Lancaster Mine


Address: Big Hill Mining District, near Forks Creek

Located in the Big Hill mining district. The ore produced contained gold, silver, and copper sulphide in granite and gneiss. A 1901 assay report: copper pyrite, 3% to 9% copper and 1/2 ounce gold, valued at eight dollars and 60 cents a ton. Has an incline shaft of 40 feet and an extension with a shaft of 10 feet and a tunnel of 86 feet.
Quad Map/Date: Golden, 1965 (1994)
Source: State of Colorado "Mine Manager's and Mine Inspectors Reports Jefferson County," 1900
Last Modified: Mon, December 3 2012
 


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