Nare Mine


Address: Golden Gate Canyon, Tucker Gulch, three miles west of Golden on Hwy. 58

Uranium mine owned and operated by Leigh D. Ohman, until 1958 then owner Bessie Nare. 1962: Seven tons of ore valued at $385.50 are extracted. The vein was located on surface in fault area and a 25-foot shaft. The veins runs about 12 inches wide. 12-foot by 18-foot frame compressor hause and shop. All underground waste used for road fill. 1964: Production 6.9 tons valued at $808.50 1963: Shaft sunk 35 feet then drifted 17 feet to surface; five feet by seven feet drift runs east 100 feet and another northeast for 75 feet. Ore is taken out from a very small vein and is all hand cobbed. 1965: shaft down 40 feet.
Quad Map/Date: Golden, 1965 (1994)
Sec/Town/Range: S24, T3S, R71W
Source: 1957;1958;1959;1962;1963;1964;1965;1971 Colorado Bureau of Mines Report
Other Names: Ohman Mine
Last Modified: Mon, December 3 2012
 


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