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History Creede Community Center

History. Creede, as it is today, evolved from a history rich in mining and scenic surroundings. Silver was discovered here in 1889. Mining was the area's main industry through the years until 1985, when the Homestake Mining Company closed down the Bulldog Mine.

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Creede Mining District, Mineral Co., Colorado, USA

Creede Mining District, Mineral Co., Colorado, USA Silver mining camp that came into prominence in 1889.

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Mineral County Miner Creede to kick off summer with

Creede to kick off summer with Burro Race and Gravity Derby The Third Annual Donkey Dash is set for June 8 in Creede. Come out and watch as participants travel 10 miles around Creedes historical mining district.

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RECENT MINING DEVELOPMENTS IN THE CREEDE

RECENT MINING DEVELOPMENTS IN THE CREEDE DISTRICT, COLORADO By ESPEK S. LAKSEN ABSTRACT The Creede district has produced over $43,000,000 worth of metal, mostly silver. By far the greater part of this output came from the great Amethyst vein, which lies along a major fault. Nearly all of the ore was mined from

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Creede Mineral County Chamber of Commerce Historic

Creede is best known as a historic mining town but its fishing and ATVing that keeps vacationers coming back Stop at the Creede Mineral County Chamber of Commerce for trail maps and fishing tips.

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Evolution of the Creede Caldera and its relation to

Evolution of the Creede Caldera and its relation to mineralization in the Creede mining district, Colorado At 25.1 Ma an unseen pluton intruded beneath the northen part of the Creede district and created a convecting olume that drew in brine from the Creede caldera fill, meteotic water from highlands to the north, and possibly a fluid

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Amethyst Mine, Amethyst vein, Creede Mining District

Amethyst Mine, Amethyst vein, Creede Mining District, Mineral Co., Colorado, USA Rocks amp; Min. 24235; 599. A silver property started in 1891 and ceased operations in 1911, spurts of activity since then. Formerly owned by Mr. N.C. Creede. The first year of work realized more

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Midwest Mine Near Creede, Colorado The Diggings

The Midwest Mine is near Creede, Colorado. Historically the site has been associated with the Creed Mining District which is now part of the Rio Grande National Forest. The Midwest Mine is a underground mining operation. The ore body extends 2.74 meters (8.99 feet) in width.

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Scenic Drives amp; Byways Creede amp; Mineral County

The Bachelor Loop Historic Tour is a 17 mile drive, on your own, through the historic mining district above Creede. The tour takes you across mine locations from the 1890s and abandoned ghost towns that once rivaled Creede in size. The road weaves its way up through the canyon north of Creede climbing under the ragged cliff sides.

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Commodore Mine, Colorado Minerals The Collector's Edge

The Creede Mining district is situated near 10,000 feet in the San Juan Mountains of Southwest Colorado and is considered a classic example of an epithermal Pb Zn Ag Au system, with over 100 known veins exploited by dozens of mines. While mining activity is currently dormant, from 1891 through 1985 Creede produced 85.7

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12 Best Things to Do in Creede, Colorado vacationidea

The Bachelor Loop Historic Tour is a 17 mile self drive through the historic mining district above Creede, which explores old mining locations and abandoned ghost towns dating back to the late 1800s. The scenic drive has several routes which can be enjoyed in both a car and on a bike.

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Geology, vein petrography and mineral chemistry of the

The Oligocene Creede mining district represents one of the most prolific intermediate sulfidation state epithermal silver and base metal mining districts worldwide. The district is located in the Central San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado. Since 1889, the mining at Creede yielded approximately 4.1 million tonnes of ore containing 2,400

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Minerals of Creede, Colorado mountainscholar

Mineral specimen is from the Monkeymeyer mine, Creede mining district, Colorado. Petrified wood found in the Monkeymeyer sandstone unit of the Creede formation contained sufficient silver mineralization to be ore. Mr.

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Creede Colorado Mine Tours Mining History Association

The 20 th Annual Conference of the Mining History Association was held in Creede, Colorado, June 3 7, 2009. The small mining town of Creede is located in scenic southwestern Colorado, just north of the Rio Grande River and east of the San Juan Mountains.

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Creede, Colorado log home for sale

Creede is a tiny town with a charming old west business district tucked into the mouth of a high mountain canyon, site of a major 1890s silver strike. A high quality grocery, sporting goods stores, gift shops, galleries, eateries and a repertory theatre line Creede's 6 block quot;downtown.quot; Hardware and grocery stores and other services are prominent.

