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ED Talks: Leadville – Base Metals and Gold
October 23, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ed Raines, Collections Manager at the Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum, presents an in-depth look at the most significant Mining Districts of Colorado with talks focusing on History & Geology.
Base Metals and Gold — The silver bonanza is officially over in 1893, but Leadville’s mineral treasure house is now exploited for gold, zinc and lead. Technological developments allow for more mineral production as the district serves as a training ground for mining engineers.