Hiwan Ranch Pegmatite Quarry


Address: 1/4 mile southeast of Hwy. 40 on Bergen Park Rd.

In 1958 B&H Minerals operated this feldspar quarry. It operated for 150 days that year taking out 214,545 lbs. of feldspar valued at $1215.15. An open pit was opened around an old prospect hole and is about eight feet deep by ten feet long by 20 feet wide at the time. It is noted that the feldspar is of fairly good grade. At the site was nine feet by eight feet frames and sheet iron storage shed.
Quad Map/Date: 394259 N, 10052227 W, Evergreen, 1965 (1979)
Source: Operator's Annual Report, 1958, Colorado Bureau of Mines
Last Modified: Mon, December 3 2012
 


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