Nare Mine

AddressGolden Gate Canyon, Tucker Gulch, three miles west of Golden on Hwy. 58
QuadGolden, 1965 (1994)
SectionS24, T3S, R71W
Source1957;1958;1959;1962;1963;1964;1965;1971 Colorado Bureau of Mines Report
OtherOhman Mine
Initialdate1998-11-04 00:00:00-07
Latestdate2012-12-03 00:00:00-07
HistoryUranium mine owned and operated by Leigh D. Ohman, until 1958 then owner Bessie Nare. 1962: Seven tons of ore valued at $385.50 are extracted. The vein was located on surface in fault area and a 25-foot shaft. The veins runs about 12 inches wide. 12-foot by 18-foot frame compressor hause and shop. All underground waste used for road fill. 1964: Production 6.9 tons valued at $808.50 1963: Shaft sunk 35 feet then drifted 17 feet to surface; five feet by seven feet drift runs east 100 feet and another northeast for 75 feet. Ore is taken out from a very small vein and is all hand cobbed. 1965: shaft down 40 feet.