Augusta Mine (Patent #33112)
|Address:||One and one half miles south of Evergreen on Highway 73|
The mine was started up by Charles de Disse in the late 19th century and is now closed. The entrance is sealed and is under a mini storage area. The source of the name is unknown. A copper and feldspar mine. This mine was developed by a four-foot by eight-foot vertical shaft reported to be 165 feet in depth. It was last worked in 1945. Drifts run northwest and southeast, and are reported to be off the bottom level. A surface cut eight feet wide and 50 feet long has been dug and what ore was shipped came out of this cut. The 1963 operators reopened the mine . C.&S. Mining Company, report ore assay at two percent cobalt, 74 percent fluorspar, five percent copper, one and one half ounce silver, and 47 ounces gold.
|Quad Map/Date:||Conifer 1965 (1979)|
|Sec/Town/Range:||S15, T5S, R71W|
|Source:||Interview, Sue de Disse, family member, 1992. Information Report, Colorado Bureau of Mines, 1959|