Lancaster Mine

AddressBig Hill Mining District, near Forks Creek
QuadGolden, 1965 (1994)
SourceState of Colorado "Mine Manager's and Mine Inspectors Reports Jefferson County," 1900
Latestdate2012-12-03 00:00:00-07
HistoryLocated in the Big Hill mining district. The ore produced contained gold, silver, and copper sulphide in granite and gneiss. A 1901 assay report: copper pyrite, 3% to 9% copper and 1/2 ounce gold, valued at eight dollars and 60 cents a ton. Has an incline shaft of 40 feet and an extension with a shaft of 10 feet and a tunnel of 86 feet.