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Emperius Mine (Emperious Mining Company; Del Monte Mining Company; Chance Mining Co; Bachelor Mine; Amethyst Mine; Commodore Mining Company; Last Chance and Pittsburg Mine Co; New York Mine; Creede Mines), Creede District, Mineral Co., Colorado, USA
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Emperius Mine, Creede District, Mineral Co., Colorado, USA
Latitude: 37°53'6"N
Longitude: 106°56'14"W
 
 
REF:Deposit:: EMMONS, W.H., AND LARSEN, E.S. 1923, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE CREEDE DISTRICT, COLORADO: USGS BULL. 718, 198 P.
Deposit:: STEVEN, T.A., AND RATTE, J.C., 1965, GEOLOGY AND STRUCTURAL CONTROL OF ORE DEPOSITION IN THE CREEDE DISTRICT, SAN
Deposit:: MINERALS ENGINEERING 1980 FORM 10-K REPORT, P 3.
Deposit:: BETHKE,BARTON AND BODINE, 1960,TIME SPACE RELATIONSHIPS OF
Deposit:: OWN/OP: EMPERIUS MINING CO. 1960
Deposit:: CROSS,WHITMAN AND LARSON, 1935,A BRIEF REVIEW OF THE GEOLOGY
Commodities (Major) - Zinc, Silver, Lead, Copper; (Minor) - Gold, Cadmium; (Trace) - Antimony, Arsenic
Development Status: Past Producer
Host Rock Unit: Campbell Mtn Mbr Of Bachelor Mtn Rhyolite
Structure: San Juan Volcanic Field; La Garita, Creede, And Bachelor Calderas, Creede Graben; Amethyst Fault Zone
Host Rock: Rhyolite
Tectonic Structure: Central Cordillera (Southern Rocky Mtns)

Mineral List

Anglesite
Baryte
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Chlorargyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Cuprite
Cuprite
var: Chalcotrichite

Galena
Gold
Goslarite
Greenockite
Halotrichite
Hematite
Jarosite
'Limonite'
Pyromorphite
Quartz
var: Amethyst
Rhodochrosite
Silver
Smithsonite
Tennantite
Tetrahedrite
'Wad'


25 entries listed. 20 valid minerals.

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