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  • Creede Colorado Mine Tours Mining History Association

    The small mining town of Creede is located in scenic southwestern Colorado, just north of the Rio Grande River and east of the San Juan Mountains. Creede owes its existence to mining. It was established in 1892 after prospectors discovered spectacular silver deposits in the area.

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  • Silver mining in Colorado

    Creede district The Creede district in Mineral County was discovered in 1887, but did not become a significant silver producer until 1891. The ore occurs as veins along north south trending faults, and as replacement bodies in the Creede Formation , a Tertiary ash flow tuff .

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  • 12 Best Things to Do in Creede, Colorado

    Jun 15, 20190183;32;The Bachelor Loop Historic Tour is a 17 mile self drive through the historic mining district above Creede, which explores old mining locations and abandoned ghost towns dating back to the late 1800s. The scenic drive has several routes which can be enjoyed in both a car and on a bike.

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  • Environment of ore deposition in the Creede mining

    Environment of ore deposition in the Creede mining district, San Juan Mountains, Colorado; Part III, Progress toward interpretation of the chemistry of the ore forming fluid for the OH Vein

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  • Historic Mining Districts

    Historic Mining Districts. Colorados historic mining districts tell the tale of a state rich in precious minerals. From silver and gold to globally ranked quantities of industrial minerals and coal, Colorado has a bit of everything.

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  • Bachelor Loop Creede

    The Bachelor Loop Historic Tour is a 17 mile drive, on your own, through the historic mining district above Creede. The tour takes you across mine locations from the 1890s and abandoned ghost towns that once rivaled Creede in size. The road weaves its way up through the canyon north of Creede climbing under the ragged cliff sides.

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  • Commodore Mine, Amethyst vein, Creede Mining District

    Commodore Mine, Amethyst vein, Creede Mining District, Mineral Co., Colorado, USA Sphalerites are classics from the old Creede locality, but during exploration of the 5 level in the old Commodore Mine in 2002/2003, a small find was made of sphalerites, chalcopyrites and galenas in association with small, pretty amethyst crystals

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  • Historic Mining Districts

    Historic Mining Districts. Colorados historic mining districts tell the tale of a state rich in precious minerals. From silver and gold to globally ranked quantities of industrial minerals and coal, Colorado has a bit of everything.

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  • Silver Mining History of Creede, Colorado

    Creede has a long and interesting mining history. As a mining district it was famous in the mining world because of its amazing quality and great variety of minerals. The first mineral discovery in Creed was in 1869 when silver was discovered at the Alpha Mine by H. M. Bennet and J. C. MacKenzie.

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  • Commodore Mine, Colorado Minerals The Collector's Edge

    The Creede Mining district is situated near 10,000 feet in the San Juan Mountains of Southwest Colorado and is considered a classic example of an epithermal Pb Zn Ag Au system, with over 100 known veins exploited by dozens of mines. While mining activity is currently dormant, from 1891 through 1985 Creede produced 85.7

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  • Colorado Mining Tours

    Jun 07, 20090183;32;This field trip was composed of four parts the Creede Mining District including part of the Bachelor Loop (additional photos have been added to cover the entire Loop); the Wagon Wheel Gap Mining District; the Sunnyside mining area and a drive through the Creede Caldera; and the Lake City Mining District.

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  • Commodore Mine District coloradopreservation

    The district has stood as a regional icon and one of Colorados most scenic and photographed mining sites. Since its 2006 listing, a group of dedicated citizens formed the Creede Minding Heritage, Inc. with a mission to preserve historic mining sites in the Creede area. This group is now working to control the erosion, runoff, and possible

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  • Creede Mining District and Vicinity USGS

    Bethke, 1983, The Creede mining district, Colorado as a target for drilling into the roots of a hydrothermal system [abs.]. Bethke, 1984, Proposed scientific drilling program, Creede mining district

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  • Creede Mineral County Chamber of Commerce Historic

    Creede is best known as a historic mining town but its fishing and ATVing that keeps vacationers coming back Stop at the Creede Mineral County Chamber of Commerce for trail maps and fishing tips.

