear Creek


Land Status

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Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

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Production

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Deposit

Record Type: District
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant:


Physiography

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Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Polymetallic veins


Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

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References

Reference (Deposit): Moench and Drake, 1966, Economic geology of the Idaho Springs District, Clear Creek and Gilpin Counties, Colorado: USGS BULL. 1208, pl. 1, p. 7-13.

Reference (Deposit): WILSON, ANNA B., AND LAROCK, EDWARD J., IN PRESS, MINERALIZED AREAS AND PRINCIPAL LODE MINES IN SOUTHERN SUMMIT COUNTY, COLORADO, U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES MAP MF-2163, SCALE 1:50,000.

Reference (Deposit): Moench and Drake, 1966, Mines and prospects, Idaho Springs district, Clear Creek and Gilpin Counties, Colorado; descriptions and maps: USGS OFR 66-87.