Ken Caryl Lease Open Pit Mine


Address: On Ken Caryl Ranch 6 miles southeast of Tiny Town

In 1953 this open pit mine operated 150 days with two men. 40 feet wide and 70 long and 32 feet deep with nearly vertical walls, it produced feldspar, beryl, and mica. In 1953 the mine produced 86 tons of feldspar valued at 433 dollars ,532 lbs. of beryl valued at 133 dollars, and 5 lbs. of mica valued at 92 dollars.
Quad Map/Date: Littleton, 1965 (1994)
Source: 1953 Information report, Colorado Bureau of Mines
Last Modified: Mon, December 3 2012
 


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