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Silver-seeking in the San Juan mines

Kansas Pacific Railway Company.

Silver-seeking in the San Juan mines

Location of the silver region--How to get there--What you want--Cost of outfit--How to locate your claim. Together with the mining laws of Colorado and acts of Congress relating thereto.

by Kansas Pacific Railway Company.

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Published by Journal of Commerce Printing and Publishing House in Kansas City, Mo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Silver mines and mining -- Colorado.,
  • San Juan Region (Colo.) -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 294, no. 2970.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination66 p.
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15430383M
    LC Control Number87575794

    As of Dec. , the San Juan-underground, Navajo, McKinley, and Lee Ranch mines are operating. All of these mines are in the San Juan Basin in the northwestern part of the state (Figures 1 and 2). La Plata and the surface operation of San Juan are no longer active and are in reclamation. In the southwest part of Colorado in San Miguel County, gold is a significant byproduct of several copper, lead, and silver mines. The Telluride District in the far southeastern part of the county, numerous mines have contributed to a total output of over 3 million ounces of gold. Although overall output was much less, several small placers can.

      The collapse of the San José Mine on Aug. 5, , became international news, as 33 men were trapped underground for 69 days, battling starvation and hopelessness as .   The spill on Wednesday sent heavy metals, arsenic and other contaminants into a waterway that flows into the San Juan National Forest. Estimates of .

    Abandoned mining cabin in the San Juan Mountains above Silverton, Colorado Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. San Juan County, CO Gold mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. US-Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in San Juan County, CO.


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Silver-seeking in the San Juan mines by Kansas Pacific Railway Company. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Silver-Seeking in the San Juan Mines is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres.

As a publisher we focus on the preservation of historical literature. Silver-seeking in the San Juan mines: location of the silver region, how to get there, what you want and cost of outfit, how to locate your claim ; together with the mining laws of Colorado and Acts of Congress relating thereto.

Rio Grande Silver, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hecla, owns the San Juan Silver project located in a square-mile land package in one of Colorado’s most prolific silver producing districts.

It consists of the historic producing Bulldog silver mine, currently in pre-development to reactivate operations, which was closed in the mids due to prevailing Continue reading San Juan.

Silver-seeking in the San Juan Silver-seeking in the San Juan mines book location of the silver region, how to get there, what you want, cost of outfit, how to locate your claim: together with the mining laws of Colorado and acts of Congress relating thereto.

Colorado's San Juan Mountains are home to some of the most historic, and notorious, gold and silver mining towns in the West: Ouray, Silverton, Telluride, and Creede.

For five centuries, the San Juans were the summer home to the Ute Indians.4/5(3). San Juan Gold Letters and Life of Eben Olcott--mining engineer By Duane A.

Smith It is especially exciting when newly discovered material is made available on the Old West; but the well-written letters of Eben Olcott also reveal a very different side of the rough and rowdy mining frontier that dominated Colorado in the s.

San Juan Gold illuminates the details of daily life during that age. It is located in the Eureka mining district with the San Juan Mountains of the San Juan County.

In addition to silver, the mine also produced copper, zinc, lead and cadmium ore. Mining in Colorado Today Today most of the gold mines in the San Juan Mountains closed down, although they left behind some rich historical mining towns. San Juan County, Colorado Mines. About the MRDS Mines Database: 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.

Historic Mining Resources of San Juan County, Colorado Form contextualizes the prominent and long-lived local mining industry between and in the eight principal mining districts historically active in the county: Las Animas, Eureka, Mineral Point, Poughkeepsie, Cement Creek, Mineral Creek, Ice Lake, and Bear Creek.

The Tenth Annual Mining History Association Conference was held in Ouray, Colorado, JuneOuray (pronounced Your-ray) is in the heart of the San Juan Mountains, a mineral-rich part of Colorado’s Rocky Mountain Mining Country.

Mines cling to the sides of 14,+ feet high peaks. An aura of mystery and timelessness surrounds the San Juan Mountains. Indeed, some sections of the Old Spanish Trail through the San Juan are still marked by trees blazed by early Spanish explorers and travelers.

Old Spanish prospect pits, arrastres (a place where ore is reduced to obtain gold), and tunnels can be found throughout the San Juan. In the period followinggold mining was centered primarily in the established centers of San Miguel, San Juan, and Ouray Counties.

In the five years from togold production of these counties alone approximated $20 million, or one-sixth of the entire State's output for those years. The chief supplies of fresh water occurring in the San Juan Island map-area are found in the large and elevated lakes on Orcas, Blakeley, and San Juan Islands.

On Orcas Island, Mountain Lake with an elevation of feet, and Cascade Lake with an elevation of feet, are capable of supplying a moderately large quantity of water at all seasons. The San Juan Mountains have been called one of the four great mining areas of Colorado, in a state known for its mining heritage.

This is not only the story of the mines but also of the men and women who worked and lived in these rugged mountains. Books with Buzz Discover the latest buzz-worthy books, from mysteries and romance to humor and Reviews: 7.

Silverton, Colorado, a former silver mining camp, is nestled high in the San Juan Mountains at an elevation of 9, feet. Long before European settlers came, the Ute Indians lived and hunted in the area, ranging from eastern Utah, northern New Mexico and all of Colorado.

While the Spanish were exploring eastern Colorado, they mostly ignored the western part of the state because the Ute were.

Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico - History: The following discussion focuses on Puerto Rican history from the time of European settlement.

For treatment of the island in its regional context, see Latin America, history of, and West Indies, history of. The first inhabitants of Puerto Rico were hunter-gatherers who reached the island more than 1, years before the arrival of the Spanish. Lies, Legends & Lore of the San Juans (and a few true tales) Roger Henn, Ouray Colorado native, relates tales of early miners, lost gold mines, life in the tiny San Juan mountain towns, boyhood adventures, and other delightful and informative lore about past times in the San Juan Mountains of.

San Juan County, CO Silver mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. US-Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in San Juan County, CO. On Oct. 13,all 33 of those Chilean miners trapped for 69 days inside the San Jose Mine were raised to the surface of the earth — resurrected — through a newly drilled escape tunnel into.

The Eureka district is in northeastern San Juan County, at the head of the Animas River drainage basin, and includes mines in the Animas Forks, Cement Creek, and Mineral Creek areas. Silver, gold, lead, and zinc ores worth a total of $50 million have been mined from this district, chiefly from the Sunnyside and Gold King mines (W.

Burbank. The San Juan River is a major tributary of the Colorado River in the Southwestern United States, providing the chief drainage for the Four Corners region of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and ating as snowmelt in the San Juan Mountains (part of the Rocky Mountains) of Colorado, it flows miles ( km) through the deserts of northern New Mexico and southeastern Utah to join .abbott, william h san juan silver mining la plata m abbott, jacob j jr lake city mining & smelting hinsdale m abbott, james w lake city mining & smelting hinsdale m abeel, jacob h mammoth gulch placer mining gilpin m aberto, antonio bonanza san juan m abodie, e r coupon placer clear creek m San Juan mine production.

The mine has produced million ounces of gold in its 35 years of existence. InSan Juan achieved a record production of 17, ounces of gold. Production reacoz oz of Au in and respectively. Century Mining has set a production target of 18,oz to 20,oz of Au for