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  • GEOLOGY, VEIN PETROGRAPHY AND MINERAL CHEMISTRY

    The Oligocene Creede mining district represents one of the most prolific intermediate sulfidation state epithermal silver and base metal mining districts worldwide. The district is located in the Central San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado. Since 1889, the mining at

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  • RECENT MINING DEVELOPMENTS IN THE CREEDE

    RECENT MINING DEVELOPMENTS IN THE CREEDE DISTRICT, COLORADO By ESPEK S. LAKSEN ABSTRACT The Creede district has produced over $43,000,000 worth of metal, mostly silver. By far the greater part of this output came from the great Amethyst vein, which lies along a major fault. Nearly all of the ore was mined from

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  • Commodore Mine, Colorado Minerals Page 2 The Collector

    The Creede Mining district is situated near 10,000 feet in the San Juan Mountains of Southwest Colorado and is considered a classic example of an epithermal Pb Zn Ag Au system, with over 100 known veins exploited by dozens of mines. While mining activity is currently dormant, from 1891 through 1985 Creede produced 85.7

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  • Location Creede Rock amp; Mineral Show

    The Creede Rock and Mineral Show is located in Creede, Colorado. Dealers and Vendors set up booths and displays in the Underground Mining Museum / Community Center. About Creede and the Area One of the world's largest volcanic calderas created unusually rich ore deposits that eventually gave birth to the Creede mining district.

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  • Minerals of Creede, Colorado

    Mineral specimen is from the Monkeymeyer mine, Creede mining district, Colorado. Petrified wood found in the Monkeymeyer sandstone unit of the Creede formation contained sufficient silver mineralization to be ore. Mr.

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  • Holy Moses Mineral Property Gold Rush Expeditions, Inc.

    80 acre lode mining claim for sale. Located in the Creede Mining District in Mineral County, Colorado. Gold and Silver Min

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  • History Creede Community Center

    Creede, as it is today, evolved from a history rich in mining and scenic surroundings. Silver was discovered here in 1889. Mining was the area's main industry through the years until 1985, when the Homestake Mining Company closed down the Bulldog Mine.

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  • Bachelor Mine Near Creede, Colorado The Diggings

    The Bachelor Mine is near Creede, Colorado. Historically the site has been associated with the Creed Mining District which is now part of the Rio Grande National Forest. The site was first discovered in 1884 by J. C. Mackenzie, H. M. Bennett, J. A. Wilson. The Bachelor Mine was closed at the time of data entry with no known plans to re open.

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  • Silver Mining History of Creede, Colorado

    Creede has a long and interesting mining history. As a mining district it was famous in the mining world because of its amazing quality and great variety of minerals. The first mineral discovery in Creed was in 1869 when silver was discovered at the Alpha Mine by H. M. Bennet and J. C. MacKenzie.

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  • Creede Colorado Wheeler Geologic Area Colorado

    Creede Mineral County Chamber of Commerce Historic Mining District Creede is best known as a historic mining town but its fishing and ATVing that keeps vacationers coming back Stop at the Creede Mineral County Chamber of Commerce for trail maps and fishing tips.

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  • Creede, Colorado log home for sale

    Creede is a tiny town with a charming old west business district tucked into the mouth of a high mountain canyon, site of a major 1890s silver strike. A high quality grocery, sporting goods stores, gift shops, galleries, eateries and a repertory theatre line Creede's 6 block quot;downtown.quot; Hardware and grocery stores and other services are prominent.

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  • Creede, Colorado log home for sale

    Creede is a tiny town with a charming old west business district tucked into the mouth of a high mountain canyon, site of a major 1890s silver strike. A high quality grocery, sporting goods stores, gift shops, galleries, eateries and a repertory theatre line Creede's 6 block quot;downtown.quot; Hardware and grocery stores and other services are prominent.