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Commodore Mine, Colorado Minerals The Collector's Edge

The Creede Mining district is situated near 10,000 feet in the San Juan Mountains of Southwest Colorado and is considered a classic example of an epithermal Pb Zn Ag Au system, with over 100 known veins exploited by dozens of mines. While mining activity is currently dormant, from 1891 through 1985 Creede produced 85.7

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Location Creede Rock amp; Mineral Show

The Creede Rock and Mineral Show is located in Creede, Colorado. Dealers and Vendors set up booths and displays in the Underground Mining Museum / Community Center. About Creede and the Area One of the world's largest volcanic calderas created unusually rich ore deposits that eventually gave birth to the Creede mining district.

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Commodore Mine District Colorado Preservation, Inc.

The Commodore Mine finally closed in 1976. The district has stood as a regional icon and one of Colorados most scenic and photographed mining sites. Since its 2006 listing, a group of dedicated citizens formed the Creede Minding Heritage, Inc. with a mission to preserve historic mining sites in the Creede area. This group is now working to

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Historic Mining Districts

Historic Mining Districts. Colorados historic mining districts tell the tale of a state rich in precious minerals. From silver and gold to globally ranked quantities of industrial minerals and coal, Colorado has a bit of everything.

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Ancient Lake Creede its volcano tectonic setting, history

Ancient Lake Creede its volcano tectonic setting, history of sedimentation, and relation to mineralization in the Creede mining district

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Silver mining in Colorado

Creede district. The Creede district in Mineral County was discovered in 1887, but did not become a significant silver producer until 1891. The ore occurs as veins along north south trending faults, and as replacement bodies in the Creede Formation, a Tertiary ash flow tuff.

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Ancient Lake Creede its volcano tectonic setting, history

Ancient Lake Creede its volcano tectonic setting, history of sedimentation, and relation to mineralization in the Creede mining district

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Kreutzer Sonata Mine Near Creede, Colorado The Diggings

The Kreutzer Sonata Mine is near Creede, Colorado. Historically the site has been associated with the Creed Mining District which is now part of the Rio Grande National Forest. The Kreutzer Sonata Mine was closed at the time of data entry with no known plans to re open. Production size when active was considered to be small.

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Minerals of Creede, Colorado mountainscholar

Mineral specimen is from the Monkeymeyer mine, Creede mining district, Colorado. Petrified wood found in the Monkeymeyer sandstone unit of the Creede formation contained sufficient silver mineralization to be ore. Mr.

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PRE ORE POTASSIUM METASOMATISM, CREEDE MINING DISTRICT

Rhyolitic welded tuff wallrocks of the epithermal base and precious metal veins of the Creede district were pervasively altered by the addition of more than two billion metric tons of potassium some 1. 5 2 million years before mineralization. Sodium, calcium and magnesium were strongly depleted, yielding a nearly binary quartz plus potassium feldspar assemblage containing as much as 13 weight

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Bachelor Mine Near Creede, Colorado The Diggings

The Bachelor Mine is near Creede, Colorado. Historically the site has been associated with the Creed Mining District which is now part of the Rio Grande National Forest. The site was first discovered in 1884 by J. C. Mackenzie, H. M. Bennett, J. A. Wilson. The Bachelor Mine was closed at the time of data entry with no known plans to re open.

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Holy Moses Mineral Property Gold Rush Expeditions, Inc.

The Holy Moses Extension Claims consist of eighty (80) acres of contiguous lode Mining Claims in the Creede Mining District. These claims have been staked with note of the potential direction of ores and the value of intercepting workings on the already well documented rich metallic lodes.

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Bachelor Loop Creede

The Bachelor Loop Historic Tour is a 17 mile drive, on your own, through the historic mining district above Creede. The tour takes you across mine locations from the 1890s and abandoned ghost towns that once rivaled Creede in size.

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12 Best Things to Do in Creede, Colorado vacationidea

The Bachelor Loop Historic Tour is a 17 mile self drive through the historic mining district above Creede, which explores old mining locations and abandoned ghost towns dating back to the late 1800s. The scenic drive has several routes which can be enjoyed in both a car and on a bike.

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Bachelor Mine Near Creede, Colorado The Diggings

The Bachelor Mine is near Creede, Colorado. Historically the site has been associated with the Creed Mining District which is now part of the Rio Grande National Forest. The site was first discovered in 1884 by J. C. Mackenzie, H. M. Bennett, J. A. Wilson. The Bachelor Mine was closed at the time of data entry with no known plans to re open.

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