“On-the-Rocks” July 21 Field Trip

Title: “On-the-Rocks” July 21 Field Trip to the Cresson Open Pit Gold Mine at Cripple Creek

Publication: The Outcrop, November 2001, p. 9

Mine geologist and tour leader Mark Melker along with field trip attendees look for high-grade ore near the Cresson lamprophyre or “Cresson blowout” on the 700 level of the Cresson Pit. Photo by Fred Mark.
A view of the Cresson open pit gold mine near Cripple Creek, Colorado. Photo by Fred Mark.