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  • Ancient Lake Creede its volcano tectonic setting

    Sulfur, carbon, and oxygen isotope geochemistry of pyrite and calcite from veins and sediments sampled by borehole CCM 2, Creede caldera, Colorado / Robert P. Ilchik and Douglas Rumble III; Evolution of the Creede caldera and its relation to mineralization in the Creede mining district, Colorado / Paul B. Barton, Robert O. Rye, and Philip M

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  • RECENT MINING DEVELOPMENTS IN THE CREEDE

    RECENT MINING DEVELOPMENTS IN THE CREEDE DISTRICT, COLORADO By ESPEK S. LAKSEN ABSTRACT The Creede district has produced over $43,000,000 worth of metal, mostly silver. By far the greater part of this output came from the great Amethyst vein, which lies along a major fault. Nearly all of the ore was mined from

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  • Creede, Creede Mining District, Mineral Co., Colorado, USA

    Creede, Creede Mining District, Mineral Co., Colorado, USA A populated place and mining center. SUPPORT US. If mindat is important to you, click here to donate to our Fall 2019 fundraiser

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  • Kreutzer Sonata Mine Near Creede, Colorado The Diggings

    The Kreutzer Sonata Mine is near Creede, Colorado. Historically the site has been associated with the Creed Mining District which is now part of the Rio Grande National Forest. The Kreutzer Sonata Mine was closed at the time of data entry with no known plans to re open. Production size when active was considered to be small.

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  • Creede Mining District, Mineral Co., Colorado, USA

    Creede Mining District, Mineral Co., Colorado, USA Silver mining camp that came into prominence in 1889. SUPPORT US . If mindat is important to you, click here to donate to our Fall 2019 fundraiser

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  • Commodore Mine District coloradopreservation

    The district has stood as a regional icon and one of Colorados most scenic and photographed mining sites. Since its 2006 listing, a group of dedicated citizens formed the Creede Minding Heritage, Inc. with a mission to preserve historic mining sites in the Creede area. This group is now working to control the erosion, runoff, and possible

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  • Denver Tunnel Near Creede, Colorado The Diggings

    The Denver Tunnel is near Creede, Colorado. Historically the site has been associated with the Royal Arch Spar City Mining District which is now part of the Rio Grande National Forest. The Denver Tunnel is a underground mining operation. The ore mined is composed of sphalerite with waste material consisting primarily of barite.

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  • PRE ORE POTASSIUM METASOMATISM, CREEDE MINING DISTRICT

    Rhyolitic welded tuff wallrocks of the epithermal base and precious metal veins of the Creede district were pervasively altered by the addition of more than two billion metric tons of potassium some 1. 5 2 million years before mineralization. Sodium, calcium and magnesium were strongly depleted, yielding a nearly binary quartz plus potassium feldspar assemblage containing as much as 13 weight

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  • Evolution of the Creede Caldera and its relation to

    Evolution of the Creede Caldera and its relation to mineralization in the Creede mining district, Colorado At 25.1 Ma an unseen pluton intruded beneath the northen part of the Creede district and created a convecting olume that drew in brine from the Creede caldera fill, meteotic water from highlands to the north, and possibly a fluid

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  • Minerals of Creede, Colorado Mines Geology Museum

    Minerals of Creede, Colorado showcases the Geology Museum's collections of specimens from the Creede District, one of Colorado's most distinctive mining districts. To see the full collection, visit Minerals of Creede, Colorado, in Mines Geology Museum's digital Mineral Specimens community, Digital Collections of Colorado.

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  • Midwest Mine Near Creede, Colorado The Diggings

    The Midwest Mine is near Creede, Colorado. Historically the site has been associated with the Creed Mining District which is now part of the Rio Grande National Forest. The Midwest Mine is a underground mining operation. The ore body extends 2.74 meters (8.99 feet) in width.

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  • Bachelor Historic Loop Creede Colorado Mine Tours

    The seventeen mile, Bachelor Historic Loop takes high into the hills above town, past Creedes former mining district. Scattered around the stunning mountainsides are numerous old mines and ghost towns. Imagine what life was like in Creede must have been like a hundred years ago.

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