Mines, Mountain Roads, and Rocks

Geologic Road Logs of the Ouray Area (Ouray County Historical Society Guidebook Series)
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ISBN 100974793205
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Mines, Mountain Roads, and Rocks: Geologic Road Logs of the Ouray Area (Ouray County Historical Society Guidebook Series5/5(2). Road Log Locations. Contents. Purchase Information. About the Author. This well-illustrated publication discusses how the northwestern San Juan Mountains and the rich ore bodies they contain formed and describes the historic mining districts of the area.

It provides point-by-point descriptions of the mines, rocks, and other features along the. The mines were discovered in and filed on in (Spude ).

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Follow one of the old mining roads toward the top of Ansted's 2,foot ridge and the picturesque view changes startlingly. Once the road passes the Mountain Roads, the mountain becomes an industrial zone.

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Arizona, The Grand Canyon State, is obviously no stranger to rocks and gemstones. Arizona is one of the highest caliber rockhounding states and receives visitors from all corners of the world in search of Arizona rocks, gemstones, minerals and fossils which find themselves scattered across this geologic treasure trove.

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When one thinks of a mine, images of. Inside a toxic hellhole, Iron Mountain Mine about times more toxic than any other mine. Today, dirt roads snake over and around the mountain.

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Primitive by present standards, it was a major undertaking in its day, and legends of the road. These intrusions were only a few meters wide, but cut across the Tucson Mountains for distances up to 6 kilometers.

A series of mines were sunk along the contacts between the dikes and adjacent sedimentary rocks, including at least one mine that used Spanish silver mining techniques that had been developed in arid portions of Mexico.

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When the mines played out, the railroad company ripped up the tracks, making way for today’s gravel road up the mountain side from Cleator into Crown King. You can take the switchback up or you can reach Crown King by driving north up U.

Forest Service roads from Lake Pleasant, located off State High about 35 miles north northwest. Garnet (abrasives) mines operated by Barton Mines Company, LLC, first on Gore Mountain (until ), and then Ruby Mountain, which is currently being mined. Henry Hudson Barton began mining garnet on Gore Mountain for use as abrasives in Tours of Pit #1 of the Gore Mountain mine are conducted for a fee and some collecting is permitted.

There are a couple old mines up there and a site where you can dig for Red Pryor Mountain agate. The red agate dig is about a half mile up Red Pryor Mountain Road on the left.

There is a flat landing with lots of agate in the soil, and the dig site pictured above is just downhill from the landing. The Colorado guide to mountain ghost towns, mining camps, boomtowns, and historic sites.

Provides photos, maps & directions of many scenic drives, four-wheel trips and hiking trails, as well as history books and videos. It contains some landmarks such as hills, mountains, creeks and gulches for locating the settlements.

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The story of Lyon Mountain’s mining days, especially the pre era, was nearly lost to the ravages of time and attrition.

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In fact, the first ever documented mine in Utah, which unearthed silver and lead, originated in. Red Mountain Mining District lies between Ouray and Silverton on Highway (better known as the Million Dollar Highway). County Road 31 exits off the highway, threads through the mountinous district, runs parallel to the highway, and eventually dumps you back on Highway Photo, Print, Drawing [Ouray, Colo.

Scenes in vicinity of Thomas F. Walsh's gold mines: horse-drawn wagon under Hanging Rock, on rough mountain "road to the famous Camp Bird and Revenue Mines"] [ digital file from b&w film copy neg. ].The Tobacco Root Mountains lie in the northern Rocky Mountains, between the Jefferson and Madison Rivers in southwest Montana.

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